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On this week's program, we hear a speech by the legendary political activist and consumer-rights advocate 
Ralph Nader. Nader outlines some of the most critical problems facing Americans, including exorbitant military spending, 
out-of-control corporations, and thousands of annual deaths in the workplace, or from lack of health care coverage. 
But then he names some individuals who've made a difference in recent U.S. history, explains what students 
can accomplish on campus, and how voters can hold legislators accountable. Nader spoke on March 5, 2018 at 
Sonoma State University in northern California, as part of the campus's annual Social Justice Week Lecture Series.

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Project Censored - 04.17.19

Historian Peter Kuznick returns to the Project Censored Show to discuss 
the newly released second edition of The Untold History of the United States.
The new material  covers the period from 2012 through 2018.
In the interview on this week's show, Kuznick addresses issues including
nuclear arsenals, climate change, Trump and Russia, and the leadership vacuum 
in the U.S. and worldwide.

 
Notes:
 
Peter Kuznick is Professor of History at American University in Washington DC,
and directs the Nuclear Studies Program at that institution.
He and Oliver Stone wrote the groundbreaking book The Untold History of the United States,
and also produced a Showtime documentary series based on the book. 
More information can be found at www.untoldhistory.com.


 
the Project Censored Show:

 

Host: Mickey Huff 

 
Producers: Anthony Fest and Dennis Murphy

 

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Project Censored - 04.10.19

At a time when media education is perhaps more vital than ever, Project Censored 
associates Nolan Higdon and Ben Boyington make that case that corporations and 
their allies are working to redefine "media literacy" in ways that promote their interests, 
while screening out complete critical analyses of the influence of media in society.
 
Notes:
 
The Higdon / Boyington article can be read at www.projectcensored.org
 
Music Breaks:
1) "Ride Across the River" by Dire Straits
2) "the Watcher" by Dave Holland

 
 
the Project Censored Show:

 

Hosts: Mickey Huff & Chase Palmieri
Producers: Anthony Fest & Dennis Murphy
 

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Project Censored - 04.03.19

Each year's Project Censored volume includes a chapter on "junk-food news" -- trivial or scarcely-significant stories 
that receive disproportionate coverage on corporate media, thereby crowding out more-significant issues. This week's 
Project Censored Show features three of the researchers for the junk-food news chapter of Censored 2019, to examine 
the insidious social effects of junk-food news, and to discuss their work and this year's chapter.
 
Notes:
 
Izzy Snow and Christina Hamilton are students at College of Marin, and Project Censored researchers / authors. 
Susan Rahman teaches social sciences at College of Marin and is the Project Censored faculty contact at that institution. 
 
 
Music Breaks:
1) "Embryonic Journey" by Hot Tuna
2) "Mann's Fate" by Hot Tuna
3) "Water Song" by 
Hot Tuna

 
 
the Project Censored Show:

 

Host: Mickey Huff 
 

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