Empire Files: The Sacrifice Zones of Hurricane Harvey
In this second installment of special coverage Hurricane Harvey's aftermath, Abby Martin explores how the petrochemical industry dominates the city and why its low-income, Black and Latino areas are in the highest-risk areas for flooding ...
Empire Files: After Hurricane Harvey, Abandoned Community Takes Charge
After a flurry of media attention, the devastation in Houston, Texas from Hurricane Harvey faded from public view. But after unprecedented floods and widespread destruction, the story is far from over. In Part 1 of ...
Empire Files: Rosa Clemente & Abby Martin - No Savior in 2020
Renowned Afro-Latinx activist and scholar Rosa Clemente sits down with Abby Martin to discuss her experiences running for Vice President, organizing under Obama versus under Trump, advice for new activists, identity politics and more. In ...
Empire Files: Israelis Speak Candidly to Abby Martin About Palestinians
On the streets of occupied Jerusalem, Abby Martin interviews Jewish Israeli citizens from all walks of life.
Empire Files: From 1776 to Trump -White Mobs, Racist Heroes, Hidden History
Trump hit his lowest moment when he blamed "both sides" for the murder of anti-racist protester Heather Heyer in Charlottesville. But understanding how a neo-Nazi sympathizer got into the White House requires breaking apart the ...
Empire Files: Human Rights Hypocrisy - Colombia vs. Venezuela
Colombia and Venezuela: two neighboring countries that receive extremely different treatment by the US Empire and the mass media. While Colombia is known for one of the worst human rights records in the world, it ...
Empire Files: Head of Venezuela National Guard on Insurgency & US Threats
Use of force by Venezuela's Bolivarian National Guard has become a regular sight in corporate media, and those actions are used by foreign powers as justification for intervention. With very real possibilities of another US-backed ...
Empire Files: Abby Martin in Venezuela - Supermarkets to Black Markets
Abby Martin talks to Venezuelans on the streets of Caracas and investigates the main claim that there's no free press, and that there is no food in the supermarkets. Using hidden cameras, she takes you ...
Empire Files: Abby Martin Meets the Venezuelan Opposition
Abby Martin goes on the deadly front lines of the anti government protests in Venezuela and follows the evolution of a typical guarimba—or opposition barricade. She explains what the targets from the opposition reveal about ...
Empire Files: Venezuela Economy Minister-Sabotage is the Problem
Today in the corporate media, Venezuela’s economic problems are used to paint the country as a failed state, in need of foreign-backed regime change. To get the Bolivarian government’s side of the crisis, Abby Martin ...