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In-Depth Interview: Journalist/author David Cay Johnston Defines TrumpCo: ‘It’s Even Worse Than You Think’

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Pulitzer winner David Cay Johnston returns to talk about his new book, describing Trump's army of termites bent on destroying agencies and regulation. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Journalist/author David Cay Johnston Defines TrumpCo: ‘It’s Even Worse Than You Think’

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PBC News & Comment: Guantanamo Descends Into Its Own Hell

As military tribunals break down, and public information is declared secret, Guantanamo is metastacizing as a cancer on “American justice”….. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Guantanamo Descends Into Its Own Hell

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PBC News & Comment: Can Parkland Survivors Change Gun Law Dynamics?

One week after Parkland, Florida shooting, students galvanize support for gun regulation, and draw attacks from conservatives, gun lobby…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Can Parkland Survivors Change Gun Law Dynamics?

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In-Depth Interview: Journalist Aaron Maté Comments on Russiagate and Mueller Indictments

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Aaron Maté is doing excellent, skeptical reporting on Russiagate at The Nation, and in video reports on The Real News; he joins us to comment on the big picture and the recent indictments of 13 Russians by special counsel Mueller. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Journalist Aaron Maté Comments on Russiagate and Mueller Indictments

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PBC News & Comment: Some Nuggets of Truth Buried in Hyped Russia Reports

Following Mueller indictments of Russian trolls, corporate media buries qualifiers in reports that exaggerate scope and impact of online “meddling”… Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Some Nuggets of Truth Buried in Hyped Russia Reports

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In-Depth Interview: Journalist/Author Yasha Levine Shares the True History of the Internet

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Yasha Levine returns to this podcast to talk about his long-awaited book: Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet, and to comment on Mueller's indictment of 13 Russians, and other current topics. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Journalist/Author Yasha Levine Shares the True History of the Internet

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PBC News & Comment: Mueller Indictment of Russians Is A Dud

Mueller indicts 13 Russians and St. Petersburg troll farm for pro-Trump social media activity, promoting false hope for Russiagate fans…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Mueller Indictment of Russians Is A Dud

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In-Depth Interview: Journalist Darwin BondGraham Details 5 Problematic Bay Area Cases of ‘Domestic Terrorism’

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Paid social media tipsters, paid informants, FBI agents posing as terrorists, plots devised and facilitated by those agents: these are common threads in recent Bay Area cases of "domestic terrorism", says reporter Darwin BondGraham.... Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Journalist Darwin BondGraham Details 5 Problematic Bay Area Cases of ‘Domestic Terrorism’

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PBC News & Comment: Growing Hysteria Over Propaganda, Fake News and Bots

Detailed but far-fetched Politico report says #releasethememo tweets were “fueled by, and likely originated from, computational propaganda” from Russia…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Growing Hysteria Over Propaganda, Fake News and Bots

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PBC News & Comment: Trump’s Spy Chiefs Promote Vague New ‘Russian Meddling’

Continuing to promote the unproven “Russian meddling” claims of Obama’s team, Trump appointees peddle vague threats to the midterm elections… Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Trump’s Spy Chiefs Promote Vague New ‘Russian Meddling’