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This week's program is an overview of the biases and dangers of corporate media. Freelance journalist Chelli Stanley
explains why corporate media is not "mainstream." Then Nolan Higdon returns to the show to discuss the new
book he and Mickey have written, "United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America."

Notes:
 

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Project Censored - 08.20.19

This week's guests are two investigative reporters:
First, Will Carruthers explores the surprising ties between a utility company lobbyist, 
a charitable foundation and a local newspaper.
Then, in the wake of Jeffrey Epstein's death, Whitney Webb shares the information she's gathered 
about his connections to politicians, spy agencies in the US and Israel, and organized crime. 

Notes:
 
Music-break information:
1) "the Power of Gold" by Dan Fogelberg & Tim Weisberg
2) "Lucifer" by the Alan Parsons Project
3) "For Whom the Bell Tolls" by Metallica 
 

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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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Peter and Mickey spend the hour in conversation with Carol Anderson. 
Her 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."  

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