The Project Censored Show on Pacifica Radio; today’s show we speak with Code Pink’s Dana Balicki and Media Roots’ Abby Martin about the Occupy Movement for 2012; we hear from Steve Zeltzer of Work Week Radio; for the last part of this week's program we are joined by independent journalist and analyst Stephen Lendman, author of How Wall St. Fleeces America, on how we might stop the march to war on Iran.
Archive for December 2011
Occupying Free Speech Radio- Our One-Year Anniversary Show covering major news stories that were under reported or ignored by the corporate media.
Today’s show we celebrate one year on the air at KPFA Pacifica Free Speech Radio as part of the Morning Mix; we’ll hear an interview with Prof. Robert McChesney, a leading scholar and activist for media reform, on the state of the media in the US; we’ll hear from Steve Zeltzer of Work Week Radio; film producer Cindy Piester joins us to talk about the new film “On the Dark Side in Al Doura, A Soldier in the Shadows” that Addresses Soldier’s War Crimes Allegations & Iraq Atrocity Photos and we’ll also speak with the father of US Army Ranger John Needham (Michael Needham) to tell his son’s story; and we round out our one year anniversary show on Pacifica with a few words from interim GM at KPFA Andrew Phillips and a short conversation with Media Roots founder and PC contributor Abby Martin.
Today’s show we are Occupy Education Reform as we speak to Peter Matthews about getting Prop 1522- the Tax Oil to Fund Education- on the ballot in CA for fall of 2012; Sociologist and former Project Censored associate director Dr. Andrew Roth joins in our discussion about education “deform” and it’s impact on colleges; we’ll hear from Steve Zeltzer of Work Week Radio on Butchering Education and Systemic Corruption; and we round out the show in conversation with a leading critic of education reform Diane Ravitch, former assistant secretary of education under George H.W. Bush, who is currently a researcher at NYU, on why No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top simply are not working and what we should be doing to revitalize our educational system.
Today’s program we will be speaking with How the Occupied Movement Uses the Internet to build the message, and later in the program we will hear from Genocide expert Angel Ryono regarding the Cambodian Genocide and the many similarities to Iraq and Afghanistan. We’ll also hear from Steve Zeltzer of Work Week Radio with the local labor calendar.