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The mission of Project Censored is to teach students and the public about the role of a free press in a free society – and to tell the news that didn’t make the news and why.

The mission of Project Censored is to teach students and the public about the role of a free press in a free society – and to tell the news that didn’t make the news and why.
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New York, NY

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The mission of Project Censored is to teach students and the public about the role of a free press in a free society – and to tell the news that didn’t make the news and why.

Language:

English

Contact:

P.O. Box 571 Cotati, CA 94931 707-874-2695


Episodes

Project Censored - 10.17.17

10/17/2017
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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. Later in the program, Project Censored correspondent Michael Levitan speaks with author and TV host Eleanor Goldfield about the...

Duration: 00:58:28


Project Censored - 10.10.17

10/10/2017
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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 [...]

Duration: 00:58:59


Project Censored - 10.03.17

10/3/2017
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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.” Then Telesur contributor Abby Martin explains the corporate media’s gross misrepresentations of...

Duration: 00:59:00


Project Censored - 09.26.17

9/27/2017
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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 books and graphic novels in today’s media world.

Duration: 00:59:01


Project Censored - 09.19.17

9/19/2017
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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)

Duration: 00:58:03


Project Censored - 09.12.17

9/12/2017
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Marking the 16 anniversary of the September 11 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 of the ideas in his latest book, Bush and Cheney: How They Ruined America and the World.

Duration: 00:59:01


Project Censored - 09.05.17

9/5/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:59:00


Project Censored - 08.29.17

8/29/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:58:58


Project Censored - 08.23.17

8/23/2017
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A conversation about surveillance and authoritarianism, with Kalemba Kizito. the Project Censored Show: Hosts: Nolan Higdon, Nicholas Baham and Desiree McSwain

Duration: 00:59:04


Project Censored - 08.15.17

8/15/2017
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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 of JFK,” and “Drugs, Oil and War.” David Talbot is the founder of Salon.com, and now a columnist for

Duration: 00:59:00


Project Censored - 08.08.17

8/8/2017
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Nolan, Nicholas and Desiree speak with long-time community journalist Louis Laventure about how journalism needs to adapt to serve today’s young people.

Duration: 00:58:52


Project Censored - 08.01.17

8/2/2017
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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 that followed.

Duration: 00:58:59


Project Censored - 07.25.17

7/25/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:59:00


Project Censored - 07.18.17

7/18/2017
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Mnar Muhawesh is the guest for the first half of the show; she explains why she created Mint Press News, as well as her experience of being a Muslim woman doing journalism in the U.S. Later in the program, the three hosts have a panel discussion covering, among other topics, the various connotations of the word “nationalist.” Web sites mentioned on this week’s show:

Duration: 00:58:57


Project Censored - 07.11.17

7/11/2017
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Peter Phillips and guest co-host Michael Sukhov spend the hour with Alison Weir, founder of the organization “If Americans Knew.” The interview focuses on two ongoing initiatives by pro-Israel organzations: – efforts to have the definition of “anti-Semitic” rewritten to encompass criticisms of the Israeli government, a campaign underway in domains ranging from the State Department to university campuses. – lobbying state legislatures to pass laws punishing firms that follow the...

Duration: 00:59:02


Project Censored - 07.04.17

7/4/2017
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Peter and Mickey spend most of the hour in conversation with attorney Caitlin Henry and sociologist Laleh Behbehanian; their topic is the rise in state legislative efforts to suppress or punish political protest. At the end of the program, we hear an update about the Golden Rule, a historic sailboat used in anti-nuclear and pro-peace actions; crew members Helen Jaccard and Jerry Condon will explain their upcoming voyages. Caitlin Henry is an attorney in Oakland, [...]

Duration: 00:59:00


Project Censored - 06.27.17

6/27/2017
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Does the rise to the presidency of Rodrigo Duterte signal a drift toward facism in the Philippines? Nolan and Nicholas explore this question, and other issues of Philippine history and politics, with scholar and former Philippine government research administrator Maria Ortuoste. Maria Ortuoste is Associate Professor of Political Science at Califoria State University, East Bay. Previously, she worked in the Philippine government, as head of the research division in the Foreign Servi...

Duration: 00:58:25


Project Censored - 06.20.17

6/20/2017
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Nolan and Nicholas spend this week’s show in conversation with author and historian Katherine Olmstead; their topic is “conspiracy culture in media.” Katherine Olmstead teaches History at the University of California Davis campus. She has written several books about 20th-Century US history, including “Real Enemies: Conspiracy Theories and American Democracy.”

Duration: 00:58:58


Project Censored - 06.13.17

6/13/2017
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In the first half of the show, Mickey and Peter speak with three student researchers at San Francisco State University, and their faculty advisor, about their current Project Censored research, and about innovative new approaches to journalism itself. Then Chase Palmieri of Tribeworthy.com makes a return visit to the show, to offer an update on Tribeworthy’s progress. T

Duration: 00:59:07


Project Censored - 06.06.17

6/6/2017
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Peter and Mickey spend most of the hour in conversation with attorney Caitlin Henry and sociologist Laleh Behbehanian; their topic is the rise in state legislative efforts to suppress or punish political protest. At the end of the program, we hear an update about the Golden Rule, a historic sailboat used in anti-nuclear and pro-peace actions; crew members Helen Jaccard and Jerry Condon will explain their upcoming voyages. Caitlin Henry is an attorney in Oakland, CA [...]

Duration: 00:58:59

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