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Peter Phillips with guest host Marty Bennett Co-Chair, North Bay Jobs with Justice, examine the significance of the $15 an hour city-wide minimum wage recently approved by the City of Seattle and we will discuss the minimum wage and living wage campaigns across the SF Bay Area that are part of the national "Fight for $15" campaign. Our guests include: Jahmese Myres, Policy Associate and Organizer, East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy, Gordon Mar is Executive Director of SF Jobs with Justice, Derecka Mehrens, Executive Director, Working Partnerships USA (Santa Clara County) and Paul K. Sonn, General Counsel & Program Director National Employment Law Project

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On the Reclaiming Father’s Day show Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips interview author and professor Tomas Moniz, editor of Rad Dad and founder of Rad Dad zine, and professor Craig Elliot, also assistant vice president of Samuel Merritt University, a frequent contributor to Rad Dad who writes about fathers and feminism; at the bottom of the hour they are joined by Ariel Gore, author, activist and founder of Hip Mama magazine. They round out the program  with Kai Newkirk founder and organizer of 99-rise about their 400 mile walk for democracy in the heat of California’s Central Valley.

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On the June 6, the Project Censored Show on Pacifica Radio Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips discuss the ongoing situation in the Ukraine by looking at a new book by Clarity Press edited by Stephen Lendman, “Flashpoint Ukraine: How the US Drive for Hegemony Risks WWIII.” They are joined by three of the book's contributors including the noted political scientist and author Dr. Michael Parenti for the hour, and interview segments with  Prof. Michel Chossudovsky of Global Research (Centre for Research on Globalization), and former Congresswomen and Green Party Presidential candidate Cynthia McKinneyPeter Phillips and  Mickey Huff, along with Nolan Higdon, also contributed to the volume with a chapter entitled: Ukraine Another Step in Capitalism's Global Dominance: Strategies and Power Inside the Transnational Corporate Class and US-NATO Global Empire. 

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 On the Project Censored show Mickey Huff with Peter Phillips interview author and scholar Allison Weir regarding her new book Against Our Better Judgment: The hidden history of how the United States was used to create IsraelFew Americans today are aware that U.S. support enabled the creation of modern Israel. Even fewer know that U.S. politicians pushed this policy over the forceful objections of top diplomatic and military experts.  For the second half of the show they discuss the recent developments regarding Edward Snowden and the corporate media and political establishment propaganda attempts to frame leakers and journalists as traitors; and they end the show in discussion with Aaron Good, Ph.D. student at Temple University, about academic freedom and the controversial dismissal of African American Studies Associate Professor Anthony Monteiro.

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