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PBC News & Comment: Death Squad Dance in the Obama White House

More official leaks fuel debate over drone assassination of alleged al Qaeda leader "al-Shami", who was born in the US.... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Death Squad Dance in the Obama White House

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PBC News & Comment: NSA’s British Partner Spies on Millions of Yahoo Webcam Users

Guardian says Snowden docs show GCHQ's "Optic Nerve" program spies on  millions of innocent people, including many naked ones!.... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: NSA’s British Partner Spies on Millions of Yahoo Webcam Users

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As New Bitcoin Crisis Continues, Here’s an Explanation of Digital Currency and How Bitcoin Works

Gordon Whiting is CEO of Mix TV, and spent years working to develop a digital currency like Bitcoin.  In this interview, originally aired on Angie Coiro's In Deep, Whiting explains the history of currencies and how Bitcoin is supposed to work. Continue reading As New Bitcoin Crisis Continues, Here’s an Explanation of Digital Currency and How Bitcoin Works

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PBC News & Comment: American Corporations Don’t Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes, Again

While corporate tax rate is nominally 35%,  average is 19% and many big corporations pay no tax,  even get refunds!.... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: American Corporations Don’t Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes, Again

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PBC News & Comment: Time to Go Home!

Obama threatens Karzai with the "zero option", withdrawing all US troops by yearend....let's make sure he carries it out!.... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Time to Go Home!

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PBC News & Comment: Weekend Coup in Ukraine is Another Trophy for American NeoCons

Elvis Costello's "Goon Squad" opens the podcast and lead story on the US-approved coup in Ukraine, Robert Parry provides analysis.... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Weekend Coup in Ukraine is Another Trophy for American NeoCons

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Meet Shenna Bellows, the True Progressive 2014 Candidate for US Senate from Maine

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Shenna Bellows is a young leader, fighting for our Bill of Rights, marriage equality, and real solutions to climate change.  In this in-depth interview, she details her positions and her plan to replace Susan Collins as Maine's senator. Continue reading Meet Shenna Bellows, the True Progressive 2014 Candidate for US Senate from Maine

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PBC News & Comment: “Religious Freedom” is No Excuse for Discrimination Against Gays, Muslims, or Critical Catholics

Arizona passes bad law, federal judge OK's police spying on Muslims, British Catholics censor song, video on abuse by priests..... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: “Religious Freedom” is No Excuse for Discrimination Against Gays, Muslims, or Critical Catholics

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Education Policy Experts Murnane and Duncan Talk About Common Core and Fighting Inequality

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Two top experts on education policy talk about Common Core, and how inequality impacts educational outcomes: Prof. Richard Murnane of Harvard, and Prof. Greg Duncan of UC Irvine. Continue reading Education Policy Experts Murnane and Duncan Talk About Common Core and Fighting Inequality

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PBC News & Comment: Obama Withdraws Proposal to Cut Future Social Security Payments

ObamaCo abandons its unilateral "Grand Bargain" scheme that included cuts to future increases in Social Security...it's about time!.... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Obama Withdraws Proposal to Cut Future Social Security Payments