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Why America? Mass Shootings & White Nationalism Share Roots

November 13, 2018

Since October 2017, America experienced three of the deadliest mass shootings in modern history. This epidemic coincides with a frightening resurgence of white nationalism. Sometimes the two trends overlap. Watch more Empire Files.

Empire Files: Abby Martin vs. Colombian Congressman on Peace & Paramilitaries

May 27, 2018

Colombia’s presidential election could determine the fate of the historic peace deal ending their 53-year civil war. While most in the country want to honor the agreement, Colombia’s right wing has been a fervent opponent. In Bogotá, Abby Martin interviews Congressman Edward Rodriguez, a leading member of the far-right Democratic Center Party founded by former…

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Empire Files: Post-Soviet Russia, Made in the U.S.A.

February 13, 2017

Abby Martin interviews Mark Ames, an American journalist who spent a decade reporting from Russia and witnessed the country’s transformation from an American “colony” to it’s “number one threat.”

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February 9, 2017
Dr. Stephen Cohen tells host Abby Martin that the real alarming danger today is “a new, multi-front Cuban missile crisis.”

The Empire Files: Meet the Socialist Woman Running for President

October 27, 2016

With just weeks until the US presidential election–and with both mainstream candidates embroiled in unprecedented scandal–Abby Martin interviews one of the progressive alternatives, socialist candidate Gloria La Riva. Watch more on teleSUR

The Empire Files: How Palestine Became Colonized

September 29, 2016

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

The Empire Files: Rejecting Neoliberalism with Ecuador’s Foreign Minister

September 12, 2016

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

The Empire Files: Chevron vs. the Amazon – Ending Corporate Tyranny

August 30, 2016

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 Guillioume Long, and Permanent Representative to the UN Maria…