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Project Censored - 01.31.17

Guest co-hosts Nolan Higdon and Desiree McSwain, and senior correspondent Michael Levitin, 
open the program with a discussion about several recent under-reported stories. Then the talk turns to "fake news," 
as Chase Palmieri and Jared Fesler explain their web site -- Tribeworthy.com -- where readers can collectively evaluate 
the validity of news stories. Finally, Quinton Sankofa of Movement Generation explains the connections between 
environmental concerns and racial justice. 

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Project Censored - 01.24.17


Recorded on Inauguration Day, this edition includes interviews with three organizers 
of opposition or resistance to the new Trump regime. Also on the program, the hosts 
discuss recent important stories not reported -- or misreported -- by corporate media. 
Nolan Higdon and Desiree McSwain are guest co-hosts on this week's program; they're joined by 
senior correspondent Michael Levitin. Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips will return in two weeks.
Web site mentioned on the program:

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Project Censored - 01.17.17

Peter and Mickey spend the hour with journalist and media scholar Brian Covert, 
discussing the too-close relationship between the CIA and U.S. media, as well as other issues, 
including the Obama Administration "pivot" toward Asia. 
Brian Covert is an independent journalist, and a lecturer at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan.
His chapter on the CIA and the media, "Played by the Mighty Wurlitzer," appears in the Censored 2017 yearbook.

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Project Censored - 01.10.17

For the first half of the program, Peter and Mickey speak with sociologist William Carroll, 
about his latest research into the "transnational corporate class" -- top corporate board members 
and executives -- who wield vast influence over public policy.
Then Sunsara Taylor and Rafael Caderas make the case for "stopping the Trump regime before it starts;" 
they advocate mass protests on the scale of the anti-Mubarak uprising in Egypt. Their web site is www.refusefascism.org.

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Project Censored - 01.03.17

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 Reconstruction to modern times.

Carol Anderson is Professor of African-American Studies at Emory University in Atlanta. 
Her previous works include "Eyes Off the Prize" and "Bourgeois Radicals."  

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