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Convention Special: Dems in Philly Party Like It’s 2004

Sanders supporters score momentary victory over Debbie Wasserman Schultz, but leaderless, rudderless opposition won’t derail establishment Clinton-Kaine train.... Continue reading Convention Special: Dems in Philly Party Like It’s 2004

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PBC News & Comment: Trump is the Result of Roger Ailes and “Fox News”

As Roger Ailes departs the “Fox News” propaganda machine he founded, the monster he created launches campaign based on Fox fantasies…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Trump is the Result of Roger Ailes and “Fox News”

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In-Depth Interview: Prof. Rebecca Gordon Says Obama’s Drone Killings Are Murders

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Rebecca Gordon, professor of philosophy at University of San Francisco, offers sharp legal and moral criticism of Obama's targeted killing program using aerial drones. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Prof. Rebecca Gordon Says Obama’s Drone Killings Are Murders

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PBC News & Comment: Trump Coronation in Cleveland Tonight

Climax in Cleveland expected to be Trump’s acceptance speech, but Peter Thiel’s “more capitalism, less democracy” message may overshadow Donald….. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Trump Coronation in Cleveland Tonight

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PBC News & Comment: Justice Dept. Finally Indicts Some Bankers

No Americans or Wall Streeters involved as federal prosecutors file criminal fraud charges against 2 British bankers, Obama protection continues… Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Justice Dept. Finally Indicts Some Bankers

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PBC News & Comment: Trump Team Blames Hillary for Melania’s Plagiarism

In convention speech, Melania Trump Cribbed from Michelle Obama and Rick Astley; which is worse: plagiarism or “Rickrolling?..... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Trump Team Blames Hillary for Melania’s Plagiarism

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PBC News & Comment: Abortive Coup in Turkey, Cop Killings in Baton Rouge Set Stage for Trump Convention

Week of horror includes Bastille Day deaths in Nice, failed military coup in Turkey, and Sunday’s Baton Rouge police killings….. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Abortive Coup in Turkey, Cop Killings in Baton Rouge Set Stage for Trump Convention

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In-Depth Interview: Prof. Rashad Shabazz Uses Historical Geography to Analyze Segregation, Incarceration

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Rashad Shabazz, assistant professor in the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University talks about his remarkable book Spatializing Blackness: Architectures of Confinement and Black Masculinity in Chicago. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Prof. Rashad Shabazz Uses Historical Geography to Analyze Segregation, Incarceration

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PBC News & Comment: Nice Attack Defines Summer of 2016

War-driven upheaval and displacement, simmering ethnic and religious tensions lead to more repression, loss of life: a vicious cycle….. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Nice Attack Defines Summer of 2016

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PBC News & Comment: Trump Expected to Pick Pence for Veep

All leaks point to Indiana's ultraconservative Gov. Mike Pence as Trump VP pick, Chris Christie stranded at George Washington Bridge…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Trump Expected to Pick Pence for Veep