Top Censored Stories of 1986

  • In August of 1987, the United Nations Committee on Decolonization voted to ask the United States to immediately remove itself from Puerto Rico and to recognize the Puerto Ricans’ right to self-determination and independence. This was the 11th time the U.N. committee made this request. And, each time the request …

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  • Eduardo Neaves was a healthy and happy twelve-year-old, the son of migrant farm workers. But after swimming in a canal in Coral Gables, Florida, he became a “total quadriplegic.” The canal was contaminated with four times the recommended-use level of Roundup, a herbicide produced by The Monsanto Company. Toxicologists were …

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