Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Moderate Rebels

Mar 6, 2019

Moderate Rebels episode 37 (part 2 of 2): Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton, live in Caracas, Venezuela, continue interviewing journalist Diego Sequera of Misión Verdad. We discuss the history of the Chavista movement, the victories and losses of Hugo Chávez, the enormous difficulties faced by President Nicolás Maduro,...


Feb 23, 2019

Moderate Rebels episode 36 (part 1 of 2): Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton report live from Caracas, Venezuela with journalist Diego Sequera of Misión Verdad. We discuss the US-led coup attempt, the Trump administration's "humanitarian aid" stunt on the border, and the history of Chavismo and Bolivarianism.

Misión...


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...