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Project Censored – Historian Peter Kuznick

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. Download Here

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Project Censored – 10.23.18

Mickey, Chase and their guests analyze the October 11-12 mass deletion of pages or accounts by Facebook and Twitter.  The two social-media giants eliminated over 800 pages, many of them from independent-journalism or  anti-establishment-politics sites.  Notes: PM “Patti” Beers is social media manager for theantimedia.com; her organization’s page was among the many deleted by Facebook.Mnar Muhawish is editor-in-chief at Mint Press …

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Project Censored – 9/11 activists Jenna Orkin and Jon Gold

9/11 activists Jenna Orkin and Jon Gold are Mickey’s guests for the hour. Rather than considering who the perpetrators might’ve been, these 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 – 10.09.18

Mickey Huff and Chase Palmieri are joined by several of the contributors to “Censored 2019,” the latest edition, just-published, of Project Censored’s annual compilations of censored stories and media analysis. They discuss some of the “Top 25” censored stories, as well as new developments in media. Notes: Andy Lee Roth is associate director of Project Censored, and co-editor of Censored …

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Project Censored – 10.02.18

On this week’s program, we hear a speech by author and peace organizer Medea Benjamin. She discusses her recently-published book “Inside Iran,” and explains why the anti-Iran words and actions of the Trump administration will actually strengthen the hand of hardliners in Iran, making reform more difficult. Notes: This is a rebroadcast of the Project Censored Show of June 25, 2018.   Medea Benjamin …

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Project Censored – 09.25.18

In observance of Banned Books Week 2018, Mickey speaks with three guests, all involved in different facets of defending Americans’ right to read. Betsy Gomez is coordinator of Banned Books Week, Charles Brownstein is executive director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, and Abena Hutchful leads the Youth Free Expression Program at the National Coalition Against Censorship.   Web …

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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 …