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Moderate Rebels

Feb 1, 2019

Moderate Rebels episode 35: Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton speak with Aline Piva, who lives and teaches in Caracas, Venezuela and explains what's really going on in the country, with a US-led coup attempt to  install the right-wing opposition. We discuss the economic warfare and US sanctions on Venezuela, the daily life...


Jan 24, 2019

Moderate Rebels episode 34 (part 2/2): Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton continue speaking with scholar Steve Ellner about the economic war on Venezuela and the devastating impact of US sanctions. While the Trump administration pushes for a coup against President Nicolas Maduro, Ellner addresses the falsehoods of "leftist"...


Jan 15, 2019

Moderate Rebels episode 33 (part 1/2): Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton speak with Professor Steve Ellner about Venezuela's right-wing opposition, and how the corporate media whitewashes its use of violence and economic sabotage. Ellner explains some of the economic problems faced by President Nicolás Maduro, including...


Dec 26, 2018

Moderate Rebels episode 32: Journalists Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton discuss Britain's Integrity Initiative and the information war it is waging on the public, with propaganda expert Professor David Miller. We address the scandal surrounding this UK government-funded think tank, which has attacked Jeremy Corbyn and the...


Dec 5, 2018

Moderate Rebels episode 31: Max Blumenthal reports from Mexico on the inauguration of Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), the country's first left-wing president in 70 years. Professor John Ackerman discusses AMLO's campaign against neoliberalism and systemic poverty, corruption, and violence. They explain the...