Abby and Robbie talk to queer anti-imperialist activist Ryan Wentz about the concept of pinkwashing, homonationalism, brand Israel and how it evolved to whitewash Israel’s apartheid state. He also discusses how identity politics and LGBTQ rights are tokenized and exploited by US empire, as well as the campaign ‘Gays Against Mayor Pete’—why Buttigieg’s policies would disproportionately impact gay, trans and … Read More
Robbie interviews Abby Martin about her historic free speech lawsuit challenging Georgia’s anti-BDS law. They discuss why she decided to take legal action, the hypocrisy surrounding the “free speech” debate, and what threat these laws pose to Americans. Thanks for listening! If you enjoyed this podcast, please consider donating to Media Roots Radio on Patreon. Intro & outro song by … Read More
Abby and Robbie break down the ongoing catastrophe of the Iowa caucus, the media coordination to undermine Bernie Sanders and boost Pete Buttigieg, Trump’s surreal State of the Union and how Rush Limbaugh is a neocon monster who has done grave damage to the country and the world. Thanks for listening! If you enjoyed this podcast, please consider donating to … Read More
Robbie is joined on Media Roots Radio by Nellie McKay, Broadway performer, actress, song-writer musician and political activist involved in a multitude of humanitarian and animal rights issues. Nellie’s most recent album is called ‘Bagatelles’ and she has most recently starred in the Ethan Coen stage play ‘A Play is a Poem’. Thanks for listening! If you enjoyed this podcast, … Read More
Abby and Robbie Martin interview journalist Yasha Levine about his new project that explores the US empire’s weaponization of nationalism and immigrant communities on Media Roots Radio. Check out Yasha Levine’s series here. Thanks for listening! If you enjoyed this podcast, please consider donating to Media Roots Radio on Patreon.