Home News Shows Empire Files

Empire Files

Inside the Hotbeds of Israeli Settler Terror

Abby Martin goes on-the-ground to the epicenters of state-backed settler terrorism in Palestine’s West Bank, in Part II of her report on illegal Israeli settlements and home demolitions. This installment visits both the rural countryside of Duma—interviewing the surviving members of the Dawabsheh family, victims of a horrific arson attack that left three dead—and the…

Chevron vs. the Amazon – Full Documentary // Empire_Files

The complete version of Abby Martin’s three-part series covering Chevron’s disaster in Ecuador, on teleSUR’s The Empire Files. Abby launches a deep investigation into Chevron Texaco’s intentional spilling of 19 billion gallons of oil and waste in Ecuador’s pristine Amazon rainforest–and the 25-year-long legal battle that followed. Featuring interviews with victims, expert and Ecuadorean heads…

Inside the UN Fight Against Corporate Impunity // Empire_File033

Abby Martin interviews Ecuador’s United Nations representative and Chair of negotiations creating a new international instrument to hold transnational corporations accountable for human rights and environmental crimes. Transnational corporations–many with larger economies than the countries they operate in–have enjoyed immunity from charges for destroying the environment and taking human lives. But Ecuador is leading a…

Monsanto, America’s Monster // Empire_File029

Few corporations in the world are as loathed—and as sinister—as Monsanto. But the threat it poses to people and planet could be reaching new heights, as the World Health Organization has recently upgraded Monsanto’s main product as carcinogenic to humans. With protests against the agrochemical giant held in over 40 countries in May, learn why…

Pin It on Pinterest