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Boiling Frogs: Pepe Escobar on Arab Spring and bin Laden Death Reports

Pepe Escobar, the globetrotting correspondent for Asia Times, returns for a Boiling Frogs interview, co-hosted with Sibel Edmonds. Continue reading Boiling Frogs: Pepe Escobar on Arab Spring and bin Laden Death Reports

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Journalist Russ Baker’s Not Afraid to Ask the Tough Questions; Will Durst Taunts Gingrich

Russ Baker, founder of WhoWhatWhy.com and author of Family of Secrets, returns for a wide ranging conversation about the failings of the corporate media and its coverage of the bin Laden raid and other recent events.  Will Durst, in a rare burst of self-interest, says "Run, Newt, Run!"  Continue reading Journalist Russ Baker’s Not Afraid to Ask the Tough Questions; Will Durst Taunts Gingrich

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Boiling Frogs: Top Whistleblower Attorney Steve Kohn

Latest installment in the Boiling Frogs interview series, co-hosted with Sibel Edmonds.  Our guest is Stephen M. Cohn of the National Whistleblower Center and author of the new book, The Whistleblower's Handbook. Continue reading Boiling Frogs: Top Whistleblower Attorney Steve Kohn

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Two Views on Obama’s Speech on Mideast: Prof. Steven Zunes and Col. Ann Wright

President Obama gave a speech at the State Department on May 19, defining US policies toward the Arab uprisings and offering his clearest views to date on Israel/Palestine.  We get comments from J. Stephen Zunes, Chair of Mideast Studies and Professor of Politics at University of San Francisco, and US Army Col. (retired) Ann Wright. Continue reading Two Views on Obama’s Speech on Mideast: Prof. Steven Zunes and Col. Ann Wright

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Jason Leopold Excloo: Abu Zubaydah “Lost an Eye”; PBC on Arnold’s Bastards; Will Durst Sez Men Are Pigs

Jason Leopold's Truthout exclusive:  alleged "high-value" detainee Abu Zubaydah had his left eye removed shortly after he was captured in 2002--and doesn't know why!  PBC comments that it wasn't just the housekeeper who got screwed by Schwarzeneger, and Will Durst comments on the current sex scandals. Continue reading Jason Leopold Excloo: Abu Zubaydah “Lost an Eye”; PBC on Arnold’s Bastards; Will Durst Sez Men Are Pigs

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Boiling Frogs: Turkish Exile Gulen Runs Madrasas in Asia, Charter Schools in US

Dr. Aland Mizell, a worldwide expert on Turkey and its oppressed Kurdish minority, exposes the Gulen movement.  This is the latest instalment in the Boiling Frogs interview series, co-hosted with Sibel Edmonds.

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Antonia Juhasz on Gulf Oil Blowout; PBC Raises Quaint Questions About bin Laden’s Execution; Will Durst on Obama Gets Osama

Oil industry expert Antonia Juhasz returns to talk about Black Tide: The Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill; your humble host rants about morality and rule of law in the killing of bin Laden; Will Durst has his own take on Obama vs. Osama.  Continue reading Antonia Juhasz on Gulf Oil Blowout; PBC Raises Quaint Questions About bin Laden’s Execution; Will Durst on Obama Gets Osama

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Siegelman’s Political Persecution Continues; Dr. David Ansell on His New Book, “County”

Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman and intrepid blogger Roger Shuler return to report on a recent Appeals court ruling in the case;  Dr. David Ansell, author of  County: Life, Death and Politics at Chicago's Public Hospital. Continue reading Siegelman’s Political Persecution Continues; Dr. David Ansell on His New Book, “County”

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On Afghanistan: Second Instalment of Gould & Fitzgerald

As promised in Podcast 233 released on 4/1/11, here is a follow-up interview with Gould and Fitzgerald, co-hosted with Sibel Edmonds of Boiling Frogs Post.  It's a wide-ranging discussion of recent events and the current situation in Afghanistan. Continue reading On Afghanistan: Second Instalment of Gould & Fitzgerald

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Fight Against Patriot Act Renewal and FBI Police-State Tactics Heats Up; Florida Criminalizes Poverty and Cuts Unemployment Benefits

Shahid Buttar, the rhymin' executive director of Bill of Rights Defense Committee returns to talk about FBI abuses, this month's vote in Congress on extending the Patriot Act, and the appointment of a new FBI director this year;  Keith McHenry, co-founder of Food Not Bombs, reports on the efforts in Florida to block distribution of free food to poor and homeless people.  Continue reading Fight Against Patriot Act Renewal and FBI Police-State Tactics Heats Up; Florida Criminalizes Poverty and Cuts Unemployment Benefits