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PBC News & Comment: Trump Campaign’s Collusion With Foreign Power Exposed

Mike Flynn’s plea deal proves that Trump campaign colluded with Israel, asked Russian help in killing UN resolution on settlements….--The Nation is the latest outlet to notice

--unnamed whistleblower gives evidence that Flynn was covering up a commercial deal he promoted to build nuke plants in Mideast with Russian investments

--Robert Parry’s sharp analysis shows latest NY Times Russiagate story about NRA channel to Putin undercuts the central narrative of contacts and collusion

--Olympic committee properly places steep sanctions on Russia for doping of athletes

--Russian Ministry of Justice properly names Radio Free Europe and other US propaganda outlets as “foreign agents”

--ProPublica reveals that Facebook fails to catch political ads with clickbait and malware links

--Congressman Al Green, opposed by many fellow Dems, will introduce new articles of impeachment against Trump today

--Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital is reckless, arrogant and ignorant

--informed commentary from Jonathan Freedland in The Guardian, and Janine Zacharia in SF Chronicle

--The Intercept finds members of Congress avoid comment on Trump’s blunder

--Time names “The Silence Breakers” as Person of the Year

--12 Senate Dems call for Franken to resign, as 7th accuser surfaces

--listener Deborah Kennedy says PBC protects creeps

--quick stats on Los Angeles wildfires, expansion of the wealth/income gap, increase in homeless population, rise in deportations, prisoners killed by Tasers

--world leaders in the news: Catalonia, Honduras, Ukraine, Lebanon

--federal grand jury indicts Zarate on same charge that San Francisco jury convicted him of last week