Russia Trolls U.S. Into Censoring the Net & McCarthyism 2.0 Against the Left

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Abby and Robbie Martin discuss the flimsy evidence pointing to Russia influencing the election, including the stories insinuating Kremlin direction inside Black Lives Matter and Standing Rock and how the U.S. government is hyping up neo McCarthyism to censor the Internet and undermine leftist activism. Thanks for listening! If you enjoyed this podcast please consider donating to Media Roots Radio on … Read More

Mark Ames on Post-Soviet Russia, Made in the U.S.A.

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Anti-Russian hysteria has hit a new peak, with the political establishment and corporate media jointly accusing Russia of interfering in the recent US election. While some politicians have gone so far as to treat the alleged hack as an act of war, this fear-mongering doesn’t engage with the actual history of US-Russia relations. Beyond just influencing elections in Russia, the US––along … Read More

Stephen Cohen: US-Russia Relations in “Most Dangerous Moment”

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While many in power recklessly escalate tensions with Russia, there’s very little discussion of the geopolitical significance of this aggression and the dangerous consequences people could suffer as a result. The establishment’s anti-Russian sentiment goes beyond allegations of election hacking, with leading US intelligence officials labeling Russia as the number-one existential threat to the United States. One of the foremost … Read More

Media Roots Radio – North Korea Hype, War on Terror Psy-Op, ‘Liberal’ Warmongers

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Robbie and Abby Martin get together after the holidays for a densely packed episode of Media Roots Radio discussing anti-North Korea propaganda surrounding the Sony hack; the worst aspects of the US torture program not being talked about; and the ‘liberals’ who jump on the bandwagon to demonize every country the US just happens to want to bomb. If you … Read More