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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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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.
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.
Abby Martin speaks about the trend of famous people who walk a thin line between corporate sponsorship and celebrity shilldom, calling out Bob Dylan, Scarlett Johansson and Tom Cruise as recent examples.
Abby Martin comments on the death of actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman, and calls attention to the recent deadly spate of heroin deaths, the need to decriminalize all drugs as well as the War on Drugs is failing America’s addicts.
Abby Martin speaks with FireDogLake journalist Kevin Gosztola, about the trial of the NATO3, a group of men facing 40 years in prison, and what the outcome of the trial could mean on how American courts define ‘terrorism’.
Abby Martin highlights a new report from the World Health Organization that predicts global cancer rates to rise by 57% over the next 20 years, and calls attention to the battle over generic cancer medicine and the threat posed by pharmaceutical companies who put profits before human need.
Abby Martin takes a closer look at the 3D printer revolution, featuring interviews with Kristen Turner of Sculpteo and Liza Wallach of Honey Bee 3D, discussing how the technology works and the ways it will revolutionize manufacturing and democratize production.
Abby Martin speaks with Andreas Antonopoulos, founder of Root Eleven and co-host of let’s Talk Bitcoin, discussing how Bitcoin works, and why it’s so important to have a decentralized system of money.