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Peter and Mickey spend the hour with journalist and media scholar Brian Covert, 
discussing the too-close relationship between the CIA and U.S. media, as well as other issues, 
including the Obama Administration "pivot" toward Asia. 
Brian Covert is an independent journalist, and a lecturer at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan.
His chapter on the CIA and the media, "Played by the Mighty Wurlitzer," appears in the Censored 2017 yearbook.
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For the first half of the program, Peter and Mickey speak with sociologist William Carroll, 
about his latest research into the "transnational corporate class" -- top corporate board members 
and executives -- who wield vast influence over public policy.
 
Then Sunsara Taylor and Rafael Caderas make the case for "stopping the Trump regime before it starts;" 
they advocate mass protests on the scale of the anti-Mubarak uprising in Egypt. Their web site is www.refusefascism.org.
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Peter and Mickey spend the hour in conversation with author Carol Anderson. 
Her latest book, "White Rage," chronicles the history of white resistance 
and obstruction to African-American equality, from Reconstruction to modern times.

Carol Anderson is Professor of African-American Studies at Emory University in Atlanta. 
Her previous works include "Eyes Off the Prize" and "Bourgeois Radicals."  
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For the first half of the program, Peter and Mickey discuss the conflict in Syria; their guest is independent journalist Eva Bartlett, 
who recently returned from Aleppo and is now on a U.S. speaking tour. She explains why most corporate media coverage of Syria 
doesn't depict the actual situation there. In the second half of the program, the guest is Joey Johnson, whose burning of a flag 
in 1984 became a U.S. Supreme Court free-speech case. Johnson is facing charges again over the burning of a flag outside 
the 2016 Republican National Convention. 
 
Web sites mentioned on the program:
www.ingaza.wordpress.com
www.syriasolidaritymovement.org
www.handsoffsyriacoalition.net
www.refusefacism.org
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In this rebroadcast of a Project Censored show from August, 2016, 
Mickey speaks with two authors in the new "Hot Books" series. 
First, Nicholas Schou discusses "Spooked: How the CIA Manipulates 
the Media and Hoodwinks Hollywood." Then Alexander Zaitchik describes 
his study of Trump voters, "Gilded Rage: A Wild Ride Through Donald Trump's America." 
Also on hand for the hour is author David Talbot, the founder and editorial director of Hot Books; 
he explains its mission, and describes some of the other titles in the Hot Books series.  
 
Web sites mentioned on the program:
www.hotbookspress.com
www.skyhorsepublishing.com
www.zaitchik.com
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In the first half of the program, mathematician Rick Luttmann discusses ranked-choice voting 
and why it is superior to the prevalent "plurality voting" system. Also, investigative journalist Greg Palast 
returns to Project Censored to explain how GOP vote-supression tactics may have stolen the 2016 election
(he calls it a "Jim Crow election").
In the second half of the program, two activists recently returned from Standing Rock describe the violence 
police there are inflicting on the water protectors and their allies. Nadya Tannous and Damanjeet Singh 
also explain why the Standing Rock confrontation is an anti-colonial struggle.
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Peter and Mickey begin the program with a case study in independent publishing: Seven Stories Press. 
The guests are Seven Stories' publisher, Dan Simon, and author/cartoonist Ted Rall, whose work is published 
at Seven Stories (Seven Stories is also the publisher of Project Censored's books). 
 
Then, in light of Donald Trump's election, we rebroadcast an excerpt from a July interview with Ted Rall, 
about his biography of Trump. 
 
The show concludes with a conversation with nuclear-power watchdogs Arnie and Maggie Gunderson, 
about what Trump's election may bode for the nuclear industry. 
 
websites mentioned on this program:
www.sevenstories.com
www.tedrall.com
www.fairewinds.org
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This is a rebroadcast of a November 2013 Project Censored show, when Peter and Mickey spoke with director Oliver Stone 
and historian Peter Kuznick, about the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination, and a look at the vital role JFK played in US and world history.
 Oliver Stone's films include the controversial "JFK" (1992). Peter Kuznick is a historian at American University. 
Kuznick and Stone are co-authors and co-producers of the book and TV series, "the Untold History of the United States." 
 
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Peter and Mickey get reactions to the Trump presidential victory from Northern Californa college students, faculty, 
and a Green Party campaigner. Next is a quick update from Standing Rock, North Dakota by a student supporter of the protest.
Finally, a conversation with long-time human-rights campaigner Jack Healy about the campaign to free Leonard Peltier 
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Peter Phillips is joined this week by guest co-host and sociologist Michael Sukhoff. 
Their first guest is author Michael Parenti, who discusses the nature of American empire.
Then two guests, Noah Treanor and Paulette Moore, phone in to describe their experiences at Standing Rock, North Dakota,
site of the Dakota Access Pipeline project.
In the final segment of the program, journalist Ann Garrison examines ongoing lies about the 1994 Rwandan massacres,
explains the fears of many in the region about another Clinton presidency, and describes some of the political prisoners now in Rwandan jails.
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