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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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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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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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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’

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PBC News & Comment: US Now Willing to Meet Directly with North Korea

During visit to Olympics, VP Mike Pence agreed to talks with North Korea with no pre-conditions, then added several pre-conditions… Continue reading PBC News & Comment: US Now Willing to Meet Directly with North Korea

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PBC News & Comment: CIA-Russia Caper to Recover Cyberweapons Bombed

--In fresh, leak-based report, NY Times says CIA offered $1 million to Russian who said he possessed stolen NSA cyberweapons, Trump dirt…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: CIA-Russia Caper to Recover Cyberweapons Bombed

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PBC News & Comment: Budget Bill Passes, Despite Rand Paul Filibuster

Government was technically shut down briefly overnight, as Senate, then House pass debt-funded budget, splintering both parties amid massive dysfunction… Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Budget Bill Passes, Despite Rand Paul Filibuster

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PBC News & Comment: DACA Deal Uncertain, as Dems Disarm for Budget Deal

Senate and House rush to pass budget bill, after Pelosi’s 8-hour marathon attempting to re-link Dreamers to budget, it’s unpredictable…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: DACA Deal Uncertain, as Dems Disarm for Budget Deal