Whistleblowing news: more Wikileaks releases, and a new book about Edward Snowden. We talk with Norman Solomon and political cartoonist Ted Rall. Plus: Paul Ryan says he’ll run for Speaker of the House—Dean Baker opines. AND: an introduction to a man and his economics, once more popular than Mark Twain—Henry George. With host Kris Welch.
“Censored 2016,” Project Censored’s annual book of censored stories and media analysis, is just off the presses. On this week’s program, Peter and Nolan speak with Andy Lee Roth, co-editor of the new volume, about some of the stories in “Censored 2016.” Then Peter and Nolan discuss the new Global Critical Media Literacy Project. The … Continued
In a remarkable case study of censorship, author and political cartoonist Ted Rall recounts how he was dropped from the Los Angeles Times, purportedly for giving an untrue account of a 2001 encounter with an LAPD officer, who cited Rall for jaywalking. As he refutes the ‘evidence’ behind his dismissal, Rall also points out links between … Continued