NPR, Brazil, Telegram: Censorship Industry Declares War on Free Speech w/ Mike Benz – Ask Dr. Drew

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"At the top of the censorship industry food chain are the interlacing suites of CIA cut-outs & State Department-funded NGOs known as US government "soft power" projection capacities," writes Mike Benz, as opponents to free expression attempt to control speech in Brazil, Pakistan, on Telegram, and at NPR. ••「 CALL IN & LINKS: 」••

Mike Benz is the founder of Foundation for Freedom Online, a free speech watchdog dedicated to restoring the promise of a free and open Internet. He is a former State Department cyber official in the Trump Administration, whose responsibilities included formulating and negotiating US foreign policy on international communications and information technology matters. Follow Mike at and

Anthony Howard Brown is the author of "From Park Bench to Park Avenue: One Man's Journey Out of Homelessness" available at He is the founder and director of Coordinating & Assisting Recovery Environments (C.A.R.E.) located in Anaheim, California. Since 1999, Anthony’s passion is providing specialized treatment for individuals who suffer with mental illness combined with a substance use disorder. With a B.S. in Nursing from California State University Fullerton, Anthony developed and directed a long-term residential treatment model, which has fueled his dream to open a home for those who have suffered from the disease of addiction and mental illness. Follow Anthony at and learn more at

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