From the monthly archives:

March 2010

Info on Podcast #117

March 30, 2010

NY Times makes correction, continues misreporting on ACORN; Gov. Don Siegelman updates his fight for justice. For months, Brad Friedman of Bradblog has waged a valiant fight with top editors at the NY Times, demanding corrections to its repeated false reports about ACORN and the entrapment video created by James O’Keefe. On March 21, Public […]

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Info on Podcast #116

March 26, 2010

Prof. Stephen Jones on 9/11 explosive evidence; 2 activists fight White House on coal ash rules. Dr. Jones details the peer reviewed study that confirms that dust from 4 locations near the World Trade Center contained residue from the high tech explosive nanothermite. We begin the conversation with Jones’ description of his early retirement from […]

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Info on Podcast #115

March 23, 2010

Dems health insurance victory? Cuba Rising. On the day Obama signs the Senate bill just passed by the House, Margaret Flowers, MD returns to critique the bill and renew the call for single payer. Dr. Flowers, who was arrested on the order of Sen. Baucus for demanding hearings on single payer, describes the major shortcomings […]

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ooooops! wrong frog!

March 22, 2010

As astute listener Anoel Rinaldi pointed out, I managed to post the recent interview with Coleen Rowley twice–the same show is podcast 98 and 110. It’s part of the Boiling Frogs series, and I mixed up the order, serving up the wrong boiled frog. It was not intended as a test, but she was the […]

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Info on Podcast #114

March 22, 2010

US Media’s pro-Israel bias. Phil Weiss, veteran magazine journalist, talks about his experience with mainstream print outlets and their biased coverage of the Israel-Palestine dispute. His powerful blog and news site, Mondo Weiss offers his opinions and news from sources outside the US. This is the next installment of the Boiling Frogs interview series, co-hosted […]

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Info on Podcast #113

March 19, 2010

John Fitzgerald, not a Kennedy–but a fiery progressive. Fitzgerald is challenging 21-term Rep. George Miller in the June primary, to send a message from progressive Democrats to their leaders: “don’t ignore us”. From healthcare to warfare, failure to hold BushCo accountable, to Wall St. bailouts, Fitzgerald has strong and thoughtful progressive positions detailed here. He […]

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Info on Podcast #112

March 17, 2010

Analyst David Kersten on California Prop. 16; Francis Moore Lappe on her new book, Getting a Grip 2. Kersten is a former legislative staffer and progressive lobbyist who has just published a strong analysis of Prop. 16, a constitutional amendment that would strengthen the monopoly power of utility Pacific Gas & Electric by requiring a […]

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Info on Podcast #111

March 16, 2010

Phyllis Bennis: Ending Afghan War; Ian Fletcher: Free Trade Doesn’t Work. Bennis is a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies in D.C, and co-author of the new “primer”: Ending the US War in Afghanistan. She explains that the war is illegal, not supported by most Americans, and appears unwinnable. We talk about Obama’s weak […]

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Info on Podcast#110

March 15, 2010

Coleen Rowley, courageous whistleblower, still. Rowley is the 24-year FBI agent who exposed the Bureau’s failures prior to 9/11 in the investigation of “20th hijacker” Zacarias Moussaoui, and joins Sibel Edmonds and PBC for the next installment of the Boiling Frogs series. Rowley remains outspoken on Bush-era interrogations and torture, accountability for torture and other […]

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California Prop 16 covered on TV

March 10, 2010

Your humble host is now co-host of a new local cable interview show in Marin County, CA. The powerful utility, Pacific Gas & Electric is fighting the launch of a new public power agency that will allow us to buy electricity generated from renewable resources. We bring you two voices in this important debate, the […]

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