Top 25 Censored Stories Released

Project Censored’s “Censored 2011: The Top Censored Stories of 2009-2010″ is now available for pre-order here! This year’s volume is truly Media Democracy in Action. Not only does it cover the most under-reported stories the corporate media ignore, but this year’s Censored Deja Vu, Junk Food News and News Abuse, Signs of Health, and FAIR’s […]

The Energy Transition

By Guest Blogger Terry Morrone Professor Emeritus of Physics, Adelphi University How much do you think it would cost to make the transition to an economy based on alternative energy? It’s a complicated question. I’ll calculate the cost to produce all of our electricity in the United States by alternative means. This is a simpler, […]

New Immigration Law: Capitalism & Immigration = Fascism

By Elbert “Big Man” Howard Arizona’s newly-passed law, SP 1070, firstly, allows police officers to subjectively determine what race they think a person is along with how poorly a command of the English language they believe the person has. Secondly, this law allows these law enforcement officers at will, based on these racist methods, to stop, detain, harass, question, demand identification, […]

The English Defense League

By Guest Blogger Roger Silverman The English Defense League is the latest gang of racist street-fighters to crawl out of the rotten woodwork of British imperialism. These football hooligans with their shaved skinheads and in some cases Nazi tattoos have been swaggering through the Muslim ghettoes of one British city after another, allegedly demonstrating against “Islamic […]

Is the Media Being Vigilant Enough in Covering the Oil Spill?

By Guest Blogger Anthony DiMaggio A new Pew Research Center poll finds strong public support for media in its coverage of the gulf oil crisis.  Sixty-seven percent of respondents report having “a lot” or “some” confidence in “news organizations” in their reporting on the oil crisis.  This is significantly higher than those displaying “a lot” […]

Leading UN Investigator for Human Rights in Occupied Palestine Says Israeli Commando Raid was “as clear a violation of international humanitarian law"

Leading UN Investigator for Human Rights in Occupied Palestine Says Israeli Commando Raid was “as clear a violation of international humanitarian law… as we are likely to see in the early part of the 21st Century.” By Dennis Bernstein and Jesse Strauss In a pre-dawn raid on Monday, in international waters, off the coast of […]

Breaking the Blockade of Silence - L.A. Art and Advocacy for the Cuban 5

By Diana Block, International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban Five How do you break through the twelve-year blockade of silence that has kept five Cuban political prisoners invisible to the American public?  How can art transcend U.S. prison walls and present the truth about these men, locked up in five distant prisons scattered […]

Chomsky, the Gate Keepers and the Left Forum

By guest Blogger Terry Morrone I feel guilty and inferior about my unconventional views and about my affliction. I’ll tell you about it later. But I’m reminded of the history of Christianity. There were different versions during the first few centuries of the Christian era. The early church argued about the nature of Christ. Was […]