Exporting Religious Fundamentalism, Covert Intelligence Trolls, & Remembering Bill Hicks
breakingtheset Published on Feb 26, 2014
Abby Martin Breaks the Set on Religion at War, Covert Online Trolls, 7 Threats to American Democracy, and Remembering Bill Hicks.
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EPISODE BREAKDOWN: On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin speaks with RT correspondent Anastasia Churkina about extreme fundamentalist Christianity in the military, and how it’s affecting other soldiers and populations in countries where the US soldiers serve. Abby then talks about journalist Glenn Greenwald’s report regarding the intelligence community’s use of subversive and manipulative online tactics to destroy the reputations of businesses and individuals. Abby then speaks with Jed Morey, author of ‘the Great American Disconnect’ highlighting the seven biggest threats facing American democracy, speculative trading, religious fundamentalism and militarism. BTS wraps up the show with a tribute to the late comedian and political satirist, Bill Hicks, discussing with comedian Lee Camp his impact on politics and pop culture.