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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.”  …

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Project Censored – 09.26.17

This week’s show coincides with Banned-Books-Week, and Mickey spends the hour with five guests, representing  a variety of perspectives, but all in agreement on the need to defend peoples’ right to read. The topics of discussion  include the origin of Banned-Books-Week in the 1980s, the ongoing attempts to restrict what students may read in school,  and the continuing importance of comic …

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Project Censored – 09.19.17

Latin America and Journalism: Nolan Higdon and Nicholas Baham speak with Kali Persall (recently returned from a visit to Cuba), and T.M. Scruggs (recently returned from Nicaragua). Kali Persall writes for the Pioneer newspaper in Hayward, California (www.thepioneeronline.com). TM Scruggs is a co-founder of the Real News Network (www.therealnews.com) Download this episode (right click and save)

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Project Censored – 09.12.17

Marking the 16th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, Peter and Mickey speak with two scholars who’ve written extensively about Sept. 11.  The first guest is David Ray Griffin, author of nearly a dozen books about Sept. 11; he contends the Bush Administration played the central role in the attacks.  In this appearance on the Project Censored Show, he speaks about some …

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Project Censored – 09.05.17

Mickey’s guest for the hour is the academic, and prolific author, Henry Giroux of McMaster University in Canada. They discuss some of the consequences of neoliberalism and authoritarianism for the US, and how US political culture deteriorated to a level that allowed Trump to be elected.   Download this episode (right click and save)

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Project Censored – 08.29.17

Peter Phillips and Michael Sukhov spend the hour in conversation with scholar/activist William Robinson.  Addressing a wide range of topics, their discussion begins with Venezuela and corporate-media  misrepresentations of conditions around Latin America, then segues to US politics and the necessity of resisting facism. Later, Robinson opines on three possible futures for humanity.  Download this episode (right click and save)

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Project Censored – 08.15.17

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 …