Author Archive | Abby Martin

#BlackLivesMatter: Tactics, Class Warfare, and the Legacy of Racism

Special Panel Discussion on Racism, Poverty and the Future of Ferguson.

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EPISODE BREAKDOWN: On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin, features a special panel discussion on race relations, class warfare, and the impact of the Ferguson protests on national policy. Guests include, Rev. D. Alexander Bullock, a pastor and activist from Detroit, Shahid Buttar, Executive Director of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, Nakisha Lewis, an organizer and writer, and Arturo Viscarra, and immigration attorney and advocacy director at the School of Americas Watch.

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Media Roots Radio – Charlie Hebdo & 9/11 Islamophobia Flashbacks


Robbie and Abby Martin discuss the hypocritical and deceptive nature of mainstream and alternative media coverage of the Charlie Hebdo shooting in France and why framing the event as a ‘freedom of speech’ issue is an opportunistic attempt to hijack the narrative into “the terrorists hate us for of our freedoms”. The intense global wave of Islamophobia following the attacks is examined and compared to post 9/11 hysteria.

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