Robbie and Abby Martin talk to journalist and managing editor of Shadowproof, Kevin Gosztola, about the extradition trial of Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange. Kevin discusses the litany of trumped up charges he faces under the Espionage Act, Assange’s horrific treatment by the state and what the implications will be for journalists and the public at large if he is extradited … Read More
Robbie Martin is joined by Abby Martin on the 19th anniversary of September 11th, and while this recording was made remotely, both live in California and have been experiencing what can only be described as Mordor-like wildfires, smoke and ash falling from the skies. They catch up on where the left is at in terms of questioning the Bush administration’s … Read More
For the first hour of the podcast, Robbie Martin is joined by assistant news editor at Antiwar.com, Dave DeCamp, for a detailed discussion of the dangerous war escalations against China by the Trump administration in the last few months. Narratives about Hong Kong’s Democracy movement and Taiwan’s performance during Covid are examined in a larger context. Later, Robbie continues the … Read More
Robbie Martin goes solo on this episode of Media Roots Radio to discuss a wide range of issues and stories that slipped through the cracks on earlier episodes, delving into General Flynn’s QAnon oath, Freudian projections of ‘classical liberals’ like Tim Pool who constantly obsess over what they see as an impending civil war, Tucker Carlson’s head writer being fired … Read More
Abby Martin covers the whole truth about the Afghanistan War, from the CIA construct of the 80’s through today’s senseless stalemate. Two decades, three administrations, tens of thousands of lives; it’s time to #EndTheForeverWar. Watch Abby’s interview with Afghanistan combat veteran for more information about the senseless Forever War. Keep Empire Files independent and ad-free.