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
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--in excerpt from our in-depth interview, Shenna Bellows, progressive Democrat, talks about Obama and the NSA
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--Roger Shuler has been illegally jailed in Alabama for 4 months as of yesterday
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--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