From the monthly archives:

May 2010

Info on Podcast #136

May 24, 2010

California Special! PBC was asked by listener Ethan Knox to comment on the June 8 primary election. While he does not explicitly endorse candidates or tell you how to vote, your over-opinionated humble host is quite willing to tell you how he’s going to vote: Republican. That’s right, as an independent (decline-to-state) voter in California, […]

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Info on Podcast #135

May 20, 2010

Naomi Wolf, author and activist joins me and Sibel Edmonds for the next installment of the Boiling Frogs interview series. Wolf has been outspoken about the loss of civil liberties and our creeping police state. Wolf’s latest book is The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot.

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Info on Podcast #134

May 18, 2010

Steven L. Pease, author of The Golden Age of Jewish Achievement. Pease, a retired CEO and venture capitalist, talks about his interest in Jewish culture that developed as he worked with many Jews in business. As a gentile, he has an outsider’s appreciation for the cultural and religious characteristics–especially the commitment to education–that have enabled […]

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Info on Podcast #133

May 14, 2010

Journalist Paul Fitzgerald on US drone attacks; Nancy Talanian on adopting refugees from Guantanamo. Fitzgerald and his wife Elizabeth Gould first covered Afghanistan for CBS in 1981, later for PBS. We talk about their latest dispatch at Boiling Frogs about the negative impact of US drone strikes, which kill 50 civilians for each alleged terrorist […]

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Info on Podcast #132

May 13, 2010

Outspoken Professor Francis Boyle discusses the October 2001 anthrax attacks, the technology behind the letter to Senator Daschle, and assesses the case based on his years of expertise with America’s bio-weapons programs, and as an expert who was responsible for drafting the Biological Weapons Anti-Terrorism Act of 1989, which was passed unanimously by both houses […]

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Info on Podcast #131

May 7, 2010

War Correspondent Anand Gopal on Afghanistan/Pakistan; Veronique Raskin on organic wines. Gopal is an independent reporter who writes for The Nation, Wall Street Journal and Christian Science Monitor. He was our guest in January regarding his reporting on American night raids and secret detention centers in Afghanistan, and in this conversation he updates us on […]

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Info on Podcast #130

May 5, 2010

Moonie Paper Going Down?Journalist Robert Parry of Consortiumnews.com has filed a Special Report on financial problems at Moon’s Washington Times which has been a reliable propaganda organ for the GOP for more than 20 years. John Gorenfeld also joins the conversation, author of Bad Moon Rising: How Rev. Moon Created The Washington Times, Seduced the […]

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Info on Podcast #129

May 1, 2010

Spill, Baby, Spill! Investigative reporter Jason Leopold of Truthout.org exposes the sorry record of BP on oil spills, its failed ombudsman program, Halliburton’s contribution to the Horizon debacle, and BP’s failures on a larger Gulf platform, Atlantis. We also discussed the politics of Obama’s recent call to expand offshore drilling, hours before the president backtracked […]

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