February 13th, 2013
(RussiaToday) – On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin talks to RT Web Producer, Andrew Blake, about the reintroduction of CISPA, and the implications it may have on personal privacy and net neutrality. Abby then highlights 12 year old student, Lauren Rojas, as today’s hero for successfully launching a Hello Kitty toy into space using a weather balloon, Abby then calls out Diana Medley, a special-ed teacher in Indiana as today’s villain, for pushing for a ‘Traditional’ high school prom, to exclude gays and lesbians from attending. BTS then talks to founder of Dream Factory, Art Jones, about the staggering statistics surrounding AIDS and HIV epidemic in America and discussing his film on the subject. Abby wraps up the show with a look at a few of the myths surrounding military service, and the propaganda used by the US military to encourage young people to enlist.
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On Breaking the Set’s 100th Episode, Abby Martin highlights a few of her favorite interviews since the launch of the show including filmmaker Oliver Stone, journalist & author Chris Hedges, and former US President Jimmy Carter. Abby then interviews talk show host of ‘What Really Happened’, Mike Rivero, about fugitive Chris Dorner and the LAPD, mental health and how it relates to mass shootings. BTS wraps up the show with a look at some of the analysis of George W. Bush’s artwork and how it detracts from his war crimes.