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PBC News & Comment: In First Dem Debate, Will Candidates Be Asked the Tough Questions on America’s Wars?

In CNN debate, will agenda be driven by the Trump circus, or will moderators ask hard questions about endless war? Continue reading PBC News & Comment: In First Dem Debate, Will Candidates Be Asked the Tough Questions on America’s Wars?

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PBC News & Comment: McCarthy Drops Speaker Bid, Clinton Says She Opposes TPP

Beltway bombshells: Media keep McCarthy’s affair on downlow, as Clinton says “me too” to Sanders and says she opposes TPP… Continue reading PBC News & Comment: McCarthy Drops Speaker Bid, Clinton Says She Opposes TPP

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PBC News & Comment: 19 Years After Clinton Deregulation, Radio Industry Teeters

Dickey brothers have run Cumulus Media into the ground, 460 stations in 90 markets face imminent bankruptcy, more cutbacks likely… Continue reading PBC News & Comment: 19 Years After Clinton Deregulation, Radio Industry Teeters

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PBC News & Comment: Stockton Mayor Protests Unconstitutional Airport Detention and Computer Inspection

Stockton’s mayor protests detention at San Francisco airport and confiscation of laptops, cellphone, on return from official trip to China Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Stockton Mayor Protests Unconstitutional Airport Detention and Computer Inspection

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PBC News & Comment: Final Deal Reached on Dangerous Trans Pacific Partnership

TPP final agreement is announced, fast-track permits only one House vote and one Senate vote on Obama’s pro-corporate legacy…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Final Deal Reached on Dangerous Trans Pacific Partnership

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In-Depth Interview: Journalist Andy Worthington Celebrates Plan to Release Shaker Aamer, Deplores Slow Pace of Prisoner Releases from Guantanamo

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British journalist Andy Worthington, author of The Guantanamo Files, returns to talk about the announcement of the release of Shaker Aamer, the last Brit held at Guantanamo, the result of a creative activist campaign led by Worthington. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Journalist Andy Worthington Celebrates Plan to Release Shaker Aamer, Deplores Slow Pace of Prisoner Releases from Guantanamo

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PBC News & Comment: America’s Stalemate on Addressing Gun Violence Continues

Obama’s deep frustration and anger at the gun lobby are understandable, but his tone and timing give ground to opponents…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: America’s Stalemate on Addressing Gun Violence Continues