CENSORED IN 1977: SALT: THE END OF ARMS CONTROL

CENSORED IN 1977: SALT: THE END OF ARMS CONTROL The Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) began by raising hopes for legitimate and intelligent arms reduction. But SALT, far from limiting strategic nuclear weapons has actually spurred the arms trade to dangerous proportions. It now appears that the SALT talks have been a boon for new […]

CENSORED 2001-2008: THE BUSH ERA

CENSORED: 2001-2008 HURRICANE KATRINA TRAGEDY; THE “REAL” REASON FOR IRAQ INVASION; WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION; IMMIGRATION ISSUE; ECONOMIC PROBLEMS; FANNIE MAE AND FREDDIE MAC CRISIS; ABU GHRAIB PRISON MISTREATMENT; AND MUCH MORE REPORTED IN 2010 GEORGE W. BUSH: “I COULD HAVE DONE THINGS BETTER” USA TODAY reported on November 9, 2010, how an “Unusually reflective […]

CENSORED IN 1994: THERE’S A LOT OF MONEY TO BE MADE IN POVERTY

CENSORED IN 1994: THERE’S A LOT OF MONEY TO BE MADE IN POVERTY Want to know what is the hottest new profit center for big blue-chip corporations like ITT, General Motors, American Express, and others? The acceptable term is “fringe banking,” the less acceptable, but more accurate, term is “loan sharking.” Fringe banks are pawn […]

CENSORED IN 1980: SOMETHING ROTTEN IN THE GLOBAL SUPERMARKET

CENSORED IN 1980: SOMETHING ROTTEN IN THE GLOBAL SUPERMARKET While modern technology has increased worldwide food production and raised per capita income, millions of landless peasants in Third World countries face starvation and malnutrition. Prime agricultural lands in Third World countries have increasingly been converted to the production of cash export crops by vast transnational […]

CENSORED IN 1991: THE TRIALS OF AMERICA’S AGENT ORANGE VETS

CENSORED IN 1991: “JUSTICE” AND THE TRIALS OF AMERICA’S AGENT ORANGE VETS For the second time in the past decade, Vietnam veterans and the families of deceased vets have brought a class-action suit against the manufacturers of the lethal herbicide Agent Orange. Hoping to hold the defense contractors that produced Agent Orange accountable for causing […]

VIETNAM VETERAN SUICIDE DEATHS

CENSORED IN 1976: SUICIDES LEAD VIETNAM VETERAN DEATHS While accurate and current statistics from different sources tend to vary, they do agree on one thing — more than twice as many American Vietnam veterans have died after returning home than were killed in the fourteen years of actual combat. The estimated number of actual combat […]

CENSORED IN 1993: HOW TO SELL POLLUTION FOR PROFIT

CENSORED IN 1993: HOW TO SELL POLLUTION FOR PROFIT In early May, 1992, the Wisconsin Power and Light Company sold “pollution credits” to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) for about $3 million. In effect, this deal gave TVA permission to spew into the air an additional 10,000 tons of sulfur dioxide, the primary source of […]

COSMETICS MAY BE DANGEROUS TO YOUR HEALTH

CENSORED IN 1976: COSMETICS MAY BE HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH In 1975, American consumers spent $6,728,270,000 on cosmetics and toiletries. And while millions of these consumers were using these cosmetics and toiletries daily, few of them were aware of how hazardous they may be to their health. Author/researcher Chris Welles states “The awful truth is […]

AMERICA’S SECRET POLICE NETWORK

CENSORED IN 1978: AMERICA’S SECRET POLICE NETWORK J. Edgar Hoover knew that power lies between the manila covers of a personal dossier and he used that knowledge to build and maintain his empire for almost half a century. The FBI, the CIA and virtually every other agency given the authority to spy to defend us […]

SPECTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL RACISM

CENSORED IN 1991: THE SPECTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL RACISM No one segment of society should have a monopoly on clean air, clean water, or a clean workplace; nor should any one segment be targeted for society’s wastes. Nevertheless, some individuals, neighborhoods, and communities are forced to bear the brunt of the nation’s pollution problem. People of […]