Guantanamo Bay and the US Global Empire with Former Cold Warrior Todd E. Pierce

Todd E. Pierce served with the 349th Psychological Operations Company and the 205th Infantry Brigade as a senior NCO. In the installment of “The Watchdog,” Lowkey speaks to Pierce about the global reach of the US empire and its totalitarian ambitions.

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The MintPress podcast “The Watchdog,” hosted by British-Iraqi hip hop artist Lowkey, closely examines organizations about which it is in the public interest to know – including intelligence, lobby, and special interest groups influencing policies that infringe on free speech and target dissent. The Watchdog goes against the grain by casting a light

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Jerusalem: Al-Aqsa in the Sniper’s Scope, with Lowkey and Dr. Ramzy Baroud

Most Western corporate media have whitewashed the Al-Aqsa violence as mere “clashes,” rather than the systematic destruction of an ancient place of worship.

Jerusalem: Al-Aqsa in the Sniper's Scope, with Lowkey and Dr. Ramzy Baroud Feature

 Israel is once again attacking the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. Israeli forces storming the ancient religious complex fired tear gas and rubber bullets, seriously injuring hundreds and killing at least one person. The latest series of attacks is the most consequential since those in May last year, events that led to the Israeli military

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Ben Norton on the US-Backed Coup in Pakistan, Neverending War in Ukraine, and a Multipolar World

“Anyone who knows the basic history of the U.S. knows that it has organized coups and impeachments and color revolutions around the world for many decades, but [Khan’s ouster] was pretty much done in broad daylight!” – Ben Norton

Pakisan Coup Podcast Feature

Lowkey is joined by journalist Ben Norton to discuss the recent U.S.-backed coup in Pakistan, the West’s plan to turn Ukraine into a neverending war, and the new multipolar global order taking shape before our eyes. Ben Norton is a Nicaragua-based journalist whose work is focused on U.S. foreign policy and international politics. He recently

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Israel Lobby’s Efforts to Cancel Antiwar Rapper Lowkey Backfire Following Global Pushback

MintCast host Mnar Adley speaks to Lowkey about the extraordinary outpouring of global support he has received, why his activism and relentless campaigning for a free Palestine made him a target, and the growing success of the BDS movement worldwide. 

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 After witnessing the ongoing attack from a coordinated campaign to silence him, tens of thousands of people from around the world have come out in support of hip hop artist, campaigner and host of the MintPress podcast “The Watchdog,” Lowkey. An online petition addressed to music giant Spotify, demanding it refuse to buckle to pressure from

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Noam Chomsky, Cornel West, Naomi Klein Join Over 100 Academics Denouncing The Israel lobby’s Attempt To Cancel Lowkey

In addition, dozens of prominent Jewish voices have rejected the Israel lobby’s attempts to silence Lowkey and signed the letter. These include writer and activist Naomi Klein, Professor Peter Beinart, editor-at-large of Jewish Currents magazine, and journalist and lawyer Glenn Greenwald. A number of prominent Israelis have also endorsed Lowkey, including historians Avi Shlaim and Ilan Pappé, as well as activist Miko Peled. 


The worldwide campaign of support for hip hop artist and political campaigner Lowkey is growing. Following the publication of Monday’s open letter backing the British-Iraqi rapper’s right to freedom of speech, more than 100 academics, journalists and other public figures have signed a letter of public support, denouncing what they see as a

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Michael Malarkey, Styles P, Wretch32 & FredWreck among stars condemning Israel Lobby’s Attempt to Cancel Lowkey

Among the signatories denouncing the Israel Lobby’s attack as a crude attempt to silence him include “Vampire Diaries” star Michael Malarkey, rappers Styles P and Wretch 32, rock legend Roger Waters and Grammy award-winning producer FredWreck.

Dozens of prominent figures from the world of entertainment have come together to support hip hop artist and political campaigner Lowkey, after he was subject to a smear campaign and an attempt to remove his work from music streaming platform Spotify. Among the signatories denouncing the attack as a crude attempt to silence him include “Vampire

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