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Project Censored – 12.05.17

For the first segment of the show, Mickey and Michael speak with independent journalist Dave Lindorff. In a recent Salon.com article, Lindorff contends that corporate-media denunciations of “fake news” are also intended to undermine the credibility of non-corporate alternative media. Then Nolan Higdon joins the show as a guest, for a discussion of how to teach media literacy, despite neoliberal …

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Project Censored – 11.28.17

As President Trump tries to undo the DACA program, Nolan and Nicholas speak with two young adults who were able to stay in the U.S. under DACA, but now face the possibility of deportation. Also on the show, a roundtable discussion about the FCC’s plan to allow even more media-ownership consolidation. the Project Censored Show:   Hosts: Nolan Higdon and …

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Project Censored – 11.21.17

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 – 11.14.17

Peter and Mickey spend the hour in conversation with author Carol Anderson. Her latest 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 – 11.07.17

For the first half of the show, Mickey’s guests are Pratap Chatterjee and Khalil Bendib, co-authors of the new book Verax (‘truth-teller’). A nonfiction graphic ‘novel,’ Verax examines the US electronic-surveillance programs, and the whistleblowers who exposed them. Then, in the wake of the latest sexual-harassment scandals in Hollywood, media scholar Julie Frechette joins the show for a discussion of the #MeToo campaign, and …

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Project Censored – 10.31.17

For the first half of the program, Mickey speaks with Rachel Jollie of Index on Censorship,  who explains the vital role of radio in breaking through governments’ attempts to control  the flow of information. Next, Michael Levitin interviews Anna Callahan with The Incorruptibles,  about recruiting and electing authentic grassroots candidates to local office. Finally, Mickey speaks  with Elle Aviv Newton of Poets Reading the …

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Project Censored – 10.24.17

Historian and author Andres Resendez speaks about “the other slavery” — the enslavement  of millions of Native Americans from the time of Columbus to the 1900s, a subject often overlooked  in history curricula. Resendez spoke in Berkeley, CA in April 2017; Mickey Huff was the host of that event.  This program includes Resendez’ speech, and part of the question-and-answer period …

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Project Censored – 10.17.17

Mickey and guest co-host Kenn Burrows spend the first half of the program on a discussion of health effects arising from cell-phone technology, and why corporate media are not paying enough heed to these issues. The panel of guests also explain SB649, a California bill that would have removed local authority over the placement of new 5G cell phone transmitters.  …

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Project Censored – 10.10.17

Mickey and his guests spend the hour addressing election integrity: are US elections clean, and how can voters be sure? The guests suggest that there are serious doubts about the validity of some recent elections, and ask why corporate media have ignored these issues.    Notes:   Richard Tamm and Jim Soper are are members of the National Voting Rights …

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Project Censored – 10.03.17

Mickey and Peter devote this week’s show to discussions about the media, including both critiques of corporate media  and a briefing on the latest work from Project Censored. Their first guest, Rob Williams, speaks about fighting corporate fake news,  and introduces his suggested additions to the ‘propaganda model’ set forth by Noam Chomsky and Edward Herman in 1988’s “Manufacturing Consent.”  …