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Jul 15, 2019

We report from inside Honduras on the 10th anniversary of the US-backed military coup that overthrew its independent left-wing democracy. Gerardo Torres of the opposition Libre Party discusses how Washington maintains a chokehold on Honduran politics and society to advance its economic and military interests.


Jun 29, 2019

To discuss the overthrow of Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir, Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton are joined by journalist Ahmed Kaballo and former political prisoner Sidgi Kaballo, a leader of the Sudanese Communist Party who has been imprisoned three times. We discuss the uprising, the origins of the protests, the history...

May 30, 2019

Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton discuss India's 2019 general election results with journalist Prabir Purkayastha, addressing the landslide victory of far-right Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu-nationalist party BJP, the collapse of Congress, the global rise of right-wing ultranationalist hate politics, the...

May 8, 2019

Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton interview US presidential candidate Mike Gravel, who is running an anti-war campaign promising to "end the American empire."

0:00 Intro
1:53 Mike Gravel's 2020 presidential campaign
3:27 His anti-war record
6:04 Venezuela, Iran, and sanctions
7:30 Imperialism and...

Apr 26, 2019

Moderate Rebels LIVE - Max Blumenthal discusses his new book "The Management of Savagery: How America's National Security State Fueled the Rise of Al Qaeda, ISIS, and Donald Trump" with Ben Norton. We address US wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, and Syria; blowback from CIA covert operations; and the failure of Russiagate.