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From the Archive: Scott Ritter on Mike Flynn’s Ejection from the Trump Administration

On a recent David Feldman podcast, your mostly-retired host recapped Aaron Maté's recent critical review of false reporting about Russiagate, including articles that won Pulitzers.  Feldman pushed back with skepticism regarding the Mike Flynn imbroglio;  PBC shared that view before this show with Scott Ritter. Continue reading From the Archive: Scott Ritter on Mike Flynn’s Ejection from the Trump Administration

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From the Archive: Joe Hickman Blew the Whistle on Burn Pits Over 5 Years Ago

On Veterans Day 2021, Joe Biden acknowledged that thousands of Iraq veterans were exposed to toxic burn pits; but he's not doing much to force the VA to recognize the serious illnesses of at least 60,000 troops. Continue reading From the Archive: Joe Hickman Blew the Whistle on Burn Pits Over 5 Years Ago

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From the Archive: Co-authors Kiriakou and Hickman Detail the Case of Abu Zubaydeh

On October 6, 2021 the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments about the government's assertion of "state secrets privilege" to prevent the disclosure of key facts about the torture of Abu Zubaydeh that are not remotely secret. Continue reading From the Archive: Co-authors Kiriakou and Hickman Detail the Case of Abu Zubaydeh

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From the Archive: David Cay Johnston on Corporate Scammers, Including P G & E

On the David Feldman Show taping of September 30, we discussed California wildfires, many of which have been caused by the negligence of our rogue utility, P G & E.  This 2012 interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter David Cay Johnston includes his comments on P G & E and its "stranded costs". Continue reading From the Archive: David Cay Johnston on Corporate Scammers, Including P G & E

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Post-Retirement Special: 20 Years On, 9/11 Coverup Is Holding Firm, Protected By Gatekeepers in Government, Media and Academia

Despite the evident failures of foreign and domestic policy triggered by the events of 9/11, disprovable myths of the official narrative are treated as gospel, as obvious contradictions are dismissed as "debunked conspiracy theories".  Continue reading Post-Retirement Special: 20 Years On, 9/11 Coverup Is Holding Firm, Protected By Gatekeepers in Government, Media and Academia

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From the Archive: Accused RFK Assassin, Sirhan Sirhan, Wins Provisional Parole After 55 Years

At the end of August, 2021, Sirhan Sirhan--convicted for the muder of Bobby Kennedy--was granted parole, subject to review by California's governor.  While Sirhan took responsibility for the crime, it appears he didn't actually kill RFK. Continue reading From the Archive: Accused RFK Assassin, Sirhan Sirhan, Wins Provisional Parole After 55 Years

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From the Archive: The Real Story of the ‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh

As Americans make a messy exit from Afghanistan after 20 years, our messy entry in 2001 has been largely erased.  The distorted official narrative and media coverage of the case of John Lindh has never been corrected, and most Americans falsely believe that Lindh was a traitor who killed a CIA agent. Continue reading From the Archive: The Real Story of the ‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh

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From the Archive: Trevor Aaronson Exposes Concocted FBI Sting Operations

Buzzfeed News recently published a detailed investigation of the Wolverine Watchmen, a pro-Trump armed militia group in Michigan busted by the FBI in October 2020 for an alleged plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.  The report reveals another concocted sting operation by the FBI. Continue reading From the Archive: Trevor Aaronson Exposes Concocted FBI Sting Operations

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From the Archive: Rob Shetterly Makes Portraits of Truth Tellers

For years, painter Rob Shetterly has been creating portraits of people he sees as truth tellers.  His latest is of Daniel Hale, who exposed America's drone warfare program. Continue reading From the Archive: Rob Shetterly Makes Portraits of Truth Tellers

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From the (Deep) Archive: Mal Sharpe Interviews People On Street About PBC

On the occasion of PBC's induction into the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame, we take you back to 1993 when the late, legendary Mal Sharpe stood with Collins under a KSFO billboard and interviewed passersby. Continue reading From the (Deep) Archive: Mal Sharpe Interviews People On Street About PBC