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Moderate Rebels

Dec 5, 2019

What was Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg doing in his safe house in Iraq — and why is he hiding it? Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton speak with Peter Van Buren, a longtime US State Department employee turned whistleblower.

Van Buren explains how corporate contractors profited from the war and built a...


Nov 25, 2019

Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton speak with journalist Wyatt Reed, who is reporting on the ground in Bolivia after a US-backed far-right military coup against democratically elected leftist President Evo Morales. He describes the bloody repression of Indigenous protesters and the state of resistance.

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Nov 22, 2019

Max Blumenthal discusses how corporate media manufactures consent for hybrid warfare and regime-change campaigns, from Russiagate to Libya, Venezuela to Syria.

VIDEO here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOV-RYnpQH4

(From the panel "PROPAGANDA: How Propaganda Manufactures Consent," organized by the Big Apple Coffee...


Nov 15, 2019

Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton discuss President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), Mexico's first left-wing leader in five decades, with journalist Alina Duarte, who warns that right-wing forces may be trying to overthrow him in a coup, as Mexican foreign policy increasingly challenges the US and OAS.

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Nov 8, 2019

Ben Norton and Max Blumenthal speak with journalist Alina Duarte, who is in Chile reporting on the enormous protests against right-wing billionaire oligarch President Sebastián Piñera. We discuss his neoliberal capitalist policies, growing poverty and inequality, the brutally violent police and military repression...