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Mickey Huff is co-host of the Project Censored Show with former Project Censored director Dr. Peter Phillips. It airs on the progressiveradionetwork.com out of New York City

Mickey Huff is co-host of the Project Censored Show with former Project Censored director Dr. Peter Phillips. It airs on the progressiveradionetwork.com out of New York City

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New York, NY

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Mickey Huff is co-host of the Project Censored Show with former Project Censored director Dr. Peter Phillips. It airs on the progressiveradionetwork.com out of New York City

Language:

English

Contact:

P.O. Box 571 Cotati, CA 94931 707-874-2695


Episodes

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7/19/2022
For the first half of this week's show, Mickey brings on three guests to discuss the upcoming 2022 Whistleblower Summit and Film Festival in Washington, DC (www.whistleblowersummit.com). They also make the case for a broader public understanding of what whistleblowing is, and who is a whistleblower. Then in the second half-hour, Eleanor Goldfield and her guest look at the recent election in Colombia, which saw leftist candidate Gustavo Petro winning the presidency and Afro-Colombian...

Duration:00:58:59

Project Censored - 02.22.22

2/22/2022
Program Summary: New co-host Eleanor Goldfield speaks first with Benjamin Norton, to learn how President Biden is "out-Trumping Trump" on immigration. Norton also offers an update on political conditions in Latin America. In the second half of the show, Eugene Puryear explains racism's deep roots in US history, and how it cannot be defeated by superficial actions. He also looks at the significance of Black History Month. Benjamin Norton is an independent journalist who focuses on Latin...

Duration:00:57:59

Project Censored - 02.15.22

2/22/2022
Program Summary: Mickey spends the hour with historian Peter Kuznick, who examines the current U.S. confrontation with Russia over Ukraine, summarizes the recent history of Ukraine, and emphasizes the urgency of settling the crisis peacefully. Notes: Peter Kuznick is Professor of History at American University in Washington DC, and also 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...

Duration:00:57:07

Project Censored - 02.08.22

2/22/2022
Program Summary: After several visits as a guest, Eleanor Goldfield joins the program as co-host with Mickey Huff. In the first segment of this week's show, Kevin Gosztola delivers a brief update about Julian Assange's case. Then Jayeesha Dutta speaks with Eleanor about a possible future for the Gulf of Mexico that doesn't include hazardous offshore oil drilling. In the final segment, Alan MacLeod looks at a purported fake-news watchdog, Graphika, which actually is staffed by numerous...

Duration:00:54:02

Project Censored - 02.01.22

2/22/2022
Program Summary: Eleanor Goldfield returns to the program to address several topics in media and world events, including the ongoing scandal of Julian Assange's imprisonment, the folly of threatening Russia, and the shallowness of commercial media. Then media scholar Nolan Higdon revisits the program to explain how tech giants are infiltrating the classroom by sponsoring carefully-tailored "media-literacy" course materials. Eleanor Goldfield is a journalist, artist, and organizer; her web...

Duration:00:55:51

Project Censored - 01.25.22

1/25/2022
Prof. Aviva Chomsky joined Mickey for a Zoom lecture in April 2021, an event presented by Project Censored and KPFA radio. The occasion was the release of her new book, which revisits Central American history, especially the wars of the 1980s and their ongoing consequences. This week's program presents excerpts from that event. Notes: This is a rebroadcast of a previously-aired Project Censored Show. Aviva Chomsky, eldest daughter of Noam Chomsky, is professor of history at Salem State...

Duration:00:55:47

Project Censored - 12.14.21

12/15/2021
Program Summary: Project Censored's new annual volume will soon be available. "State of the Free Press 2022" includes the well-known 'Top 25' censored stories of the preceding year, as well as many more chapters of media analysis. Andy Lee Roth and Steve Macek of Project Censored spend the hour with Mickey to discuss the new book, and also explain Project Censored's procedures for identifying and compiling under-reported stories. Notes: Andy Lee Roth is associate director of Project...

Duration:00:57:26

Project Censored - 12.07.21

12/8/2021
Program Summary: Author Chris Hedges also teaches college-level courses for New Jersey state prison inmates. His new book, “Our Class,” explains what happened when Hedges taught a dramatic-literature course to inmates, then helped them write a play of their own – “Caged” – based on their personal life events. As well, the inmates' stories illustrate the many cruelties of life in an American prison. Chris Hedges spoke at a KPFA / Project Censored Zoom event on November 18; this week's program...

Duration:00:58:19

Project Censored - 11.16.21

11/18/2021
This week we present a rebroadcast of a speech delivered one year ago by journalist Chris Hedges. In a Zoom speech shortly after the 2020 election, Hedges spoke about the deeper forces of political and economic decay afflicting the US. This episode contains Hedges' complete speech, titled "The Culture of Despair." Notes: Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist with a long career as a foreign correspondent around the world. He hosts the program "On Contact" for RT Television, and...

Duration:00:56:32

Project Censored - 11.10.21

11/10/2021
Online journalist Kevin Gosztola returns to the program to deliver an update about the Julian Assange extradition case in the UK, and its disturbing impacts for press freedom. Then in the second half, Eleanor Goldfield tells about the remarkable range of issues in which Wikileaks has obtained and published secret documents. Kevin Gosztola is the managing editor of the news web site www.Shadowproof.com He has covered the Julian Assange legal proceedings in the UK from the beginning, as well...

Duration:00:56:22

Project Censored - 11.02.21

11/4/2021
Mickey's guest for the full hour is media scholar Victor Pickard of the University of Pennsylvania. They discuss Pickard's 2019 book, "Democracy Without Journalism?" Pickard describes the dimensions of recent years' precipitous drop in the employment of reporters, and its likely consequences for society. He explains the historical roots of this new crisis, and offers remedies that center on building publicly-supported journalism institutions that aren't coupled to commercial values.

Duration:00:55:32

Project Censored - 10.26.21

10/27/2021
Program Summary: With British courts nearing a possible decision on whether to extradite Julian Assange to the U.S., Jeff Mackler speaks to Mickey about the campaign to free Assange (the founder of the Wikileaks web site). Then we hear a conversation with online journalist Kevin Gosztola about the Assange case, as well as cases of several U.S. whistleblowers. Jeff Mackler is a member of www.AssangeDefense.org and a co-organizer of a Oct. 23 free-Assange demonstration in Oakland, CA. He's...

Duration:00:56:44

Project Censored - 10.20.21

10/20/2021
Program Summary: September 17, 2021 was the tenth anniversary of the start of Occupy Wall Street. Journalist Michael Levitin was there at its beginning, and, among other roles, edited the Occupy Wall Street Journal. His new book Generation Occupy, chronicles the history of the Occupy movement and its ongoing influence. He and Mickey Huff spoke in a Zoom event presented by Diablo Valley College on October 14. Michael Levitin is a widely-published journalist who in 2011 started the Occupy Wall...

Duration:00:54:40

Project Censored - 10.12.21

10/15/2021
Program Summary: In the aftermath of Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen's testimony to Congress, Mickey and his guests look at the ongoing issues of social media's social responsibility, or lack of responsibility. Were most of Haugen's disclosures already known? And what actions should be taken to reduce the harm caused by the behavior of Facebook and the other digital media giants? Alan MacLeod is a media critic, a staff writer at Mint Press News, and a contributor to many other...

Duration:00:56:07

Project Censored - 10.05.21

10/15/2021
Program Summary: On the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, Code Pink, Massachusetts Peace Action, Project Censored and other organizations held an online seminar on the worldwide toll of the US "War On Terror," and strategies for resisting militarism in the years to come. This week's Project Censored Show presents excerpts from some of the speeches at that event. This is the second half of a two-part series; the first was aired in the Project Censored Show of 9-20-21. Notes:...

Duration:00:55:24

Project Censored - 09.29.21

9/29/2021
Program Summary: This week is Banned-Books Week 2021, an annual affirmation of Americans' right to read. In the first half of the program, Mickey and his guests look at some recent efforts to restrict students' choice of books in Ohio and Texas. September 2021 is also the tenth anniversary of the start of Occupy Wall Street. Author Michael Levitin joins Mickey to look at Occupy's origins and its ongoing influence. Nora Pelizzari is Director of Communications at the National Coalition...

Duration:00:55:24

Project Censored - 09.21.21

9/22/2021
Program Summary: On the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, Code Pink, Massachusetts Peace Action, Project Censored and other organizations held an online seminar on the worldwide toll of the US "War On Terror," and strategies for resisting militarism in the years to come. This week's Project Censored Show presents excerpts from some of the speeches at that event. Notes: The original webinar is over three hours long, and can be viewed in its entirety at...

Duration:00:56:29

Project Censored - 09.07.21

9/15/2021
Program Summary: For the upcoming twentieth anniversary of the September 11th attacks, Mickey and his guests examine some still-unanswered questions about the attacks and the events that preceded them, notably why several already-identified terror suspects were not taken into custody by US authorities. Peter Dale Scott is the author of dozens of books of poetry and prose, including Coming to Jakarta, The Road to 9/11, and American War Machine. Aaron Good is Covert Action Magazine's...

Duration:00:57:43

Project Censored - 09.14.21

9/15/2021
Program Summary: As the nation marks 20 years since the Sept 11 attacks, Mickey interviews Ray McGinnis, the author of a new book that looks at numerous questions that remain unanswered by official authorities, and were not even asked by the 9/11 Commission. Then long-time 9/11 researcher Ken Jenkins explains why activists must be on the lookout for logical fallacies in their own thinking, especially on controversial issues such as 9/11. Ray McGinnis is the author of the new book "Unanswered...

Duration:00:57:55

Project Censored - 08.31.21

9/1/2021
Program Summary: In the first segment, journalist Dave Lindorff shares the little-known story of Ted Hall (1925-1999), a teenage science prodigy who worked on the WWII Manhattan Project, then shared his atomic secrets with the USSR, to ensure that the US wouldn't be the world's only possessor of nuclear weapons. Then Dan O'Connell and Scott Peters speak about their new book, a collection of writings by scholars who helped fight for the betterment of California farmworkers and farming...

Duration:00:56:08