Johnno

Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Project Censored 2006

Swiped from Barista, Aussie blog of the year........... kudos.

Via Common Dreams

Top 25 Censored Stories of 2006

#1 Bush Administration Moves to Eliminate Open Government

#2 Media Coverage Fails on Iraq: Fallujah and the Civilian Death

#3 Another Year of Distorted Election Coverage

#4 Surveillance Society Quietly Moves In

#5 U.S. Uses Tsunami to Military Advantage in Southeast Asia

#6 The Real Oil for Food Scam

#7 Journalists Face Unprecedented Dangers to Life and Livelihood

#8 Iraqi Farmers Threatened By Bremer’s Mandates

#9 Iran’s New Oil Trade System Challenges U.S. Currency

#10 Mountaintop Removal Threatens Ecosystem and Economy

#11 Universal Mental Screening Program Usurps Parental Rights

#12 Military in Iraq Contracts Human Rights Violators

#13 Rich Countries Fail to Live up to Global Pledges

#14 Corporations Win Big on Tort Reform, Justice Suffers

#15 Conservative Plan to Override Academic Freedom in the Classroom

#16 U.S. Plans for Hemispheric Integration Include Canada

#17 U.S. Uses South American Military Bases to Expand Control of the Region

#18 Little Known Stock Fraud Could Weaken U.S. Economy

#19 Child Wards of the State Used in AIDS Experiments

#20 American Indians Sue for Resources; Compensation Provided to Others

#21 New Immigration Plan Favors Business Over People

#22 Nanotechnology Offers Exciting Possibilities But Health Effects Need Scrutiny

#23 Plight of Palestinian Child Detainees Highlights Global Problem

#24 Ethiopian Indigenous Victims of Corporate and Government Resource Aspirations

#25 Homeland Security Was Designed to Fail

3 Comments:

  • Scary list. Wonder how to wake up "Da' Peoples"? I am convinced that someday my grandkids will ask, "Why the hell did folks let this happen?" in much the same way that we talk about Joe McCarthy.

    By Blogger MaryB, at 11:02 pm  

  • Sorry I missed grogblogging. Mrs A's best mate gave birth on the day throwing my plans out. I've looked over your site for an email to no avail. Need to send you an invite for a do in March. Email me if you gat a chance so i have your address. thebedandbreakfastman@gmail.com

    By Anonymous JtH, at 8:09 am  

  • Mary: The internet gives us more of a holistic picture if we look around hard enough. Thank goodness for that!

    No worries Johnny..... you were missed!

    By Blogger Johnno, at 7:45 pm  

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