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Project Censored - 08/27/13

Project Censored Show on Pacifica Radio August 23,  Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips talk about the Bradley (now Chelsea) Manning case and the state of whistle blowing and the so-called free press with independent journalist and author Kevin Gosztola; they then turn to a report on Apple Exposed: The Untold Story of Globalization by professors Nicki Lisa Cole and Tara Krishna; and conclude the show with a look at repression of the indigenous community Rio Blanco in Honduras with Vicki Cervantes of La Voz de los de Abajo. 

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Project Censored - 08/20/13

This week's Project Censored program focuses on the hazards of hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") and federal officials' attempts to downplay some those hazards. 

U.S. EPA officials denied last year that groundwater contamination in Dimock, Pennsylvania was due to fracking, although EPA's own scientists knew that fracking was the culprit. And, whistleblowers say, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson used a false name in internal correspondence about the Dimock situation. Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips interview Steve Horn, writer for www.desmogblog.com, discusses these stories. Then Richard Heinberg of the Post-Carbon Institute speaks about his new book "Snake Oil: How Fracking's False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future." Heinberg explains the hazards to water and air from fracking.

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Project Censored - 08/13/13

Mickey Huff in studio with Peter Phillips discuss the decision to drop the atomic bomb at the end of World War II, was it necessary as the official historical narrative suggests?  Guests  challenge that narrative and bring the conversation to another level. Huff and Phillips interview Rev. Nobuaki Hanaoka, Nagasaki bombing survivor; Professor Jacques Pauwels, author of The Myth of the Good War; and Andrew Phillips who talks about his 1984 interview with Wilfred Burtcher (one of the first journalists on the ground at Hiroshima after the bomb dropped). 

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Project Censored - 08/06/13

Mickey Huff in studio with Peter Phillips review the NEW award-winning documentary “Project Censored the Movie: Ending the Reign of Junk Food News” AND newly released interview outtakes with Howard Zinn and Noam Chomsky talking about Project Censored, war, history, and the media. These are only available to the general public here and now for the first time!

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