From the monthly archives:

October 2011

Foreign Policy Roundup: U. Michigan’s Prof. Juan Cole and Journalist Robert Parry

October 31, 2011

Prof. Juan Cole of the University of Michigan and journalist Bob Parry join me for two wide-ranging conversations on recent foreign policy developments, including Iraq, Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iran and Israel/Palestine.

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State Department’s Peter Van Buren Delivers Scathing, Colorful Report on Billions Squandered on Iraq Projects

October 28, 2011

Peter Van Buren, who is holding on to his job at the State Department, talks about his incredible new book about his year in Iraq, We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People.

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Shahid Buttar on the Bill of Rights and Occupy Protests; Jason Leopold Reports CIA Kidnapped, Tortured “the wrong guy”; Katherine Gallagher of CCR on Canada’s Refusal to Arrest Bush for War Crimes

October 26, 2011

Shahid Buttar of Bill of Rights Defense Committee on the Occupy protests and the Bill of Rights; Jason Leopold on CIA official Glenn Carle’s revelation–he was ordered to torture an innocent Afghan; Katherine Gallagher of Center for Constitutional Rights on efforts to bring George W. Bush to justice.

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NYU Prof. Gilligan: Way More Violence Under GOP Than Dems; Whistleblower Joe Carson Needs Your Help on White House Petition; Will Durst Has Debate Fatigue

October 24, 2011

James Gilligan, NYU Prof. of Psychiatry and author, Why Some Politicians Are More Dangerous Than Others;  Joe Carson, engineer and whistleblower, asks you to sign White House petition; Will Durst is tired of Republican presidential debates, and, he sez,  so are the candidates.

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Boiling Frogs: Nada Prouty Was Fired From CIA and Prosecuted Like a Terrorist Suspect

October 21, 2011

Former FBI-CIA Agent Nada Prouty joins us in an exclusive Boiling Frogs interview–co-hosted with Sibel Edmonds– to discuss her journey from Lebanon to the United States, her sham marriage to obtain US citizenship, what motivated her to join the FBI counterterrorism unit, and why she left the FBI to join the CIA.

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Journalist Joe Lauria: Major Doubts About the Iranian-Mexican Plot to Kill Saudi Ambassador to US; Filmmaker Jeff Warrick on Subliminal Suggestion

October 19, 2011

Journalist Joe Lauria talks about the bizarre, alleged Iranian plot to kill the Saudi ambassador to Washington, and his exclusive report for Boiling Frogs Post.  Filmmaker Jeff Warrick talks about his new documentary, Programming the Nation.

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Boiling Frogs: Bill Bergman Follows the Money Around 9/11

October 17, 2011

Bill Bergman joins us to discuss compelling financial irregularities and cases involving pre-9/11 money transfers, suspicious activity reporting, and informed securities trading, all of which remain uninvestigated and unanswered to date. This is the latest instalment in the Boiling Frogs interview series, co-hosted with Sibel Edmonds.

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Obama Primary Challenger Aldous Tyler Prepares to File in NH; Catherine Austin Fitts Offers Interesting Insights on Wall St. Mess & Much More

October 13, 2011

Aldous Tyler is ready to file as Democratic challenger to Obama in New Hampshire primary;  Catherine Austin Fitts served at HUD in Bush I, and has lots to say about the mortgage bubble, the drug war, John Perkins and 9/11. She speaks in Mill Valley on October 27.

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Prof. Jeffrey Sachs on Our Broken Economy, and How to Fix It; Rachel Meeropol on Ending the Death Penalty

October 12, 2011

Columbia economist Jeffrey D. Sachs talks about our economic mess and his brilliant new book, The Price of Civilization; attorney Rachel Meeropol from Center for Constitutional Rights talks about the torture of condemned prisoners held in solitary for years.

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DC Protest Update: Right Wing Infiltrator Provokes Shutdown of Air & Space Museum; Radio and TV Nostalgia with Mike Miller, Gary Chew & PBC; Chew Reviews ‘The Ides of March’

October 10, 2011

Podcast 300….woo-hoo!!   PBC opens with a report on the October 8 incident at the museum, blamed on October 2011 protesters, but actually caused by a provocateur from a right wing tabloid;   Mike Miller, author of the memoir How High Can a Guy Stoop? and our film reviewer Gary Chew swap stories from their early daze […]

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