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Project Censored - 11.21.17

The first guest, documentary producer Robbie Leppzer, discusses his latest work, Power Struggle
It's an account of the grassroots campaign to shut down the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, 
and the problems that remain after the plant's closure. Next, nuclear-power critics Arnie and 
Maggie Gunderson return to Project Censored to explain some of the continuing hazards facing 
Fukushima, Japan, years after the meltdown there. Finally, Poets Reading the News make 
a second appearance on the show.
 

Notes:
 

Robbie Leppzer is a film producer with over 30 documentaries to his credit.

Arnie and Maggie Gunderson left careers in the nuclear power industry to 
devote themselves to educating the public about nuclear power's hazards.

Elle Aviv Newton and Jenna Spagnolo are the co-editors of Poets Reading the News.

Web sites mentioned on this week's program:
www.turningtide.com
www.powerstrugglemovie.com
www.fairewinds.org

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Project Censored - 11.14.17

Peter and Mickey spend the hour in conversation with author Carol Anderson. 
Her latest book, "White Rage," chronicles the history of white resistance and obstruction
to African-American equality, from the Reconstruction period to modern times.
 

Notes:
 
Carol Anderson is Professor of African-American Studies at Emory University in Atlanta. 
Her previous works include "Eyes Off the Prize" and "Bourgeois Radicals."  
 
This is a rebroadcast of the Project Censored Show of June 27, 2016. 
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For the first half of the show, Mickey's guests are Pratap Chatterjee and Khalil Bendib, co-authors of the new book Verax ('truth-teller'). A nonfiction graphic 'novel,' Verax examines the US electronic-surveillance programs, and the whistleblowers who exposed them.

Then, in the wake of the latest sexual-harassment scandals in Hollywood, media scholar Julie Frechette joins the show for a discussion of the #MeToo campaign, and how corporate media portrays issues of sexual harassment and violence, within and beyond the entertainment industry.
 
Notes:

Pratap Chatterjee is Executive Director of Corp Watch, and a veteran investigative journalist; 
his books include Halliburton's Army and Iraq, Inc.: A Profitable Occupation. 
Khalil Bendib is a political cartoonist and radio journalist.
Julie Frechette is Professor of Communication at Worcester State University in Massachusetts, 
and also co-president of the Action Coalition for Media Education.


Web sites mentioned on this week's program:
www.veraxcomic.net 
www.corpwatch.org
www.bendib.com 
www.acmesmartmediaeducation.net 

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