Abby Martin reflects on the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and explains why this wasn’t a necessary action in order to end World War II.
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Abby Martin features an exclusive performance by, The Last Internationale, playing their songs Wanted Man and Killing Fields.
Abby Martin speaks with Karuna Jaggar, executive director of Breast Cancer Action, about why the pink ribbon campaign isn’t all it’s cracked out to be.
Abby Martin interviews investigative journalist, Gareth Porter, about his recent trip to Tehran, the ongoing nuclear negotiations and how the US has been fomenting a deceptive narrative about the threat of Iran’s non-existent nuclear program.
Abby Martin interviews co-founders of Citizen Radio and authors of the new book, #NEWSFAIL, Allison Kilkenny and Jamie Kilstein, about the biggest flaws in corporate comedy news and why topics like feminism and climate change are covered so poorly by cable news.
Abby Martin goes over some of the phrases and terms that are used by politicians in order to dehumanize victims of war and absolve top policy makers from responsibility.
BTS Producer, Manuel Rápalo, discusses comedian Bill Maher’s recent comments concerning the innate problem with the religion of Islam that breeds extremism and violence and why it’s just the latest example of using Islamophobia to promote fear and intolerance.
BTS Producer Manuel Rapalo interviews Alex Main, Senior Associate at the Center for Economic Policy Research and Arturo Viscarra, Advocacy Coordinator for the School of Americas Watch, about the roots of the child migrant crisis at the US-Mexico Border and what actual powers President Obama has to change the situation.
Manuel Rápalo discusses the announcement by the cities of Seattle and Minneapolis to supplant Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day in order to bring awareness to the boarder history and current plight of Native Americans.
Abby Martin talks about a $500 million settlement between the government and Navajo nation over destruction of tribal land due to uranium mining and how this amount will do nothing to alleviate the pain and suffering caused by this industry.