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Abby Martin: Inside Saudi Arabia: Butchery, Slavery and History of Revolt


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Empire Files on Oct 3, 2015

Meet the new head of the United Nations panel on Human Rights: the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Abby Martin takes us inside the brutal reality of this police-state monarchy, and tells the untold people’s history of resistance to it. With a major, catastrophic war in Yemen and looming high-profile executions of activists, The Empire Files exposes true nature of the U.S.-Saudi love affair.

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Abby Martin and Chris Hedges: War, Propaganda and the Enemy Within

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with Chris Hedges

Empire Files on Sep 26, 2015

Abby Martin interviews Chris Hedges on American myths, war and revolt. Hedges explains the ‘folly of Empire,’ the dangers posed by right-wing extremism and the urgent need for a new system.

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Abby Martin: Tortured and Enslaved: Enter the World’s Biggest Prison

Witness Against Torture: Captive Hands

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Empire Files on Sep 19, 2015

The Empire holds by far the most prisoners than any other country on earth, in both absolute numbers and per capita. Abby Martin explores the dark reality of America’s prisons: their conditions, who is warehoused in them, and the roots of mass incarceration.

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Abby Martin: 9/11 and the Belligerent Empire

9-11 was an inside job

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Empire Files on Sep 12, 2015

In September 11th’s episode of The Empire Files on TeleSUR, Abby Martin examines the two major wars launched under the “Global War on Terror”–their historical development and their aftermath. Featuring former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark, this episode digs into the tragedy of a region shaped by Empire.

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Abby Martin: The Rise of History’s Biggest Empire


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Empire Files on Sep 5, 2015

Abby Martin debuts teleSUR’s The Empire Files exploring the U.S. Empire, its rise to world hegemony and its impact on people and the planet.

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History of Key Document in IAEA Probe Suggests Israeli Forgery by Gareth Porter + Iran’s Non-Existent Nuke Program

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crossposted at ISP, Oct. 17 2014
October 23, 2014

Western diplomats have reportedly faulted Iran in recent weeks for failing to provide the International Atomic Energy Agency with information on experiments on high explosives intended to produce a nuclear weapon, according to an intelligence document the IAEA is investigating. Continue reading

Abby Martin’s Personal Tribute to Investigative Journalist Michael C. Ruppert

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Sincere condolences to Michael’s family and friends and everyone who loved him and respected his work. ~Lo

breakingtheset on Apr 15, 2014

Abby Martin gives a heartfelt tribute to investigative journalist and former LAPD detective, Michael C. Ruppert, highlighting his career from exposing CIA drug trafficking to his groundbreaking research on ‘Peak Energy’ and remember his sincere devotion to truth and justice.

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Richard Wolff: Pure Capitalism = Pure Fantasy

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breakingtheset on May 30, 2013

Abby Martin talks to Richard Wolff, Professor Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, and author of ‘Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism’, about the recent school closures in Chicago, and how it reflects a systemic problem within the current capitalist model.

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Elizabeth Kucinich: The Pure Food Movement

Meet My Farmer, Rob

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breakingtheset on May 16, 2013

Abby Martin talks to wife of former US Rep. Dennis Kucinich and director of the Center for Food Safety, Elizabeth Kucinich, about the US Senate’s farm bill, the pure food movement, and the need to adopt better agricultural policies that will benefit American citizens.

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CISPA: Worse Than The Patriot Act + CISPA Internet Blackout April 22

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Updated April 25, 2013 and April 26, 2013

breakingtheset – Apr 19, 2013

Abby Martin talks to Michelle Richardson, Legislative Counsel with the ACLU, about the renewed push for CISPA, and how its implications could be worse than the Patriot Act.

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Israeli Refusnik, Maya Yechieli Wind: Israel is a Nation of Soldiers

Israel & Palestine

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breakingtheset Nov 21, 2012

Abby Martin talks to Maya Yechieli Wind, an Israeli activist and dissenter, who advocates against Israeli aggression toward occupied Palestine.
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Ralph Nader: Both Parties, Two Heads of Same Corporate Beast

Right and Left Wings of the Same Bird of Prey

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with Ralph Nader

Nov 2, 2012 by

Abby Martin talks to author and former US Presidential Candidate, Ralph Nader, about the US electoral system and breaking out of the “lesser of two evils” mentality.
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