Robbie Martin speaks to adult film actor and author Conner Habib about the war against sex-workers, the shut-down of websites like Backpage and Craigslist personals and the new FOSTA/SESTA legislation passed overwhelmingly in the Senate. Thanks for listening! If you enjoyed this podcast please consider donating to Media Roots Radio on Patreon.
This week, Abby Martin took a break from being the host of a podcast to being a guest on one – the It’s Going Down Podcast. The anarchist podcast explored a wide range of themes including Abby’s relationship with RT America, the current focus of anti-Russian sentiment, as well as her most recent work on Empire Files in Houston and elsewhere. … Read More
Recently, the struggle for Palestinian human rights gained international attention surrounding a new icon of resistance–16 year old Ahed Tamimi. While in the West Bank in late 2016, Abby Martin interviewed Ahed Tamimi about her hardships and aspirations living under occupation and it becomes clear why her subjugators are trying to silence her voice. Her brother Waad and father Bassem … Read More
In 2017, murders of social leaders, union organizers and indigenous activists in Colombia hit a new high since the historic peace agreement. In the past three years, more than 3,000 unionists have been murdered in a disturbing new trend which threatens all social progress. Empire Files’ Abby Martin goes to Colombia to document the increasingly deadly situation for human rights activists. Hear … Read More
Nov. 7, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the seizure of power by workers and peasants in the Russian Revolution, regarded as the most world-altering event in the history of civilization. To understand the context of this first socialist experiment, how it happened and what caused the many problems it faced, Abby Martin sits down with Brian Becker, long-time socialist … Read More