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PBC News & Comment Monday, July 30

NY Times is starting to hint at the array of foreign fighters in Syria, as Pepe Escobar reported here last week; Romney gaffes again as he panders to extremists in Israel   Continue reading PBC News & Comment Monday, July 30

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Public Radio Reporter Nancy Mullane on “Life After Murder”, plus Former San Quentin Lifers Don Cronk and John Dannenberg

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Nancy Mullane, an independent producer/reporter for public radio, on her revealing book about the politics of parole in California; plus Don Cronk, a former inmate who is profiled in her book, and former inmate John Dannenberg, whose brilliant legal work set the stage for many lifer releases. Continue reading Public Radio Reporter Nancy Mullane on “Life After Murder”, plus Former San Quentin Lifers Don Cronk and John Dannenberg

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Boiling Frogs: Journalist Michael Hughes on His Expose of the Karzai Brothers’ Corruption

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Journalist Michael Hughes details the corruption of Afghan leader Hamid Karzai and his brothers, in this Boiling Frogs interview, co-hosted with Sibel Edmonds. Continue reading Boiling Frogs: Journalist Michael Hughes on His Expose of the Karzai Brothers’ Corruption

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Former Vermont Governor Madeleine Kunin on Her New Book, “The New Feminist Agenda”; Matt Zimmerman of EFF on a Phone Company’s Challenge to National Security Letter

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Madeleine M. Kunin, former Vermont Governor and Ambassador to Switzerland, on her new book, The Feminist Agenda; attorney Matt Zimmerman of Electronic Frontier Foundation on an unusual challenge to the Patriot Act from a phone company. Continue reading Former Vermont Governor Madeleine Kunin on Her New Book, “The New Feminist Agenda”; Matt Zimmerman of EFF on a Phone Company’s Challenge to National Security Letter

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Journalist Peter Lance on the Blind Sheikh, Killing of al-Awlaki, and Long-term Failures by FBI and Justice Dept on Terrorists and Mobsters

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Peter Lance, former reporter for ABC's 20/20, who is an author, novelist and screenwriter, returns to talk about a range of subjects.  Lance talks fast, and knows too much.  Continue reading Journalist Peter Lance on the Blind Sheikh, Killing of al-Awlaki, and Long-term Failures by FBI and Justice Dept on Terrorists and Mobsters