From the monthly archives:

January 2010

Saturday Jan 30–Live Webcast!!!

January 30, 2010

Join us tonight 6-8pm PST for a live video fundraiser on the web. We are raising money to send nurses to Haiti, and I’m asking for your help. Log in at www.nursetalksite.com call in at 888-573-8372 email peter@peterbcollins.com donate at www.sendanurse.org

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Info on Podcast #91

January 28, 2010

Scott Horton of Harper’s on Gitmo homicides; refugee Ziad Abbas on the humanitarian crisis in Gaza; PBC on Obama’s State of the Union speech. Horton has done an incredible reporting job with credible eyewitness accounts about the events of June 9, 2006 at the black site “Camp No” outside the main prison at Guantamo Bay, […]

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Info on Podcast #90

January 25, 2010

Andy Worthington on Guantanamo. This is the next installment of the Boiling Frogs interview series, co-hosted with Sibel Edmonds. Worthington is a leading expert on Guantanamo and provides us with an overview of America’s detention center at Guantanamo Bay and the plight of 774 individuals, most of whom are innocent of any terrorism connections. He […]

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Air America Crashes, No Surprise

January 22, 2010

With the announcement of Air America’s second, final trip into bankruptcy, an important chapter comes to a close. When Sheldon and Anita Drobny first floated the idea in 2003, liberal radio guys like me said, “finally, we can take back talk radio from the right.” When it launched in 2004, I had a daily show […]

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Info on Podcast #89

January 22, 2010

David Cobb on Supreme Court, Inc. and nurse Deborah Berger on Haiti relief. Cobb was the 2004 Green Party presidential candidate and is a strong opponent of corporate control. He offers a clear critique of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision that removes the limits on direct corporate electioneering for candidates, and raises concerns about foreign […]

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Info on Podcast #88

January 21, 2010

Stolen election? Stolen democracy? Brad Friedman of Bradblog.com raises serious questions about the Senate election in Massachusetts and grave concerns about the pro-corporate Supreme Court decision; Joe Carson, Energy Dept. whistleblower, with a challenge to Obama and NY Times. Friedman hammers the Democrats for conceding before the votes were counted, despite a number of reports […]

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Marriage Equality on Trial in S.F.

January 18, 2010

There’s a high stakes trial underway in federal court in San Francisco regarding the right of same sex couples to marry. Judge Vaughn Walker, a GOP appointee of Bush I, has shown great courage in his handling of the wiretapping/state secrets cases in his court the past few years. He is presiding, without a jury, […]

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Info on Podcast #87

January 18, 2010

Daniel Ellsberg: Obama has “pissed on” our hopes. Co-hosted with Sibel Edmonds, this is the next chapter of the Boiling Frogs interview series. Dan Ellsberg provides us with his analysis of Barack Obama’s presidency, shares with us what led him to cast his vote for Obama, and how and why he’s been let down and […]

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Help for Haiti

January 14, 2010

We’re all touched by the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti, killing up to 25% of the people. One way to help is to support the group of nurses dispatched to Haiti by the California Nurses Association. Get info at Calnurses.org Personally, I don’t trust the Red Cross–after our 1989 earthquake in San Francisco, Red Cross […]

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Info on Podcast #86

January 14, 2010

Sasha Abramsky, Inside Obama’s Brain, new study questions validity of Prop. 8 election. Abramsky writes for The Nation, Mother Jones, Rolling Stone and other publications. His book is a study of Obama’s traits and is based on interviews with over 100 people who know Obama. We talk about the campaign and the first year in […]

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