Media Roots Radio: NewsGuard & the Fake News Watchdog Racket w/ Whitney Webb of Mint Press News

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In this special episode of Media Roots Radio, Robbie Martin interviews journalist and writer Whitney Webb about her recent ‘NewsGuard’ expose for Mint Press News. NewsGuard is the most recent iteration of the neocon/neoliberal/corporate agenda to soft-censor alternative news and status-quo challenging view points on the internet. First there was ‘Prop or Not’ then there was ‘Alliance for Securing Democracy’ … Read More

Media Roots Radio: Trump’s Venezuela Coup, Democrats Running in 2020, MAGA Gaslighting

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Abby and Robbie Martin talk about the ongoing US-backed coup attempt in Venezuela, where opposition leader Juan Guaidó declared himself president in an unprecedented act green-lit by the Trump administration. They also discuss the right wing media’s success in changing the narrative to victimize the Covington high school kids, and give an honest critique of the Democratic presidential candidates for … Read More

Abby Martin at Project Censored’s 2018 Media Freedom Summit 2.0

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“This week’s show presents speeches and conversation from Project Censored’s 2018 Media Freedom Summit 2.0 The first 2/3 of the show is from the keynote panel, then we hear part of the “News Abuse” discussion. The panelists heard on the program are Abby Martin, Nora Barrows-Friedman, Eleanor Goldfield, John Collins, Nicole Eigbrett, and Steve Peraza. They address topics ranging from … Read More

Media Roots Radio: Is Trump Really Curtailing US Empire?

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Abby and Robbie Martin wrap up 2018 by discussing bizarre holiday antics at the White House their favorite Christmas movies, Liz Wahl running for Congress, and how inhumane US border policy is literally killing kids. The second half of the episode they discuss the notion that Trump is “curtailing US empire” by withdrawing the troops he himself added from Afghanistan and Syria, … Read More

Media Roots Radio: RIP W. Blum, George H.W. ‘Cop-A-Feel’ Bush’s Deadly Legacy, Israel’s Forced Self-Demolitions

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Abby and Robbie begin this special 2.5 hour edition of Media Roots Radio by discussing the life and works of the late anti-imperialist journalist William Blum. They then unearth the atrocious legacy of George H.W. Bush. From CIA director, to Reagan VP to President, Bush Sr. engineered the neocon cabal that continued under his son George W. Bush’s administration, and … Read More

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