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Top 25 Censored Stories of 2009

September 28, 2009

Every year Project Censored publishes its Top 25 Censored stories in the US. Project Censored has been documenting censorship in the US media since 1976 and has trained thousands of students who have participated in this project. The Top 25 stories are always published in book form and this year the introduction was written by independent journalist and author, Dahr Jamail.

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Here are the Top 25 censored stories for the past year:

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

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