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The 25 Top Censored Stories of 2009 according to Sonoma State University's excellent Project Censored are listed after the fold.

There is also a poll: please vote for the story you think was the most important of them all.

I agree so much with this Walter Cronkite quote: "Project censored is one of the organizations that we should listen to, to be assured that our newspapers and our broadcast outlets are practicing thorough and ethical journalism."

  1. US Congress Sells Out to Wall Street
  2. US Schools are More Segregated Today than in the 1950s
  3. Toxic Waste Behind Somali Pirates
  4. Nuclear Waste Pools in North Carolina
  5. Europe Blocks US Toxic Products
  6. Lobbyists Buy Congress
  7. Obama’s Military Appointments Have Corrupt Past
  8. Bailed out Banks and America’s Wealthiest Cheat IRS Out of Billions
  9. US Arms Used for War Crimes in Gaza
  10. Ecuador Declares Foreign Debt Illegitimate
  11. Private Corporations Profit from the Occupation of Palestine
  12. Mysterious Death of Mike Connell—Karl Rove’s Election Thief
  13. Katrina’s Hidden Race War
  14. Congress Invested in Defense Contracts
  15. World Bank’s Carbon Trade Fiasco
  16. US Repression of Haiti Continues
  17. The ICC Facilitates US Covert War in Sudan
  18. Ecuador’s Constitutional Rights of Nature
  19. Bank Bailout Recipients Spent to Defeat Labor
  20. Secret Control of the Presidential Debates
  21. Recession Causes States to Cut Welfare
  22. Obama’s Trilateral Commission Team
  23. Activists Slam World Water Forum as a Corporate-Driven Fraud
  24. Dollar Glut Finances US Military Expansion
  25. Fast Track Oil Exploitation in Western Amazon

Originally posted to jsalsman on Wed Oct 14, 2009 at 09:38 AM PDT.


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