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PBC News & Comment: House Panel Votes to Cancel 9/11 Blank Check

Rep. Barbara Lee wins key vote to repeal 2001 Authorization for Military Force, which was abused by Obama and Bush…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: House Panel Votes to Cancel 9/11 Blank Check

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In-Depth Interview: Whistleblowers Joe Hickman and John Kiriakou on Abu Zubaydeh, Torture and a Dangerous Reporter

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John Kiriakou and Joseph Hickman, co-authors of new book on Abu Zubaydeh, return to the podcast--together--to talk about torture, whistleblowing, and the dangerous reporter Matthew Cole. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Whistleblowers Joe Hickman and John Kiriakou on Abu Zubaydeh, Torture and a Dangerous Reporter

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PBC News & Comment: Lipstick on a Shark—GOP Persists in Efforts to Slay ACA

GOP senators operate as “Death Panel”, dialing up and down the terms of cutting millions off health insurance to fund tax cuts…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Lipstick on a Shark—GOP Persists in Efforts to Slay ACA

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PBC News & Comment: Corporate Media Blunders Give Trump Advantage

Trump’s relentless attacks on corporate media draw blood, as the evidence-free Trump/Russia narrative unravels…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Corporate Media Blunders Give Trump Advantage

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PBC News & Comment: Second Look at SCOTUS Ruling on Trump Travel Ban

Court avoided direct confrontation with 45, but carved out protections for people who were most impacted by Trump’s royal decree…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Second Look at SCOTUS Ruling on Trump Travel Ban

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PBC News & Comment: At End of Term, SCOTUS Drops Stinky Turds

No retirements, as Supremes give Trump partial victory on travel ban, special treatment to religious claims; California gun law upheld…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: At End of Term, SCOTUS Drops Stinky Turds

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In-Depth Interview: Tom Drake and Rocky Anderson Reveal Dragnet Surveillance at Salt Lake Olympics

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Former NSA executive Thomas Drake and former presidential candidate and Salt Lake City mayor Rocky Anderson reveal NSA's unconstitutional total surveillance during 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Tom Drake and Rocky Anderson Reveal Dragnet Surveillance at Salt Lake Olympics

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PBC News & Comment: NSA Whistleblower Tom Drake Details Salt Lake Dragnet

NSA veteran Thomas Drake reveals NSA’s total surveillance of Salt Lake City during 2002 Olympics, joined by attorney Rocky Anderson…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: NSA Whistleblower Tom Drake Details Salt Lake Dragnet

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In-Depth Interview: Author Steve Early Details Progressive Renaissance, Led By Green Party Mayor, in Richmond, CA

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Multinational oil giant Chevron considered Richmond its "company town" until progressives organized and took it back.  Steve Early's powerful new book, Refinery Town, tells the story. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Author Steve Early Details Progressive Renaissance, Led By Green Party Mayor, in Richmond, CA

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PBC News & Comment: Senate GOP Health Bill is Really, Really Mean

Employer-provided healthcare is optional under GOP plan, putting the vast majority of Americans at the mercy of “free market”…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Senate GOP Health Bill is Really, Really Mean