Abby Martin sits down with Peter Phillips, former director of Project Censored and professor of Political Sociology at Sonoma State University. His new book “Giants: The Global Power Elite” details the 17 transnational investment firms which control over $50 trillion in wealth—and how they are kept in power by their activists, facilitators and protectors. “Giants” is available at Seven Stories … Read More
Abby Martin interviews former Technical Director of the National Security Agency, Bill Binney, who blew the whistle on warrantless spying years before Edward Snowden released the evidence. They discuss the US empire’s mass surveillance program and dangers of the Intelligence Industrial Complex. Keep Empire Files independent and ad-free. * Today, the mass surveillance of all Americans by the US government … Read More
Abby and Robbie start the podcast talking about the massacre of Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand, and the widespread culpability from those who have promoted Islamophobia. TRIGGER WARNING: From thirty minutes on, there is very strong language describing sexual assault as they discuss the documentary “Leaving Neverland” and the evidence behind Michael Jackson’s child sexual-abuse allegations. They describe the film … Read More
Abby and Robbie go over the latest updates in Trump’s Venezuela coup operation, where Marco Rubio and others staged multiple provocations at the Colombia/Venezuela border through the guise of humanitarian aid delivery. They also discuss how progressives are running cover for the coup. Thanks for listening! If you enjoyed this podcast please consider donating to Media Roots Radio on Patreon.
On the eve of another US war for oil, Abby Martin debunks the most repeated myths about Venezuela and uncovers how US sanctions are crimes against humanity with UN Investigator and Human Rights Rapporteur Alfred De Zayas. Keep Empire Files independent and ad-free. Transcript and Links: For the last few weeks the world’s focus has been on Venezuela, as Trump … Read More