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Empire Files: The Sikh Experience in America
People of the Sikh faith, commonly mistaken for both Muslims and Hindus, are frequent targets of bigoted hate crimes-in fact, the first victim of post-9/11 hate crimes was a Sikh man. Promoting respect and understanding of this religious and cultural tradition, The Empire Files profiles this minority community with a long and rich history in America, and explores the roots of anti-Sikh racism with Georgetown Professor and civil rights attorney Arjun Singh Sethi. - teleSUR English

  March 28, 2017

Empire Files: Abby Martin Exposes Steve Bannon
Steve Bannon has been propelled over the last year from fringe media outlier to top propagandist of the U.S. Empire as Trump's Chief Strategist. Watch more on teleSUR

  March 20, 2017

Empire Files: Chris Hedges & Abby Martin - Trump, Fascism & the Christian Right
For the first time in modern history, a fringe wing of Christian extremists have obtained the highest seats of power in the US government-from Mike Pence to Betsy DeVos -

  March 6, 2017

Empire Files: President Correa on His Legacy & Critics
In one of his last interviews before leaving office, host Abby Martin talks to Ecuador's President Rafael Correa about Trump, the global crisis of inequality, CIA plots and opposition in his own country. teleSUR

  February 20, 2017

Empire Files: US-Russia Relations in "Most Dangerous Moment"
Dr. Stephen Cohen tells host Abby Martin that the real alarming danger today is "a new, multi-front Cuban missile crisis."

  February 9, 2017

The Empire Files: Inside the Hotbeds of Israeli Settler Terror
Abby Martin goes on-the-ground to the epicenters of state-backed settler terrorism in Palestine's West Bank, in Part II of her report on illegal Israeli settlements and home demolitions - teleSUR production Watch Part I here

  December 5, 2016

The Empire Files: Abby Martin Exposes John Podesta
In this episode, Abby Martin explores John Podesta's political rise, his vast network of corporate connections, the think tank Center for American Progress, and why the Podestas and the Clintons are a match made in ruling-class heaven. Watch more on teleSUR

  November 7, 2016

The Empire Files: Demolitions of Palestinians' Homes Surge for Illegal Settlements
Abby Martin speaks to West Bank residents living under regular settler attacks from encroaching settlements and outposts that are illegal under both international and Israeli law, and sees first-hand how this crisis is worsening.

  November 2, 2016

The Empire Files: Fighting at Standing Rock with AIM Founder Dennis Banks
To get an eyewitness account of this growing movement, Abby Martin interviews legendary Native leader Dennis Banks, founder of of the American Indian Movement (AIM). Watch more on teleSUR

  October 12, 2016

The Empire Files: Inside Palestine's Refugee Camps
In her first on-the-ground report from Palestine, Abby Martin gives a first-hand look into two of the most attacked refugee camps in the West Bank: Balata and Aida camps. Watch more on teleSUR

  October 11, 2016

The Empire Files: How Palestine Became Colonized
From the early settlements, the Nakba, and to the conquest of the West Bank, Abby Martin reveals the roots of the so-called "Israel-Palestine conflict" Watch more on teleSUR

  September 29, 2016

The Empire Files: Rejecting Neoliberalism with Ecuador's Foreign Minister
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. Watch more on teleSUR

  September 12, 2016

The Empire Files: Chevron vs. the Amazon - Ending Corporate Tyranny
The third and final segment of Abby Martin's investigation into Chevron's disaster in Ecuador's Amazon rainforest. Watch more on teleSUR [Watch Part I | Watch Part II]

  August 30, 2016

The Empire Files: Chevron vs. the Amazon - The Environmental Trial of the Century
In Part II, Abby Martin uncovers what really happened throughout the 22-year legal battle between the oil corporation and indigenous Amazonians, and chronicles the shameful, scandalous history of Chevron Texaco and its retaliatory attacks against its victims. Watch more on teleSUR [Watch Part I | Watch Part III]

  August 22, 2016

The Empire Files: Chevron vs. the Amazon - Inside the Killzone
In Part 1 of 'Chevron vs. the Amazon', Abby Martin takes us inside Chevron Texaco's Amazon killzone to see the areas deemed "remediated" by Chevron, and spoke with the people living with the aftermath. Watch more on teleSUR [Watch Part II | Watch Part III]

  August 16, 2016

The Empire Files: Untold History of Imperial Japan & the Bomb
Abby Martin interviews renowned historian Peter Kuznick about ongoing protests in Okinwana over US military presence there and the real story behind the use of the atomic bombs in light of President Obama's recent visit to Japan Watch more on teleSUR

  June 27, 2016

The Empire Files: Puerto Rico's Debt to its Oppressors
Abby Martin talks to two professors of Latin American studies, Luis Barrios and Danny Shaw, about the long struggle of Puerto Rico to break the shackles of US and Spanish colonialism-from indigenous resistance to the Young Lords in Harlem Watch more on teleSUR

  June 23, 2016

The Empire Files: Fighting Hillary is How Progressives Win - Kshama Sawant
As the flailing Hillary Clinton camp steps-up its attacks on Bernie Sanders, her poll numbers continue to drop-and for the first time, have her losing to Donald Trump in a general election. Watch more on teleSUR

  May 29, 2016

TRNN Replay: The Empire Files: 100 Years of US Troops as Lab Rats
On Memorial Day, politicians will speak at ceremonies all over the country and repeat their favorite mantra: "Support the troops." Watch more on teleSUR

  May 21, 2016

The Empire Files: Abby Martin with Dr. Jill Stein - A Sick Society
Abby Martin sits down with Dr. Stein to look at how her career in medicine helped her diagnose America's "multi-organ failure," and why her ideas pose such a threat to Empire. Watch more on teleSUR

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