Elvis Costello’s “Goon Squad” opens the podcast and lead story on the US-approved coup in Ukraine, Robert Parry provides analysis….Click here for free audiobook download from Audible that generates $15 for the PBC Podcast!
Read Parry’s commentary here, showing that NeoCons remain powerful in the Obama administration, and that the “protesters” in Ukraine include neo-Nazis and neo-fascists
–Voice of Russia details Anonymous Ukraine split
–NBC’s Olympic coverage not so jingoistic, but Tonya Harding vs. Nancy Kerrigan for 75 minutes on closing night?
–in excerpt from our in-depth interview, Shenna Bellows, progressive Democrat, talks about Obama and the NSA
–Contrast: Alison Grimes challenges McConnell in KY: pro-coal and slippery
–Roger Shuler has been illegally jailed in Alabama for 4 months as of yesterday
–Capture of Mexican drug lord El Chapo (Shorty) played up, with NSA plug
–NSA now bugging German ministers instead of Merkel
–US coverage of Venezuela one-sided, as Kerry slams Maduro
–Egypt’s cabinet resigns as al-Sisi readies elections
–Boeing paid no taxes, got refund of $82 mil on almost $6 billion profit
–Piers Morgan sacked by CNN
–Ghostbuster Harold Ramis dies