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Project Censored - 11.29.16

Peter and Mickey begin the program with a case study in independent publishing: Seven Stories Press. 
The guests are Seven Stories' publisher, Dan Simon, and author/cartoonist Ted Rall, whose work is published 
at Seven Stories (Seven Stories is also the publisher of Project Censored's books). 
 
Then, in light of Donald Trump's election, we rebroadcast an excerpt from a July interview with Ted Rall, 
about his biography of Trump. 
 
The show concludes with a conversation with nuclear-power watchdogs Arnie and Maggie Gunderson, 
about what Trump's election may bode for the nuclear industry. 
 
websites mentioned on this program:
www.sevenstories.com
www.tedrall.com
www.fairewinds.org
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Project Censored - 11.22.16

This is a rebroadcast of a November 2013 Project Censored show, when Peter and Mickey spoke with director Oliver Stone 
and historian Peter Kuznick, about the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination, and a look at the vital role JFK played in US and world history.
 Oliver Stone's films include the controversial "JFK" (1992). Peter Kuznick is a historian at American University. 
Kuznick and Stone are co-authors and co-producers of the book and TV series, "the Untold History of the United States." 
 
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Project Censored - 11.15.16

Peter and Mickey get reactions to the Trump presidential victory from Northern Californa college students, faculty, 
and a Green Party campaigner. Next is a quick update from Standing Rock, North Dakota by a student supporter of the protest.
Finally, a conversation with long-time human-rights campaigner Jack Healy about the campaign to free Leonard Peltier 
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Peter Phillips is joined this week by guest co-host and sociologist Michael Sukhoff. 
Their first guest is author Michael Parenti, who discusses the nature of American empire.
Then two guests, Noah Treanor and Paulette Moore, phone in to describe their experiences at Standing Rock, North Dakota,
site of the Dakota Access Pipeline project.
In the final segment of the program, journalist Ann Garrison examines ongoing lies about the 1994 Rwandan massacres,
explains the fears of many in the region about another Clinton presidency, and describes some of the political prisoners now in Rwandan jails.
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Mickey and guest co-host Michael Levitin address four social-justice and environmental issues:
With a measure to legalize recreation marijuna use on November's California ballot, Mark Armstrong explains how creating a state bank
 -- among other benefits -- could aid the financial side of marijuana growing.
Adam Carpinelli looks at what's behind the recent prison-work strikes, and summarizes the cases of some US political prisoners.
Sarah van Gelder discusses the historic Standing Rock resistance to the Dakota-Access Pipeline.
Finally, David Reed explains some of the regulatory  complexities surrounding fracking in California.

Program Notes:

Mark Armstrong is co-founder of the Public Banking Institute.
Adam Carpinelli is with the Jericho Movement; he also hosts a KBOO-FM program that focuses on prison issues.
Sarah van Gelder is cofounder and editor of YES Magazine.
David Reed is managing director of the Environmental Action Center in Washington, DC.
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