Archive for 2011 – Week 21


Chile: Von Baer Privatises Quinoa
Pía Figueroa – Pressenza Int’l Press Agency
May 23rd, 2011 (ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | Comments Off on Chile: Von Baer Privatises Quinoa)
Lots of Rhetoric – But Very Little Help: Obama’s Speech
Robert Fisk – The Independent
May 23rd, 2011 (CURRENT AFFAIRS | Comments Off on Lots of Rhetoric – But Very Little Help: Obama’s Speech)
Once Upon A Time
Tom Tomorrow – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2011 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on Once Upon A Time)
Curbing Foreign Ownership of Farmland
Marcela Valente – Al Jazeera
May 23rd, 2011 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Curbing Foreign Ownership of Farmland)
Rating Agencies Face Crackdown
Ben Protess – The New York Times
May 23rd, 2011 (ECONOMICS | Comments Off on Rating Agencies Face Crackdown)
Europe: The Epidemic of Xenophobia
Emma Bonino – TerraViva Europe
May 23rd, 2011 (EUROPE | Comments Off on Europe: The Epidemic of Xenophobia)
The Reckoning: Press Freedom in Sri Lanka
Nirmanusan Balasundaram – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2011 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on The Reckoning: Press Freedom in Sri Lanka)
Defiant Spaniards Continue Protests
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2011 (EUROPE | Comments Off on Defiant Spaniards Continue Protests)
Who’s Killing the Journalists of Honduras?
Andrew O'Reilly - Latin American News Dispatch
May 23rd, 2011 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Who’s Killing the Journalists of Honduras?)
15-M in Spain: Nonviolence Is Now On the Streets
Rafael De la Rubia – Pressenza Int’l Press Agency
May 23rd, 2011 (NONVIOLENCE | Comments Off on 15-M in Spain: Nonviolence Is Now On the Streets)
(French) Afrique du Sud et Palestine: Résistance Civile et Résolution de Conflits Asymétriques
Nathalie Janne d’Othée – Centre Tricontinental-CETRI
May 23rd, 2011 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (French) Afrique du Sud et Palestine: Résistance Civile et Résolution de Conflits Asymétriques)
Homophobia in the Caribbean Varies Widely
Dalia Acosta – Inter Press Service-IPS
May 23rd, 2011 (SEXUALITIES | Comments Off on Homophobia in the Caribbean Varies Widely)
Why No Outcry over These Torturing Tyrants?
Robert Fisk – The Independent
May 23rd, 2011 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Why No Outcry over These Torturing Tyrants?)
Global Leadership: American Retreat, BRIC Ambivalence, and Turkey’s Rise
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2011 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Global Leadership: American Retreat, BRIC Ambivalence, and Turkey’s Rise)
Organized Crime ‘Industry’ Gone Mainstream Worldwide
TED Talks – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2011 (IN-DEPTH VIDEOS | Comments Off on Organized Crime ‘Industry’ Gone Mainstream Worldwide)
New World in Middle East
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2011 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on New World in Middle East)
Europe: Media Complicit in Rise of Xenophobia
Zoltán Dujisin – TerraViva Europe
May 23rd, 2011 (MEDIA | 1 Comment »)
EU Trade Deal with India Stalemated by Threat to Affordable Drugs
Julio Godoy – TerraViva Europe
May 23rd, 2011 (EUROPE | Comments Off on EU Trade Deal with India Stalemated by Threat to Affordable Drugs)
Fears of Disruptions: Spain Bans Protests Ahead of Sunday Vote
Der Spiegel – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2011 (NONVIOLENCE | Comments Off on Fears of Disruptions: Spain Bans Protests Ahead of Sunday Vote)
Obama’s Flawed Approach to the Israel/Palestine Conflict
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2011 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Obama’s Flawed Approach to the Israel/Palestine Conflict)
Majority of LGBTI Asylum Seekers in Western Countries Still Face Rejection
Behind the Mask – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2011 (SEXUALITIES | Comments Off on Majority of LGBTI Asylum Seekers in Western Countries Still Face Rejection)
Pre-Judging an Institution’s Implicit Strategy by the Director’s Private Behaviour
Anthony Judge – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2011 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ECONOMICS, EUROPE, CAPITALISM, JUSTICE | Comments Off on Pre-Judging an Institution’s Implicit Strategy by the Director’s Private Behaviour)
Imperialism: Bankers, Drug Wars and Genocide
Prof. James Petras – Information Clearing House
May 23rd, 2011 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Imperialism: Bankers, Drug Wars and Genocide)
What about the Woman Strauss-Kahn Allegedly Raped?
Tiffany Williams – Institute for Policy Studies
May 23rd, 2011 (ECONOMICS, EUROPE, CAPITALISM, JUSTICE | Comments Off on What about the Woman Strauss-Kahn Allegedly Raped?)
Anonymous and the Arab Uprisings
Yasmine Ryan – Al Jazeera
May 23rd, 2011 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA | Comments Off on Anonymous and the Arab Uprisings)
Hundreds of Brazilian Indians Set Up Protest Camp in Capital
Survival International – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2011 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Hundreds of Brazilian Indians Set Up Protest Camp in Capital)
Iraq’s Abandoned Children (VIDEO OF THE WEEK)
Jane Arraf reports from Baghdad – Al Jazeera
May 23rd, 2011 (Music Video of the Week | Comments Off on Iraq’s Abandoned Children (VIDEO OF THE WEEK))
India: Tribes and Tribulations
Graham Davey – Gandhi Foundation
May 23rd, 2011 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on India: Tribes and Tribulations)
Escaping the Matrix
Richard K. Moore – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2011 (CURRENT AFFAIRS | Comments Off on Escaping the Matrix)
Best Seller
TMS Editor
May 23rd, 2011 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on Best Seller)
(Castellano) Escapar de la Matriz
Richard K. Moore – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2011 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Castellano) Escapar de la Matriz)
U.N. to Launch International Year of Cooperatives
Thalif Deen – Inter Press Service-IPS
May 23rd, 2011 (UNITED NATIONS, COOPS-COOPERATION-SHARING | Comments Off on U.N. to Launch International Year of Cooperatives)
If Arab Spring Threatens Israel, Why Does Saban Support It?
Maidhc Ó Cathail – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2011 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on If Arab Spring Threatens Israel, Why Does Saban Support It?)
America the Beautiful
Johan Galtung, 23 May 2011 - TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2011 (EDITORIAL | 6 Comments »)
Organ Trafficking: ‘Her Heart Was Missing’
Chris Arsenault – Al Jazeera
May 23rd, 2011 (CURRENT AFFAIRS | Comments Off on Organ Trafficking: ‘Her Heart Was Missing’)
Israel and Palestine: Here Comes Your Non-Violent Resistance
The Economist, Editorial – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2011 (NONVIOLENCE | Comments Off on Israel and Palestine: Here Comes Your Non-Violent Resistance)
Greenpeace Statement on TEPCO, Fukushima
Greenpeace - TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2011 (ENERGY | Comments Off on Greenpeace Statement on TEPCO, Fukushima)
(Italian) La Fame nel Mondo: Un Problema Locale e Globale
Giorgio Cingolani – Centro Studi Sereno Regis
May 23rd, 2011 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italian) La Fame nel Mondo: Un Problema Locale e Globale)
Chávez and the Arab Dictators
Lance Selfa – Socialist Worker
May 23rd, 2011 (CURRENT AFFAIRS | Comments Off on Chávez and the Arab Dictators)
Michael Cremo on Forbidden Archeology, Our Billion-Year-Old Human History and the Spiritual Satisfaction of the Vedas
Anthony Wile – The Daily Bell
May 23rd, 2011 (SCIENCE | Comments Off on Michael Cremo on Forbidden Archeology, Our Billion-Year-Old Human History and the Spiritual Satisfaction of the Vedas)
Dirty Money
Steve Levinson, financial journalist – Al Jazeera
May 23rd, 2011 (IN-DEPTH VIDEOS | Comments Off on Dirty Money)
Limited Liability – Nuclear Energy’s ‘Mother of All Subsidies’
Stephen Leahy, International Environmental Journalist – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2011 (ENERGY, KUDANKULAM ANTI-NUCLEAR SATYAGRAHA, INDIA | Comments Off on Limited Liability – Nuclear Energy’s ‘Mother of All Subsidies’)
Hanna Newcombe: The Passing of a Peace Research Pioneer
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2011 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Hanna Newcombe: The Passing of a Peace Research Pioneer)