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Holiday Break and Website Changes

To my valued listeners:  We are on a holiday break until the first week of January.  You have my warm holiday wishes and best for the New Year. If you are in the Bay Area, I will be on KGO 810 AM 12/24 from 8-11am and 1/7 from 11am to 2pm.  Others can catch the stream at kgoradio.com

We are making some changes to the website and our terms, effective in January.  Continue reading Holiday Break and Website Changes

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Back Story on Syria: Sibel Edmonds and Journalist Pepe Escobar

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Cutting through the disinformation and spin, Sibel Edmonds and Pepe Escobar reveal back stories about the conflict in Syria that are not reported in the mainstream media.  Continue reading Back Story on Syria: Sibel Edmonds and Journalist Pepe Escobar

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Progressives Have a Choice: Meet Jill Stein, Green Party Presidential Candidate

Dr. Jill Stein is the leading presidential candidate for the Green Party for 2012.  In this wide-ranging interview, she makes a strong impression as a smart, well-informed progressive. Continue reading Progressives Have a Choice: Meet Jill Stein, Green Party Presidential Candidate

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PBC News & Comment, Monday December 19

We lead with an excerpt from our Jack Abramoff interview--the part where Abramoff rudely hung up and ended his participation.  We also cover the recently departed:  Cesaria Evora, Christopher Hitchens, King Jong Il, Vaclav Havel, and San Francisco philanthropist Warren Hellman. Continue reading PBC News & Comment, Monday December 19

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Convicted Superlobbyist Jack Abramoff Hangs Up Mid-Interview, Rather than Apologizing to Native American Leader

Jack Abramoff's rehabilitation media tour hit the rocks today, as he abruptly hung up and ended the interview rather than talk with Tom Rodgers of the Blackfoot Nation.

Continue reading Convicted Superlobbyist Jack Abramoff Hangs Up Mid-Interview, Rather than Apologizing to Native American Leader

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PBC News & Comment, Friday December 16

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John Fogerty rocks us into the news that the US occupation of Iraq is over, we don't gotta take it no more. Continue reading PBC News & Comment, Friday December 16

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PBC News & Comment,Thursday December 15

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The Senate honored Bill of Rights Day by rolling back constitutional rights, passing the Defense bill; Obama declines to veto as threatened. Continue reading PBC News & Comment,Thursday December 15

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PBC News & Comment, Wednesday December 14

Confusing, conflicting reports on the language in the Defense funding bill that enables detention of Americans without charge or trial.  We urge you to demand an Obama veto until the bill can be fixed. Continue reading PBC News & Comment, Wednesday December 14

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Harpers’ Tom Frank Returns for a Frank, Slightly Rambling Take on Current Events

Thomas C. Frank, lead essayist for Harpers, returns to talk about jobs, payroll tax cut extension, detention of Americans without charge or trial, and to deliver relentless plugs for his new book, Pity the Billionaire, which drops in January. Continue reading Harpers’ Tom Frank Returns for a Frank, Slightly Rambling Take on Current Events

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PBC News & Comment, Tuesday December 13

Constitutional Crisis:  Americans lose fundamental rights if Obama signs National Defense Authorization Act.  We lead with an excerpt from the interview with Shahid Buttar in podcast 331. Continue reading PBC News & Comment, Tuesday December 13