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How the CIA Recruited Nazis & Adopted Their Propaganda Methods | Interview with Christopher Simpson

Abby Martin speaks with American University Professor and Author of ‘Blowback: The First Full Account of America’s Recruitment of Nazis, Chris Simpson, about the cooperation between US intelligence and military agencies and Nazi espionage and propaganda experts in the years following World War II.

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Governor Pollutes N. Carolina for Coal Hard Cash | Heroes and Villains

Abby Martin calls out North Carolina governor, Pat McCrory for his role in pushing through a myriad of policies that are negatively impacting hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians, as well as his connection to Duke Energy, the company responsible for the 3rd largest coal-ash spill in US history.

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Why the No-Fly List is a Security Theater Farce | Brainwash Update

Abby Martin goes over the case of Rahinah Ibrahim, a Malaysian doctoral student who was mistakenly put on the US government’s no-fly list, but instead of correcting the error, 3.8 million dollars were spent in litigation to take her off the list.

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Skinny Puppy’s Nivek Ogre on Gitmo Torture Music, Animal Terrorism and Performance Gore

Abby Martin features an exclusive interview with Nivek Ogre, lead singer of the industrial music group Skinny Puppy, discussing the band’s reaction to their music being used to torture Guantanamo detainees, as well as their motivation to be politically confrontational, their passion for animal rights, and the need to speak out in time of universal deceit.… Read the rest

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The 14,000 Oil Spills Nobody is Talking About | Brainwash Update

Abby Martin goes over updates to the chemical spill in West Virginia and the coal-ash spill in North Carolina, exposing the human and environmental impact as well as the lack of accountability that accompanies tens of thousands of similar ecological catastrophes that occur in the US every year due to the US’ addiction to fossil fuel.

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How Willful Blindness Keeps Everyone Living a Lie | Interview with Margaret Heffernan

Abby Martin speaks with Margaret Heffernan, entrepreneur and author of the upcoming book ‘A Bigger Prize’ about how the notion of willful blindness inhibits humanity’s ability to grow, and how the concept of competition is more damaging than we’ve been indoctrinated to believe.

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Chris Hedges Part I: Crisis Cults and the Collapse of Industrial Civilization

Abby Martin features an exclusive interview with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges, concerning areas of extreme poverty that he refers to as ‘sacrifice zones’, as well as the reasons behind the collapse of complex societies.

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