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PBC News & Comment: Updates on Medea Benjamin, Ed Snowden

Medea Benjamin was brutally deported from Cairo last week;  Ed Snowden (virtually) appears in Austin, says he’d do it again….Click here for free audiobook download from Audible, earning $15 for the PBC Podcast!

–Medea Benjamin brutalized in Cairo (excerpt from our exclusive interview)

–Ed Snowden appears in Austin, by video at SxSW, says he’d do it again

–Snowden told European Parliament he tried to talk to superiors before he leaked

–did Army politics taint Gen. Sinclair’s court martial?

–Dem senators plan all-nighter on climate change

–Steve Horn reports that 36% of N. Dakota fracked gas was flared off into the atmosphere in December

–Israeli troops killed Jordanian judge at West Bank border

–Russia argues over post-coup starting point of Ukraine talks

–PBC listeners Stuart Smith and Andy Dral have strong feelings about Ukraine;  Holodomor site is here

–NY Times recalls its peak, 50 years ago