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Major Bay Area 9/11 Film/Forum Series

Upcoming Premieres of the Canadian documentary, “The 9-11 News Special You
Never Saw: The Great Conspiracy”

March 9th at the Guild Theatre, 949 El Camino Real in Menlo Park,

March 10th at the Grand Lake Theatre, 3200 Grand Ave. in Oakland,

March 11th at the Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave. in San

March 12th at the Odd Fellows Hall, 545 Pacific Ave. in Santa
Rosa, 707-664-2500

All screenings begin at 7:30 PM to be followed by dialogues with producer,
Barrie Zwicker; author of “9-11 Synthetic Terror: Made in the USA,”
Webster G.…

Threshold Fears and Unanswered Questions about 9/11

By Peter Phillips

For many Americans, there is a deep psychological desire for the 9/11 tragedy to be over. The shock of the day is well remembered and terrorist alerts from Homeland Security serve to maintain lasting tensions and fears. The 9/11 Commission report gave many a sense of partial healing and completion – especially given the corporate media’s high praise of the report. There is a natural resistance to naysayers who continue to question the US government’s version of what happened on September 11, 2001.…

The Plunder Never Ends

So this is how the US government does business!

Cash from the New York Federal Reserve is loaded on to C-130s and shipped to Bagdad — to the tune of $12 billion since the start of the US occupation of Iraq in March 2003.

The money originally came from Iraqi oil sales under Saddam and was held in trust under the rules of the UN oil sales program. Now it is handed out to Iraqi and US government contractors in the form of cash.…

CSpan Friday: 9/11 and American Empire: Intellectuals Speak Out

On Friday, November 24 at 4:00 pm and Saturday, November 25 at 3:30 am and at 10:00 pm

9/11 and American Empire: Intellectuals Speak Out
David Ray Griffin, Peter Dale Scott, Peter Phillips, Kevin Ryan, Ray McGovern

Description: Editors and contributors to the book, “9/11 and American Empire,” assess the Bush administration’s responsibility for the attacks on 9/11, arguing that key administration officials either purposefully ignored the threats leading up to the attacks or were complicit in the planning them.…

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Why the Left Should Not Be Hostile to 9/11 Truth Efforts

by David Slesinger

(March 1, 2007)

The war on terror is being used to open the door to serious threats to our civil liberties. Exposition of any lies supporting such threats could be helpful to the protection of our Constitution.

If the current regime lies about so much, why shy away from asking the hardest questions about 9/11?

The lies which brought about the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution were a landmark lesson for American anti-imperialists.…

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We Are Not Buying It! National Boycott THIS Week

National Boycott To Impeach for Peace and Justice
A Non-Partisan Coalition of Americans Standing Together for Justice

We're Not Buying It!

Tax Day (April 15) ’til Earth Day (April 22)

The following information is from
Many resources are available at this site, including “worst banks,” organizations to support, video, artwork, and much more.


On January 27 2007, 500,000 people marched on Washington D.C. to call for an end to the war and the impeachment of the president and vice-president.…

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Influencing Human Cognition: US Electromagnetic Weapons and Human Rights

By Peter Phillips, Lew Brown and Bridget Thornton
January 9, 2007
Project Censored

Project Censored Releases a New study on the History of US Intelligence Community
Human Rights Violations and Continuing Research in Electromagnetic Weapons.

US Electromagnetic Weapons and Human Rights – application/pdf 308K

This research explores the current capabilities of the US military to use electromagnetic
(EMF) devices to harass, intimidate, and kill individuals and the continuing
possibilities of violations of human rights by the testing and deployment of
these weapons.…

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1. Jersey Girls Deliver Petitions to Congress; Request our Immediate Action
2. US Social Forum Accepts Proposal; We Need Your Help!
3. Explosion of Interest At Grassroots
4. Calendar
5. Whitman to Testify Before House Subcommittee
6. Santa Cruz Media Summit Postponed

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1. An email we received from the ‘Jersey Girls’, widows of 9/11 victims, has been posted in full at

The Public’s Right to Know – Declassification and Release of Documents petition
surpassed 15,000 signatures.…

Worrisome civil liberty news censored by media

By Peter Phillips
Published Friday, September 07, 2007

We need to broaden our understanding of censorship in the United States. No
longer is the dictionary definition of direct government control of news adequate.
The private corporate media in the United States significantly under-cover and/or
deliberately censor numerous important news stories every year as well.

Project Censored at Sonoma State University has annually researched these stories
for 31 years. Over 200 faculty, community experts, and students, select and
rank the stories the media failed to cover.…

Thom Hartmann to Host 9/11 Truth Debate on Air America

On Thursday, November 8th, from 1 to 2 PM Eastern, popular progressive Air America host and author, Thom Hartmann, will host a 9/11 truth debate between Kevin Ryan, 9/11 UL whistleblower and co-editor of the online “Journal of 911 Studies,” and Michael Shermer, publisher of “Skeptic Magazine” and Executive Director of the Skeptics Society.

Click here to Listen Live at the time of the show.

For some background on these participants, see:

Kevin RyanKevin Ryan

Kevin Ryan is former Site Manager for Environmental Health Laboratories, a division of Underwriters Laboratories (UL).…

Declare Mental Independence from the Corporate Media Coup

Publicizing Truths with Consequences

“Publicizing Truths with Consequence: Independent Media Power vs. the Corporate Coup”

Quoting the Declaration of Independence is a tired cliche I never tire of…and neither have others throughout history when they found the republic in trying times.

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.–That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, –That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it…When a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.”
— from the Declaration of Independence, 1776

Wise words, indeed.…

LIVE from Santa Cruz — Media Summit Remote Participation Encouraged

NOW!! Truth Emergency US
Santa Cruz Media Summit: Live this weekend Jan. 25-27

Update by Peter Phillips and David Kubiak

Many economists now doubt that government measures can prevent a major recession given the severe slump in the housing market, the subprime mortgage crisis, growing unemployment, declining consumer spending, and record high oil prices. Even harder times for working people are undoubtedly at hand, yet mainstream corporate media continues to lavish more attention on the Super Bowl and celebrity misadventures than measures to protect Americans from grave personal economic harm.…

Mainstream vs. Main Street — A Santa Cruz conference looks to overthrow corporate media in favor of citizen journalism

By P. Joseph Potocki February 13, 2008

Against a backdrop of increasing public alarm over the power and reliability of corporate news sources, more than 300 progressive media activists, professionals and academics gathered in Santa Cruz over the weekend of Jan. 25-27. The task of the Independent Media Strategy Summit: to bust up corporate media domination by envisioning and launching a reliable, grassroots, equally powerful “main street media” alternative. So what happened and just how well did they do?…

An Election Without Meaning

By Peter Phillips
March 20, 2008

Will November 2008 bring a meaningful change to America? Will getting rid of George W. Bush and Richard Cheney without impeachment or indictment really make a difference? Will a 600 billion dollar war/defense budget be cut in half and used for desperately needed domestic spending? Will the ninety-three billion dollars profits in the private health insurance companies­­—those parasitic intermediates between you and your doctor—be used instead for full health care coverage for all?…

Week of Truth: April 16-22– A Historic National 9/11 Truth Effort to Break the Media Blockade!

by Bill Douglas

Last Monday, March 31st, a historic event occurred. A conference call was held that involved a list of great American heroes, who have put everything on the line to protect their nation’s democracy. It was meaningful this occurred the same month as HBO’s release of John Adams.

A decision was made — April 16-22nd will be a WEEK of TRUTH !!

All are invited to get involved, by spreading the word on this event, as well as participating in the national “buy-in for truth week,” to finally break thru the corporate media blockade of 9/11 questions, at


U.S. Perpetuates Mass Killings In Iraq

By Peter Phillips
July 18, 2008

The United States is directly responsible for over one million Iraqi deaths since the invasion five and half years ago. In a January 2008 report, a British polling group Opinion Research Business (ORB) reports that, “survey work confirms our earlier estimate that over 1,000,000 Iraqi citizens have died as a result of the conflict which started in 2003…. We now estimate that the death toll between March 2003 and August 2007 is likely to have been of the order of 1,033,000.…

Well-Deserved Public Praise for Bonnie Faulkner’s ‘Guns and Butter’, on KPFA Community Radio Berkeley

Guns and Butter‘ affirms that if you’re not paranoid . . .

By P. Joseph Potocki
The Bohemian

Back in 2002, on the very first anniversary of the 9-11 attacks, KPFA 94.1-FM radio in Berkeley launched Guns and Butter , a locally produced, regionally broadcast weekly show that is possibly progressive radio’s most subversive. The program features muckraking intelligentsia from the fringe looking in and those from the geopolitical eye of the storm looking out.…

Project Censored 2009: The Top 25 Censored Stories of 2007-08

Cover image of Censored 2009

by Mickey Huff, Associate Director of Project Censored

Project Censored, the media research group at Sonoma State University (SSU), has just released it’s annual report on the top stories that didn’t make the corporate mainstream news from the past year. The book is published by Seven Stories Press. Censored 2009, edited by director Dr. Peter Phillips with Dr. Andrew Roth, exposes the major stories Americans should know and care about that the “free press” just doesn’t deliver.…

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