The Birth of Chavismo & Its Fight to Survive in Venezuela

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Trump has made more threats against the Maduro government at the United Nations, continuing a pattern of nearly 20 years of the US Empire’s insistence that the popular Bolivarian movement should have no voice. Abby Martin sits down with Professor Chris Gilbert in Caracas, Venezuela, to learn about the rise of the Chavez movement, its role in society and the threats … Read More

Human Rights Hypocrisy – Colombia vs. Venezuela

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Colombia and Venezuela: two neighboring countries that receive extremely different treatment by the US Empire and mainstream media. While Colombia is home to horrific human rights abuses ranging from the displacement of 6.8 million people to thousand of killings carried out by state agents, it remains a top recipient of US military aid and enjoys uncritical press coverage in Western media–all … Read More

Trump’s North Korea Obsession, Venezuela Propaganda, PNAC 3.0

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Abby Martin and Robbie Martin talk about the latest news in America’s dystopia: the Democratic Party backing anti-choice and GOP candidates, the Trump administration’s genocidal threats and warmongering against North Korea, fierce media propaganda and threats of regime change against Venezuela and the 72nd anniversary of Hiroshima on Media Roots Radio. Donate to Media Roots Radio on Patreon. @AbbyMartin | @FluorescentGrey

Head of Venezuela National Guard on Insurgency & US Threats

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Use of force by Venezuela’s Bolivarian National Guard has become a regular sight in corporate media, and those actions are used by foreign powers as justification for intervention. With very real possibilities of another US-backed coup, Abby Martin interviews the head of Venezuela’s Armed Forces and Minister of Defense, General Padrino López. They discuss the National Guard’s control of food … Read More

Constituent Assembly Dictatorship or Democracy in Venezuela?

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On July 30th, Venezuelans will elect a people’s body called the “Constituent Assembly” comprised of hundreds of representatives across the country with the power to redraft the constitution.U.S. politicians, press and opposition in Venezuela are calling the process a “coup” that should be boycotted by all.Abby Martin addresses the criticisms with Head of the Presidential Commission to oversee the Constituent … Read More