Archive for 2013 – Week 14


Greece and Spain Helped Postwar Germany Recover. Spot the Difference
Nick Dearden – The Guardian
April 1st, 2013 (EUROPE | Comments Off on Greece and Spain Helped Postwar Germany Recover. Spot the Difference)
28 Guantanamo Prisoners Now On Hunger Strike; 3 in Hospital for Dehydration
Ben Fox, The Associated Press – CTV News
April 1st, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, ACTIVISM, MILITARISM, JUSTICE | Comments Off on 28 Guantanamo Prisoners Now On Hunger Strike; 3 in Hospital for Dehydration)
Geopolitical Dimensions of the Syrian Crisis
Jamal Wakim – Foreign Policy Journal
April 1st, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Geopolitical Dimensions of the Syrian Crisis)
Ecuador Auctions Off Amazon to Chinese Oil Firms
Jonathan Kaiman in Beijing – The Guardian
April 1st, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC, BRICS, LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN, ENERGY | Comments Off on Ecuador Auctions Off Amazon to Chinese Oil Firms)
BRICS Agrees to Create $100 bn Contingency Fund
Times of India – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (BRICS, ECONOMICS, CAPITALISM, DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on BRICS Agrees to Create $100 bn Contingency Fund)
Hot Money Blues
Paul Krugman, 2008 Nobel Economics Laureate – The New York Times
April 1st, 2013 (NOBEL LAUREATES, ECONOMICS, EUROPE, CAPITALISM | Comments Off on Hot Money Blues)
State-Wrecked: The Corruption of Capitalism in America
David A. Stockman – The New York times
April 1st, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, ECONOMICS, CAPITALISM | Comments Off on State-Wrecked: The Corruption of Capitalism in America)
Weird Chemtrail Sky
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT, MILITARISM, SCIENCE, SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | 1 Comment »)
Count Leo Tolstoy, We Need Your Voice Today!
John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Count Leo Tolstoy, We Need Your Voice Today!)
Leaving Smoldering Carcasses, Where Functioning Economies Once Existed: Wall Street’s Role in the Crisis in Cyprus
Rob Urie - CounterPunch
April 1st, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, EUROPE, CAPITALISM | Comments Off on Leaving Smoldering Carcasses, Where Functioning Economies Once Existed: Wall Street’s Role in the Crisis in Cyprus)
The Corporate ‘Predator State’
Katrina vanden Heuvel – The Washington Post
April 1st, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, ECONOMICS, CAPITALISM | Comments Off on The Corporate ‘Predator State’)
American Anniversaries from Hell: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You
Tom Engelhardt - TomDispatch
April 1st, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, ECONOMICS, IN FOCUS, MILITARISM, CAPITALISM | Comments Off on American Anniversaries from Hell: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You)
Monsanto Bullies Small Farmers Over Planting Harvested GMO Seeds
Puck Lo, CorpWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT, ANGLO AMERICA, ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | Comments Off on Monsanto Bullies Small Farmers Over Planting Harvested GMO Seeds)
KKNPP 3 & 4 Announcement – A Cruel Joke on Indians and Our Democracy
People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ASIA--PACIFIC, ACTIVISM, ENERGY, KUDANKULAM ANTI-NUCLEAR SATYAGRAHA, INDIA | Comments Off on KKNPP 3 & 4 Announcement – A Cruel Joke on Indians and Our Democracy)
The Palestinian Children – Alone and Bewildered in Cell 36
The Guardian – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL, MILITARISM, JUSTICE, SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on The Palestinian Children – Alone and Bewildered in Cell 36)
BRICS Go Over the Wall
Pepe Escobar – Asia Times
April 1st, 2013 (BRICS | 2 Comments »)
Oh, the Places You Won’t Go! World’s 25 Least-Visited Countries
Ryan Lenora Brown – The Christian Science Monitor
April 1st, 2013 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Oh, the Places You Won’t Go! World’s 25 Least-Visited Countries)
Evidence Shows [NATO Supported] Syrian Rebels Behind Chemical Attack
Raven Clabough – The New American
April 1st, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, MILITARISM | Comments Off on Evidence Shows [NATO Supported] Syrian Rebels Behind Chemical Attack)
Mystery Malady Kills More Bees, Heightening Worry on Farms
Michael Wines – The New York Times
April 1st, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Mystery Malady Kills More Bees, Heightening Worry on Farms)
The Holy Land Gets Skunked
Lawrence Davidson – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on The Holy Land Gets Skunked)
The Washington Post’s Unbridled Arrogance
Robert Parry – Consortium News
April 1st, 2013 (MEDIA | Comments Off on The Washington Post’s Unbridled Arrogance)
Genocidal Buddhists?: An Interview with Burmese Dissident Maung Zarni
Alex Caring-Lobel, tricycle – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ASIA--PACIFIC, RELIGION | Comments Off on Genocidal Buddhists?: An Interview with Burmese Dissident Maung Zarni)
The Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Northeast India
John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC, MILITARISM | Comments Off on The Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Northeast India)
(Français) Économie Verte: Marchandiser la Planète Pour la Sauver?
Bernard Duterme, editorial – Centre Tricontinental
April 1st, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT, ECONOMICS, CAPITALISM, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Français) Économie Verte: Marchandiser la Planète Pour la Sauver?)
Spain Leads EU in GM Crops, but No One Knows Where They Are
Inés Benítez – TerraViva Europe
April 1st, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT, EUROPE, ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING, HEALTH | Comments Off on Spain Leads EU in GM Crops, but No One Knows Where They Are)
Seeds of Suicide
Prof. Vandana Shiva – The Asian Age
April 1st, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ENVIRONMENT, ASIA--PACIFIC, BRICS, ECONOMICS, JUSTICE, ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING, DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on Seeds of Suicide)
Chevron Corporation Upgrades from “C” to “B”
Marilyn Langlois, April 1, 2013 – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (NEWS, TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ENERGY | 2 Comments »)
Deaf
TMS editor
April 1st, 2013 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on Deaf)
The Fun-Filled Ocean Resort at Guantánamo Bay
Glenn Greenwald – The Guardian
April 1st, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, MILITARISM, JUSTICE | Comments Off on The Fun-Filled Ocean Resort at Guantánamo Bay)
Buddhist Nationalism in Burma
Maung Zarni, tricycle – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ASIA--PACIFIC, RELIGION | Comments Off on Buddhist Nationalism in Burma)
My Neighbourhood: An Israel-Palestine Documentary
Sumeet Grover – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL, MILITARISM, JUSTICE, REVIEWS | 1 Comment »)
Kristallnacht in Myanmar
Swe Win – International Herald Tribune-NYT
April 1st, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Kristallnacht in Myanmar)
The Day That TV News Died
Chris Hedges - Truthdig
April 1st, 2013 (MEDIA | Comments Off on The Day That TV News Died)
(Pусский-Russian) Истоки расизма
Socialist Worker – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Pусский-Russian) Истоки расизма)
The New Kalladi Bridge
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on The New Kalladi Bridge)
Reading Palestinian Prison Diaries
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, PALESTINE - ISRAEL, MILITARISM, JUSTICE, REVIEWS | Comments Off on Reading Palestinian Prison Diaries)
(Castellano) Banco de Desarrollo del BRICS Será la Nueva Alternativa Financiera Global
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (BRICS, ECONOMICS, CAPITALISM, DEVELOPMENT, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Castellano) Banco de Desarrollo del BRICS Será la Nueva Alternativa Financiera Global)
Praxis Makes Perfect
Todd Chretien – Socialist Worker
April 1st, 2013 (SOCIALISM - MARXISM | Comments Off on Praxis Makes Perfect)
(Castellano) Pedagogía de la Catástrofe – Depresión
Stefano Caserini & Enrico Euli - TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | 1 Comment »)
Refugee
Tom Greening – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on Refugee)
People of Cyprus: Follow the Vikings!
George Lakey – Waging Nonviolence
April 1st, 2013 (ECONOMICS, EUROPE, CAPITALISM, JUSTICE | Comments Off on People of Cyprus: Follow the Vikings!)
Surprised? Monsanto Openly Wrote Own Monsanto Protection Act
Anthony Gucciardi, Natural Society – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT, ANGLO AMERICA, JUSTICE, ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | Comments Off on Surprised? Monsanto Openly Wrote Own Monsanto Protection Act)
Nessun Dorma (Music Video of the Week)
Blake & Camilla Kerslake – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (Music Video of the Week | Comments Off on Nessun Dorma (Music Video of the Week))
A Conversation with Dr. Nick Begich about HAARP
PrisonPlanet TV – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT, MILITARISM, SCIENCE, IN-DEPTH VIDEOS | Comments Off on A Conversation with Dr. Nick Begich about HAARP)
(Português) Paredes de Vidro: Fotógrafo Capta Reação das Pessoas ao Testemunharem Sofrimento dos Animais em Matadouro
Michelle Kretzer (PETA) - ANDA Agência de Notícias de Direitos Animais
April 1st, 2013 (ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) Paredes de Vidro: Fotógrafo Capta Reação das Pessoas ao Testemunharem Sofrimento dos Animais em Matadouro)
(Castellano) El Bien Común de la Humanidad: Un Paradigma Post-Capitalista Frente a la Ruptura del Equilibrio del Metabolismo Entre la Naturaleza y el Genero Humano
François Houtart – Forum Mundial de Alternativas
April 1st, 2013 (CAPITALISM, DEVELOPMENT, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Castellano) El Bien Común de la Humanidad: Un Paradigma Post-Capitalista Frente a la Ruptura del Equilibrio del Metabolismo Entre la Naturaleza y el Genero Humano)
Gitmo Inmates Claim Being Denied Drinking Water as White House Breaks Silence
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, MILITARISM, JUSTICE | Comments Off on Gitmo Inmates Claim Being Denied Drinking Water as White House Breaks Silence)
Guantanamo Exposes Reality of US Fascism
Finian Cunningham – PressTV
April 1st, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, MILITARISM, JUSTICE | Comments Off on Guantanamo Exposes Reality of US Fascism)
‘This Is Working’: Portugal, 12 Years after Decriminalizing Drugs
Wiebke Hollersen – Der Spiegel
April 1st, 2013 (EUROPE, JUSTICE, HEALTH | Comments Off on ‘This Is Working’: Portugal, 12 Years after Decriminalizing Drugs)
Shh! Will U.S. Navy Turn It Down for Whales and Dolphins?
Peter Pearsall – YES! Magazine
April 1st, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT, ANGLO AMERICA, MILITARISM, SCIENCE, ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | Comments Off on Shh! Will U.S. Navy Turn It Down for Whales and Dolphins?)
Fighting Nukes in Israel Is an Uphill Battle
Sharon Dolev - InDepthNews
April 1st, 2013 (WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, MILITARISM | Comments Off on Fighting Nukes in Israel Is an Uphill Battle)
(Italiano) Papa Francesco I, Gesuita
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (RELIGION, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Papa Francesco I, Gesuita)
Iceland Offers Hard Lessons for Cyprus on Capital Controls
Alistair Scrutton and Robert Robertsson, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (ECONOMICS, EUROPE, CAPITALISM | Comments Off on Iceland Offers Hard Lessons for Cyprus on Capital Controls)
General and Complete Disarmament in 50 Years on the Basis of Global Harmony
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (APPEALS | Comments Off on General and Complete Disarmament in 50 Years on the Basis of Global Harmony)
China and Brazil Sign Agreement to Trade in Their Local Currencies
MercoPress South Atlantic News Agency – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC, BRICS, ECONOMICS, LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN, CAPITALISM, TRADE, DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on China and Brazil Sign Agreement to Trade in Their Local Currencies)
“Merchants of Death” Fly under the Radar of U.N. Arms Trade Treaty
George Gao – Inter Press Service-IPS
April 1st, 2013 (ECONOMICS, UNITED NATIONS, MILITARISM, JUSTICE | Comments Off on “Merchants of Death” Fly under the Radar of U.N. Arms Trade Treaty)