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Mickey's first guest is the multitalented Eleanor Goldfield. An artist, writer and social activist, 
she explains the connections between art and activism, as well as some of the many campaigns she's involved with, 
including net neutrality, pipeline safety, and alternative energy.
In the second half of the show, Project Censored associate director Andy Lee Roth joins Mickey for a discussion 
about the political history of "fake news." They also summarize some of the stories in Censored 2018, 
Project Censored's latest annual look at underreported stories and the state of journalism.

 

 
Program Notes:
 

Eleanor Goldfield is the creator of www.artkillingapathy.com

Andy Lee Roth teaches sociology at Citrus College in Southern California.
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For the first segment of the show, Mickey and Michael speak with independent journalist Dave Lindorff. 
In a recent Salon.com article, Lindorff contends that corporate-media denunciations of "fake news" 
are also intended to undermine the credibility of non-corporate alternative media.
Then Nolan Higdon joins the show as a guest, for a discussion of how to teach media literacy, 
despite neoliberal education doctines that deemphasize critical thinking and civic participation.
 
Program Notes:
 
Dave Lindorff is a widely-published independent journalist. His work is collected at www.thiscantbehappening.net
Nolan Higdon teaches communications and history at several colleges in the San Francisco Bay area.

Web sites mentioned in this week's show:
www.thiscantbehappening.net
www.salon.com
www.counterpunch.org
www.acmesmartmediaeducation.net
www.gcml.org
  

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As President Trump tries to undo the DACA program, Nolan and Nicholas 
speak with two young adults who were able to stay in the U.S. under DACA, 
but now face the possibility of deportation. Also on the show, a roundtable 
discussion about the FCC's plan to allow even more media-ownership consolidation.
 
the Project Censored Show:

 

Hosts: Nolan Higdon and Nicholas Baham
 

Originates at KPFA, 94.1 FM, Berkeley CA, Fridays 1-2 PM Pacific Time

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The first guest, documentary producer Robbie Leppzer, discusses his latest work, Power Struggle
It's an account of the grassroots campaign to shut down the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, 
and the problems that remain after the plant's closure. Next, nuclear-power critics Arnie and 
Maggie Gunderson return to Project Censored to explain some of the continuing hazards facing 
Fukushima, Japan, years after the meltdown there. Finally, Poets Reading the News make 
a second appearance on the show.
 

Notes:
 

Robbie Leppzer is a film producer with over 30 documentaries to his credit.

Arnie and Maggie Gunderson left careers in the nuclear power industry to 
devote themselves to educating the public about nuclear power's hazards.

Elle Aviv Newton and Jenna Spagnolo are the co-editors of Poets Reading the News.

Web sites mentioned on this week's program:
www.turningtide.com
www.powerstrugglemovie.com
www.fairewinds.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 the Reconstruction period to modern times.
 

Notes:
 
Carol Anderson is Professor of African-American Studies at Emory University in Atlanta. 
Her previous works include "Eyes Off the Prize" and "Bourgeois Radicals."  
 
This is a rebroadcast of the Project Censored Show of June 27, 2016. 
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For the first half of the show, Mickey's guests are Pratap Chatterjee and Khalil Bendib, co-authors of the new book Verax ('truth-teller'). A nonfiction graphic 'novel,' Verax examines the US electronic-surveillance programs, and the whistleblowers who exposed them.

Then, in the wake of the latest sexual-harassment scandals in Hollywood, media scholar Julie Frechette joins the show for a discussion of the #MeToo campaign, and how corporate media portrays issues of sexual harassment and violence, within and beyond the entertainment industry.
 
Notes:

Pratap Chatterjee is Executive Director of Corp Watch, and a veteran investigative journalist; 
his books include Halliburton's Army and Iraq, Inc.: A Profitable Occupation. 
Khalil Bendib is a political cartoonist and radio journalist.
Julie Frechette is Professor of Communication at Worcester State University in Massachusetts, 
and also co-president of the Action Coalition for Media Education.


Web sites mentioned on this week's program:
www.veraxcomic.net 
www.corpwatch.org
www.bendib.com 
www.acmesmartmediaeducation.net 

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For the first half of the program, Mickey speaks with Rachel Jollie of Index on Censorship,  who explains the vital role of radio in breaking through governments' attempts to control  the flow of information. Next, Michael Levitin interviews Anna Callahan with The Incorruptibles,  about recruiting and electing authentic grassroots candidates to local office. Finally, Mickey speaks  with Elle Aviv Newton of Poets Reading the News, a year-old online newspaper that presents journalism via poetry.
 
Notes:
Rachel Jollie is editor at Index on Censorship, a UK-based organization that tracks government 
suppression of media and free speech across the globe. Anna Callahan is an organizer with
The Incorruptibles. Elle Aviv Newtonis cofounder and editor-in-chief of Poets Reading the News.
 

Web sites mentioned on this week's program:
www.indexoncensorship.org 
www.theincorruptibles.us 

 
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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. 
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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 limitations of online activism. And the show concludes with Nolan Higdon, Nicholas Baham and Desiree McSwain discussing their chapter in Censored 2018, "the New Authoritarianism."
 
Notes:
 
Kenn Burrows teaches Holistic Health Studies at San Francisco State University. Lloyd Morgan is an electronic engineer; he also studies the connections between electromagnetic radiation and cancer. Audrey Johnson is a biology student at San Francisco State University, and co-president of the campus Project Censored club. Ellen Marx is the director of the California Brain Tumor Association. Reinette Senum is a city council member in Nevada City, California. Eleanor Goldfield is host of the Free-Speech TV show “Act Out” and author of the new book “Paradigm Lost.”
 
Update: After this program was recorded, California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed SB649.
 
Web sites mentioned in this week's program:
 
 
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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 Tamm and Jim Soper are are members of the National Voting Rights Task Force, and organizers of a national conference on election integrity
that was held in Berkeley, CA on October 7 and 8. Jonathan Simon is executive director of the Election Defense Alliance, and the author of Code Red
a new book about electoral manipulation. Mark Crispin Miller teaches at New York University, and is the author of Fooled Again: How the Right Stole the 2004 Election.


Web sites for organizations and individuals mentioned on this week's show:
www.nvrtf.org
www.codered2016.com
www.forbiddenbookshelf.com

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