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A Love Note to the Young Upstarts

Posted by Christy / September 10, 2006

In celebration of the end of Montreal's Frosh Week, I'd like to direct your attention to Project Censored's Top 25 World News Stories most likely to be ignored by the mainstream media in 2007. This is last-minute essay gold. And it's worth spreading around.

This year's top picks include:

#1 Future of Internet Debate Ignored by Media
#2 Halliburton Charged with Selling Nuclear Technologies to Iran
#3 Oceans of the World in Extreme Danger
#4 Hunger and Homelessness Increasing in the US
#5 High-Tech Genocide in Congo
#6 Federal Whistleblower Protection in Jeopardy
# 7 US Operatives Torture Detainees to Death in Afghanistan and Iraq
#8 Pentagon Exempt from Freedom of Information Act
#9 The World Bank Funds Israel-Palestine Wall
#10 Expanded Air War in Iraq Kills More Civilians
#11 Dangers of Genetically Modified Food Confirmed

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Via Boing-Boing, sexy as always.



rrrobyn / September 11, 2006 at 09:01 am
i would not call boing boing sexy.
i dig it, but sayin'

omg all those headlines are way too much for a monday morning. i will not freak out i will not freak out. also: i have almost run over so many mcgill students on my bike in the past two weeks.
Christy / September 11, 2006 at 09:12 am
You're right, of course. On the one hand this is all TOTALLY TERRIFYING and makes one feel that the world is coming to an end--but on the other hand, at least we're not in the NAPOLEONIC WARS, you know what I'm saying? It's also better than letting the government/media get us all worked up over 9/11 again. Given the emotional climate today, focusing on any other topic is an act of victory.
J Mac / September 11, 2006 at 10:15 am
Re: running over McGill students: Yeah, one of the signs of autumn for me is the suddenly increased treacherousness of the McGill bike shortcut from Sherbrooke to Milton. You can't just go flying through campus anymore, unless you have really knobby tires.
rrrobyn / September 11, 2006 at 10:24 am
i like to yell "outta the way, n00bs!" well, i really just mutter it. it's the anthropological part of the bike ride.
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