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Project Censored - 06.27.17

Does the rise to the presidency of Rodrigo Duterte signal a drift toward facism in the Philippines?

Nolan and Nicholas explore this question, and other issues of Philippine history and politics,
with scholar and former Philippine government research administrator Maria Ortuoste.

Maria Ortuoste is Associate Professor of Political Science at Califoria State University, East Bay.
Previously, she worked in the Philippine government, as head of the research division in the Foreign Service Institute.
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Project Censored - 06.20.17

Nolan and Nicholas spend this week's show in conversation with author and historian Katherine Olmstead;
their topic is "conspiracy culture in media." Katherine Olmstead teaches History at the University of California Davis campus.
She has written several books about 20th-Century US history, including "Real Enemies: Conspiracy Theories and American Democracy."
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Project Censored - 06.13.17

In the first half of the show, Mickey and Peter speak with three student researchers
at San Francisco State University, and their faculty advisor, about their current Project Censored research,
and about innovative new approaches to journalism itself.
 
Then Chase Palmieri of Tribeworthy.com makes a return visit to the show, to offer an update on Tribeworthy's progress.
Tribeworthy's purpose is to offer news 'consumers' a site to collectively rate the quality of individual news stories.
 
 
 
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Bethany Surface, Malcolm Pinson and Audrey Johnson are students at San Francisco State University
and members of the SFSU Project Censored Club; Kenn Burrows is faculty advisor to the club,
and an lecturer in Holistic Health Studies.
 
Web sites mentioned on this week's program:

www.tribeworthy.com

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Peter and Mickey spend most of the hour in conversation with attorney Caitlin Henry and sociologist Laleh Behbehanian;
their topic is the rise in state legislative efforts to suppress or punish political protest.
 
At the end of the program, we hear an update about the Golden Rule, a historic sailboat used in anti-nuclear and pro-peace actions;
crew members Helen Jaccard and Jerry Condon will explain their upcoming voyages.
 
 
Caitlin Henry is an attorney in Oakland, CA and a member of the National Lawyers Guild.
Laleh Behbehanian teaches Sociology at the University of California Berkeley campus.
 
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