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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Abby Martin features Part 2 of her interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Chris Hedges, discussing the unsustainable nature of the economic system, the military mind in solving world problems, and the antidote to defeatism.
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.
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.