What Can Be Done to Address the Public Safety Crisis?
"As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: You liberate a city by destroying it. Words are used to confuse, so that at election time people will solemnly vote against their own interests.
31st May, 2012 | 0 Comments
Project Censored's Annual Roster of Under-Reported Stories
Compiled by Robert E. Martin For the 27th year in a row, the Sonoma State University student and faculty program announced the conclusion of its annual search for major significant but little-reported news stories.
23rd February, 2012 | 0 Comments
Last year I published a couple of articles concerning the dangerous precedent that the Powers That Be in Lansing are setting by selling off large amounts of our mineral rights to natural gas developers eager to capitalize on the dangerous, unstable, and potentially catastrophic process known as 'hydro-fracking.
08th December, 2011 | 1 Comments
Since last Fall when The Review published a series of articles entitled Integrity Lost that provided a detailed chronology of Attorney General Bill Schuette and his single-handed attempt to repeal Michigan's Medical Marijuana Law, the hypocrisy, misinformation, and his latest activist campaign to purportedly 'educate' Law Enforcement units throughout the State has reached decidedly frightening proportions.
08th December, 2011 | 0 Comments
The Bay City Mayoral Race Between Chris Shannon & Kathleen Newsham
Bay City has taken a couple of turns as a Boomtown. Its first peak was early; with the manors on Center Avenue still representing an era when lumber was king. Less stately reminders of the City's more recent industrial heyday as a center for manufacturing dot the cityscape, many a shell of their former selves, if they are operating at all.
20th October, 2011 | 1 Comments
Adding Up the Dollars and $ense of Saginaw's New Rubbish Fee
The news hit through a press release sent August 11th by the City of Saginaw announcing that residents would be receiving bills in the mail reflecting a new annual ‘flat fee’ for rubbish removal in the amount of $165.
25th August, 2011 | 0 Comments
It seems that hardly a week goes by that we aren’t treated to one of the numerous rants from our current Attorney General, Bill Schuette, carried by one corporate media outlet after another across the state.
16th August, 2011 | 2 Comments
BP Gets Rewarded with $10 Billion Tax Credit for Negligence
One year ago, British Petroleum’s oil began to pour into the Gulf of Mexico. It did not stop for 87 days. Today the economic and environmental devastation remain as thousands of Gulf coast residents cope with massive health problems associated with oil and improperly tested toxic dispersants such as Corexit, which has been ingested into vast levels of the aquatic environment, and hence into the human chain of life.
28th April, 2011 | 0 Comments
By Project Censored - Additional Reporting by Robert E. Martin
The world was a different place in 1976 when Carl Jensen, a professor of communication at Sonoma State University, founded Project Censored to highlight important national news stories that were underreported or outright ignored by the mainstream press.
17th March, 2011 | 1 Comments
“Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through.” - Jonathan Swift, ‘A Critical Essay upon the Faculties of the Mind’ In November, 2008, over 3 million Michigan voters approved the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act by a broad 63% margin, creating a situation that virtually eliminated the ‘criminal’ element that has profiteered on a multi-billion dollar underground industry for nearly 75-years, ever since the substance was classified as a ‘dangerous narcotic.
27th January, 2011 | 3 Comments