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Project Censored – 09.18.18

This week, the Project Censored Show presents some of the speeches from the 2018 Petaluma Progressive Festival. Speakers at this year’s event addressed issues from immigration to housing to climate change and nuclear disarmament.   Notes:  The music on today’s show is from the group LoCura, performing at the festival.   the Project Censored Show:   Host: Mickey Huff    …

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Project Censored – 09.04.18

Abby Martin explains how web giants like Facebook and Google are working with the US government to block anti-establishment voices from online platforms. Next is Mike Pryzner, co-creator of an antiwar podcast for people already in the US military. Finally, Kevin Gosztola summarizes the Reality Winner case, and why the legal system is rigged against Espionage Act defendants.   Download …

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Project Censored – 08.28.18

On this week’s program, we hear a speech by the legedary political activist and consumer-rights advocate  Ralph Nader. Nader outlines some of the most critical problems facing Americans, including exorbitant military spending,  out-of-control corporations, and thousands of annual deaths in the workplace, or from lack of health care coverage.  But then he names some individuals who’ve made a difference in …

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Project Censored – 08.21.18

Mickey, Chase and their guests discuss how internet titans like Facebook and Youtube are censoring what users can post, and what the response to such censorship might be.  David Pakman is the host of the David Pakman Show, available on radio, TV and Youtube. Andrew Austin teaches at the University of Wisconsin. Nolan Higdon teaches at multiple campuses in the …

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Project Censored – “Giants: The Global Power Elite.”

Peter Phillips returns to the Project Censored Show, this time as a guest, to discuss his new book, “Giants: The Global Power Elite.” The product of years of research, “Giants” identifies the members of the ‘transnational corporate class:’ the institutions and individuals that control trillions of dollars of the world’s wealth, and wield the political power that these riches confer. Notes: …

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Project Censored – 08.08.18

The first guest, documentary producer Robbie Leppzer, discusses his latest work, Power Struggle.  It’s an account of the grassroots campaign to shut down the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant,  and the problems that remain after the plant’s closure. Next, nuclear-power critics Arnie and  Maggie Gunderson return to Project Censored to explain some of the continuing hazards facing  Fukushima, Japan, years after the …

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Project Censored – 07.31.18

Historian Peter Kuznick returns to the Project Censored Show to discuss the forthcoming update to his book The Untold History of the United States. The new material will cover the period from 2012 to 2018. In the interview on this week’s show, Kuznick addresses issues ranging from Trump and Russia, to the prospects for ending the conflict in Syria. Notes: Peter Kuznick is …

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Project Censored – 07.24.18

In 1988 Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky published their influential work, “Manufacturing Consent.”  One of the book’s features was the introduction of the ‘propaganda model,’ the Herman/Chomsky analysis  of how powerful institutions shape news reporting to serve their interests. In this Project Censored Show, media scholar Rob Williams suggests how the propaganda model  can be adapted and updated to address …

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Project Censored – 07.10.18

9/11 activists Jenna Orkin and Jon Gold are Mickey’s guests for the hour. Rather than considering who the perpetrators might’ve been, the guests discuss the public health disaster that followed the attacks, when thousands of emergency workers and area residents became ill from the toxins spread by the fires and collapse of the World Trade Center. Jon Gold also calls …

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Project Censored – 07.03.18

Longtime investigative reporter Peter Byrne shares what he learned from numerous interviews with academic and military analysts involved in the “war on terror,” and why they told him that the war must end. Byrne explains what he’s learned about why people become terrorists, and he also shares his research into another topic, the roots of white-nationalist ideology in the U.S. …