Abby Martin, host of The Empire Files, gives an inspiring and informative talk analyzing the system we live in. It addresses a variety of issues that should be known to all, but are often poorly publicized, or even ignored. The lecture was held at the Centennial event of Jacque Fresco, on March 12, 2016.

Abby Martin is a journalist and presenter of The Empire Files, a weekly investigative news program on teleSUR English. She was formerly the host of Breaking the Set on RT America network, working from the Washington, D.C. bureau. Abby also is an artist and activist who founded the citizen journalism organization Media Roots. She serves on the board of directors for the Media Freedom Foundation which manages Project Censored. Abby appeared in the documentary film Project Censored The Movie: Ending the Reign of Junk Food News (2013), and co-directed 99%: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film (2013). Follow her on twitter @AbbyMartin