The Answer Coalition’s Eugene Puryear discusses a new tactic recently adopted by the DC Police Department known as “jump outs” which some are referring to as “Stop and Frisk on Steroids”.
Author Archive | Abby Martin
Abby Martin features an exclusive interview with rapper and activist, Immortal Technique, about everything from US gun laws to the response to the recent terrorist attacks in France.
Abby Martin features an exclusive interview with bestselling author, Naomi Wolf, about topics related to female sexuality, primarily covered in her book ‘Vagina: A New Biography’.
Abby Martin interviews Margaret Heffernan, author of ‘Willful Blindness’ and ‘A Bigger Prize’, about the destructive impact of competition and alternative models of incentivizing people to work together for the greater good.
Abby Martin remarks on the way that US police deal with mentally unstable people holding knives compared to other developed countries.
Abby Martin speaks with Ali al-Ahmed, Director of the Institute for Gulf Affairs about the death of Saudi Arabian monarch, King Abdullah, and why the media is covering him as a ‘reformer’.
Abby Martin interviews independent journalist, Rania Khalek, about the new film ‘American Sniper’ and why it’s such a controversial choice to receive a Best Picture Oscar nomination.
Abby Martin discusses the hypocritical and misleading foreign policy claims made during the State of the Union.
Special Panel Discussion on Racism, Poverty and the Future of Ferguson.
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.
Abby discusses the decision by the US to deploy at least 500 troops to countries surrounding Syria to train “moderate” Syrian rebels despite this policy being a dangerous failure in the past.