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.
Many people used to use just soap and water when they needed to clean something in the house. Today that is not the case. Why put some muscle into it when you can just spray on some 409 and wipe it off a minute later? Many people do not understand the health hazards of […]
On April 22, 2010 one of the first space weapons ever to be deployed, launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The X-37 was developed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Phantom Works at Boeing, a significant aerospace player working in creating space weapon systems. The X-37 is an unmanned US Military […]
In West Papua, tens of thousands of civilians have been murdered by the Kopassus, the most notorious unit of Indonesia’s armed forces. Secret documents have leaked from inside Kopassus, Indonesia’s red berets, which say that Indonesia’s US-backed security forces engage in “murder [and] abduction” and show that Kopassus targets churches in West Papua and defines […]
Several members of the Helsinki Commission, which is “an independent federal agency, which by law monitors and encourages progress in implementing provisions of the Helsinki Accords,” has written to Richard L. Armitage asking about what is being done to ensure that, “U.S. contractors do not participate in prostitution … in Iraq or elsewhere”. The letter […]