Inconvenient Details About the Afghan 17 Massacres

  Since the appearance of a March 27th article by sociology professor James Petras on numerous websites (see The Afghan 17 and the Obama Cover-up), I have been closely following the dispute between Afghan President Hamid Karzai and the Obama administration over the number of shooters in the March 11th massacre in southern Kandahar. I’ve […]

Massacres and PTSD

By Saul Landau Western media has focused attention on Sgt. Robert Bales’ background. He allegedly murdered 16 Afghan civilians, 9 of them children, near Kandahar. After the bloodbath, Bales returned to his base and confessed. The media delved into Bales’ childhood, his marriage, and even his role on the high school football team. Reporters underlined […]

CENSORED IN 1995: 1947 AEC HUMAN RADIATION EXPERIMENTS MEMO

CENSORED IN 1995: 1947 AEC MEMO REVEALS WHY HUMAN RADIATION EXPERIMENTS WERE CENSORED As the secrecy ban is finally lifted, the unethical, immoral, and illegal Cold War radiation experiments on unsuspecting humans by the Department of Defense are illuminated by a most remarkable document that has emerged virtually unnoticed. Dated April 17, 1947, an Atomic […]

Workers at the University of Maryland say, "Don't mourn, organize" — Emergency Rally for UMD Worker’s Rights!

On March 31, the UMD student newspaper, the Diamondback, wrote an article based on an anonymous letter from a non-exempt University Employee describing the work environment on campus as a “Nazi camp” and a “plantation.” “We are made to feel like idiots,” the letter said. “Our opinions are null and void, our days are as […]

Monbiot Goes Nuclear on Student

I owe George Monbiot an apology. Last week, I published an article for Project Censored in which I included a few choice snippets of a debate aired on DemocracyNow! The debate was between world renowned anti-Nuclear activist and co-founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility, Dr. Helen Caldicott, and famous author and The Guardian columnist George […]

Time for a General Strike: MLK and the 1968 fight for collective bargaining by Memphis sanitation workers

Sanitation workers engaged in a general strike demanding the right to collectively bargain in Memphis, 1968. At a solidarity rally for the rights of public workers in Wisconsin and working people throughout the United States one could see a green and white AFSCME sign which said, “It’s about Freedom” This can only be a reminder […]

US Media Losing Hegemony to Competing Sources Around The World

US news media is too sensational, inaccurate, and incomplete — more interested in entertainment and commentary than being concerned with facts, thereby losing the information war, says Journalism Professor. Authorities may be worried that the United States can no longer maintain a near monopoly on world news coverage. Other foreign media like Al Jazeera, China’s […]

Wisconsin rallies, Detroit is next - Rally planned today and on February 23, 2011

Rally and March Wednesday February 23 Noon at the Michigan State Capitol Stop Emergency Financial Manager Dictatorships in Michigan! Defeat the New Jim Crow / House Bill 4214 ! Run Rob Bobb out of our State!  Save Public Education! Tell Snyder — Hell No More Budget Cuts!    Buses  to leave Northwest Activities Center at around 9 am; […]

Confessions of Roger Noriega: Muscular diplomacy or law breaking?

By Saul Landau and Nelson Valdes In May, Roger Noriega, former Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs (2003-2005), acknowledged he conspired with James Cason, chief of the United States Interest Section in Cuba (2002-2005), to violate a declared U.S. government policy of promoting in Cuba “ a peaceful transition to a democratic system […]

Charter School Teacher Villages being constructed in New Jersey

Picture of a computer-generated rendering of new buildings (beyond Williams Street, buildings in foreground are existing ones) in a “Teachers Village” along a new retail corridor on Newark’s Halsey Street in Newark, New Jersey. Teacher Villages for charter schools: Medieval castles for the educational company store Meet Ron Beit, a New York developer, fresh from […]