Abby Martin – Who Is To Blame For The Refugee Crisis? // The Empire Files

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Published on Nov 1, 2015

Today 60 million human beings are displaced from war and extreme poverty. Many European countries are responding to the crisis with racist hysteria, polices and police state measures.

Abby Martin exposes the facts that are left out of the mainstream reporting: the role of criminal wars, disastrous neoliberal economics and why mass displacement is a permanent feature under this system. Featuring interviews with: Atossa Abrahamian, journalist and author of the new book “The Cosmopolites: The Coming of the Global Citizen” (Twitter: @atossaaraxia) Professor Saskia Sassen, sociologist and expert on human migration, currently serving as co-chair of Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University. She just published her latest book on the subject, “Expulsions.” (Twitter: @SaskiaSassen) FOLLOW @EmpireFiles & @AbbyMartin LIKE http://facebook.com/TheEmpireFiles Music by Fluorescent Grey: https://soundcloud.com/fluorescentgrey

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Abby Martin – The Empire Files – Noam Chomsky & Abby Martin: Electing The President of an Empire

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Published on Oct 24, 2015

At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., Abby Martin interviews world-renowned philosopher and linguist Professor Noam Chomsky.

Prof. Chomsky comments on the presidential primary “extravaganza,” the movement for Bernie Sanders, the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal, the bombing of the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, modern-day libertarianism and the reality of “democracy” under capitalism. teleSUR’s The Empire Files airs every Friday night at 10:00 EST / 7:00 PST. Watch live here:http://www.telesurtv.net/english/sect… FOLLOW @EmpireFiles & @AbbyMartin LIKE http://facebook.com/TheEmpireFiles

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The Empire Files – Debate the Debate

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Published on Oct 13, 2015

On Oct. 13, Abby Martin hosted a live analysis of the Democratic Party debate. She was joined by politician Jill P. Carter, who represents Maryland’s 41st legislative district of Baltimore City; Jared Ball, assistant professor of communication studies at Morgan State University; Kamau K. Franklin, Southern Regional Director of the American Friends Service Committee; Bhaskar Sunkara, the founding editor and publisher of Jacobin Magazine; and journalist Sarah Jaffe, who co-hosts Dissent magazine’s “Belabored” podcast.

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Abby Martin – America’s Unofficial Religion — The War On An Idea // Empire_File006

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Published on Oct 10, 2015

The Empire has a range of weapons to maintain its power: from it’s courts to it’s military. But it also has effective ideological weapons.

Everyone in the United States knows that “socialist” or “communist” is considered a bad word. How did things get that way? Abby Martin explores the history of anti-communism in America, and the heavy repression of an idea that became an unofficial religion. Featuring interviews with: Brian Becker, founder of the Party for Socialism and Liberation (Twitter: @pslweb) Jared Ball, Professor of Communication Studies at Morgan State University (Twitter: @iMiXWHATiLiKE) teleSUR’s The Empire Files airs every Friday night at 10:00 EST / 7:00 PST. Watch live here: http://bit.ly/1kuU2Vi FOLLOW @EmpireFiles & @AbbyMartin LIKE http://facebook.com/TheEmpireFiles Music by Fluorescent Grey: https://soundcloud.com/fluorescentgrey

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Empire Files – Abby Martin – The Real House of Saud – Saudi Arabia’s Oil-For-Tyranny

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Published 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. teleSUR  http://multimedia.telesurtv.net/v/the…

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