Anti-imperialist journalist Abby Martin of The Empire Files returns to the program to note the many similarities between Trump and Biden on foreign policy and US empire. She also explains her battle against a Georgia law under which she was prevented from speaking at a public university there. In the second half-hour, journalist and filmmaker Eleanor Goldfield revisits the program and shares her observations about the US political culture and elections, and what social justice advocates must do to foster genuine progress regardless who wins the election in November.
Abby Martin is an independent journalist, documentary filmmaker, and the creator of “The Empire Files.” She is cofounder and cohost of Media Roots Radio and www.MediaRoots.org. Her web site is www.theempirefiles.tv.
Eleanor Goldfield is a journalist, artist, and organizer; she recently produced the documentary “Hard Road of Hope,” an award-winning documentary about peoples’ resistance in West Virginia coal country. She also cohosts numerous podcasts including “Common Censored” and “Act Out!” Her web site is www.artkillingapathy.com
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