Validated Independent News stories (VINs) report information and perspective that the public has a right and need to know, but to which it has limited access. Before being posted as a VIN, each story undergoes evaluation by student researchers and faculty evaluators to determine that it is important, timely, fact-based, well documented, and under-reported in the corporate media. These VINs are candidates for inclusion among the top 25 stories in Project Censored’s annual book.
The Obama administration has distributed out billions of dollars in stimulus money to some of the nation’s biggest polluters and granted exemptions from basic environmental errors. The administration’s main goal in Energy Secretary Steven Chu words was to “get the money out and spent as quickly as possible”. They are trying to boost the economy […]
The US is stoking worldwide inflation in order to lower its outstanding debt by repaying creditors with depreciated dollars This is done through a process called quantitative easing, lowering the value of the dollar. Washington is flooding financial markets with $600 billion, hoping that this monopoly money will bring America out of recession. At a […]
The TV spared no detail about the personal lives of these miners, telling the world about some of their most intimate secrets. The emotional side of this rescue has been exploited, in order to mask the questions about the cause of this disaster. Multi-billionaire Sebastian Pinera had maintained a mine with recorded safety violations. However, […]