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New Progressive Political Party Launches in Detroit May 2

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The Occupy movement resurfaces with the launch of the After Party in Detroit this weekend.  We get details from Carl Gibson of the national steering committee. Continue reading New Progressive Political Party Launches in Detroit May 2

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PBC News & Comment: Occupy Movement Morphs into The Afterparty

Occupy organizers launch new populist political group, the Afterparty, in Detroit this weekend with impressive manifesto,  platform and grassroots plan.... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Occupy Movement Morphs into The Afterparty

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PBC News & Comment: Major Progressive Voice Silenced as Tim Carpenter Dies

Tim Carpenter, energetic strategist for progressives, dies at age 55; his call for "Healthcare, Not Warfare" will not be forgotten..... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Major Progressive Voice Silenced as Tim Carpenter Dies

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PBC News & Comment: Ugly Racism in America, Invisible to Supreme Court

Offensive racist remarks by Cliven Bundy,  Donald Sterling hyped by corporate media, as Supreme Court says affirmative action is passe.. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Ugly Racism in America, Invisible to Supreme Court

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PBC News & Comment: NY Federal Appeals Court Orders Release of Obama “Kill-at-Will” Memos

As federal district judge in Oakland dismissed a similar case, appeals court in NY orders release of Obama's kill memos.... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: NY Federal Appeals Court Orders Release of Obama “Kill-at-Will” Memos

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Young Gaza Writers Share Their Experiences From “Operation Cast Lead”

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Palestinian writers Refaat Alareer, Rawan Yaghi and Yousef Aljamal talk about the new book Gaza Writes Back: Short Stories from Young Writers in Gaza, Palestine. Continue reading Young Gaza Writers Share Their Experiences From “Operation Cast Lead”

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PBC News & Comment: Christian Leaders Call For End to War On Drugs

It's Holy Week, and Christian leaders say "Jesus would end the war on (some) drugs"; momentum for change is building..... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Christian Leaders Call For End to War On Drugs

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First Exclusive: Peter van Buren’s New Novel Brings Real-life Stories of America’s Disposable Working Poor

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Peter van Buren has been a regular guest here for over 2 years, since he published We Meant Well about his year in occupied Iraq.  His new novel, Ghosts of Tom Joad, gives voice to the desperation of today's minimum wage workers in a big box world. Continue reading First Exclusive: Peter van Buren’s New Novel Brings Real-life Stories of America’s Disposable Working Poor

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PBC News & Comment: Minimum Wage Workers Fleeced by Banks, Payday Lenders, Employers

Peter van Buren, the State Dept. whistleblower, publishes "Ghosts of Tom Joad" and depicts the plight of today's disposable worker.... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Minimum Wage Workers Fleeced by Banks, Payday Lenders, Employers