Abby Martin remarks on the way that US police deal with mentally unstable people holding knives compared to other developed countries.
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Abby Martin discusses the hypocritical and misleading foreign policy claims made during the State of the Union.
Abby Martin discusses a new ad put out by McDonald’s that uses tragic events to sell big Macs, and why this is just the latest egregious act the fast food giant has committed.
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Abby Martin interviews Author and Activist, John Perkins, discussing the economic impact of the US’ new policy towards Cuba as well as the damage that international free trade agreements do to third world economies.
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 reports on the case of Mohammed Abu Kheidr, who was savagely burned alive by a group of Israeli settlers in a revenge killing for the deaths of three Israeli teenagers, speaking with family members of the victim including his 15 year old cousin, Tarek Abu Kheidr, who was arrested and beaten by Israeli police after attending a protest seeking justice for the death of his cousin.
Abby Martin reports on a climate change rally that drew hundreds of thousands of activists to New York City over the weekend, highlighting the science behind the movement and the need to stop looking at the problem as a partisan issue.
Abby Martin speaks with journalist and author, Chris Hedges, going over where the recent mass climate change demonstrations in New York fall short, as well as why he believes revolt is the only solution to restoring a functioning American democracy.
Abby Martin speaks with NYU media studies professor, Mark Crispin Miller, discussing the addition of 5 books to the Forbidden Bookshelf, a project aimed at making important literature that has gone out of circulation once again available to the public.
The newest additions to the Forbidden Bookshelf include:
1. DuPont Dynasty: Behind the Nylon Curtain by Gerard Colby
2. Hidden History of the Korean War by I.F. Stone
3. Assassination on Embassy Row by Saul Landau and John Dinges
4. The Assassination of New York by Robert Fitch
5. The Polk Conspiracy by Kati Marton
Access the full series here: www.forbiddenbookshelf.com