Almost one-third of the US intelligence report is dedicated to describing RT’s alleged efforts to “fuel discontent in the US.” It goes on to accuse some former programs of being overwhelmingly critical of American and Western governments for years. RT talks with Abby Martin, who was the host of one of the shows cited in the report, “Breaking the Set.”
With the Wikileaks release of thousands of emails belonging to John Podesta, very little is known in US society about Podesta himself. While he’s maintained a low profile, John Podesta is actually considered one of Washington’s biggest players, and one of the most powerful corporate lobbyists in the world. In this episode of The Empire Files, Abby Martin explores John Podesta’s political rise, his vast network of corporate connections and his think tank “Center for American Progress.” Learn why the Podestas and the Clintons are a match made in ruling class heaven.
Previewing Abby Martin’s on-the-ground investigation in Palestine, The Empire Files looks at the long history of Zionist colonization, expansion and expulsion of Palestine’s indigenous inhabitants.Giving critical historical context the occupation today, this timeline explores the creation of the state of Israel and how it came to cover so much land since. From the early settlements, to the Nakba, to it’s conquest of the West Bank, Abby Martin reveals the brutally honest root of what is behind the so-called “Israel-Palestine conflict.”
As part of the Empire Files investigation into Chevron’s pollution in the Amazon, Abby Martin interviews Guillaume Long, Ecuador’s Minister of Foreign Affairs.Abby Martin and Minister Long discuss the Empire-dominated world that Ecuador must operate in, how it has enacted changes against neoliberalism and corporate hegemony, and the future of the left in Latin America.
Watch the third and final segment of Abby Martin’s investigation into Chevron’s disaster in Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest.Watch Part I here: http://bit.ly/2b59Agw Watch Part II here: http://bit.ly/2b59Agw After an on-the-ground assessment of Chevron’s pollution, and its war against the plaintiffs, Part III of Chevron vs. the Amazon explores the bigger picture of impunity for transnational corporations, and the history of Ecuador’s fight for sovereignty. Featuring interviews with Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa, Foreign Minister Guillaume Long, and Permanent Representative to the UN María Fernanda Espinosa.