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Project Censored – 03.12.19

On this week’s program, we hear a speech by Abby Martin, delivered as part of Sonoma State University’s Social Justice Week activities. She describes and  explains US corporate media’s parroting of Trump Administration propaganda,  as Trump works to topple Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro. She also asks why almost no Democratic Party officeholders are speaking out against the attempted coup either. Notes: …

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Project Censored – 02.26.19

Peter and Mickey spend the hour in conversation with Carol Anderson.  Her book, “White Rage,” chronicles the history of white resistance and obstruction to African-American equality, from the Reconstruction period to modern times.   Notes:   Carol Anderson is Professor of African-American Studies at Emory University in Atlanta.  Her previous works include “Eyes Off the Prize” and “Bourgeois Radicals.”     …

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Project Censored – 02.20.19

Kenn Burrows of San Francisco State University returns to the program to talk about SFSU’s annual Gandhi-King Season of Nonviolence.  Then Neal Gorenflo of Shareable.net explains how his website aims to facilitate cooperative problem-solving around the world.  Finally, historian Michael Morey introduces his new biography of David Fagen, the buffalo soldier who in 1898 switched sides and joined  the Philippine …

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Project Censored – 02.12.19

Mickey interviews two activists who work at the local and global levels, respectively. High School student Lucia Garay explains how she became motivated to work for social justice, and the challenges that young people face even in a “liberal” region. Then Steven Jay returns to the show to explain his latest project, Mobilized.news.   notes:   Lucia Garay is the …

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Project Censored – 02.05.19

Mnar Muhawish explains the recently US Senate billed aimed at suppressing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement;  she also looks at a far-reaching new corporate-media-backed initiative that would “rate” websites. Later in the program, Abby Martin  describes how US sanctions have hobbled the Venezuelan economy, with the intent to overthrow President Maduro.    notes:   Mnar Muhawish is founder …

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Project Censored – 01.29.19

Author and editorial cartoonist Ted Rall is the first guest; he explains the latest developments in his legal battle with the Los Angeles Times, and the wider problem of how big corporations  now use anti-SLAPP statues to stop less-powerful plaintiffs from having their cases heard by juries. In the second half of the show, Robert Manning and Kenneth Dubroff introduce …

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Project Censored – 01.22.19

Amid the ongoing corporate-media hue and cry about ‘Russian interference’ in the 2016 US election,  media scholar Rob Williams reviews the evidence, and the unexamined assumptions made by promoters of  the ‘Russian hacking’ position. Some of the discussion on the show revolves around Kathleen Hall Jamieson’s  new book Cyberwar.    notes:   Rob Williams teaches Communications at the University of Vermont …

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Project Censored – 01.08.19

This week’s show presents speeches and conversation from Project Censored’s 2018 Media Freedom Summit 2.0  The first 2/3 of the show is from the keynote panel, then we hear part of the “News Abuse” discussion.    The panelists heard on the program are Abby Martin, Nora Barrows-Friedman, Eleanor Goldfield, John Collins, Nicole Eigbrett, and Steve Peraza.  They address topics ranging from …

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Project Censored – 12.11.18

Long-time investigative reporter Dave Lindorff explores the Pentagon’s financial mysteries,  including massive unaccounted-for spending and decades of non-compliance with audit law.  Later in the program, a look at the real record of the late President George H.W. Bush.  Notes:   Dave Lindorff is a widely-published independent journalist. His article on financial stonewalling  at the Pentagon appears in the December 10 …

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Project Censored – 11.27.18

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: …