While Abby is still on break, Robbie Martin brings onto the podcast activist and journalist Eugene Puryear to discuss the many contradictions intertwined in the ongoing debate about race solidarity and the Black Lives Matter movement. Eugene separates the cynical corporate ‘solidarity’ from its revolutionary core and examines how elites have seized on the concept of ‘cancel culture’ to play victim. In the … Read More
Danny Haiphong of Black Agenda Report joins Robbie Martin for an in-depth discussion about COVID-19 showing the US empire in decline, revealing an ugly undercurrent of anti-Chinese xenophobia that has exploded exponentially. In the second half, Danny talks about how Black Lives Matter could merge with other leftist issues movements like anti-imperialism and the class struggle, and how leftists can effectively … Read More
Media Roots Radio welcomes to the podcast (again!) Leslie Lee, the co-host of the Struggle Session podcast. While Abby is on break, Robbie Martin and Leslie discuss the intricacies of the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter protests, the merits of putting fear into the hearts of the elites and how the mainstream media is seemingly acquiescent to the protests … Read More
On Feb. 10, Abby Martin filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging a Georgia law requiring all independent contractors to sign a pro-Israel pledge, promising to not participate or advocate the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israeli crimes. Abby is working with two renowned civil rights organizations, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and The Partnership for Civil Justice … Read More
Mike Prysner gives a powerful anti-war speech at the demonstration against Trump’s bombing of Iraq and potential war against Iran on January 4 in downtown Los Angeles at Answer Coalition’s National Day of Action. Follow Mike. DM Eyes Left if you’re a US service member who opposes the war. Keep Empire Files independent and ad-free.