Graeme MacQueen is on the steering committee hosting the Internation Hearings on the Events of September 11, 2001 in Toronto September 8-11. Arthur Naiman's handy little book is 9/11 The Simple Facts: Why The Official Story Can't Possibly Be True.
Lori van Auken, whose husband was killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11/01, continues to search for the truth. This powerful interview is part of the Boiling Frogs series, co-hosted with Sibel Edmonds.
Aldous Tyler, the Wisconsin activist, is considering a primary challenge to Obama--woud you support it? Roger Shuler of Alabama returns to update us on the "Bingo trial", incoherent actions of the Holder Justice Department, and Gov. Rick Perry's legal problems--if he were treated the way former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman was.
Ralph Steiner is a journalist with a background in physics who has investigated the 1947 Roswell UFO event for many years. With credit and thanks to Steiner's archives, we include interview clips from many credible people, framed by the rich detail of Steiner's commentary. It's a follow-up to our interview with Annie Jacobsen about her book Area 51 in PBC podcast 266 on 6/22/11. Continue reading Journalist Ralph Steiner Gives Us an In-Depth Recounting of the UFO Event at Roswell, New Mexico
Frank Schaeffer used to be an insider in the religious right--son of Reconstructionist preacher Francis Schaeffer, who is cited as a major influence on Michele Bachman. He issues a powerful indictment of her fundamentalism, and starts by calling her a liar about "submission" to her husband. Will Durst comments on the 12-member "Super Congress". Continue reading Ex-Evangelical Leader Frank Schaeffer Says Michelle Bachman Lies About “Submission” and More; Will Durst Unloads on Congress
Thomas Frank, author of What's the Matter With Kansas and The Wrecking Crew, returns to talk about his next book, the problems with Obama, and his recent Harper's column on the Age of Enron. Mike Elk, journalist and activist, talks about the writer's strike at Huffington Post and about the role of ALEC in filling prisons--and then privatizing the operation of prisons. Continue reading Tom Frank, Harper’s Columnist, on Obama’s Decline and the Age of Enron; Journalist/Activist Mike Elk on the HuffPo Strike and ALEC
J. Stephen Zunes, Professor of Politics and Chair of Middle East Studies at University of San Francisco, returns to talk about an array of foreign policy issues, starting with the false claim from Obama advisor John Brennan that there have been no civilians killed by drone strikes in the past year and the inability of the New York Times to call proven falsehoods, well, lies; interesting array of reaction to call for Obama challenger. Continue reading Prof. Stephen Zunes On Drone Deaths, AfPak, Iraq, Syria and Much More; Email Responses to Call for a Primay Challenge to Obama
Henry Norr tells how Greece, Israel, Turkey and the US blocked this summer's Gaza Freedom Flotilla from sailing to Gaza; Harvey Wasserman on the NO NUKES concert and efforts to block new nuke plants in the US. Continue reading Henry Norr on the Thwarted Gaza Flotilla; Harvey Wasserman on NO NUKES Reunion Concert
Phyllis Bennis, a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, returns with a detailed recap of recent events in the Middle East and America's wars; Will Durst compares Obama's concessions in the deficit struggle with the great cave-ins of recent history, including the one at the coal mine in Chile last year. Continue reading Middle East Update with Phyllis Bennis on Afghanistan, Syria, Libya, Israel, Turkey, Iraq and more…..Will Durst on Obama “The Concessionaire”
Presidential campaigns, future and past. PBC comments on the recent resolution by progressive Democrats calling for a primary challenge to Obama next year; Dr. Bob Fitrakis presents new evidence of GOP election fraud in Ohio in 2004, which delivered a second term to Bush and Cheney. Continue reading Progressive Dems in California Call for a Primary Challenge to Obama; Bob Fitrakis with New Evidence of Election Theft in 2004