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Veteran journalist Dave Lindorff is the first guest; he describes the misrepresentations and complete falsehoods
that US corporate media has been presenting about Venezuela. Then New York activist Michael White explains
how real estate and other private interests have been attempting to close or shrink some of New York's most
important public libraries, and how citizens are fighting back.
 

Notes:
 
Music-break information:
1) "Sirius" by the Alan Parsons Project
2) "The Resistance" by Two Cellos
3) "Lunar Sea" by Camel
 
Web sites mentioned on this week's program:
www.thiscantbehappening.net    
www.citizensdefendinglibraries.blogspot.com   

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Project Censored - 05.14.19

Peter Phillips returns to the Project Censored Show, this time as a guest, to discuss his new book, 
"Giants: The Global Power Elite." The product of years of research, "Giants" identifies the members of 
the 'transnational corporate class:' the institutions and individuals that control trillions of dollars 
of the world's wealth, and wield the political power that these riches confer.
 

Notes:

This program is a rebroadcast of a Project Censored Show previously aired.

 
Peter Phillips is Professor of Sociology at Sonoma State University in California.
He's also the retired director of Project Censored, and co-founder of the Project Censored radio show. 
"Giants" is his 18th book, and is published by Seven Stories Press.
 
Web sites mentioned on this week's program:
www.projectcensored.org
www.sevenstoriespress.com

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Project Censored - 05.07.19

Author and history professor Andres Resendez speaks about "the other slavery" -- the enslavement 
of millions of Native Americans from the time of Columbus to the 1900s, a subject often overlooked 
in history curricula. Resendez spoke in Berkeley, CA in April 2017; Mickey Huff was the host of that event. 
This program includes Resendez' speech, and part of the question-and-answer period that followed. 

 
Notes:
 
Andres Resendez' book, "The Other Slavery," was published in 2016 by Houghton-Mifflin. 
It is also in paperback from Mariner Books.  

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Project Censored - 05.01.19

Co-host Chase Palmieri takes a turn as a guest, to explain his latest project - www.credder.com.
On this site, readers can evaluate news stories, thereby creating a rating system for journalism 
akin to how restaurants are rated by customers on Yelp. 


Notes: 

 
Chase Palmieri is the co-host of the Project Censored Show. For the past several years, he has been 
working on an internet-based system for works of journalism to be evaluated by readers. 
He has previously been a guest on the program to explain www.tribeworthy.com, an earlier version of Credder.
The site is planned to go into full operation in late May.
 

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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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Project Censored - 03.19.19

The video-news service "In the Now" had its Facebook page suspended after a CNN story accused 
an "In the Now" host of being biased in favor of Russian government positions, owing to the network 
receiving funding from RT. Why did CNN try to hamper another news organization? 
 

Notes:
 
Kevin Gosztola is managing editor of the journalism website shadowproof.com

Music-break info:
1) "Frankenstein" by the Edgar Winter Group
2) "Lunar Sea" by Camel

 
 
the Project Censored Show:

 

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

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Project Censored - 03.12.19

On this week's program, we hear a speech by Abby Martin, delivered as part of
Sonoma State University's Social Justice Week activities. She describes and 
explains US corporate media's parroting of Trump Administration propaganda, 
as Trump works to topple Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro. She also
asks why almost no Democratic Party officeholders are speaking out against
the attempted coup either.
 

Notes:
 
Abby Martin is an independent journalist, and the creator of "The Empire Files."
Previously, she hosted "Breaking the Set" on RT Television.
 
 
the Project Censored Show:

 

Host: Mickey Huff
Producers: Anthony Fest & Dennis Murphy
 

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