Abby Martin calls out the corporate media for promoting Bush’s new program for veterans, while failing to address the reasons why they were sent to Iraq and Afghanistan in the first place. Abby also discusses the radiation leak at a nuclear waste storage facility near Carlsbad, NM as a sign of the dangers of Nuclear Energy.
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Abby Martin goes over some of the most egregious laws against the homeless and the different ways cities are dealing with the issue, citing Columbia, South Carolina’s mandatory fee to feed homeless people in parks, Osceola County, Florida’s 1000+ arrests of the same 37 people for panhandling and sleeping in public and San Francisco’s alleged hosing down of the homeless.
Abby Martin highlights the top five companies that aided Nazi Germany during the height of WWII, calling out companies such as Hugo Boss, IBM and Ford.
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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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.
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.