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The program opens  with an update on the general strike of February 17, with organizer Michelle Rodino-Colocino 
(the program was recorded that day). A summary of recent underreported stories follows, then Caitlin Remmel speaks 
about Brand New Congress, a campaign intended to field  citizen-responsive candidates in every House district in 2018. 
Next, the legendary organizer Charlotte Hill O'Neill ("Mama C") joins the program, and speaks about her work, 
from her Black Panther days to the present. Finally, we hear an excerpt from next week's program, 
with  author Alexander Reed Ross speaking about his new book "Resisting the Fascist Creep." 
Three veteran journalists and media critics share their thoughts about the state of the "free" press in 2017; 
among the topics they address are the election-hacking allegations against Russia, President Trump's attacks 
on the press, the "fake news" label, and the close ties between "new media" and the military/security branches 
of government.
Recently, University of California Berkeley officials cancelled a planned speech by right-wing writer 
Milo Yiannopoulos following vigorous protests, prompting President Trump to suggest withdrawing 
federal funds from the campus. In light of Trump's connections to the ultra-right, what will be 
the nature of political protest in the Trump years? Author and columnist David Talbot examines this issue. 
Then Arif Humayun summarizes the principles of Islam, and explains why the advocacy of terror 
has no basis in authentic Islamic doctrine. 
David Talbot has authored books on US political history, and writes a column at the San Francisco Chronicle. 
Arif Humayan is a cofounder of the multifaith organization Circle of Peace.
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. 


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.
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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.
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.
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."  
For the first half of the program, Peter and Mickey discuss the conflict in Syria; their guest is independent journalist Eva Bartlett, 
who recently returned from Aleppo and is now on a U.S. speaking tour. She explains why most corporate media coverage of Syria 
doesn't depict the actual situation there. In the second half of the program, the guest is Joey Johnson, whose burning of a flag 
in 1984 became a U.S. Supreme Court free-speech case. Johnson is facing charges again over the burning of a flag outside 
the 2016 Republican National Convention. 
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In this rebroadcast of a Project Censored show from August, 2016, 
Mickey speaks with two authors in the new "Hot Books" series. 
First, Nicholas Schou discusses "Spooked: How the CIA Manipulates 
the Media and Hoodwinks Hollywood." Then Alexander Zaitchik describes 
his study of Trump voters, "Gilded Rage: A Wild Ride Through Donald Trump's America." 
Also on hand for the hour is author David Talbot, the founder and editorial director of Hot Books; 
he explains its mission, and describes some of the other titles in the Hot Books series.  
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