Archive for 2013 – Week 23


How Nuts is This?
James Albertini – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ANGLO AMERICA, ASIA--PACIFIC, MILITARISM | 1 Comment »)
War Dialogue
Alberto Portugheis – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, MILITARISM | Comments Off on War Dialogue)
Should Memorial Day Include Commemoration of Thoreau?
Juan Cole, Informed Comment – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, ANGLO AMERICA, MILITARISM | Comments Off on Should Memorial Day Include Commemoration of Thoreau?)
(Castellano) Los Movimientos Sociales Latinoamericanos y la Alternativa
Guillermo Almeyra – Centre Tricontinental-CETRI
June 3rd, 2013 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN, COOPS-COOPERATION-SHARING, SOCIALISM - MARXISM, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Castellano) Los Movimientos Sociales Latinoamericanos y la Alternativa)
(Italiano) La Domanda di Yara
Marinella Correggia – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) La Domanda di Yara)
Bad News
TMS editor
June 3rd, 2013 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on Bad News)
Top 1% Now Controls 39% of World’s Wealth
Robert Frank, CNBC – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (IN FOCUS, ANGLO AMERICA, ECONOMICS, EUROPE, CAPITALISM | Comments Off on Top 1% Now Controls 39% of World’s Wealth)
Law and Order vs. Lore and Orders
Anthony Judge – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Law and Order vs. Lore and Orders)
Beyond Militarism and War toward a Nonviolent World
Mairead Maguire – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, NOBEL LAUREATES, TRANSCEND MEMBERS, MILITARISM | Comments Off on Beyond Militarism and War toward a Nonviolent World)
The Week Ahead: Bilderberg 2013 Comes to … the Grove Hotel, Watford-UK
Charlie Skelton - The Guardian
June 3rd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, ECONOMICS, EUROPE, MILITARISM, CAPITALISM, CURRENT AFFAIRS | Comments Off on The Week Ahead: Bilderberg 2013 Comes to … the Grove Hotel, Watford-UK)
Kerching! UK and France Overturn the EU Syria’s Arms Embargo
Silvia Swinden – Pressenza Int’l Press Agency
June 3rd, 2013 (EUROPE, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, MILITARISM | Comments Off on Kerching! UK and France Overturn the EU Syria’s Arms Embargo)
Making Sense of Syria
Father Dave Smith – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Making Sense of Syria)
Hammond, Manning, Assange and Obama’s Sledgehammer against Dissent
Amy Goodman - Truthdig
June 3rd, 2013 (IN FOCUS, ACTIVISM, ANGLO AMERICA, WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MILITARISM, JUSTICE | Comments Off on Hammond, Manning, Assange and Obama’s Sledgehammer against Dissent)
Latin America’s Social Movements Map Solidarity with ALBA Alliance
Federico Fuentes - CounterCurrents
June 3rd, 2013 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN, COOPS-COOPERATION-SHARING, SOCIALISM - MARXISM | Comments Off on Latin America’s Social Movements Map Solidarity with ALBA Alliance)
Responding to the Syrian Challenge
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Responding to the Syrian Challenge)
Ave Maria (Music Video of the Week)
Joshua Bell – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (Music Video of the Week | Comments Off on Ave Maria (Music Video of the Week))
Myanmar: Sectarian Strife and Universal Compassion
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ASIA--PACIFIC, RELIGION | Comments Off on Myanmar: Sectarian Strife and Universal Compassion)
Rival Honduras Gangs Declare Truce
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Rival Honduras Gangs Declare Truce)
Yara Abbas – In Her Own Words
Sharmine Narwani – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Yara Abbas – In Her Own Words)
Let’s Be Clear: Establishing a ‘No-Fly Zone’ Is an Act of War
Conor Friedersdorf – The Atlantic
June 3rd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, UNITED NATIONS, MILITARISM, MEDIA | Comments Off on Let’s Be Clear: Establishing a ‘No-Fly Zone’ Is an Act of War)
Noam Chomsky — ‘Everyday Anarchist’
Michael S. Wilson, Modern Success – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, INTERVIEW, COOPS-COOPERATION-SHARING | Comments Off on Noam Chomsky — ‘Everyday Anarchist’)
Extremists Point to Western Foreign Policy to Explain Their Acts – Why Do We Ignore Them?
Mehdi Hasan – New Statesman
June 3rd, 2013 (CONFLICT RESOLUTION - MEDIATION, IN FOCUS, ANGLO AMERICA, EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, PALESTINE - ISRAEL, HISTORY, MILITARISM | Comments Off on Extremists Point to Western Foreign Policy to Explain Their Acts – Why Do We Ignore Them?)
Listen to All Syrian Voices
Susan Dirgham, Peace x Peace – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Listen to All Syrian Voices)
Nightmare in Portugal
Paul Krugman – The New York Times
June 3rd, 2013 (NOBEL LAUREATES, ECONOMICS, EUROPE, CAPITALISM | 1 Comment »)
Colombia, FARC Rebels Reach Agreement on Agrarian Reform
Jeff Franks in Havana, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Colombia, FARC Rebels Reach Agreement on Agrarian Reform)
Syria Will ‘Strategically’ Respond to New Israeli Strikes – Assad
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, PALESTINE - ISRAEL, SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Syria Will ‘Strategically’ Respond to New Israeli Strikes – Assad)
US Banks Post Record Profits
Nick Barrickman - Global Research
June 3rd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, ECONOMICS, CAPITALISM | Comments Off on US Banks Post Record Profits)
Cooperative Economics: Replacing a Capitalism in Collapse
Carl Gibson, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (CAPITALISM, COOPS-COOPERATION-SHARING | Comments Off on Cooperative Economics: Replacing a Capitalism in Collapse)
Is It the End of Sykes-Picot?
Patrick Cockburn – London Review of Books
June 3rd, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Is It the End of Sykes-Picot?)
An Appeal from Daniel Ellsberg to Support Bradley Manning
Daniel Ellsberg - Bradley Manning Support Network
June 3rd, 2013 (APPEALS, ANGLO AMERICA, HISTORY, MILITARISM, JUSTICE | Comments Off on An Appeal from Daniel Ellsberg to Support Bradley Manning)
The Banality of ‘Don’t Be Evil’
Julian Assange – The New York Times
June 3rd, 2013 (ACTIVISM, WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA, JUSTICE | Comments Off on The Banality of ‘Don’t Be Evil’)
Syria and the Middle East: Our Greatest Miscalculation since the Rise of Fascism
Simon Jenkins – The Guardian
June 3rd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Syria and the Middle East: Our Greatest Miscalculation since the Rise of Fascism)
General and Complete Disarmament in 50 Years on the Basis of Global Harmony
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (APPEALS, UNITED NATIONS, MILITARISM | Comments Off on General and Complete Disarmament in 50 Years on the Basis of Global Harmony)
Why Sharing News about Solutions Is a Revolutionary Act
Frances Moore Lappé – YES! Magazine
June 3rd, 2013 (TMS PEACE JOURNALISM, IN FOCUS, MEDIA | Comments Off on Why Sharing News about Solutions Is a Revolutionary Act)
The Social Cost of Capitalism
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on The Social Cost of Capitalism)
(Português) “Europa Vive Catástrofe Social e Esquerda Deve Enfrentar Capital Financeiro”
Marco Aurélio Weissheimer – Carta Maior
June 3rd, 2013 (ECONOMICS, EUROPE, CAPITALISM, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) “Europa Vive Catástrofe Social e Esquerda Deve Enfrentar Capital Financeiro”)
US Makes Syria an ‘Offer It Can’t Refuse’ – Again
Finian Cunningham – Strategic Culture Foundation
June 3rd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, MILITARISM | Comments Off on US Makes Syria an ‘Offer It Can’t Refuse’ – Again)
(Português) Krugman: “O que se está a passar em Portugal é inaceitável”
Pedro Duarte – Economico
June 3rd, 2013 (NOBEL LAUREATES, ECONOMICS, EUROPE, CAPITALISM, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) Krugman: “O que se está a passar em Portugal é inaceitável”)
US Policy Weakens Iran’s Pro-Democracy Movement
Stephen Zunes – National Catholic Reporter
June 3rd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on US Policy Weakens Iran’s Pro-Democracy Movement)
Malaysia Supported UN General Assembly Resolution on Syria
Chandra Muzaffar - CounterCurrents
June 3rd, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ANGLO AMERICA, ASIA--PACIFIC, EUROPE, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, UNITED NATIONS | Comments Off on Malaysia Supported UN General Assembly Resolution on Syria)
June 6-9: Bilderberg Meeting behind Closed Doors. On the Agenda: Domestic Spying, Diffusing Social Protests, War on Syria and Iran
Stephen Lendman – Global Research
June 3rd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, ECONOMICS, EUROPE, MILITARISM, CAPITALISM, CURRENT AFFAIRS | Comments Off on June 6-9: Bilderberg Meeting behind Closed Doors. On the Agenda: Domestic Spying, Diffusing Social Protests, War on Syria and Iran)
Israel is Fighting a Regional War in Syria
Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya - Global Research
June 3rd, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, PALESTINE - ISRAEL, SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Israel is Fighting a Regional War in Syria)
Lifting the Fake EU Arms Embargo: Weapons for Al Qaeda in Syria
Stephen Lendman - Global Research
June 3rd, 2013 (EUROPE, SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Lifting the Fake EU Arms Embargo: Weapons for Al Qaeda in Syria)
Israeli Soldiers Breaking The Silence on the Occupation of Palestine
GreenLeftTV – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, PALESTINE - ISRAEL, MILITARISM, JUSTICE, IN-DEPTH VIDEOS | Comments Off on Israeli Soldiers Breaking The Silence on the Occupation of Palestine)
Media Coverage of the Bilderberg Group Adopts a Tone of Desperation
Orwellwasright's Weblog – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, ECONOMICS, EUROPE, MILITARISM, CAPITALISM, MEDIA, CURRENT AFFAIRS | Comments Off on Media Coverage of the Bilderberg Group Adopts a Tone of Desperation)
Services Collapsing in Syrian Rebel-Controlled Areas
The Media Line, Ynetnews – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Services Collapsing in Syrian Rebel-Controlled Areas)
(Português) Mia Couto: “Não há outro caminho que não seja a insubordinação”
Esquerda – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (ACTIVISM, EUROPE, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) Mia Couto: “Não há outro caminho que não seja a insubordinação”)
Why Disinformation Works
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, EUROPE, MEDIA | Comments Off on Why Disinformation Works)
Guantánamo Bay Hunger Strike Worsens
Paul Harris – The Guardian
June 3rd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, MILITARISM, JUSTICE | Comments Off on Guantánamo Bay Hunger Strike Worsens)
TRANSCEND General Assembly in Germany, 16-18 Aug, 2013
Erika Degortes – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (TRANSCEND News | Comments Off on TRANSCEND General Assembly in Germany, 16-18 Aug, 2013)
(Italiano) Mono- Multi- Inter- Trasversal- Trans-Disciplinare
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Mono- Multi- Inter- Trasversal- Trans-Disciplinare)
(Italiano) Caro don Gallo, anche Gandhi era “angelicamente anarchico”
Nanni Salio – Centro Studi Sereno Regis
June 3rd, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, TRANSCEND MEMBERS, COOPS-COOPERATION-SHARING, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Caro don Gallo, anche Gandhi era “angelicamente anarchico”)
If the Syrian Dictator Must Go… Why Not the Dictators in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain?
Washington’s Blog – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on If the Syrian Dictator Must Go… Why Not the Dictators in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain?)
It’s Not China That Should Be Feared – It’s the West
Adam Chimienti – Dissident Voice
June 3rd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, ASIA--PACIFIC, BRICS, EUROPE, INTERVIEW | Comments Off on It’s Not China That Should Be Feared – It’s the West)
The EU Continues Targeting the Civilian Population of Syria with US-Led Sanctions While Scraping the EU Arms Embargo
Franklin Lamb – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, ECONOMICS, EUROPE, UNITED NATIONS, MILITARISM, CAPITALISM | Comments Off on The EU Continues Targeting the Civilian Population of Syria with US-Led Sanctions While Scraping the EU Arms Embargo)
Europe on the Edge of the Abyss
Mario Soares – TerraViva Europe
June 3rd, 2013 (ECONOMICS, EUROPE, CAPITALISM | Comments Off on Europe on the Edge of the Abyss)
Burma and Sri Lanka: Radical Strains of Buddhism
Alex Caring-Lobel – Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka
June 3rd, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC, MILITARISM, RELIGION | Comments Off on Burma and Sri Lanka: Radical Strains of Buddhism)
Background to the Mussalaha Peace Delegation to Syria May 2-11, 2013
Susan Dirgham – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Background to the Mussalaha Peace Delegation to Syria May 2-11, 2013)
How Obama and Al-Qaeda Became Syrian Bedfellows
Shamus Cooke - CounterCurrents
June 3rd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on How Obama and Al-Qaeda Became Syrian Bedfellows)
Syria Conflict Drawing Hundreds of Jihadists from Europe, Says Report
Shiv Malik – The Guardian
June 3rd, 2013 (EUROPE, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, MILITARISM | Comments Off on Syria Conflict Drawing Hundreds of Jihadists from Europe, Says Report)
Ending Perpetual War? Endorsing Drone Warfare?
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, ASIA--PACIFIC, MILITARISM | Comments Off on Ending Perpetual War? Endorsing Drone Warfare?)
Siria: Messaggio del Premio Nobel per la Pace Mairead Maguire al Popolo Italiano
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (TRANSCEND VIDEOS, NOBEL LAUREATES, SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on Siria: Messaggio del Premio Nobel per la Pace Mairead Maguire al Popolo Italiano)
Syria: Assad Says Government Is to Receive Missiles from Russia
Luke Harding and Phoebe Greenwood in Tel Aviv, and Paul Owen – The Guardian
June 3rd, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC, BRICS, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, MILITARISM | Comments Off on Syria: Assad Says Government Is to Receive Missiles from Russia)
Rebel Terrorists Kidnap Hundreds of Syrian Kurds in Aleppo: Activists
People’s Daily, Xinhua – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Rebel Terrorists Kidnap Hundreds of Syrian Kurds in Aleppo: Activists)
Dispatch #5 from the Mussalaha Delegation to Syria: 72 Prisoners of Conscience
Paul Larudee - TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Dispatch #5 from the Mussalaha Delegation to Syria: 72 Prisoners of Conscience)
From the Women and Children of Koodankulam, India
The Women and Children of Idinthakarai – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, ASIA--PACIFIC, BRICS, JUSTICE, ENERGY, KUDANKULAM ANTI-NUCLEAR SATYAGRAHA, INDIA | Comments Off on From the Women and Children of Koodankulam, India)
Myanmar: Rohingya Two-Child Policy Talk Draws Outcry
Lindsay Murdoch – The Sydney Morning Herald
June 3rd, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC, JUSTICE, RELIGION | Comments Off on Myanmar: Rohingya Two-Child Policy Talk Draws Outcry)
Who Are Turkey’s Protesters? The View from Taksim Square
Amberin Zaman - Al-Monitor
June 3rd, 2013 (NEWS, NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Who Are Turkey’s Protesters? The View from Taksim Square)
(Português) O Auge do Capitalismo de Estado
Eduardo Crespo – Carta Maior
June 3rd, 2013 (ECONOMICS, CAPITALISM, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) O Auge do Capitalismo de Estado)
God, Move Over
Vandana Shiva – The Asian Age
June 3rd, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ACTIVISM, ASIA--PACIFIC, BRICS, ECONOMICS, CAPITALISM, ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING, COOPS-COOPERATION-SHARING | Comments Off on God, Move Over)