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PBC News & Comment: In Iran Talks, Too Many Cooks Try to Spoil the Broth

NY Times says negotiations may be extended, The Guardian says “vague declaration” may be issued as Iran talks go past deadline.... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: In Iran Talks, Too Many Cooks Try to Spoil the Broth

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PBC News & Comment: Reaction to Indiana’s New Intolerance Law is Swift, Broad

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence ducks and dodges questions about discrimination enabled by “religious freedom” law as Hoosiers face boycotts, criticism…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Reaction to Indiana’s New Intolerance Law is Swift, Broad

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PBC News & Comment: Bellicose Bolton Blares: “Bomb Iran!”

Neocon John Bolton calls the tune, “Let’s Bomb Iran” in NY Times op-ed that links to contrary evidence from Iraq…

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PBC News & Comment: Saudis, Emirates and Egypt Join the Fun in Yemen

Egypt, Saudis join clusterf#@k in Yemen as Iraqi Shiite militias under Iran’s direction refuse to fight in Tikrit, chaos grows…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Saudis, Emirates and Egypt Join the Fun in Yemen

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PBC News & Comment: New House Bill Would Fully Repeal Patriot Act

Reps. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Thomas Massie (R-KY) introduce Surveillance State Repeal Act, which could restore most 4th Amendment rights…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: New House Bill Would Fully Repeal Patriot Act

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PBC News & Comment; Silver Lining to Netanyahu’s Ugly Win?

Bibi’s desperate pre-election moves give ObamaCo needed leverage to redefine US-Israel relationship, but our AIPAC Congress may gum it up…….. Continue reading PBC News & Comment; Silver Lining to Netanyahu’s Ugly Win?

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PBC Special Report: Powerful Art Exhibit on Alcatraz by Chinese Artist & Dissident

Ai Weiwei is a talented artist who brings personal experience as an activist and political prisoner to a unique exhibition staged at the former island supermax prison, Alcatraz, in San Francisco Bay.  We take you on a tour, and bring you a powerful message of validation from former American political prisoner John Kiriakou. Continue reading PBC Special Report: Powerful Art Exhibit on Alcatraz by Chinese Artist & Dissident

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Rutgers Prof. Todd Wolfson and Pioneer Michael Eisenmenger on Indy Media Centers and the Cyber Left

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Todd Wolfson is an assistant professor of journalism and media at Rutgers University; Michael Eisenmenger formerly taught at Rutgers, and now manages the Community Media Center of Marin County.  Both bring deep knowledge of the independent media movement to this conversation. Continue reading Rutgers Prof. Todd Wolfson and Pioneer Michael Eisenmenger on Indy Media Centers and the Cyber Left

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PBC News & Comment: Netanyahu Stoops to Racism, Forgery in Tight Election

As Israelis vote, stench lingers from Netanyahu’s racist comments about Arab citizens, exposure of faked endorsement from minor party’s leader…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Netanyahu Stoops to Racism, Forgery in Tight Election

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PBC News & Comment: Facing Election Loss, Desperate Netanyahu Shows True Colors

In desperate bid to win Tuesday’s election, Netanyahu reveals what we’ve long suspected: he opposes any plan for Palestinian statehood…….. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Facing Election Loss, Desperate Netanyahu Shows True Colors