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In-Depth Interview: Harvard Prof. Serhii Plokhy Recounts Chernobyl Disaster, How It Led to Breakup of USSR

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Harvard History Prof. Serhii Plohky has published a riveting account of the Chernobyl nuclear accident, and argues it was a major factor in USSR breakup. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Harvard Prof. Serhii Plokhy Recounts Chernobyl Disaster, How It Led to Breakup of USSR

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In-Depth Interview: MidEast Activist Alison Weir Reveals Israel’s Massive Propaganda Machine

Alison Weir, founder of If Americans Knew and president of Council for the National Interest, details many elements of Israel's information management programs and how facts are supplanted by propaganda. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: MidEast Activist Alison Weir Reveals Israel’s Massive Propaganda Machine

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In-Depth Interview: Former CIA Veteran Ray McGovern Honors Robert Parry, and Continues His Work on Russiagate

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Bob Parry, who passed away on January 27, left a legacy of critical investigative reporting.  Ray McGovern was a good friend, and continues Parry's fight for the truth about "Russiagate". Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Former CIA Veteran Ray McGovern Honors Robert Parry, and Continues His Work on Russiagate

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PBC News & Comment: Sinclair, TV Station Chain, Is More Dangerous Than Fox

Trump’s FCC uses obsolete “UHF discount” to bend rules, allowing alt-right Sinclair to reach 72% of households despite 39% cap …. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Sinclair, TV Station Chain, Is More Dangerous Than Fox

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In-Depth Interview: Independent Journalist Beau Hodai Exposes Arizona’s Outrageous “Domestic Terrorism” Prosecutions

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For 4 years, FBI informants tailed a Tucson Muslim teenager with a 6-year-old's mental capacity, and busted him just after his 18th birthday.  The feds declined to prosecute, but Arizona got a conviction based on lower legal standards. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Independent Journalist Beau Hodai Exposes Arizona’s Outrageous “Domestic Terrorism” Prosecutions

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PBC News & Comment: Trump Screws the Planet for Short-term Profiteering

Despite grandiose claims, Trump rollback of EPA rules won’t save coal industry or put miners back to work; warming escalates….. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Trump Screws the Planet for Short-term Profiteering

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In-Depth Interview: Journalist Yasha Levine Offers History, Context to Russian Cyberwarfare Allegations

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Yasha Levine Skypes in from St. Petersburg, Russia, to talk about the evidence-free claims of Russian hacking in the US in 2016, and provides some history and context from Russia's brief war with Georgia in 2008. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Journalist Yasha Levine Offers History, Context to Russian Cyberwarfare Allegations

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PBC News & Comment: UC Berkeley Suspends Class for Alleged Pro-Palestinian Bias

After complaint from pro-Zionist groups, Berkeley chancellor suspends student-led class on Palestine with focus on “settler colonialism”, limiting free speech... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: UC Berkeley Suspends Class for Alleged Pro-Palestinian Bias

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In-Depth Interview: Tireless Peace Activist David Swanson on America’s Wars, and His New Book, “War Is A Lie”

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David Swanson returns to our program for a wide-ranging conversation on Obama's wars and the lies that propel them. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Tireless Peace Activist David Swanson on America’s Wars, and His New Book, “War Is A Lie”

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Newsbud Special: Breaking Down the Pentagon’s Spending With Military Contractors

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Newsbud Special:  Christian Sorensen details Pentagon spending with war profiteers, and helps make the case for Newsbud, the independent media outlet we will launch with your financial support. Continue reading Newsbud Special: Breaking Down the Pentagon’s Spending With Military Contractors