Abby and Robbie Martin go over the headlines from the last month, including the FBI infiltrating 8Chan to promote Russia Gate, Oakland decriminalizing psychedelics, the draconian border policies escalating migrant deaths, the narratives surrounding the Trump administration’s increasingly precarious Iran war build-up. Thanks for listening! If you enjoyed this podcast please consider donating to Media Roots Radio on Patreon.
Abby and Robbie Martin give a blow-by-blow account of the first two nights of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate debates. They discuss how Tulsi Gabbard and Bernie Sanders were specifically targeted with adversarial questions, the unequal time given to Elizabeth Warren/Joe Biden and how candidates like Pete Buttigieg/Kamala Harris/Bill De Blasio were attempting to siphon energy from Sanders by disingenuously … Read More
Eli Clifton is an investigative journalist and writer who has had articles appear in the Nation, the Intercept and most prolifically in Lobelog, he has been tracking the activities of far-right policy wonks and neoconservatives in the Washington DC orbit for over a decade and more specifically has spent a lot of time exposing the activities of the Iran regime … Read More
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