Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips play segments of Project Censored the Movie: Ending the Reign of Junk Food News and discuss the forthcoming book, Censored 2014: Fearless Speech in Fateful Times. Both can be pre-ordered on line at: WWW.Projectcensored.org
Archive for July 2013
Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips interview two whistleblowers, Alicia Dabney and Lesa Donnelley, who filed sexual harassment complaints when they worked for the USDA Forest Service. Then they take an in depth look at the accreditation process and the threatened closure of the largest community college in CA, CC San Francisco— speaking with independent reporter Rick Sterling and Wendy Kaufmyn of Save CCSF. They conclude the show with educator and author Bill Bigelow talking about censorship in Indiana, the latest flap with former GOP Governor Mitch Daniels, now president of Purdue University, who tried to purge Howard Zinn's People's History text from the classrooms.
Project Censored Show on KPFA, Pacifica Radio hosts Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips talk religion and social justice with Dr. Matthew Fox, author most recently of Letters to Pope Francis: Rebuilding a Church with Justice and Compassion; near the bottom of the hour- censorship at PBS involving the new documentary Citizen Koch, which looks at the influential conservative billionaire Koch Brothers, award-winning filmmakers Carl Deal and Tia Lessin tell the story; and the show concludes with a discussion on the annual summer encampment of the San Francisco Bohemian Club now taking place on the Russian River in Northern California.
Join Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips for their special Independence Day After program as they move beyond the flag waving, jingoistic nationalism and discuss a patriotism for the people, the impact of money on democracy in the US, and much more with former CA Green Party gubernatorial candidate Laura Wells and Prof. Robert McChesney (author most recently w John Nichols of "Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America").
On the June 28 Project Censored Show on Pacifica Radio Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips speak to Napoleon Gomez about his new book Collapse of Dignity: The Story of a Mining Tragedy and the Fight Against Greed and Corruption in Mexico. the show also carries a special report from Tara Dorobji who recently spoke with author Mat Johnson about how writers of color are often locked out of the publishing world. They conclude the show with a conversation with surveillance state expert and philosophy professor Elliot Cohen about the ramifications of NSA leaker Edward Snowen, how the corporate media are missing the story about living in a full blown 1984.