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Project Censored - 09/24/13

Banned Books Week Special on the Project Censored Show on Pacifica’s Free Speech Radio. Join hosts Mickey Huff  and Peter Phillips in conversation with Barbara Jones, Director of the Office for Intellectual Freedom and the Executive Director of the Freedom to Read Foundation of the American Library Association about this year’s BBW; then hear from students on the front lines of banned books from Hadley Junior High School and Lane Tech to discuss  the banning of On the Perks of Being a Wallflower and the 451 club; the BBW special continues with Michael O’Neil of the National Coalition Against Censorship and concludes with Charles Brownstein, executive director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. 

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Mickey Huff with Peter Phillips Co-hosts for the Project Censored  show on KPFA Pacifica discuss Truth and Consequences: Hegemonic Mythologies in American Empire with Prof. As'ad AbuKhalil. The program deconstructs the developing march to war in Syria. They also interview Abby Martin of RT’s Breaking the Set on  9/11 and the propaganda of official historical narratives. They also talk about the upcoming 9/11 film festival in Oakland (50 years of betrayal from JFK to today), more events in NY 12 years later, and ongoing corporate media censorship and framing in maintenance of American Empire.

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On the Project Censored show August 30 from KPFA Mickey Huff inteviews Ethnomusicologist Dr. T.M. Scruggs on the music of resistance inside the Bolivarian revolution with original recordings from Caracas. During the second part of the show Chris Cox’s from Junkyard Empire joins in the discussion with samples of contemporary resistance music in the US.

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