The ongoing US coup attempt in Venezuela came to a head recently after US officials raided the Venezuela embassy in Washington DC in a flagrant violation of international law. Five activists were arrested inside that made up the Venezuela Embassy Protection Collective, guarding the building from seizure by opposition goons. Abby and Robbie Martin talk to Anya Parampil, the journalist who was embedded inside the … Read More
Abby and Robbie discuss the 20+ Democratic Party contenders running against Trump and scrutinize Joe Biden’s track record, rolled out as the DNC’s top pick. In the second half of the episode, they discuss the theory that John Bolton is leading Trump into war, and go in depth about the latest war escalations against Iran. Concluding the episode Robbie breaks … Read More
On this week’s show, we have a crossover between the “Unauthorized Disclosure” weekly podcast and “Media Roots” radio. In the first part of the show, Rania Khalek highlights a recent project for “In The Now,” Kevin Gosztola shares some of the work he is doing to cover Julian Assange’s case, Abby discusses her documentary being made about Gaza and Robbie … Read More
Abby and Robbie Martin speak to 2020 presidential candidate Mike Gravel about his campaign to end US empire and implement direct democracy as well as his positions on Wikileaks, Palestine and the Democratic Party. Donate: www.mikegravel.org Thanks for listening! If you enjoyed this podcast please consider donating to Media Roots Radio on Patreon.
RIP William Henry Blum March 6, 1933 – December 9, 2018 An interview conducted by Abby & Robbie Martin with historian and writer William Blum. The recording was believed to be lost in a hard drive crash shortly after, In a bittersweet turn of events Robbie later recovered the recording after William’s passing. This episode from the Media Roots archive is … Read More