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Moderate Rebels

Sep 18, 2018

Moderate Rebels episode 25: Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton sit down with Kim Ives, co-editor of Haiti Liberte, to discuss neocolonialism in Haiti. We address the history of US meddling, military coups, the 2010 earthquake, and political figures like Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the Duvaliers, and the Lavalas movement. We also...


Sep 6, 2018

Moderate Rebels episode 24: Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton are joined by anti-war veteran Mike Prysner to discuss the warmongering legacy of John McCain and the bipartisan attempt to portray the neoconservative senator as a Resistance™ figure against Donald Trump.

We talk about the borderline genocidal US war in...


Aug 20, 2018

Moderate Rebels episode 23 - Max Blumenthal and Abby Martin discuss the suppression of dissident voices on social media by Silicon Valley, at the behest of the US national security state. Facebook is partnering with the warmongering NATO-funded think tank the Atlantic Council, and leftist anti-imperialist pages like...


Jul 31, 2018

Moderate Rebels episode 22 - Max Blumenthal reports from on the ground in Nicaragua's capital Managua. He reveals how the violent right-wing opposition attempted to overthrow the elected Sandinista government, with help from US-funded organizations and think tanks.

Nils McCune recalls how Nicaragua's "April 19...


Jul 5, 2018

Moderate Rebels episode 21 - Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton discuss the bipartisan US war on immigrants, and the long history of bloody US imperialism in Latin America — with wars, coups, contras, and meddling. We provide historical context to explain why refugees and migrants are fleeing US-fueled...