As the annual Whistleblower Summit concludes, Mickey Huff spends an hour speaking with Abby Martin,
one the journalists presented with an Pillar award by Summit organizers. Abby Martin hosted RT's
"Breaking the Set" for three years. She and Mickey had a wide-ranging discussion about
the state of U-S media in 2015.
Peter Phillips and Project Censored affiliate professor Julie Andrzejewski as co-host address the Global Environmental Crisis. They interview emeritus professor of Religion and Philosophy Dr. David Ray Griffin regarding his new book Unprecedented: Can Civilization Survive the CO2 Crisis? Additionally, they talk with Truth Out investigative reporter Dahr Jamail regarding his newest article: Mass Extinction: It’s the End of the World as We Know It.” Download this episode (right click and
Project Censored Show host Mickey Huff covers The Myth of Clean and Safe Nuclear Technologies-- Holding the Nuclear Industry Responsible for Environmental Contamination and Human Disease. The show begins in discussion with Choi Seungkoo, Secretary General of the NNAA (No Nukes Asia Actions) and activist Rev. Daesoo Lee, they discuss recent international lawsuits andcompensation for cancer victims created by nuclear power plants and the dangers of nuclear technology past to present...they are currently touring in the US to raise awareness about this growing global affair; at the bottom of the hour, author and professor Karl Grossman discusses the many dangers of nuclear power in the US from nuclear weapons to NASA, and from the weaponization of space to power plants built on fault lines near major cities…join us for an hour on the perils of nuclear technology, who is responsible, and what we can do about it...from Fukushima to Indian Point and beyond.
The Project Censored Show week of July11 on Pacifica Radio: Cohosts Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips discuss the Importance of Whistleblowing and Whistleblower Protection. They speak with attorney Jesselyn Radack, National Security & Human Rights Director at the Government Accountability Project, about her work around clients such as Edward Snowden, Thomas Andrews Drake, and John Kiriakou, among others, and the state of Whistleblower protection in the US and around the world. To wrap up the program, Peter discusses his research about the .0001% Transnational Capitalist Class and those who attend the annual gathering at the Bohemian Grove in Northern California this week.
Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips discuss American Exceptionalism: Myths and Realities. Their first guest is Aaron Good, a doctoral student at Temple University and author of the article "American Exception: Hegemony and the Dissimulation of the State," among their topics are Good's concept of a 'Tripartite State.’
For the second half of the program, the guest is Medea Benjamin, co-founder of the womens' peace group Code Pink. Speaking from Washington, DC, Medea Benjamin discusses issues from drone warfare to the recent fast track trade vote.
In light of the historic California drought and a global water crisis, Peter and Mickey devote this week's program to a look at water issues. First, investigative journalists Katharine Mieskowski and Lance Willliams explain how some water usage data is being kept away from journalists and the public. Then spoken-word artist Nick George offers a poem about water, power and money. In the second half of the program, Project Censored researcher Steven Feher shares what he's uncovered about ground water contamination from fracking. Finally, author Kirk Hylan explores the possible benefits of advanced desalination technology.
Following a nonfatal outbreak of measles that began at Disneyland, the California Legislature is debating a bill (SB 277) to outlaw parental choice about childhood vaccinations. The bill would include the measles vaccine, as well as nine others.
Today's guests support vaccinations, but oppose making them compulsory; they discuss the issues involved from a variety of perspectives, including law, civil rights, and medical ethics. Caitlyn Obolsky and Robert Krakow are attorneys; Elliot Cohen teaches ethics at Florida State University Medical School; Sharyl Attkisson is an investigative journalist; Lori Martin Gregory is editor of the Mom Street Journal.
Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips present a theme on the Risks of Global War— US State Department Propaganda and the US/NATO agenda: They interview Author/activist Steve Lendman about his book Flashpoints in Ukraine and how the US Drive for Hegemony risks World Wart III . Additionally, they talk with Eric Draitser regarding the how the civil war in Syria is now turning into a much larger regional war. Eric Draitser teaches at Hunter College, and is the founder of www.stopimperialism.org
Peter Phillips interviews Nick Turse, who speaks about the largely unseen role US forces are playing in Africa, with a special focus on the civil war in South Sudan. Then Dana Frank and Mark Sullivan discuss the US-backed Honduran government's program of free-market "model cities" (ZEDEs), in which corporate control will supersede the rights of Honduran citizens.
Nick Turse is the author of "Tomorrow's Battlefield: US Proxy Wars and Special Ops in Africa." Dana Frank teaches history at the University of California. Mark Sullivan is an environmental attorney and human rights advocate.
Co-hosts Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff speak with four guests taking part in the "What's Possibl" conference in San Francisco the weekend of May 30-31.Steven Jay is the organizer of the conference, Barry Dyke is the author of "Pirates of Manhattan." Sarah van Gelder is editor-in-chief of Yes Magazine; Ken Burrows teaches Holistic Health at San Francisco State University.