--Obama’s new climate change deal with China is better than nothing, but China’s carbon reductions don’t start for 15 years.... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Obama’s Climate Change Deal with China: Better than Nothing
On Veterans Day, empty rhetoric abounds—but Gen. Dan Bolger tells the truth about America’s dirty wars, and the surge.... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: General Bolger Honors Veterans with the Truth
--In his strongest statement to date, President Obama declares support for net neutrality, common carrier status….why did he wait?.... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Obama Makes Strong Stand for Net Neutrality–Why Did He Wait?
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Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern shares his account of being denied entry to a New York event where David Petraeus was speaking, as he was arrested and roughed up by police, and suspects the spooks were alerted by intercepted email. Continue reading Ray McGovern Recounts Being Barred from Petraeus Event, Suspects Surveillance
Charges dropped against AC/DC drummer in murder case, no charges likely for CIA torture program despite clear violations of law, treaties.... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Dirty Deeds by AC/DC Drummer, and CIA, too; Plus, Chew Reviews “Birdman”
High point of mid-term elections: little Richmond, California beats back Chevron’s big-bucks effort to make it a company town Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Scrappy Voters in Richmond, CA Flip the Bird to Chevron
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Richard Falk served as UN Rapporteur for Palestine 2008-2014, and Ofra Yeshua-Lyth is an Israeli journalist. They join me for this in-depth discussion on the current situation and recent events in the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. Continue reading Incisive Commentary on Israel/Palestine with Former UN Official Richard Falk and Israeli Journalist Ofra Yeshua-Lyth
Midterm election blowout exposes Democratic Party as irrelevant #2 corporate party, with weak, fear-based tactics aimed at wedging liberal base..... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Midterms Define Democrats as Desperate, Irrelevant #2 Corporate Party
Personal Privacy is dead, funeral services were held in secret: NSA, Britain’s GCHQ challenge modest encryption efforts by tech companies... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Personal Privacy is Dead, R.I.P.
Tomorrow is election day, and 42% of California likely voters didn’t even know Gov. Jerry Brown is on the ballot... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Midterm Elections Feature Tons of Cash, Ounces of Substance