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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 …

Pope Francis

Pope Francis Is on a Roll — Brings Sanity to the GMO Debate By Jill Richardson

Does genetically engineering crops — creating seeds with the DNA of other species inserted in them, like a tomato with DNA that includes genes from a fish — violate religious principles? People with a vested interest have tried for years to speak on the Vatican’s behalf on this question. Now, Pope Francis has weighed in. Using plain and forceful language, …