Validated Independent News stories (VINs) report information and perspective that the public has a right and need to know, but to which it has limited access. Before being posted as a VIN, each story undergoes evaluation by student researchers and faculty evaluators to determine that it is important, timely, fact-based, well documented, and under-reported in the corporate media. These VINs are candidates for inclusion among the top 25 stories in Project Censored’s annual book.
In Calgary Canada the average price for renting an apartment has been on the rise. The cost of a two bedroom apartment has gone from $595 on average in 1996 to $1089 in 2007. A poll conducted in 2008 showed that half of those sleeping on Calgary streets were employed including 200 working families. Some […]
Agriculture and horticulture in India has significantly increased use of herbicides, pesticides and fertilizers within the past few years. These pollutants are poisoning the native fish of Kashmir at alarming rates often while the fish are still in their larvae or juvenile stages. Professor A. R. Yousuf, specialist in limnology of fresh water lakes and […]
South Dakota is taking extreme action against any person who performs an abortion within the states borders. The South Dakota House is taking up a bill to redefine “justifiable homicide” that may “make it legal to kill doctors who perform abortions,” Mother Jones reports. A bill, which is backed by the GOP in theory, could […]