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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