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.
Lockheed Martin, the giant weapons corporation, is doing more than supplying our government with nuclear weapons and combat aircrafts; it’s shadowing your every move. Although the company seems only interested in government contracts ($36 billion in 2008), they are involved with over two dozen government agencies such as the FBI, CIA, and even train the […]
A large number of schools in the United States are suspending a greater portion of their ethnic student population, specifically African American students. In general, African American students are suspended far more frequently than white students. Black males are suspended three times more often than white males, and black females are suspended four times as […]
In the 70s when Carter became president the United States decided to raise interest rates and suddenly all the third world, developing countries were unable to pay the huge interest on their loans and nations collapsed leaving them to privatize industries and resources ad dismantle services that were contributing to the growth of the country. […]
Universities are a place where students not only study in order to obtain a degree that will lead to their future careers, but it is also a place for students to learn how to challenge pre-existing ideas and be educated in a way that allows them to think for themselves. The purpose of higher education […]
In India hundreds of desperate patients are willing to be human guinea pigs in stem cell treatments. Stem cells are cells capable of renewing themselves through cell division. There are hospitals and clinics in India that have provided unregistered treatments for neurological, cardiological and reproductive areas of medicine. Dr. Pushpa Bhargav, senior scientist and former […]