Archive for 2013 – Week 17


Babies as Young as Six Months Victims of Rape in War – U.N. Envoy
Michelle Nichols, Reuters - TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (UNITED NATIONS, MILITARISM, JUSTICE | Comments Off on Babies as Young as Six Months Victims of Rape in War – U.N. Envoy)
CISPA, the Fourth Amendment, and You
Scott Bomboy, National Constitution Center – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA | Comments Off on CISPA, the Fourth Amendment, and You)
Abenomics and the State of Japan
Johan Galtung, 22 Apr 2013 - TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (EDITORIAL, ASIA--PACIFIC, ECONOMICS | 5 Comments »)
Pogroms That We Cannot Ignore
David Aaronovitch – The Jewish Chronicle
April 22nd, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC, EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, PALESTINE - ISRAEL, RELIGION | Comments Off on Pogroms That We Cannot Ignore)
Iran, Pakistan, Syria, Qatar: Pipelineistan at Work
Pepe Escobar – Russia Today
April 22nd, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, ENERGY | Comments Off on Iran, Pakistan, Syria, Qatar: Pipelineistan at Work)
Nearly Half Guantanamo Now On Hunger Strike
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, MILITARISM, JUSTICE, HEALTH | Comments Off on Nearly Half Guantanamo Now On Hunger Strike)
Iceland Signs First European Free Trade Pact with China
Nikolaj Nielsen, EUObserver – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC, ECONOMICS, EUROPE, TRADE, DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on Iceland Signs First European Free Trade Pact with China)
Who’s the Real Aggressor in Korea?
Eric Ruder – Socialist Worker
April 22nd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, ASIA--PACIFIC, MILITARISM, MEDIA, CURRENT AFFAIRS | Comments Off on Who’s the Real Aggressor in Korea?)
India: 48,338 Child Rape Cases from 2001 to 2011
Asian Centre for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC, BRICS, JUSTICE, HEALTH | Comments Off on India: 48,338 Child Rape Cases from 2001 to 2011)
America the Blind: The Boston Marathon Bombing, Drones and the Meaning of Cowardice
Barry Lando - ConterPunch
April 22nd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, MILITARISM, JUSTICE | Comments Off on America the Blind: The Boston Marathon Bombing, Drones and the Meaning of Cowardice)
The Incredible Tale of Gwenyth Todd and the Naïve Neocons
Maidhc Ó Cathail – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on The Incredible Tale of Gwenyth Todd and the Naïve Neocons)
Hunger Strikes Put Guantanamo Back in the Spotlight
Joe Hitchon – Inter Press Service-IPS
April 22nd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, MILITARISM, MEDIA, JUSTICE, HEALTH | 1 Comment »)
Strategic Implications of 12 Unasked Questions in Response to Disaster
Anthony Judge – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Strategic Implications of 12 Unasked Questions in Response to Disaster)
Guatemalan Lawsuit against Canadian Mining Giant May Set Precedent
Jennifer Kennedy - CorpWatch
April 22nd, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT, ANGLO AMERICA, ECONOMICS, LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN, CAPITALISM, JUSTICE, TRADE, DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on Guatemalan Lawsuit against Canadian Mining Giant May Set Precedent)
Corporate Evil Creeps Up Unobserved: TransPacific Partnership Will Undermine Democracy
Prof. Rodney Shakespeare - Eurasia Review
April 22nd, 2013 (IN FOCUS, ANGLO AMERICA, ASIA--PACIFIC, BRICS, ECONOMICS, CAPITALISM, JUSTICE, TRADE, DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on Corporate Evil Creeps Up Unobserved: TransPacific Partnership Will Undermine Democracy)
Columnists Now Are Like Street Performers – Collecting Coins in a Hat and Dodging Angry Racists
Laurie Penny – New Statesman
April 22nd, 2013 (MEDIA | Comments Off on Columnists Now Are Like Street Performers – Collecting Coins in a Hat and Dodging Angry Racists)
(Italiano) Formule Della Pace: Dalla “Pacem in Terris” al Metodo TRANSCEND
Prof. Nanni Salio – Centro Studi Sereno Regis
April 22nd, 2013 (TMS PEACE JOURNALISM, CONFLICT RESOLUTION - MEDIATION, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Formule Della Pace: Dalla “Pacem in Terris” al Metodo TRANSCEND)
Animals Should Be Off the Menu
Philip Wollen – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (HEALTH, ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM, SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on Animals Should Be Off the Menu)
General and Complete Disarmament in 50 Years on the Basis of Global Harmony
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (APPEALS | Comments Off on General and Complete Disarmament in 50 Years on the Basis of Global Harmony)
A New Fukushima in the Making? South India’s Kudankulam!
R. C. Camphausen – Digital Journal
April 22nd, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, ENVIRONMENT, ASIA--PACIFIC, BRICS, ECONOMICS, DEVELOPMENT, KUDANKULAM ANTI-NUCLEAR SATYAGRAHA, INDIA, HEALTH | Comments Off on A New Fukushima in the Making? South India’s Kudankulam!)
“No Blacks or Arabs” for Israeli PM’s Visit: The Latest Example of French State-Sanctioned Discrimination
Myriam Francois-Cerrah – New Statesman
April 22nd, 2013 (EUROPE, PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on “No Blacks or Arabs” for Israeli PM’s Visit: The Latest Example of French State-Sanctioned Discrimination)
Statehood and the Problem of Flux: A Case for Interculturalism
Ted Cantle – Open Democracy
April 22nd, 2013 (CONFLICT RESOLUTION - MEDIATION, COOPS-COOPERATION-SHARING, SOCIALISM - MARXISM, CURRENT AFFAIRS | Comments Off on Statehood and the Problem of Flux: A Case for Interculturalism)
U.S. Supreme Court Dismisses Lawsuit against Shell in Nigeria
Pratap Chatterjee – CorpWatch
April 22nd, 2013 (AFRICA, ANGLO AMERICA, CAPITALISM, JUSTICE, ENERGY, TRADE, DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on U.S. Supreme Court Dismisses Lawsuit against Shell in Nigeria)
The Truth about Extreme Global Inequality
Jason Hickel – Al Jazeera
April 22nd, 2013 (IN FOCUS, ECONOMICS, HISTORY, CAPITALISM, JUSTICE, DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on The Truth about Extreme Global Inequality)
28-Year Old PhD Student Debunks the Most Influential Austerity Study
Paul Jay – The Real News Network
April 22nd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, ECONOMICS, EUROPE, CAPITALISM, TRADE, DEVELOPMENT, SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on 28-Year Old PhD Student Debunks the Most Influential Austerity Study)
A Commentary on the Marathon Murders
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ANGLO AMERICA | 1 Comment »)
Indisputable Torture
The Editorial Board – The New York Times
April 22nd, 2013 (SPECIAL FEATURE, ANGLO AMERICA, MILITARISM, MEDIA | Comments Off on Indisputable Torture)
Untrustworthy AERB and Its Sloppy Sarkari Reply for the Koodankulam Fiasco
People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, ENVIRONMENT, ASIA--PACIFIC, BRICS, ECONOMICS, ENERGY, DEVELOPMENT, KUDANKULAM ANTI-NUCLEAR SATYAGRAHA, INDIA | Comments Off on Untrustworthy AERB and Its Sloppy Sarkari Reply for the Koodankulam Fiasco)
American Culture of Death in Perspective
Charles Mercieca, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on American Culture of Death in Perspective)
A Peace Award to Burma’s Thein Sein from the International Crisis Group
International Crisis Group – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (IN FOCUS, ANGLO AMERICA, ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on A Peace Award to Burma’s Thein Sein from the International Crisis Group)
The Other Face of Political Violence
Charles P. Pierce - Esquire
April 22nd, 2013 (SPECIAL FEATURE, ANGLO AMERICA, HISTORY, MILITARISM | Comments Off on The Other Face of Political Violence)
Responding to the Constitution Project Report on Detainee Treatment
Coalition for an Ethical Psychology – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (SPECIAL FEATURE, ANGLO AMERICA, MILITARISM, JUSTICE | Comments Off on Responding to the Constitution Project Report on Detainee Treatment)
Gates of Heaven
TMS editor
April 22nd, 2013 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on Gates of Heaven)
Korea: Challenge and Response
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ANGLO AMERICA, ASIA--PACIFIC, UNITED NATIONS | Comments Off on Korea: Challenge and Response)
Sportswriter Dave Zirin: Prayers for the People in Boston, Baghdad and Mogadishu
Democracy NOW! – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, MILITARISM, JUSTICE, SPORTS, SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on Sportswriter Dave Zirin: Prayers for the People in Boston, Baghdad and Mogadishu)
Deadly Sins in the Brazilian Amazon
Bianca Jagger - Reader Supported News
April 22nd, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT, BRICS, ECONOMICS, LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN, CAPITALISM, JUSTICE, ENERGY, DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on Deadly Sins in the Brazilian Amazon)
Abnormal Is the New Normal: Why Will Half of the U.S. Population Have a Diagnosable Mental Disorder?
Robin S. Rosenberg, Slate – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, HEALTH | Comments Off on Abnormal Is the New Normal: Why Will Half of the U.S. Population Have a Diagnosable Mental Disorder?)
Where’s the Money? World Military Expenditure in 2012
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (ECONOMICS, MILITARISM, DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on Where’s the Money? World Military Expenditure in 2012)
Open Letter to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister
People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, ASIA--PACIFIC, BRICS, ECONOMICS, JUSTICE, ENERGY, DEVELOPMENT, KUDANKULAM ANTI-NUCLEAR SATYAGRAHA, INDIA | Comments Off on Open Letter to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister)
Divestment in the University of California at Santa Barbara
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ACTIVISM, ANGLO AMERICA, ECONOMICS, PALESTINE - ISRAEL, JUSTICE, EDUCATION | Comments Off on Divestment in the University of California at Santa Barbara)
Creating Subjects in Lavasa: The Private City
Persis Taraporevala – Open Democracy
April 22nd, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC, BRICS, ECONOMICS, HISTORY, CAPITALISM, TRADE, DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on Creating Subjects in Lavasa: The Private City)
Inferior Parts Being Used in Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant: Top Scientist
The Times of India – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, ASIA--PACIFIC, BRICS, ECONOMICS, ENERGY, DEVELOPMENT, KUDANKULAM ANTI-NUCLEAR SATYAGRAHA, INDIA | Comments Off on Inferior Parts Being Used in Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant: Top Scientist)
What the UN Owes Haiti
Isabeau Doucet – The Nation
April 22nd, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT, ECONOMICS, LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN, UNITED NATIONS, HISTORY, JUSTICE | Comments Off on What the UN Owes Haiti)
The First BRICS towards a South Bank?
Devaki Jain, SouthViews – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC, BRICS, ECONOMICS, LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN, COOPS-COOPERATION-SHARING, DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on The First BRICS towards a South Bank?)
The Brutal Face of Neocolonialism in Afghanistan
Bill Van Auken – World Socialist Web Site
April 22nd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, CENTRAL ASIA | Comments Off on The Brutal Face of Neocolonialism in Afghanistan)
Tales of Reagan’s Guatemala Genocide
Robert Parry – Consortium News
April 22nd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN, HISTORY, MILITARISM, JUSTICE | Comments Off on Tales of Reagan’s Guatemala Genocide)
Nuclear Power in India
World Nuclear Association – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT, ASIA--PACIFIC, BRICS, ECONOMICS, ENERGY, DEVELOPMENT, KUDANKULAM ANTI-NUCLEAR SATYAGRAHA, INDIA | Comments Off on Nuclear Power in India)
Canada-India Nuclear Deal Moves Forward
Bryn Levy, Saskatoon News – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, ENVIRONMENT, ANGLO AMERICA, ASIA--PACIFIC, BRICS, ECONOMICS, ENERGY, DEVELOPMENT, KUDANKULAM ANTI-NUCLEAR SATYAGRAHA, INDIA | Comments Off on Canada-India Nuclear Deal Moves Forward)
The Orwellian Warfare State of Carnage and Doublethink
Norman Solomon – Global Research
April 22nd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MILITARISM, MEDIA | Comments Off on The Orwellian Warfare State of Carnage and Doublethink)
Map of the 15 Countries with the Highest Military Expenditure in 2012
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on Map of the 15 Countries with the Highest Military Expenditure in 2012)
US Sending Weapons to Syria
News Day – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, MILITARISM | Comments Off on US Sending Weapons to Syria)
(Galego) Sen Profes Non Hai Escola
Manuel Dios Diz – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (EDUCATION, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Galego) Sen Profes Non Hai Escola)
Burma: End ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ of Rohingya Muslims
Human Rights Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC, MILITARISM, RELIGION | 1 Comment »)
Syria’s Civilian Suffering – Western Imperialism Resorts to Medieval Barbarity
Finian Cunningham – Strategic Culture Foundation
April 22nd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, MILITARISM | Comments Off on Syria’s Civilian Suffering – Western Imperialism Resorts to Medieval Barbarity)
Resolve Koodankulam Issues
A Gopalakrishnan – The New Indian Express
April 22nd, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, ENVIRONMENT, ASIA--PACIFIC, BRICS, ECONOMICS, ENERGY, DEVELOPMENT, KUDANKULAM ANTI-NUCLEAR SATYAGRAHA, INDIA | Comments Off on Resolve Koodankulam Issues)
(Italiano) Un Futuro Dopo Il Petrolio: 6 Proposte
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT, ECONOMICS, DEVELOPMENT, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Un Futuro Dopo Il Petrolio: 6 Proposte)
Box and Vicious Cycle
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on Box and Vicious Cycle)
1913: When Hitler, Trotsky, Tito, Freud and Stalin All Lived in the Same Place
Andy Walker – BBC News
April 22nd, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC, EUROPE, HISTORY, INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on 1913: When Hitler, Trotsky, Tito, Freud and Stalin All Lived in the Same Place)
Farmers and Consumers v. Monsanto: David Meet Goliath
Tory Field and Beverly Bell – Toward Freedom
April 22nd, 2013 (JUSTICE, ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | Comments Off on Farmers and Consumers v. Monsanto: David Meet Goliath)