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Peter B Collins - 2018-02-24 - Original post - cached version

At The Intercept, Greenwald and Risen spar over Russian meddling, while The Nation offers 2 views from Dreyfuss and Maté….--you can watch the Risen-Greenwald exchange here

--Drefuss offers some interesting speculation based on Dutch intel, while Maté looks at hyped reactions to Mueller...

Peter B Collins - 2018-02-23 - Original post - cached version

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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.Johnston published The Making of Donald...

Peter B Collins - 2018-02-23 - Original post - cached version

As military tribunals break down, and public information is declared secret, Guantanamo is metastacizing as a cancer on “American justice”…..--after Cole bombing suspects’ lawyers quit in protest, judge indefinitely suspends the trial and Mattis fires “convening authority” to tamper with the...

Peter B Collins - 2018-02-22 - Original post - cached version

One week after Parkland, Florida shooting, students galvanize support for gun regulation, and draw attacks from conservatives, gun lobby….--the Grateful Dead’s Phil Lesh led local vigil here in Marin County, as students and activists see opening to press for new gun laws


Peter B Collins - 2018-02-21 - Original post - cached version

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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...

Peter B Collins - 2018-02-21 - Original post - cached version

Following Mueller indictments of Russian trolls, corporate media buries qualifiers in reports that exaggerate scope and impact of online “meddling”…--Scott Shane of NY Times offers some history and context on Sunday,  but by Tuesday he’s returned to the usual

--botwatching is the new...

Peter B Collins - 2018-02-17 - Original post - cached version

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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...

Peter B Collins - 2018-02-17 - Original post - cached version

Mueller indicts 13 Russians and St. Petersburg troll farm for pro-Trump social media activity, promoting false hope for Russiagate fans….--the indictment doesn’t name any government agencies or officials, and it’s highly doubtful that any trial will ever happen

--we get comment from Yasha...

Peter B Collins - 2018-02-16 - Original post - cached version

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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...

Peter B Collins - 2018-02-16 - Original post - cached version

Detailed but far-fetched Politico report says #releasethememo tweets were “fueled by, and likely originated from, computational propaganda” from Russia….--read the Politico story here

--Brendan Nyhan at NY Times offers compelling evidence that misinfo and disinfo don’t really change...

Peter B Collins - 2018-02-15 - Original post - cached version

Continuing to promote the unproven “Russian meddling” claims of Obama’s team, Trump appointees peddle vague threats to the midterm elections…--NBC exposed for false report of penetration of state election systems by Russians, and nobody seems concerned about manipulation by Americans


Peter B Collins - 2018-02-14 - Original post - cached version

During visit to Olympics, VP Mike Pence agreed to talks with North Korea with no pre-conditions, then added several pre-conditions…--listener and activist Grant Gibson from Portland, OR launches petition to replace sanctions on N. Korea with economic engagement; you can add your name here

Peter B Collins - 2018-02-13 - Original post - cached version

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Reese Erlich is a journalist, author and syndicated columnist, who returns to update: claims that US diplomats in Cuba were sickened by mysterious causes, possibly sonic weapons; and...

Peter B Collins - 2018-02-13 - Original post - cached version

--In fresh, leak-based report, NY Times says CIA offered $1 million to Russian who said he possessed stolen NSA cyberweapons, Trump dirt….--late Friday, Trump declined to release Democrats’ rebuttal to Nunes memo

--at The Nation, Aaron Maté uses Nunes memo to launch recap of evidence-free...

Peter B Collins - 2018-02-10 - Original post - cached version

Government was technically shut down briefly overnight, as Senate, then House pass debt-funded budget, splintering both parties amid massive dysfunction…--Rand Paul exposed deep Republican hypocrisy, including his own

--Paul Krugman observes that GOP never really cared about deficits,...

Peter B Collins - 2018-02-09 - Original post - cached version

Senate and House rush to pass budget bill, after Pelosi’s 8-hour marathon attempting to re-link Dreamers to budget, it’s unpredictable….--in 2-year budget deal agreement by Senate leaders, Dems get funding for domestic programs in exchange for whopping Pentagon boost and no-shutdown promise...

Peter B Collins - 2018-02-08 - Original post - cached version

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Since the 1950's, public water suppliers have added fluoride in an effort to reduce tooth decay in water consumers, especially low income children and families.  Dr. Richard Shames, a general...

Peter B Collins - 2018-02-08 - Original post - cached version

Pelosi stages filibuster-ish speech in House, demanding pledge from Speaker Ryan on DACA vote before approving budget deal, averting shutdown….--as Schumer and McConnell bask in bipartisanship, debt ceiling looms, and their deal funds wars that Trump hasn’t started yet

--Trump dares Dems...

Peter B Collins - 2018-02-07 - Original post - cached version

While Google is filtering out independent media sites from search results, co-owned YouTube is full of unfiltered disinformation, anything goes...--new study by the Guardian shows YouTube gave 6-to-1 preference to Trump in 2016 without even a hint of Russian manipulation, just American...

Peter B Collins - 2018-02-06 - Original post - cached version

The Nunes Memo doesn’t vindicate Trump or end Mueller probe, but partly exposes why top-secret FISA court should be disbanded….--over the weekend, your humble host got online access to 99-page FISA Court ruling from April, 2017 detailing ongoing surveillance violations by NSA, CIA, FBI


Peter B Collins - 2018-02-03 - Original post - cached version

Partisan Nunes memo goes public, accuses FBI of misleading FISA court in narrow context, hoping to unravel entire Trump/Russia narrative…--You can read the unredacted memo here, annotated by NY Times reporters

--the FISA court has been misled before, as Judge Reggie Walton complained...

Peter B Collins - 2018-02-02 - Original post - cached version

Ancient TV game show, I’ve Got A Secret, is model for the current high-risk game of leaking and releasing classified info….--watch Ronnie Reagan on the game show here

--TrumpCo makes some redactions, sends Nunes memo back to Nunes for release

--under attack, FBI and Justice square...

Peter B Collins - 2018-02-01 - Original post - cached version

In first important legal victory since enactment of laws punishing BDS supporters, federal court overturns Kansas law, citing First Amendment….

--Greenwald's report on court ruling is here

--British court strikes down “Snooper’s Charter” laws that enable mass surveillance like...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-31 - Original post - cached version

Trump will declare state of the union is “fantastic” as partisans jockey to bring him down, or neutralize Deep State…..--Melania is predicted to emerge from seclusion to attend, and Trump campaign will live-stream with on-screen credit to donors

--Republican majority on House Intel...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-30 - Original post - cached version

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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...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-30 - Original post - cached version

Robert Parry, veteran independent investigative reporter and founder of ConsortiumNews, dies at age 68, leaving a legacy of gutsy reporting

--Bob Parry’s son, Nat, posted the news and warm remembrances

--Ray McGovern, former CIA analyst, co-founder of Veteran Intelligence...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-27 - Original post - cached version

In latest leak from White House and/or special counsel investigation, Trump is reported to have tried to fire Mueller last June…..--White House counsel Don McGahn threatened to quit, and Trump backed down; it was an act of pragmatism, not principle

--in Davos, Trump calls report “fake...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-26 - Original post - cached version

Senate Dems agree to de-link budget and DACA, as Trump misdirects on Dreamers and demands $25 billion for The Wall….--many Democrats in the House don’t agree, but Senate bill will set the table

--“Justice” Dept. threatens sanctuary jurisdictions over ICE cooperation

--in brief...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-25 - Original post - cached version

DINO Joe Manchin of West Virginia drags Democrats to the right at wrong time, as cautious, poll-driven corporate leaders miscalculate….--Manchin pressed Schumer to end shutdown over Dreamers, said “this place sucks” and now says he will seek another term in November

--NY Times columnist...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-24 - Original post - cached version

Headed to annual confab of global elite .01%, Trump announces tariffs on solar panels and washing machines, launching trade war…..--solar panel tariff will cost 23,000 American jobs, set back renewables, and benefit American firms owned by Germans and Chinese

--tariffs support fair trade...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-23 - Original post - cached version

Moderate Democratic Senators, many fearing re-election, collapse after McConnell delivers promises for DACA vote soon—but can he be trusted?....--Trump’s ever-shifting demands muddy the waters, prevent resolution

--millions of women marched on Saturday all over the nation, but lack...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-20 - Original post - cached version

After last-minute meeting with Trump, Schumer reports “no deal” as GOP hypocrites dangle CHIP extension and try to blame Democrats….--both sides posture and bluff, but Dems hold firm on DACA—whoever picked January 19 deadline has deflated Trump’s one-year celebration at Mar-a-Lago


Peter B Collins - 2018-01-19 - Original post - cached version

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On October 11, 2016, coordinated direct action by a group of environmental activists shut down 5 major pipelines--including the Keystone--carrying tar sands oil from Canada into the US.  In...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-19 - Original post - cached version

Amid reports of affair with porn actress, Trump exploits Christianists with strong support for anti-abortionists, announces new religious exemption office….--wrenching testimony in Michigan at sentencing hearing for former doctor to gymnastics teams, Larry Nassar

--bipartisan bill in...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-18 - Original post - cached version

Media drumbeat builds against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, painting him as nearly friendless, combative and alienating many key former supporters….--Washington Post profiles a German supporter’s visit to Assange

--Daily Beast reports that Freedom of the Press Foundation board debates...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-17 - Original post - cached version

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning will run for Senate, challenging old, straight, white male Ben Cardin, and centrist Dems launch Russian smears…..--LGBTQ icon Rachel Maddow ignores the news, and Glenn Greenwald and Norman Solomon offer different angles of comment

--CIA whistleblower Jeffrey...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-16 - Original post - cached version

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William A. Noguera is a self-taught and very talented artist who's also a great writer, and his new memoir, Escape Artist: Memoir of a Visionary Artist on Death Row, is a compelling,...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-13 - Original post - cached version

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Dr. Justin A. Frank returns for a lively discussion of Trump's psychology, his claimed stability, and widespread comments on his troubling behavior.Frank is the author of Bush on the Couch and...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-13 - Original post - cached version

Trump’s denigration of Haiti and Africa as “shitholes” produces backlash from left, and curious rationalizations from most Republicans and allies…--Trump offers weak denials, threatens to tape future meetings, but Sen. Durbin stands by his assertions

--in fresh, in-depth interview, Dr....

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-12 - Original post - cached version

House rebuffs amendments requiring warrants for FBI searches of “702” intercepts, setting stage for 6-year extension of FISA law…..--vote was 256-164, and our Dear Tweeter made contradictory comments on it

--Israel, France and Brazil are now censoring “fake news” online; Greenwald’s...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-11 - Original post - cached version

Just after the Stable Genius hosted immigration discussion with legislators, judge in San Francisco uses Trump’s tweets to overturn DACA order…--reflexively, Trump attacks the courts on Twitter

--Trump attacks Sen. Feinstein for releasing Fusion GPS transcript

--the transcript...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-10 - Original post - cached version

Vice reports internal White House debate over high-risk strategy involving targeted strike on North Korea to give Kim “bloody nose”--read the Vice report here

--interfering with 45’s war-porn fantasies, North and South Korean envoys met, agreed that North will attend Olympics and to...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-09 - Original post - cached version

Fresh fodder for late-night comics, defensive, insecure Trump blabbers about how he is, “like” really smart, stable, and a genius….--The Don dispatched Steve Miller to wrassle with Jake Tapper, and both men think they won

--Oprah gave a great speech at Golden Globes, leading many...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-06 - Original post - cached version

TrumpCo announces plan to permit offshore drilling on both coasts, and governors of Washington, Oregon and California say “No Way!”….--California officials blast Sessions for marijuana crackdown plan, even as the state moves slowly to implement legalization

--New York has a plan to...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-05 - Original post - cached version

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Medical anthropologist Vincanne Adams, PhD returns to our podcast, joined by co-author Michelle Perro, MD to discuss their new book, What's Making Our Children Sick?

Dr. Adams was...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-05 - Original post - cached version

Democrats in Sacramento devise plan to bypass cap on state tax deductions, and to maintain net neutrality here in California….--Feinstein’s opponent in Senate race crafts law to recast tax payments as charitable contributions that would bypass new $10,000 cap

--San Francisco state Sen....

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-04 - Original post - cached version

Wayward journalists who founded FusionGPS offer carefully crafted version of its role in 2016 campaign, including Steele dossier, hammering Republicans….--at deadline, Paul Manafort has filed challenge to his Mueller indictment, claiming (accurately) it’s unrelated to Russian election meddling...

Peter B Collins - 2018-01-03 - Original post - cached version

In brilliant move that out-maneuvers Trump, Kim Jong-Un offers direct talks with South Korea in advance of Winter Olympics….--historian/journalist Gareth Porter recaps how Dick Cheney blocked Clinton and Rice deals with North Korea in promotion of missile defense profiteers


Peter B Collins - 2017-12-21 - Original post - cached version

Republicans ignore the damage to democracy and economy , as reckless tax cuts for corporations and wealthy gains final passage today….--WashPost, owned by billionaire Bezos, slams the bill as “a win for the wealthy, the entitled and the irresponsible”

--NY Times op-ed says it show GOP’s...

Peter B Collins - 2017-12-20 - Original post - cached version

The only major product of GOP one-party rule is tax cut for corporations and super-rich, funded by middle class, deficits….--House passes tax package along party lines, Senate passage appears imminent

--David Sirota earns credit for exposing Sen. Bob Corker as a devious sack of shit,...


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