This browser doesn't support Spotify Web Player. Switch browsers or download Spotify for your desktop.

Moderate Rebels

By Max Blumenthal & Ben Norton

Moderate Rebels is a news and politics podcast and video show hosted by journalists Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton. We report on the US empire and the endless war propaganda sold to us each day in the corporate media.

  1. 1.
    Behind the dystopian show trial of Julian Assange, an assault on journalism - with Kevin Gosztola09/13/2020
    1:29:28
  2. 2.
    American sports through an anti-imperialist lens: How a one-day NBA strike shook the US09/02/2020
    1:19:20
  3. 3.
    Operation Mockingbird 2.0: US gov't cutouts smear and censor critics of new Cold War08/25/2020
    44:13
  4. 4.
    DNC embraces neocons, and Russiagate conspiracy just won't die - with Aaron Maté08/20/2020
    1:18:44
  5. 5.
    Counterinsurgency against Black liberation movement and weaponization of anti-semitism allegations07/21/2020
    1:51:20
  6. 6.
    Behind the corporate oligarch crusade against Mexico's President AMLO - with John Ackerman07/10/2020
    1:12:53
  7. 7.
    US-Israeli police militarization and the disinformation campaign against Nicaragua07/05/2020
    40:30
  8. 8.
    Linking US imperialism and police violence: Killer cop got start at dictator-training military base06/29/2020
    50:00
  1. 9.
    As fascist militias spread, Bolsonaro's far-right Brazil becomes new coronavirus epicenter05/27/2020
    1:14:42
  2. 10.
    Correcting WWII history: How the USA erased the USSR victory over Nazi Germany - with Peter Kuznick05/15/2020
    1:12:17
  3. 11.
    Israel protects fascists suspected in bombing terror attack on Palestinian American05/05/2020
    1:22:12
  4. 12.
    Netanyahu's coronavirus coalition consolidates apartheid: Inside Israel's extremism with David Sheen04/27/2020
    1:14:38
  5. 13.
    How the US makes countries pay for its wars: Economics of American imperialism with Michael Hudson04/23/2020
    47:23
  6. 14.
    US coronavirus 'bailout' scam is $6 trillion giveaway to Wall St - Economist Michael Hudson explains04/20/2020
    44:00
  7. 15.
    Bernie Sanders and the black hole of the Brooklyn media left (Part 2)04/13/2020
    1:10:51
  8. 16.
    Bernie Sanders goes out with a whimper - An obituary on an aborted 'revolution' (Part 1)04/12/2020
    54:39
  9. 17.
    The coronavirus pandemic and US hybrid war on China - with Pepe Escobar03/27/2020
    1:38:13
  10. 18.
    The Kafkaesque trial and torture of political prisoner Julian Assange - with Randy Credico03/07/2020
    1:45:59
  11. 19.
    Joe Biden, same old wars, same old interventionism: Ex-State Dept adviser warns of VP's hawkishness03/04/2020
    1:28:46
  12. 20.
    After US terrorist war and sanctions, Nicaragua fights for justice at international court02/21/2020
    43:15
  13. 21.
    Max Blumenthal on the imperial NGOs that ignore Julian Assange - and the billionaires behind them02/16/2020
    15:35
  14. 22.
    What the US attacks on Iran and military occupation of Iraq mean for the Axis of Resistance01/20/2020
    1:24:03
  15. 23.
    Max Blumenthal on his false arrest, US gov't persecution, and the takeover of Venezuela's embassy01/13/2020
    1:17:25
  16. 24.
    Trump escalates US war on Iran and Iraq with execution of top general Soleimani01/05/2020
    2:02:41
  17. 25.
    Jeremy Corbyn's greatest 'sin' was anti-imperialism: UK Labour centrists seek new pro-war leader12/27/2019
    49:41
  18. 26.
    Behind the historic defeat of Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party: The UK election and Brexit backlash12/17/2019
    42:28
  19. 27.
    What was Pete Buttigieg doing in Iraq?: US gov whistleblower on war profiteering and corruption12/05/2019
    1:06:42
  20. 28.
    Inside Bolivia's murderous post-coup regime - with Wyatt Reed11/25/2019
    52:19
  21. 29.
    Max Blumenthal on how corporate media manufactures consent for war and regime change11/22/2019
    11:34
  22. 30.
    Is a coup attempt against Mexico's left-wing President AMLO next?11/15/2019
    30:58
  23. 31.
    'The Pinochet dictatorship never ended': Inside Chile's mass uprising against neoliberalism11/08/2019
    48:15
  24. 32.
    The next phase of the war on Syria: A glimpse inside Damascus with Max Blumenthal and Anya Parampil10/09/2019
    58:45
  25. 33.
    Inside the hell of jihadist-held Syria: A report from Damascus with Max Blumenthal and Anya Parampil10/04/2019
    50:06
  26. 34.
    US meddling in Hong Kong's protests and the new cold war on China - with Carl Zha09/02/2019
    1:03:29
  27. 35.
    Hong Kong's real colonial history, and the protests' anti-China right-wing nativism - with Carl Zha08/23/2019
    54:49
  28. 36.
    How Obama/Clinton's right-wing coup in Honduras unleashed the migrant crisis07/22/2019
    46:21
  29. 37.
    US neo-colonialism in Honduras and the struggle for independence and democracy07/15/2019
    47:47
  30. 38.
    The Sudan uprising: Geopolitics, economics, and history of the crisis - with Ahmed & Sidgi Kaballo06/29/2019
    1:19:07
  31. 39.
    India's far-right landslide and the global rise of ultranationalist hate politics05/30/2019
    59:14
  32. 40.
    The anti-war Gravelanche: Presidential candidate Mike Gravel campaigns against militarism and empire05/08/2019
    1:05:46
  33. 41.
    The Management of Savagery: Max Blumenthal's book on how US wars fueled Al-Qaeda, ISIS, and Trump04/26/2019
    1:48:39
  34. 42.
    What's behind Ecuador's betrayal of Assange? Ex-Foreign Minister Guillaume Long explains04/17/2019
    1:11:16
  35. 43.
    How Russiagate hacked the brains of America's elite w/ Aaron Maté (E38)03/29/2019
    1:24:22
  36. 44.
    History of Chavismo in Venezuela, and right-wing terror ignored by media w/ Diego Sequera (E37)03/06/2019
    1:08:11
  37. 45.
    What's really happening in Venezuela? Reporting on coup attempt from inside Caracas w/ Diego Sequera (E36)02/23/2019
    59:10
  38. 46.
    The real Venezuela: From Caracas, Prof. Aline Piva explains US coup attempt (E35)02/01/2019
    57:06
  39. 47.
    Economic strangulation of Venezuela: Human toll of US sanctions and regime change w/ Steve Ellner (E34)01/24/2019
    47:52
  40. 48.
    Revolt of the haves: Venezuela's US-backed opposition and economic sabotage w/ Steve Ellner (E33)01/15/2019
    38:40
  41. 49.
    Inside the Integrity Initiative, the UK gov's information war on the public w/ David Miller (E32)12/26/2018
    58:12
  42. 50.
    AMLO vs. neoliberalism: The resurgence of Mexico's left w/ John Ackerman (E31)12/05/2018
    54:23
  43. 51.
    Media's war on Jeremy Corbyn, fake Labour 'anti-Semitism crisis', & Brexit w/ Kerry-Anne Mendoza (E30)11/21/2018
    48:22
  44. 52.
    Brazil's fascist threat and US-backed war on Latin America's Leftist Pink Tide w/ Aline Piva (E29)11/09/2018
    1:16:41
  45. 53.
    Crashing The Guardian's neoliberal party: Rise of new left media w/ The Canary's Kerry-Anne Mendoza (E28)10/26/2018
    55:00
  46. 54.
    Saudi Arabia's murderous rampage: Dissident Ali al-Ahmed on killings of journalists & Yemenis (E27)10/16/2018
    57:55
  47. 55.
    What's next for Syria? Al-Qaeda's largest haven Idlib, US military occupation, & the Kurds (Ep. 26)10/02/2018
    1:14:51
  48. 56.
    Washington's war on Haiti and the neocolonial charity-industrial complex - with Kim Ives (Ep. 25)09/18/2018
    29:04
  49. 57.
    John McCain's imperial funeral: Veteran Mike Prysner on the warmonger's betrayal (Ep. 24)09/06/2018
    1:02:16
  50. 58.
    Big Tech's dangerous crackdown on social media - with Abby Martin (Ep. 23)08/20/2018
    1:18:14
  51. 59.
    How Nicaragua defeated a right-wing US-backed coup: A report from Managua (Ep. 22)07/31/2018
    1:16:41
  52. 60.
    Imperial roots of the US war on immigrants: How Clinton, Bush, Obama helped create Trump's ICE army (Ep. 21)07/05/2018
    1:08:22
  53. 61.
    Siege, censorship, subversion: The international assault on Palestine - with Ali Abunimah (Ep. 20)06/21/2018
    1:02:39
  54. 62.
    Meet the Syria regime change gang: Idlibs, Jaish al-Grad School, and pro-war Trotskyists (Ep. 19)06/05/2018
    1:16:53
  55. 63.
    Syria is not Palestine; anti-Salafism/Wahhabism is not Islamophobia - with Rania Khalek (Ep. 18)05/07/2018
    59:20
  56. 64.
    A dose of sanity on Syria - with Rania Khalek (Ep. 17)05/02/2018
    1:01:36
  57. 65.
    Yemen, a US/Saudi-made catastrophe 3 years on - with Shireen al-Adeimi (Ep. 16)04/10/2018
    1:03:54
  58. 66.
    Unpacking Syria war propaganda with Patrick Cockburn, from Afrin to Eastern Ghouta (Ep. 15)03/22/2018
    1:08:36
  59. 67.
    VICE's American regime propaganda: How "A World in Disarray" glorifies US imperialism (Ep. 14)02/12/2018
    53:29
  60. 68.
    How Vice Media normalizes US empire under hipster guise01/29/2018
    48:48
  61. 69.
    Understanding Iran's protests, and the dangers of foreign meddling, with Mazda Majidi (Ep. 12)01/07/2018
    1:07:28
  62. 70.
    Jerusalem, Palestine, and Israelgate, with Ali Abunimah (Ep. 11)12/14/2017
    1:09:40
  63. 71.
    India's specter of fascism: Modi, Hindutva, and the anti-Muslim "war on terror", with Shehla Rashid (Ep. 10)11/28/2017
    1:12:01
  64. 72.
    Zionism and anti-Semitism: Joseph Massad on the sordid historical alliance (Ep. 9)11/17/2017
    1:13:15
  65. 73.
    Puppy memes & Pokemon: How Russiagate went off the rails, with Aaron Maté (Ep. 8)10/25/2017
    1:19:26
  66. 74.
    South Koreans resist US military presence and war with DPRK (Ep. 7)10/13/2017
    41:53
  67. 75.
    Understanding North Korea and US militarization: Dispatch from Seoul, with Wol-san Liem (Ep. 6)09/21/2017
    58:32
  68. 76.
    Orb of Evil: Trump's embrace of Saudi Arabia, with Mohammed al-Nimr (Ep. 5)09/01/2017
    1:01:56
  69. 77.
    The war comes home: The racist right after Charlottesville, with Eugene Puryear (Ep. 4)08/18/2017
    1:09:26
  70. 78.
    The sordid history of US proxy war in Syria, with Gareth Porter (Ep. 3)08/11/2017
    1:04:37
  71. 79.
    End of CIA's Syrian ghost war and al-Qaeda's renaissance (Ep. 2)08/08/2017
    59:04
  72. 80.
    Democrats and the Russiagate delusion (Ep. 1)08/03/2017
    50:40

Listen to Moderate Rebels now.

Listen to Moderate Rebels in full in the Spotify app