Media Roots Radio: Militarizing Space, Antwon Rose, Jones vs Rogan, Infinite Afghanistan War

Abby and Robbie Martin discuss Charles Krauthammer’s legacy as an Iraq War architect and propagandist, broken windows policing and the murder of Antwon Rose, Jordan Peterson’s defamation lawsuit, Dave Rubin’s bizarre argument to deregulate building safety codes, Alex Jones’ (beard) and unhinged threats to Joe Rogan, Trump’s plan to militarize space in violation of international law and an update on the Afghanistan war, where the US has ramped up its bombing campaign to the highest levels since the invasion.

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Media Roots Radio: CA Election Fail, Alt-Right Grift, Ukraine ‘Crisis Actor’ & Roseanne

Abby and Robbie Martin discuss the Ukraine ‘crisis actor’ staging his own death, the Skripal victims’ resurrection, the Alt Right rage and grift train of media personalities under Trump, the abandonment of Julian Assange, Roseanne’s show getting canceled for a racist tweet, and the abysmal failure of the California primary election with the victory of Dianne Feinstein.

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Empire Files: A Progressive Crushes John Oliver’s Venezuela Episode

The week of Venezuela’s presidential election, John Oliver dedicated an ENTIRE episode of his HBO show “Last Week Tonight” to the country—full of distortions and highly misleading to progressive-minded people. Responding to Oliver’s major points, Empire Files producer Mike Prysner walks us through the most glaring omissions and misrepresentations.

This video response is an essential guide for progressives to understand the reality in Venezuela, the most common myths used to discredit the Chavez movement, and the role of the US government.

[[Prysner is an Iraq war veteran and journalist. He spent a month in Venezuela during the height of the protest movement in 2017, covering the riots and economic crisis. He has been a Venezuela solidarity activist since 2006. Watch the many documentaries and interviews he produced from Venezuela at TheEmpireFiles.tv]]

 

Media Roots Radio: Interview with Tom Secker on Salisbury, Skripals and Syrian Airstrikes

Robbie Martin has a long-form discussion with investigative journalist and filmmaker Tom Secker about the alleged Salisbury poisoning incident involving former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter. They run through the official story of this alleged incident and debunk several prevailing narratives as well as analyze how the propaganda surrounding the alleged attack could be used to solidify a greater geopolitical narrative with Syria and Russia.

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Media Roots Radio: Interview with Max Blumenthal and Dan Cohen on Great March of Return Massacre & Killing Gaza

On March 30, Israeli soldiers killed 17 civilians and injured more than 1,400 others with live ammunition, when 30,000 Palestinians gathered in peaceful protest for the “Great March of Return” on the Gaza border. Israel has imposed a deadly blockade on Gaza’s two million inhabitants for over a decade.

Robbie and Abby Martin interview journalists Max Blumenthal and Dan Cohen about the latest Israeli massacre, Western complicity in war crimes, and their film “Killing Gaza”, a devastating look at the aftermath of the 51 day war, where Israel killed over 500 children, and wiped out generations of families.

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