Top 25 Censored Stories of 2009/2010

For 34 years, Project Censored has been bringing the most vital stories to public awareness, believing that genuine democracy depends on freedom of the press. Here are 25 stories that were underreported or otherwise unjustly ignored in 2009.

For 2009/2010:

  • 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
  • For 2009:

  • #1. Over One Million Iraqi Deaths Caused by US Occupation
  • # 2 Security and Prosperity Partnership: Militarized NAFTA
  • # 3 InfraGard: The FBI Deputizes Business
  • # 4 ILEA: Is the US Restarting Dirty Wars in Latin America?
  • # 5 Seizing War Protesters’ Assets
  • # 6 The Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act
  • # 7 Guest Workers Inc.: Fraud and Human Trafficking
  • # 8 Executive Orders Can Be Changed Secretly
  • #9 Iraq and Afghanistan Vets Testify
  • # 10 APA Complicit in CIA Torture
  • # 11 El Salvador’s Water Privatization and the Global War on Terror
  • # 12 Bush Profiteers Collect Billions From No Child Left Behind
  • # 13 Tracking Billions of Dollars Lost in Iraq
  • # 14 Mainstreaming Nuclear Waste
  • # 15 Worldwide Slavery
  • # 16 Annual Survey on Trade Union Rights
  • # 17 UN’s Empty Declaration of Indigenous Rights
  • # 18 Cruelty and Death in Juvenile Detention Centers
  • # 19 Indigenous Herders and Small Farmers Fight Livestock Extinction
  • # 20 Marijuana Arrests Set New Record
  • # 21 NATO Considers “First Strike” Nuclear Option
  • # 22 CARE Rejects US Food Aid
  • # 23 FDA Complicit in Pushing Pharmaceutical Drugs
  • # 24 Japan Questions 9/11 and the Global War on Terror
  • # 25 Bush’s Real Problem with Eliot Spitzer
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    4 responses to “Top 25 Censored Stories of 2009/2010

    1. Great posting! It’s a brilliant idea to have the best 25 posts of the year listed. Now, I can go re-read some old yet best posts without much trouble.

      Cheers,
      Pearl

    2. Megan 'Verb' Kargher

      project censored always does a fantastic job
      thanks for reminding me the new list is out

    3. Thanks for sharing this great article! That is very interesting I love reading and I am always searching for informative sites like this.

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