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.
On the eve of another US war for oil, Abby Martin debunks the most repeated myths about Venezuela and uncovers how US sanctions are crimes against humanity with UN Investigator and Human Rights Rapporteur Alfred De Zayas. Keep Empire Files independent and ad-free. Transcript and Links: For the last few weeks the world’s focus has been on Venezuela, as Trump … Read More
Always an important topic on Media Roots, Empire Files and elsewhere, Abby Martin has had to step up her defense of Venezuela amid mounting pressure from the U.S. to intervene. Countering the narrative from MSM, the government, and U.S. corporations, Abby is fighting against the false narrative on Venezuela as the actions of the illegitimate coup attempt to wrest control … Read More
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
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