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Moderate Rebels

Nov 21, 2018

Moderate Rebels episode 30: Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton continue part 2 of our interview with Kerry-Anne Mendoza, editor of British news site The Canary. We discuss the corporate media's grotesquely dishonest war on leftist Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, the fake "anti-Semitism scandal" manufactured to attack him,...


Nov 9, 2018

Moderate Rebels episode 29: Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton are joined by Brazilian political analyst Aline Piva to discuss the election of fascist Jair Bolsonaro as Brazil's new president, and the regional impact. We talk about his far-right extremism, support for military dictatorship, threats against leftists,...


Oct 26, 2018

Moderate Rebels episode 28: Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton are joined by the founder and editor of the British left-wing independent news website The Canary, Kerry-Anne Mendoza. We discuss the neoliberal attack on leftist alternative media, led by the UK's leading newspaper The Guardian.

We also address the many lies...


Oct 16, 2018

Moderate Rebels episode 27: Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton are joined by Saudi journalist and analyst Ali al-Ahmed to discuss Saudi Arabia's assassination of dissidents. Ali addresses the suspected killing of Jamal Khashoggi, and explains the power struggles inside the royal family.

We also talk about the Western...


Oct 2, 2018

Moderate Rebels episode 26: Ben Norton speaks with Syrian analyst Ehsani about the new stages in the war in Syria. We discuss Idlib — the last "rebel"-held province and "largest al-Qaeda safe haven since 9/11," dominated by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS)— and we dissect the Idlib peace deal that was brokered by Russia...