The new film, Judas and the Black Messiah has brought renewed interest to the 1969 FBI/police murder of Chicago Black Panther leader Fred Hampton. As a young radio host in Chicago, PBC covered the 10-year legal battle waged by the People's Law Office on behalf of Hampton's family. This 2010 interview with one of the lead attorneys recaps the assassination and coverup in some detail. Continue reading From the Archive: Lawyer Jeffrey Haas on the Assassination of Fred Hampton
Two days after the announcement of the death of conservative shock radio host Rush Limbaugh, PBC offers unscripted comments on Limbaugh's impact on media and the minds of his "dittohead" listeners. Continue reading PBC Post-Retirement Special: Assessing the Damage Caused by Rush Limbaugh
In a rare interview that the recently departed Rush Limbaugh gave to someone outside the conservative media safe zone, PBC took on the rising star in this 1991 KNBR interview. Continue reading From the Archives; PBC Interviews Rush Limbaugh, 1991
Like so many, your humble host is relieved at Trump’s exit; Biden has made some good moves, some bad, some awful…. Continue reading PBC Post-Retirement Special #2: : The Stable Genius Has Left Our Building
Since the election, I’ve observed that Trump hadn’t hit bottom yet; January 6 was that day, the damage will linger… Continue reading PBC Post-Retirement Special: Trump Hits Bottom, Drags US with Him
Col. Morris Davis, former Guantanamo chief prosecutor and expert on military justice system, comments on verdicts in Bradley Manning trial; Lori Wallach, director of TradeWatch, updates us on the secret process of the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal, and efforts to defeat it. Continue reading From the Archive: Moe Davis on Manning and WikiLeaks, Lori Wallach on TPP
For the absolute final Last Interview, investigative journalist Greg Palast returns to talk about rejected mail-in ballots, Trump's futile legal gambits, and the Palast-supported lawsuit to restore 198,000 purged voters in Georgia. Continue reading PBC Actual Last Interview: Greg Palast Comments on 2020 Election Hijinks
This second and final podcast special features 4 more super-listeners to the Peter B. Collins podcast, who've earned my gratitude for their involvement, support and feedback over the years. Continue reading PBC Last Interviews with Super-Listeners, Part 2
Your host is humbled by, and grateful to hundreds of smart, well-informed people who submitted to PBC interviews over the years, and many others who contributed knowledge and analysis used to shape the commentary in more than 3,000 podcasts posted here since 2009. Continue reading Exiting Stage Left, PBC Thanks Hundreds of Guests and Contributors to This Podcast!
Globetrotting journalist Pepe Escobar joins us for a Last Interview, from Bangkok. Continue reading PBC Last Interview: Petronio Flavio “Pepe” Escobar Checks In, One More Time!