Archive for 2013 – Week 25


Galtung-Overcoming the Taksim Square Conflict
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (TRANSCEND VIDEOS, SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on Galtung-Overcoming the Taksim Square Conflict)
Justice at Guantanamo: From the Profound to the Absurd
John Knefel – Rolling Stone
June 17th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, MILITARISM, JUSTICE | Comments Off on Justice at Guantanamo: From the Profound to the Absurd)
(Português) Drogas, Equívocos e Soluções
Frei Betto – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (BRICS, LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN, JUSTICE, HEALTH, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) Drogas, Equívocos e Soluções)
Disarming Bullies — From Schoolyards to the White House
Frida Berrigan – Waging Nonviolence
June 17th, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, TMS PEACE JOURNALISM, IN FOCUS, ANGLO AMERICA, EDUCATION, HEALTH | Comments Off on Disarming Bullies — From Schoolyards to the White House)
Over 6,000 Foreign Militants Killed in Syria
Shafaqna – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, MILITARISM | Comments Off on Over 6,000 Foreign Militants Killed in Syria)
Edward Snowden: Saving Us from the United Stasi of America
Daniel Ellsberg – The Guardian
June 17th, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, SPECIAL FEATURE, ANGLO AMERICA, WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MILITARISM, MEDIA, JUSTICE | Comments Off on Edward Snowden: Saving Us from the United Stasi of America)
Whale-War Fugitive: Q. & A. with Paul Watson
Raffi Khatchadourian – The New Yorker
June 17th, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, ENVIRONMENT, ECONOMICS, MILITARISM, JUSTICE, ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | Comments Off on Whale-War Fugitive: Q. & A. with Paul Watson)
Western Military Intervention Will Leave Syria in Permanent Ruins Say Two Former NATO Secretary Generals
Javier Solana & Jaap de Hoop Scheffer – New York Times
June 17th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, MILITARISM | Comments Off on Western Military Intervention Will Leave Syria in Permanent Ruins Say Two Former NATO Secretary Generals)
Text of White House Statement on Chemical Weapons in Syria
The New York Times - TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, MILITARISM | Comments Off on Text of White House Statement on Chemical Weapons in Syria)
The Four Companies That Control the 147 Companies That Own Everything
Brendan Coffey - Forbes
June 17th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, ECONOMICS, EUROPE, HISTORY, CAPITALISM, TRADE, DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on The Four Companies That Control the 147 Companies That Own Everything)
Three Shots Please
TMS editor
June 17th, 2013 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on Three Shots Please)
Colombia Worries as Troops Join Arab Mercenary Force
UPI – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, ECONOMICS, LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, MILITARISM | Comments Off on Colombia Worries as Troops Join Arab Mercenary Force)
(Pусский-Russian) Карлос Кастанеда: свобода – в тайне биографии
Игорь Буккер - Правды
June 17th, 2013 (SPIRITUALITY, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Pусский-Russian) Карлос Кастанеда: свобода – в тайне биографии)
Worldwide Honey Bee Collapse: A Lesson in Ecology
Rex Weyler, EcoWatch - Greenpeace
June 17th, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Worldwide Honey Bee Collapse: A Lesson in Ecology)
(Português) A Verdadeira Agenda e os Interesses da Revista “The Economist”
Dario Pignotti – Carta Maior
June 17th, 2013 (BRICS, ECONOMICS, EUROPE, LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN, CAPITALISM, DEVELOPMENT, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) A Verdadeira Agenda e os Interesses da Revista “The Economist”)
Israeli Death Merchants and Palestinian Guinea Pigs
Gilad Atzmon – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (ECONOMICS, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, PALESTINE - ISRAEL, MILITARISM, CAPITALISM, TRADE, DEVELOPMENT, REVIEWS | Comments Off on Israeli Death Merchants and Palestinian Guinea Pigs)
Africa’s Worst Drought Tied to West’s Pollution
Becky Oskin, LiveScience – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT, AFRICA, ANGLO AMERICA, BRICS, ECONOMICS, EUROPE, HISTORY, CAPITALISM, ENERGY, TRADE, DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on Africa’s Worst Drought Tied to West’s Pollution)
The Arrogance of Power
John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ANGLO AMERICA, HISTORY, MILITARISM, JUSTICE | Comments Off on The Arrogance of Power)
(Português) Congresso do Equador Aprova Novo Marco Regulatório da Mídia
Página 12 – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN, MEDIA, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) Congresso do Equador Aprova Novo Marco Regulatório da Mídia)
U.N. Chief Opposes U.S. Military Support for Syrian “Rebels”
Eyder Peralta, NPR – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, UNITED NATIONS, MILITARISM | Comments Off on U.N. Chief Opposes U.S. Military Support for Syrian “Rebels”)
Edward Snowden: The Whistleblower behind the NSA Surveillance Revelations
Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill and Laura Poitras in Hong Kong – The Guardian
June 17th, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, SPECIAL FEATURE, ANGLO AMERICA, WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MILITARISM, MEDIA, JUSTICE | Comments Off on Edward Snowden: The Whistleblower behind the NSA Surveillance Revelations)
Greek Solidarity with Struggling Turks
Vasilis Migkos, Peace Is Sexy – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Greek Solidarity with Struggling Turks)
The West to Pay a High Price for Targeting the Syrian Government, Security Experts Claim
Franklin Lamb – TRANSCEND Media Sevice
June 17th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, MILITARISM | Comments Off on The West to Pay a High Price for Targeting the Syrian Government, Security Experts Claim)
Washington and the Breakdown of the Colombia-Venezuela-FARC Peace Process
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (CONFLICT RESOLUTION - MEDIATION, ANGLO AMERICA, LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN, MILITARISM, JUSTICE | Comments Off on Washington and the Breakdown of the Colombia-Venezuela-FARC Peace Process)
Rapprochement of Cultures and Creative Education
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (CONFLICT RESOLUTION - MEDIATION, TRANSCEND MEMBERS, UNITED NATIONS, EDUCATION | Comments Off on Rapprochement of Cultures and Creative Education)
The Lebanese Army Fears Rise of the Sunni Muslim Salafists
Robert Fisk – The Independent
June 17th, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, MILITARISM, RELIGION | Comments Off on The Lebanese Army Fears Rise of the Sunni Muslim Salafists)
Guantánamo Doctors Must Refuse to Force-Feed Hunger Strikers – Physicians
Paul Harris in New York – The Guardian
June 17th, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, ANGLO AMERICA, MILITARISM, JUSTICE, HEALTH, SCIENCE | Comments Off on Guantánamo Doctors Must Refuse to Force-Feed Hunger Strikers – Physicians)
8 Skills of a Well-Trained Activist
George Lakey – Waging Nonviolence
June 17th, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM | Comments Off on 8 Skills of a Well-Trained Activist)
Glenn Greenwald on How NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Helped Expose a “Massive Surveillance Apparatus”
Amy Goodman – Democracy NOW!
June 17th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, HISTORY, WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MILITARISM, MEDIA, JUSTICE, SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on Glenn Greenwald on How NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Helped Expose a “Massive Surveillance Apparatus”)
An Open Letter to the Mediahouses in India!
People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, ASIA--PACIFIC, BRICS, MEDIA, JUSTICE, ENERGY, DEVELOPMENT, KUDANKULAM ANTI-NUCLEAR SATYAGRAHA, INDIA | Comments Off on An Open Letter to the Mediahouses in India!)
Pretext for a New War: Obama Lies About Syrian Chemical Weapons
Peter Symonds, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, MILITARISM | Comments Off on Pretext for a New War: Obama Lies About Syrian Chemical Weapons)
Nicaragua Approves China-Backed Atlantic-To-Pacific Canal
Don Knowland, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT, ASIA--PACIFIC, ECONOMICS, LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN, HISTORY, TRADE | Comments Off on Nicaragua Approves China-Backed Atlantic-To-Pacific Canal)
Terror Bytes: Edward Snowden and the Architecture of Oppression
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan – Democracy NOW!
June 17th, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, SPECIAL FEATURE, ANGLO AMERICA, WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MILITARISM, MEDIA | Comments Off on Terror Bytes: Edward Snowden and the Architecture of Oppression)
Thank NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, APPEALS, ANGLO AMERICA, WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MILITARISM, MEDIA, JUSTICE | Comments Off on Thank NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden)
Obama’s “Dirty Wars” — And a Soiled Presidency
Andrew O'Hehir – Salon
June 17th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, MILITARISM, MEDIA, REVIEWS | Comments Off on Obama’s “Dirty Wars” — And a Soiled Presidency)
The New Young Turks
Norman Finkelstein – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on The New Young Turks)
Why Obama is Declaring War on Syria
Franklin Lamb – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, MILITARISM | Comments Off on Why Obama is Declaring War on Syria)
Sunni Clerics Call for Jihad against Syria’s Assad, Allies
Reuters, Newsmax – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, MILITARISM, RELIGION | Comments Off on Sunni Clerics Call for Jihad against Syria’s Assad, Allies)
The Strange History of the Anti-Defamation League – ADL Spies
Jeffrey Blankfort - CounterPunch
June 17th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on The Strange History of the Anti-Defamation League – ADL Spies)
It Won’t Be Easy, But Here’s How You Can Keep All Your Conversations Private
Roberto Baldwin, Wired – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA | Comments Off on It Won’t Be Easy, But Here’s How You Can Keep All Your Conversations Private)
Betrayed
Tom Greening – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on Betrayed)
Everything Is Rigged: This Time, It’s Currencies
Matt Taibbi – Rolling Stone
June 17th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, ECONOMICS, EUROPE, CAPITALISM, JUSTICE, TRADE, DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on Everything Is Rigged: This Time, It’s Currencies)
The Judicial Lynching of Bradley Manning
Chris Hedges – Truthdig
June 17th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MILITARISM, JUSTICE | Comments Off on The Judicial Lynching of Bradley Manning)
Jeremy Scahill Deserves Academy Award, Pulitzer
Tom Hayden – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (ACTIVISM, ANGLO AMERICA, MILITARISM, MEDIA, REVIEWS | Comments Off on Jeremy Scahill Deserves Academy Award, Pulitzer)
1,455,590 Iraqis Killed by US War and Occupation
Just Foreign Policy – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (IN FOCUS, ENVIRONMENT, ANGLO AMERICA, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, UNITED NATIONS, HISTORY, MILITARISM | Comments Off on 1,455,590 Iraqis Killed by US War and Occupation)
The Whistleblower’s Guide to the Orwellian Galaxy: How to Leak to the Press
Nicholas Weaver, Wired – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA | Comments Off on The Whistleblower’s Guide to the Orwellian Galaxy: How to Leak to the Press)
100-Year-Old General: We Razed Arab Villages, So What?
Gil Ronen - Arutz Sheva Israel National News 7
June 17th, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, PALESTINE - ISRAEL, HISTORY, MILITARISM | Comments Off on 100-Year-Old General: We Razed Arab Villages, So What?)
Google & Facebook Discussed Secret Systems for U.S. to Spy on Users
Pratap Chatterjee - CorpWatch
June 17th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, EUROPE, EXPOSURES - EXPOSÉS, WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA, DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on Google & Facebook Discussed Secret Systems for U.S. to Spy on Users)
Guide to Your Metadata
The Guardian – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (SPECIAL FEATURE, ANGLO AMERICA, WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA | Comments Off on Guide to Your Metadata)
Israel Moving Ahead with 1,000 New Settler Homes
Tia Goldenberg, Associated Press – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT, ECONOMICS, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, PALESTINE - ISRAEL, HISTORY, MILITARISM, CAPITALISM, JUSTICE | Comments Off on Israel Moving Ahead with 1,000 New Settler Homes)
WATCH: John Oliver Hosts the Daily Show for the First Time
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, ARTS, TRIVIA, SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on WATCH: John Oliver Hosts the Daily Show for the First Time)
What is the Government’s Agenda?
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on What is the Government’s Agenda?)
General and Complete Disarmament in 50 Years on the Basis of Global Harmony
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (APPEALS | Comments Off on General and Complete Disarmament in 50 Years on the Basis of Global Harmony)
My Creeping Concern That the NSA Leaker Is Not Who He Purports To Be…
Naomi Wolf – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, SPECIAL FEATURE, ANGLO AMERICA, WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA | Comments Off on My Creeping Concern That the NSA Leaker Is Not Who He Purports To Be…)
Edward Snowden and Whistleblowers: ‘The Truth Sets You Free’
Interviews by Leo Benedictus, Leo Hickman and Richard Norton-Taylor – The Guardian
June 17th, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, SPECIAL FEATURE, ANGLO AMERICA, WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MILITARISM, MEDIA, JUSTICE | Comments Off on Edward Snowden and Whistleblowers: ‘The Truth Sets You Free’)
GMO and Monsanto: Glyphosate Weed Killer Found in Human Urine across Europe
Friends of the Earth Europe – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT, BALKANS AND EASTERN EUROPE, ECONOMICS, EUROPE, ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING, TRADE, DEVELOPMENT, HEALTH | Comments Off on GMO and Monsanto: Glyphosate Weed Killer Found in Human Urine across Europe)
NONKILLING: A New Force for a Peaceful World
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on NONKILLING: A New Force for a Peaceful World)
So Are We Living in 1984?
Ian Crouch – The New Yorker
June 17th, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, ACTIVISM, SPECIAL FEATURE, ANGLO AMERICA, WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA | Comments Off on So Are We Living in 1984?)
The International Criminal Court’s Africa Problem
Solomon Dersso – Al Jazeera
June 17th, 2013 (AFRICA, EUROPE, JUSTICE | Comments Off on The International Criminal Court’s Africa Problem)
Special Rapporteur’s Report on Occupied Palestine, 10 June 2013
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, CONFLICT RESOLUTION - MEDIATION, TRANSCEND MEMBERS, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, PALESTINE - ISRAEL, UNITED NATIONS, MILITARISM, JUSTICE | Comments Off on Special Rapporteur’s Report on Occupied Palestine, 10 June 2013)
Gaza: 7th Year of Unlawful Blockade (UN HRC SR Press Release)
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 (NONVIOLENCE, TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ACTIVISM, ENVIRONMENT, ECONOMICS, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, PALESTINE - ISRAEL, UNITED NATIONS, HISTORY, MILITARISM, JUSTICE, DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on Gaza: 7th Year of Unlawful Blockade (UN HRC SR Press Release))