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  • Entering the Resistance Phase of the Surveillance Education Cycle: Finding Ways to Protect Privacy in Schools September 20, 2022
    In August, 2022, two important acts of resistance hinted at a sea change in attitudes toward invasive surveillance technologies. First, New York University’s Brennan Center sued the Department of Homeland… The post Entering the Resistance Phase of the Surveillance Education Cycle: Finding Ways to Protect Privacy in Schools appeared first on Project Censored.
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  • The Past and Present of Mining September 20, 2022
    This week, Eleanor Goldfield digs into mining – past and present. First, author and organizer Mitch Troutman discusses his latest book, The Bootleg Coal Rebellion: The Pennsylvania Miners who Seized an Industry.… The post The Past and Present of Mining appeared first on Project Censored.
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  • THE PROJECT CENSORED NEWSLETTER – September 2022 September 19, 2022
    Celebrating Banned Books Week, September 18-24   This September marks the 40th anniversary of Banned Books Week, an annual celebration of the right to read. Book challenges and bans are at an all-time… The post THE PROJECT CENSORED NEWSLETTER – September 2022 appeared first on Project Censored.
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  • The Many Costs of War and the Legacy of Mikhail Gorbachev September 19, 2022
    For the first segment of this week’s show, Mickey talks with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges shares some of the stories from his newest book, The Greatest Evil Is… The post The Many Costs of War and the Legacy of Mikhail Gorbachev appeared first on Project Censored.
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  • Banned in the USA September 15, 2022
    By Mickey Huff In her best-selling novel Speak, young adult author Laurie Halse Anderson wrote, “Censorship is the child of fear and the father of ignorance.” Since the American Library… The post Banned in the USA appeared first on Project Censored.
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  • Banned in the USA: Banned Books Week Celebrates its 40th Anniversary as Book Bans and Challenges to Academic Freedom Surge September 12, 2022
    On this Project Censored Show, host Mickey Huff dedicates the hour to Banned Books Week 2022 (Sept. 18-24). Now in its 40th year, Banned Books Week is an annual event… The post Banned in the USA: Banned Books Week Celebrates its 40th Anniversary as Book Bans and Challenges to Academic Freedom Surge appeared first on […]
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  • Whistleblower Summit and Film Festival and an Update on Julian Assange September 6, 2022
    The latest Project Censored Show features a recording of a panel discussion from this summer’s Whistleblower Summit and Film Festival, held in Washington DC. Mickey and Project Censored’s Associate Director,… The post Whistleblower Summit and Film Festival and an Update on Julian Assange appeared first on Project Censored.
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  • Music, The Clash Between Capitalism and Art, and Solutions to the Student Loan Debt Crises September 2, 2022
    On the first half of this week’s show Eleanor speaks with musician, producer, and songwriter Samantha Blanchard – talking to her about the exploitation of artists in today’s often cookie… The post Music, The Clash Between Capitalism and Art, and Solutions to the Student Loan Debt Crises appeared first on Project Censored.
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  • Economic Consequences of US Gun Violence August 23, 2022
    The number of mass shootings in the United States has grown considerably in the past few years. In July 2022, the Gun Violence Archive, a nonprofit that tracks shootings in… The post Economic Consequences of US Gun Violence appeared first on Project Censored.
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  • False Balance in Establishment Press Coverage of Supreme Court’s Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade August 23, 2022
    On June 24, 2022, the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ruling out the constitutional right to abortion. States can now prohibit pregnant women and girls from receiving an… The post False Balance in Establishment Press Coverage of Supreme Court’s Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade appeared first on Project Censored.
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  • Thanks to public programs, 20 million fewer Americans were poor in 2021 September 28, 2022
    The U.S. Census Bureau recently reported that poverty dropped notably in 2021. Amid a pandemic and widespread economic pain, this is a significant accomplishment. There are three lessons here—about government programs, about how we measure poverty, and about how far we have left to go. First, these numbers show that government programs work. After Social Security, refundable tax credits […]
    Shailly Gupta Barnes
  • La red de 400.000 miembros de la Campaña de los Pobres para movilizar a cinco millones de votantes September 28, 2022
    WASHINGTON—Con el fin de aprovechar el éxito de 2020, la Campaña de los Pobres está llevando a cabo una campaña masiva en varios estados no solo para inscribir a las nuevas personas pobres y de bajos ingresos/bajos recursos para votar, sino también para garantizar que quienes ya están registrados realmente lo hagan. votar este año. […]
    Mark Gruenberg
  • Press coverage of declining U.S. life expectancy evades the truth about class September 28, 2022
    Reporting by U.S. news services often takes China to task for its strict preventative measures imposed to prevent COVID-19 infection. Reports point to economic instability and people’s distress resulting from such an uncompromising attitude. The slant of New York Times reporting, which minimized Chinese lives saved, earned sharp criticism on Sept. 9 from the Fairness […]
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  • Kaiser mental health clinicians reject Kaiser offer that wouldn’t increase staffing September 28, 2022
    OAKLAND, Calif. – Kaiser mental health therapists in northern California and the Central Valley, now entering Week 7 of an open-ended strike to win adequate access to mental healthcare for the 4.6 million Kaiser Permanente members they serve, have overwhelmingly voted to turn down the giant HMO’s latest contract offer. The clinicians’ union, the National […]
    Marilyn Bechtel
  • ‘A Great Wilderness’ explores the world of gay conversion therapy without polemics September 28, 2022
    LOS ANGELES — It’s a topic bound to arouse intense, heated passion. Some 25 states, plus over 100 municipalities, have outlawed gay conversion therapy on minors as “pseudoscience” and “child abuse” aimed at altering a person’s inherent sexual orientation or gender identity through psychological or spiritual intervention. In Washington, D.C., the ban applies to adults […]
    Eric A. Gordon
  • Green groups and Senate progressives win an improved money bill September 28, 2022
    WASHINGTON—Pressure from progressives and green group helped force a controversial pro-fossil fuel anti-environment plan out of a must-pass money bill to keep the government going, clearing the way for Congress to approve it by a September 30 deadline,. The plan, by Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., would have cut public participation and environmental review and […]
    Mark Gruenberg
  • Will peace be given a chance in Ukraine? September 27, 2022
    News reports this week suggest that seven months after the beginning of the Russian invasion, Ukraine has seized the initiative. We read in the press that neither President Vladimir Putin nor the people around him expected that their “special military operation” would evolve into a war that would still be raging half-a-year later. We read […]
    John Wojcik, C.J. Atkins
  • Was White House talking to insurrectionists as they trashed the Capitol? September 27, 2022
    Editor’s Note: This article was published before it was announced the House Select Committee hearing scheduled for Sept. 28 has been postponed due to Hurricane Ian. WASHINGTON—The House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Donald Trump-directed insurrection, invasion and coup d’état attempt at the U.S. Capitol will fill in more blanks in that overall story […]
    Mark Gruenberg
  • House passes law to prevent MAGA power grabs in presidential elections September 27, 2022
    The House of Representatives passed legislation to close some ambiguities in the Electoral Count Act of 1887 that make it harder for Trump and his fascist MAGA movement to repeat the failed coup following the 2020 elections. Every Democrat supported the legislation, called the Presidential Election Reform Act. Every Republican except nine, who will be […]
    John Bachtell
  • Cubans approve Family Code authorizing same-sex marriage, LGBTQ adoption rights September 27, 2022
    The Cuban people, voting in a national plebiscite on Sept. 25, gave their approval to same-sex marriage and adoption rights for LGBTQ people. The measures are part of a new Family Code—a set of laws that epitomizes Cuba’s revolutionary commitment, as it offers assurance that family life in the country will be characterized by equality, […]
    W. T. Whitney Jr.

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