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PBC News & Comment: Exclusive!! Attorney Carl Mayer Files NDAA Appeal at Supreme Court

Carl Mayer, attorney who won ruling that NDAA detention clause is unconstitutional, files new appeal with US Supreme Court today... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Exclusive!! Attorney Carl Mayer Files NDAA Appeal at Supreme Court

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Afghan-American Tamim Ansary on his New Book, “Games Without Rules”

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For an Afghan's views on the US war in Afghanistan, we talk with Tamim Ansary, author of Games Without Rules: The Often Interrupted History of AfghanistanContinue reading Afghan-American Tamim Ansary on his New Book, “Games Without Rules”

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PBC News & Comment: Michigan Tells Union Workers: “Take Your Job & Shove It”

Radical Republicans controlling Michigan's legislature have rammed through anti-union "right to work" laws, domino effect is possible... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Michigan Tells Union Workers: “Take Your Job & Shove It”

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PBC News & Comment: N.Y. Times Ends Blackout on Manning Pre-trial Proceedings

Prodded by its Public Editor, NY Times sends reporter to  Day 9 of Manning hearings, buries catch-up story in Saturday edition... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: N.Y. Times Ends Blackout on Manning Pre-trial Proceedings

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PBC News & Comment: Supreme Court Catholics will review Prop 8 and DOMA

Supreme Court announces it will review California's Prop. 8 and Bill Clinton's fiasco Defense of Marriage and Lewinsky Distraction Act.... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Supreme Court Catholics will review Prop 8 and DOMA

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Journalist Steve Horn and Financial Analyst Deborah Rogers Expose the Shale Gas Bubble and Other Fracking News; Prof. Noha Radwan on Egypt and Morsi’s Future

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Steve Horn, the journalist who covers fracking, and financial analyst Deborah Rogers report on the shale gas bubble, which may soon burst or deflate;  UC Davis Professor Noha Radwan, an Egyptian who voted for President Morsi in the June election, offers her views on the crisis in Egypt.  Continue reading Journalist Steve Horn and Financial Analyst Deborah Rogers Expose the Shale Gas Bubble and Other Fracking News; Prof. Noha Radwan on Egypt and Morsi’s Future

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PBC News & Comment: Ugly “Secrets” of Obama’s War in Yemen

Blowback in Yemen: expert Gregory Johnsen of Princeton, tells how US attacks backfire, and opposes John Brennan as CIA boss...  Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Ugly “Secrets” of Obama’s War in Yemen

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Yemen Expert, Gregory Johnsen of Princeton, Says US “Secret War” in Yemen is Backfiring, Opposes Brennan as Next CIA Director; Will Durst’s Top 10 of ’12

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Gregory Johnsen is a scholar at Princeton U, an expert on Yemen who's actually been there.  In a new book and recent op-ed, he says US strikes in Yemen are causing support for al Qaeda to grow, and he opposes the appointment of John Brennan to CIA boss.  Continue reading Yemen Expert, Gregory Johnsen of Princeton, Says US “Secret War” in Yemen is Backfiring, Opposes Brennan as Next CIA Director; Will Durst’s Top 10 of ’12

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PBC News & Comment: Dave Brubeck’s final “Time Out”; GOP Dysfunction

Jazz legend Dave Brubeck dies;  Fox "News" benches Rove and Morris, offered deal to Petraeus to run for prez..... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Dave Brubeck’s final “Time Out”; GOP Dysfunction

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PBC News & Comment: Seattle Next to Lose AM Progressive Talk Station?

AM progressive talk reaches unfortunate tipping point, as KPTK in Seattle is expected to drop lib talk for more sports blather Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Seattle Next to Lose AM Progressive Talk Station?