Archive for 2012 – Week 8


Happy Savages
Robert Koehler – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (TMS PEACE JOURNALISM | Comments Off on Happy Savages)
“Losing” the World: American Decline in Perspective (Part 1)
Noam Chomsky - TomDispatch
February 20th, 2012 (ANALYSIS | Comments Off on “Losing” the World: American Decline in Perspective (Part 1))
The Imperial Way: American Decline in Perspective (Part 2)
Noam Chomsky – TomDispatch
February 20th, 2012 (ANALYSIS | Comments Off on The Imperial Way: American Decline in Perspective (Part 2))
(Portuguese) O ACTA Ameaça a Net
Esquerda.net – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Portuguese) O ACTA Ameaça a Net)
Egypt Military’s Economic Empire
Sherine Tadros – Al Jazeera
February 20th, 2012 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on Egypt Military’s Economic Empire)
Abstractions Versus the “Real World”: Economic Models and the Apologetics of Greed
Prof John Kozy – Global Research
February 20th, 2012 (ECONOMICS | Comments Off on Abstractions Versus the “Real World”: Economic Models and the Apologetics of Greed)
WikiLeaks Banned From UN Conference on WikiLeaks
Common Dreams staff – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (UNITED NATIONS | Comments Off on WikiLeaks Banned From UN Conference on WikiLeaks)
When Is An ‘NGO’ Not An NGO? Twists and Turns Beneath the Cairo Skies
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on When Is An ‘NGO’ Not An NGO? Twists and Turns Beneath the Cairo Skies)
Iceland’s Viking Victory
Ambrose Evans-Pritchard – The Telegraph
February 20th, 2012 (EUROPE | Comments Off on Iceland’s Viking Victory)
The Big Green Question
George Monbiot – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on The Big Green Question)
The Spanish 15-M Movement Deepens Its Civil Disobedience, With A Dash of Gene Sharp
Ter Garcia – Waging Nonviolence
February 20th, 2012 (NONVIOLENCE, COOPS-COOPERATION-SHARING | Comments Off on The Spanish 15-M Movement Deepens Its Civil Disobedience, With A Dash of Gene Sharp)
Preventing a Nuclear Iran, Peacefully
Shibley Telhami and Steven Kull – International Herald Tribune
February 20th, 2012 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Preventing a Nuclear Iran, Peacefully)
Who is Threatening Whom? 45 US Bases Surround Iran
Information Clearing House – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (ANGLO AMERICA, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, MILITARISM, ENERGY | Comments Off on Who is Threatening Whom? 45 US Bases Surround Iran)
Chevron Rig Burns Off Nigeria as Damage Hits Shore
Sapa-AP – Times Live, South Africa
February 20th, 2012 (AFRICA | Comments Off on Chevron Rig Burns Off Nigeria as Damage Hits Shore)
Private Prison Company to Demand 90% Occupancy
Noel Brinkerhoff & David Wallechinsky, AllGov – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Private Prison Company to Demand 90% Occupancy)
World Day of Social Justice: The People’s Revolution is On the March
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (UNITED NATIONS | Comments Off on World Day of Social Justice: The People’s Revolution is On the March)
Saving Khader Adnan’s Life Saves Our Own Soul
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Saving Khader Adnan’s Life Saves Our Own Soul)
How Did Rwanda Cut Poverty So Much?
Emily Alpert – Los Angeles Times
February 20th, 2012 (AFRICA | 1 Comment »)
Latin America Seeks to Spread Nuclear-Free Zones
Emilio Godoy – Inter Press Service-IPS
February 20th, 2012 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Latin America Seeks to Spread Nuclear-Free Zones)
Mali’s Plan to Probe Child Labour in Gold Mines
Africa News – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (AFRICA | Comments Off on Mali’s Plan to Probe Child Labour in Gold Mines)
Despite Safety Worries, Work on Deadly Flu to Be Released
Denise Grady – The New York Times
February 20th, 2012 (HEALTH | Comments Off on Despite Safety Worries, Work on Deadly Flu to Be Released)
A Story and a Book
Matt Meyer – New Clear Vision
February 20th, 2012 (NONVIOLENCE | Comments Off on A Story and a Book)
Honduras: Our Continuing Catastrophe
Mark Engler – Dissent Magazine
February 20th, 2012 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Honduras: Our Continuing Catastrophe)
Anti-Drug Vaccines Hold Promise – But Little Profit
Emilio Godoy – Inter Press Service-IPS
February 20th, 2012 (HEALTH | Comments Off on Anti-Drug Vaccines Hold Promise – But Little Profit)
The Revolt of the Salaried Bourgeoisie
Slavoj Žižek – London Review of Books
February 20th, 2012 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on The Revolt of the Salaried Bourgeoisie)
False Flag? Bombing Puts India’s Trade Ties with Iran to the Test
Mayank Bhardwaj, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (BRICS | Comments Off on False Flag? Bombing Puts India’s Trade Ties with Iran to the Test)
Delhi Bomb Blast and India’s Options
Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Delhi Bomb Blast and India’s Options)
Washington’s Insouciance Has No Rival
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (CURRENT AFFAIRS | Comments Off on Washington’s Insouciance Has No Rival)
(Italian) La (Dis)Informazione a Senso Unico
Marinella Correggia, Il Manifesto – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italian) La (Dis)Informazione a Senso Unico)
Containing Super-Flus: Controversy Brews Over Scientists’ Creation of Killer Viruses
Veronika Hackenbroch and Gerald Traufetter – Der Spiegel
February 20th, 2012 (HEALTH | Comments Off on Containing Super-Flus: Controversy Brews Over Scientists’ Creation of Killer Viruses)
Honduras in Flames
Dana Frank – The Nation
February 20th, 2012 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Honduras in Flames)
Rothschilds Want Iran’s Banks
Pete Papaherakles – American Free Press
February 20th, 2012 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Rothschilds Want Iran’s Banks)
“Human Rights” Warriors for Empire
Glen Ford – Black Agenda Report
February 20th, 2012 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on “Human Rights” Warriors for Empire)
Thou Shalt Not Kill (Thyself)
Uri Avnery – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 1 Comment »)
European Parliament Resolution on Parliament’s Position on the 19th Session of the UN Human Rights Council
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (EUROPE | Comments Off on European Parliament Resolution on Parliament’s Position on the 19th Session of the UN Human Rights Council)
The Invincible Military-Industrial Complex
Veronique de Rugy - Reason Magazine
February 20th, 2012 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on The Invincible Military-Industrial Complex)
CrossTalk: Malvinas/Falklands
Peter Lavelle - Russia Today
February 20th, 2012 (IN-DEPTH VIDEOS | Comments Off on CrossTalk: Malvinas/Falklands)
Arts, Culture and Peacebuilding (Video of the Week)
Dominik ‘Nik’ Lehnert | XCHANGEperspectives – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (TRANSCEND VIDEOS, Music Video of the Week | Comments Off on Arts, Culture and Peacebuilding (Video of the Week))
SS = Scout Snipers: US Marines Adopt Nazi Goons Emblem
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (ANGLO AMERICA, MILITARISM | Comments Off on SS = Scout Snipers: US Marines Adopt Nazi Goons Emblem)
Nir Rosen on Syria’s Protest Movement
Al Jazeera staff – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | 1 Comment »)
450 Bases and It’s Not Over Yet: The Pentagon’s Afghan Basing Plans for Prisons, Drones, and Black Ops
Nick Turse - TomDispatch
February 20th, 2012 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on 450 Bases and It’s Not Over Yet: The Pentagon’s Afghan Basing Plans for Prisons, Drones, and Black Ops)
Turkey’s Civilian-Military Complex
Pinar Kemerli – Al Jazeera
February 20th, 2012 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on Turkey’s Civilian-Military Complex)
Do TV Networks ‘Practice’ for War?
Peter Hart – Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting-FAIR
February 20th, 2012 (MEDIA | Comments Off on Do TV Networks ‘Practice’ for War?)
Exposed: Scientology’s Secret Child Labour Camp
7 News, Australia – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on Exposed: Scientology’s Secret Child Labour Camp)
‘Global Square’: WikiLeaks-Backed Activist Platform Launching in March
Common Dreams staff – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA, COOPS-COOPERATION-SHARING | Comments Off on ‘Global Square’: WikiLeaks-Backed Activist Platform Launching in March)
GM Food Is a Commercial Flop in Europe
The Green Times – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | Comments Off on GM Food Is a Commercial Flop in Europe)
Monsanto Guilty of Chemical Poisoning in France
Marion Douet, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 (ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | Comments Off on Monsanto Guilty of Chemical Poisoning in France)
Installing a Carpet
TMS Editor
February 20th, 2012 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on Installing a Carpet)