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On this week's program, we hear a speech by Abby Martin, delivered as part of
Sonoma State University's Social Justice Week activities. She describes and 
explains US corporate media's parroting of Trump Administration propaganda, 
as Trump works to topple Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro. She also
asks why almost no Democratic Party officeholders are speaking out against
the attempted coup either.
 

Notes:
 
Abby Martin is an independent journalist, and the creator of "The Empire Files."
Previously, she hosted "Breaking the Set" on RT Television.
 
 
the Project Censored Show:

 

Host: Mickey Huff
Producers: Anthony Fest & Dennis Murphy
 
Peter and Mickey spend the hour in conversation with Carol Anderson. 
Her 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. 

 
 
the Project Censored Show:

 

Hosts: Mickey Huff & Peter Phillips

 
Producer: Anthony Fest
 
Kenn Burrows of San Francisco State University returns to the program to talk about SFSU's annual Gandhi-King Season of Nonviolence. 
Then Neal Gorenflo of Shareable.net explains how his website aims to facilitate cooperative problem-solving around the world. 
Finally, historian Michael Morey introduces his new biography of David Fagen, the buffalo soldier who in 1898 switched sides and joined 
the Philippine war for independence.
 
 
notes:
Kenn Burrows leads the Holistic Health Center at San Francisco State University, and organizes the annual Gandhi-King Season of Nonviolence. 
Neal Gorenflo is the co-founder of Shareable.net, as well as an author and consultant. Michael Morey is the author of "Fagen: An African American 
Renegade in the Philippine-American War," just published by the University of Wisconsin Press.
 

Break information:
--1957 TV interview of MLK
--MLK speech
--"Masters of War" by Odetta

 
 
Mickey interviews two activists who work at the local and global levels, respectively.
High School student Lucia Garay explains how she became motivated to work
for social justice, and the challenges that young people face even in a "liberal" region.
Then Steven Jay returns to the show to explain his latest project, Mobilized.news.
 
notes:
 
Lucia Garay is the chair of the Sonoma County Junior Commission on Human Rights.
Steven Jay is the creator of Mobilized.news, a web-based project that aims to enhance cooperation
and idea-sharing among innovators and social activists around the world.

Music-break information:
"Embryonic Journey" by Hot Tuna
"Let's Work Together" by Canned Heat
"Mann's Fate" by Hot Tuna
Mnar Muhawish explains the recently US Senate billed aimed at suppressing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement; 
she also looks at a far-reaching new corporate-media-backed initiative that would "rate" websites. Later in the program, Abby Martin 
describes how US sanctions have hobbled the Venezuelan economy, with the intent to overthrow President Maduro. 
 
notes:
 
Mnar Muhawish is founder and editor-in-chief of Mint Press News (www.mintpressnews.com). 
Abby Martin is host of "The Empire Files" on Telesur TV, and the Media Roots website (www.mediaroots.org)

Music-break information:
"Palestine Will Be Free" by Maher Zain
"Which Side Are You On?" by Rebel Diaz
"The 4th Branch" by Immortal Technique
Author and editorial cartoonist Ted Rall is the first guest; he explains the latest developments
in his legal battle with the Los Angeles Times, and the wider problem of how big corporations 
now use anti-SLAPP statues to stop less-powerful plaintiffs from having their cases heard by juries.
In the second half of the show, Robert Manning and Kenneth Dubroff introduce a new grassroots-based 
nuclear-disarmament advocacy group they created, and how they hope to influence decision-makers.
They point out that the nuclear nations' arsenals of today are even more dangerous than those of the 1960s.
 
notes:
 
Web sites mentioned on this week's program:
 
Music info:
1st break:  "Policy of Truth" by Depeche Mode
2nd break: "Get Up, Stand Up" by Bob Marley
3rd break:  "The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades" by Timbuk 3.
 
the Project Censored Show:

 

Hosts: Mickey Huff & Chase Palmieri
 

Producers: Anthony Fest & Dennis Murphy

Amid the ongoing corporate-media hue and cry about 'Russian interference' in the 2016 US election, 
media scholar Rob Williams reviews the evidence, and the unexamined assumptions made by promoters of 
the 'Russian hacking' position. Some of the discussion on the show revolves around Kathleen Hall Jamieson's 
new book Cyberwar
 
notes:
 
Rob Williams teaches Communications at the University of Vermont and other institutions. 
He's also the publisher of the Vermont Independent, and a frequent contributor to Project Censored. 
His review of the Jamieson book can be found at www.projectcensored.org 

Music info:
1st break: Joe Walsh, "A Life of Illusion"
2nd break: the Who, "The Punk Meets the Godfather"  

 
the Project Censored Show:

 

Hosts: Mickey Huff & Chase Palmieri
 

Producers: Anthony Fest & Dennis Murphy

This week's show presents speeches and conversation from Project Censored's 2018 Media Freedom Summit 2.0 
The first 2/3 of the show is from the keynote panel, then we hear part of the "News Abuse" discussion. 
 
The panelists heard on the program are Abby Martin, Nora Barrows-Friedman, Eleanor Goldfield, John Collins, Nicole Eigbrett, and Steve Peraza. 
They address topics ranging from Palestine to Black leadership to the corporate press' misleading portrayals of who the "Trump voters" were.
 
 
Notes:
 
The Media Freedom Summit took place in late October 2018. The Project Censored Show of November 19, 2018 
presented audio from other speakers at the Summit. 
In the aftermath of the Facebook/Twitter purge of hundreds of pages, artist/journalist 
Eleanor Goldfield explains the need for an alternative to those sites. Then Bill Ottman 
describes his new social-media site, Minds.com, and how it differs from the giants. 

Notes:
 
Web sites mention on this week's program:
www.artkillingapathy.com 
www.minds.com 
www.mintpressnews.com
Long-time investigative reporter Dave Lindorff explores the Pentagon's financial mysteries, 
including massive unaccounted-for spending and decades of non-compliance with audit law. 
Later in the program, a look at the real record of the late President George H.W. Bush. 
 

Notes:
 
Dave Lindorff is a widely-published independent journalist. His article on financial stonewalling 
at the Pentagon appears in the December 10 issue of The Nation, and at www.thenation.com
More of Lindorff's work is available at www.thiscantbehappening.net 
 

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