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Army Lawyer Lt. Col. Darrell Vandeveld on PTSD Case; Prof Vincanne Adams on Privatized Katrina Recovery

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Lt. Col. Darrell Vandeveld, who resigned as a Guantanamo prosecutor in protest, shares his views after defending soldier convicted of fratricide; Prof. Vincanne Adams of UCSF reports on her study of the relief efforts that followed Hurricane Katrina. Continue reading Army Lawyer Lt. Col. Darrell Vandeveld on PTSD Case; Prof Vincanne Adams on Privatized Katrina Recovery

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PBC News & Comment: A.G. Holder Tries to Mend Fences with Media Over Illegal Spying

The chilling effect of spying on reporters is irreversible--they must expect that First Amendment rights are now optional.... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: A.G. Holder Tries to Mend Fences with Media Over Illegal Spying

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PBC News & Comment: Is Obama’s Pick for FBI Boss Worse than Mueller?

Obama names Republican James Comey, who was John Ashcroft's #2 at "Justice" Dept. to head the FBI, another bad pick..... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Is Obama’s Pick for FBI Boss Worse than Mueller?

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PBC News & Comment: As Millions Worldwide Protest GMO’s, Our Senate Bows to Monsanto

On May 25, millions marched against Frankenfoods in 52 countries; US Senate killed weak measure to permit GMO labelling, by 71-27 vote... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: As Millions Worldwide Protest GMO’s, Our Senate Bows to Monsanto

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Boiling Frogs: Reporter Joe Lauria on the Spiked Series in “London Times”, Boston Bombing Investigation, Syria and More

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Reporter Joe Lauria joins Sibel Edmonds for this Boiling Frogs podcast, and adds to revelations that Times of London spiked articles based on Edmonds' information, which it independently verified. Continue reading Boiling Frogs: Reporter Joe Lauria on the Spiked Series in “London Times”, Boston Bombing Investigation, Syria and More

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Reporter Jason Leopold Debriefs His Recent Visit to Guantanamo, Comments on Obama’s Policy Changes

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Reporter Jason Leopold gives a detailed account of his recent visit to Guantanamo, talks about the hunger strike and the President's speech on May 23 about the possible release of some prisoners and other security issues. Continue reading Reporter Jason Leopold Debriefs His Recent Visit to Guantanamo, Comments on Obama’s Policy Changes

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PBC News & Comment: Obama Offers New & Improved Vision, Without Leadership

In important speech interrupted by Medea Benjamin, Obama delivered some truth, some truthiness, a revised vision but no leadership to implement it.... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Obama Offers New & Improved Vision, Without Leadership

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PBC News & Comment: In Obama’s Big Speech, Any Change We Can Believe In?

Obama's speech today offers some hope for change regarding drones, targeted killing and closing Guantanamo--can we believe in it?    Continue reading PBC News & Comment: In Obama’s Big Speech, Any Change We Can Believe In?

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PBC News & Comment: Obama Forgot to Tell Us About 4th American Killed by Drones

In advance of Obama's national security speech, Holder admits that 4 Americans have been killed by drones in Pakistan, Yemen.... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Obama Forgot to Tell Us About 4th American Killed by Drones