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Project Censored – 05.22.18

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 program for a discussion of the #MeToo campaign …

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Project Censored – 05.15.18

Susan Rahman hosts the first half of the show, and speaks with three students researching the history of Palestine, and the brutality of today’s Israeli occupation. Then Mickey Huff interviews Heidi Kramer, whose new book — “Media Monsters” — documents the unprecedented levels of violence in modern children’s media, including movies, TV and video games. Download this episode (right click and save)

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Project Censored – 05.08.18

A conversation about gender, race and class in media with Bill Yousman and Lori Bindig-Yousman. Also on the program, University of San Francisco student Sage Healy speaks about his work on a new Media Freedom Foundation documentary. the Project Censored Show:   Hosts: Nolan Higdon, Nicholas Baham III, Aimee Casey Producer: Mitch Scorza Download this episode (right click and save)

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Project Censored – 05.01.18

Project Censored’s annual “top 25 most censored stories” are gleaned from hundreds of stories nominated by students and faculty at participating campuses. On this week’s show, four students from San Francisco State University discuss stories they’ve discovered and documented in their research; these stories involve issues ranging from clean energy to the propagation of gun culture in high schools.  Download …

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Project Censored – 04.24.18

On this week’s show, we present a recent talk, “Giants – The Global Power Elite,” given by Peter Phillips at Sonoma State University this past March. Extending the ideas of C. Wright Mills to the 21st century, Peter Phillips contends that a few hundred corporate managers and billionaires now control the majority of the world’s wealth, and thus are today’s …

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Project Censored – 04.17.18

In this week’s program, we hear a speech given in March by Mickey Huff as part of the annual Social Justice Week lecture series at Sonoma State University in northern California. Mickey’s topic was “Fake News and the Truth Emergency.” In his speech, he took note of the deep historical roots of the idea of ‘fake news,’ but also warned that …

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Project Censored – 04.10.18

On this week’s program, we hear a recent 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 …

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Project Censored – 04.03.18

Authors Peter Dale Scott and David Talbot join Mickey for a discussion of the now-popular phrase “deep state,”  and its implications. They also share their thoughts on the best way forward for the left in the Trump era. Peter Dale Scott is a retired diplomat and prolific author on politics and history; among his books are “Deep Politics  and the Death …

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Project Censored – 03.27.18

What is ‘radical sociology’? Why is it important for scholars, and for activists? Michael Sukhov and Peter Phillips explore these questions, and more, with three social scientists: Michael Thompson, Frances Fox Piven, and William Robinson.   Michael Thompson teaches in the Political Science Department at William Paterson University in New Jersey. Frances Fox Piven is Professor Emerita at the City University …

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Project Censored – 03.20.18

Jamie de Silva and Daniel MacGuire, writers for the Pioneer newspaper, are the guests; they take part in a discussion about youth journalism and the Me Too movement.  Download this episode (right click and save)