March 24, 2019
Guest: Ben Norton
Topic: Venezuela and Yemen: One is NOT in a humanitarian crisis, but is being offered Trojan Horse aid by the U.S.; One IS in a humanitarian crisis and is being starved.
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Ben just returned from an extensive trip to Venezuela to report on the situation there, which he will talk about with Cindy in this Soapbox interview.
Ben Norton is a reporter for the investigative journalism website The Grayzone, which he helps to manage with Max Blumenthal.
He produces the political podcast and video show Moderate Rebels, which he also co-hosts with Max Blumenthal.
Ben is a contributor to the media watchdog Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR). He was previously a politics staff writer and reporter for Salon and AlterNet, as well as a producer and reporter for The Real News. He has freelanced for a variety of other publications, such as The Intercept.
Other articles and writings can be found at Ben’s blog. And here you can find a selection of his media appearances and interviews.
When not reporting on politics (which is honestly rather rare), Ben is also a musician and composer. Here you can find his music, in a variety of styles, including jazz, rock, classical, and electronic.
You can contact Ben Norton here. He lives in New York City.