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Holiday Bonus! Extended Interview with Prof. Richard Falk

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Here is a truly in-depth conversation with Richard Falk, Princeton Professor Emeritus in international law, who served from 2008-2014 as UN Special Rapporteur for Palestine.  An acknowledged expert on international law and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, he shares his expertise and insight, and discusses his new book, Palestine: The Legacy of Hope. Continue reading Holiday Bonus! Extended Interview with Prof. Richard Falk

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PBC News & Comment: The Questions Corporate Media Never Ask Obama

In our final 2014 News & Comment podcast, we list critical questions that weren't asked at Obama's last press conference..... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: The Questions Corporate Media Never Ask Obama

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PBC News & Comment: Former NSA Technical Director Bill Binney Comments on Sony Hack

--Binney says NSA finds vulnerabilities in corporate security, software, but doesn’t alert companies or consumers so it can exploit weaknesses…

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PBC News & Comment: Obama Says Sony “Made a Mistake” in Pulling Movie

 Obama says Sony “made a mistake” in pulling The Interview, says US will respond “proportionally”; reporters don't mention torture..... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Obama Says Sony “Made a Mistake” in Pulling Movie

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Law Professor Marjorie Cohn Talks About Obama’s Expanded Use of Armed Drones

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Marjorie Cohn, San Diego law professor and past president of the National Lawyers Guild, talks about her new book, Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral and Geopolitical Issues. Continue reading Law Professor Marjorie Cohn Talks About Obama’s Expanded Use of Armed Drones

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PBC News & Comment: Gov. Siegelman Will Not Be Home for the Holidays

--New judge denies release to former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman, and Siegelman supporter provides details on Monday’s court hearing... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Gov. Siegelman Will Not Be Home for the Holidays

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PBC News & Comment: After 47 Years, Obama Ends Failed Embargo of Cuba!

Obama accepts reality, agrees to prisoner swap and end to failed embargo against Cuba; Fidel Castro lives to see it! Continue reading PBC News & Comment: After 47 Years, Obama Ends Failed Embargo of Cuba!

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PBC News & Comment: Majority of Americans Think Torture is Justified

We’re awesome and exceptional! New national poll shows majority of Americans think torture is OK, and that it works…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Majority of Americans Think Torture is Justified

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Reporter Jason Leopold Talks About CIA Torture “Architect” James Mitchell, and What Is–and Isn’t–in Senate Report

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Jason Leopold is now reporting for Vice News, where he has scooped the mainstream media with video and text interviews of James Mitchell, the CIA contractor who admitted to Leopold that he was involved in waterboarding Khalid Sheikh Muhammed and Abu Zubaydeh.  We also talk about the limited scope of the Senate report, and important issues that were not covered. Continue reading Reporter Jason Leopold Talks About CIA Torture “Architect” James Mitchell, and What Is–and Isn’t–in Senate Report

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Update on Hearing for Former Alabama Governor Siegelman that Could Free Him on Bail

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Dana Siegelman, daughter of the former Alabama Governor, reports on today's hearing in Montgomery before a new judge.  And filmmaker Steve Wimberly joins us to detail his plans to make a documentary about the Siegelman case. Continue reading Update on Hearing for Former Alabama Governor Siegelman that Could Free Him on Bail