Chris Hedges & Abby Martin – Trump, Fascism & the Christian Right

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For the first time in modern history, a fringe wing of Christian extremists have obtained the highest seats of power in the US government—from Mike Pence to Betsy DeVos. This new development is coupled with the emergence of the Alt Right, the Trump movement, and the rise of fascist movements abroad. Renowned journalist and author Chris Hedges has embedded himself … Read More

The US School That Trains Dictators & Death Squads

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Dubbed ‘The School of Dictators’ by human rights activists, the US Army School of the Americas, now known as the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation, has produced some of the world’s most notorious torturers, drug traffickers and war criminals. The spectre of their crimes still haunts much of Latin America—from Argentina to El Salvador. In El Salvador, the human … Read More

The Climate Change “Debate” and Marketization of Nature: Everyone Loses

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Despite near-unanimous global scientific and governmental consensus that global warming is accelerating due to human activity, debating this fact is still a favorite political pastime in the United States. Governments around the world acknowledge the science that connects industrialization, increased greenhouse gas emissions, and their detrimental impact on the climate, and are currently acting upon solutions. Yet the US, one of the largest greenhouse gas … Read More

Abby Martin on The Joe Rogan Experience & Larry King’s Politicking

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Joe Rogan defines new media. He’s a comedian, MMA fighter and former Fear Factor host who also pioneered The Joe Rogan Experience (JRE), a wildly popular podcast featuring an eclectic variety of fascinating and unfiltered guests. Because he runs the project, there are absolutely no constraints, censorship nor shady corporate sponsorship. I was honored to join Joe recently for an … Read More

Media Roots Radio – Exclusive Interview with AT&T, NSA Whistleblower Mark Klein

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Abby and Robbie Martin interview former AT&T technician and whistleblower Mark Klein about his experience exposing AT&T’s cataloging and duplication of private user data for the NSA, and why every American should be concerned about private sector surveillance. Mark goes into his personal history of being an anti-war activist during the Vietnam War and how it led to his distrust … Read More