Archive for 2013 – Week 33


Latin America: Class Struggle and Resistance in the Age of Extractive Capitalism
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Latin America: Class Struggle and Resistance in the Age of Extractive Capitalism)
Costa Rica Closes Zoos—Where Will the Animals Go?
Kip Patrick, National Geographic – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | Comments Off on Costa Rica Closes Zoos—Where Will the Animals Go?)
The NSA Is Turning the Internet into a Total Surveillance System
Alexander Abdo and Patrick Toomey – The Guardian
August 12th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on The NSA Is Turning the Internet into a Total Surveillance System)
Civilization Dialogue as a Way of Life
Johan Galtung
August 12th, 2013 (EDITORIAL | 4 Comments »)
My Vision for the Future Development of Sociology at the University
Pierre Celestin Bakunda – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (EDUCATION | Comments Off on My Vision for the Future Development of Sociology at the University)
Global Power Project, Part 8: Banking on Influence with Wells Fargo
Andrew Gavin Marshall, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (ANALYSIS | Comments Off on Global Power Project, Part 8: Banking on Influence with Wells Fargo)
Hiroshima, Fukushima, and the Global Crisis of Violence: Where Do We Go from Here?
Jim Albertini – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Hiroshima, Fukushima, and the Global Crisis of Violence: Where Do We Go from Here?)
Jimmy Carter Defends Edward Snowden, Says NSA Spying Has Compromised Nation’s Democracy
Nick Wing - The Huffington Post
August 12th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Jimmy Carter Defends Edward Snowden, Says NSA Spying Has Compromised Nation’s Democracy)
“Big Brother” Crying “Wolf”?
Anthony Judge – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on “Big Brother” Crying “Wolf”?)
Balancing Freedom and Security – Insults to Our Intelligence
Andrew Levine - CounterPunch
August 12th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Balancing Freedom and Security – Insults to Our Intelligence)
Confessions of a Climate Change Denier
Yotam Marom – Waging Nonviolence
August 12th, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Confessions of a Climate Change Denier)
How Companies Try to Keep You from Seeing Where Your Meat Comes From
Ocean Robbins – Huffington Post
August 12th, 2013 (ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | Comments Off on How Companies Try to Keep You from Seeing Where Your Meat Comes From)
Excitement, but Anxiety too, as Uruguay Sets Liberal Path with New Cannabis Law
Uki Goni – The Guardian
August 12th, 2013 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Excitement, but Anxiety too, as Uruguay Sets Liberal Path with New Cannabis Law)
Charles Bukowski’s “Friendly Advice to a Lot of Young Men,”
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (LITERATURE | Comments Off on Charles Bukowski’s “Friendly Advice to a Lot of Young Men,”)
Ethiopia: Rapid Development Destroys Lives
Graham Peebles – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (AFRICA | Comments Off on Ethiopia: Rapid Development Destroys Lives)
Bradley Manning, the Nuremberg Charter and Refusing to Collaborate with War Crimes
Paul Jay – The Real News Network
August 12th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on Bradley Manning, the Nuremberg Charter and Refusing to Collaborate with War Crimes)
Why No Revolution Exists in Syria
Shamus Cooke, Workers Action – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Why No Revolution Exists in Syria)
Hey man!
Mahdi Jalili – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (POETRY FORMAT | 1 Comment »)
5 Surprising Genetically Modified Foods
Maggie Caldwell – Mother Jones
August 12th, 2013 (ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | Comments Off on 5 Surprising Genetically Modified Foods)
CIA Assassin Application
TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on CIA Assassin Application)
Marx’s Lesson for the Muslim Brothers
Sheri Berman – NYT International Herald Tribune
August 12th, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Marx’s Lesson for the Muslim Brothers)
Federal Judge Sentences Lynne Stewart to Death
Stephen Lendman – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (ACTIVISM | 1 Comment »)
Amazing Grace (Music Video of the Week)
Il Divo – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (Music Video of the Week | Comments Off on Amazing Grace (Music Video of the Week))
120 Children Slaughtered in Syria’s Tal Abyad
Fars News Agency – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on 120 Children Slaughtered in Syria’s Tal Abyad)
I Only Regret That I Have But One Life to Give for My Country: Yours
Tom Engelhardt - TomDispatch
August 12th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on I Only Regret That I Have But One Life to Give for My Country: Yours)
We Are All Connected: Hearing the Message of Indigenous Tribes
Deni Leonard, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on We Are All Connected: Hearing the Message of Indigenous Tribes)
Looking at My Fingers
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on Looking at My Fingers)
Al-Qaeda to the Rescue
Pepe Escobar – Asia Times
August 12th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Al-Qaeda to the Rescue)
Israel-Palestinian Talks: Washington Acts Like Matchmaker… Between Rapist and Victim
Finian Cunningham – Strategic Culture Foundation
August 12th, 2013 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Israel-Palestinian Talks: Washington Acts Like Matchmaker… Between Rapist and Victim)
General and Complete Disarmament in 50 Years on the Basis of Global Harmony
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (APPEALS | Comments Off on General and Complete Disarmament in 50 Years on the Basis of Global Harmony)
Obama’s Diplomatic Blunder, the Cowardice of Western Democracies and What Sweden Should Do
Board Members, The Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research-TFF – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Obama’s Diplomatic Blunder, the Cowardice of Western Democracies and What Sweden Should Do)
Email Service Used by Snowden [Lavabit] Shuts Itself Down, Warns against Using US-Based Companies
Glenn Greenwald – The Guardian
August 12th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Email Service Used by Snowden [Lavabit] Shuts Itself Down, Warns against Using US-Based Companies)
Ethiopia: Where is Religious Freedom Headed?
Alemayehu Fentaw Weldemariam – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (AFRICA | 1 Comment »)
Richard Dawkins’ Tweets on Islam Are As Rational As the Rants of an Extremist Muslim Cleric
Nesrine Malik – The Guardian
August 12th, 2013 (RELIGION | Comments Off on Richard Dawkins’ Tweets on Islam Are As Rational As the Rants of an Extremist Muslim Cleric)
The Fukushima Nightmare Gets Worse
Harvey Wasserman – The Progressive
August 12th, 2013 (ENERGY | Comments Off on The Fukushima Nightmare Gets Worse)
Google Chrome Security Flaw Offers Unrestricted Password Access
Charles Arthur – The Guardian
August 12th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA | Comments Off on Google Chrome Security Flaw Offers Unrestricted Password Access)
Another Encrypted Internet Service Shutting Down after Lavabit
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Another Encrypted Internet Service Shutting Down after Lavabit)
The Number of the Beast
Carlos Sardiña Galache – Southeast Asia Globe
August 12th, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on The Number of the Beast)
Please Read Joseph Heller’s Catch-22 on Your Vacation, Mr. President
Amy Goodman – The Guardian
August 12th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Please Read Joseph Heller’s Catch-22 on Your Vacation, Mr. President)
The Monsanto Method: Torturing Animals with GMOs
Katherine Paul – CounterPunch
August 12th, 2013 (ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | Comments Off on The Monsanto Method: Torturing Animals with GMOs)
What Replaces the “Free Market” in a Sharing Economy?
John Spritzler – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (COOPS-COOPERATION-SHARING | Comments Off on What Replaces the “Free Market” in a Sharing Economy?)
Obama’s Abuse of the Espionage Act Is Modern-Day McCarthyism
John Kiriakou – The Guardian
August 12th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Obama’s Abuse of the Espionage Act Is Modern-Day McCarthyism)
America’s Emerging Police State: A Brief History
Justin Raimondo – AntiWar
August 12th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on America’s Emerging Police State: A Brief History)
(Português) Costa Rica Se Livra de Seus Zoos, Favorecendo a Consciência Ambiental Natural
ElephantVoices Brasil - TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) Costa Rica Se Livra de Seus Zoos, Favorecendo a Consciência Ambiental Natural)
No, You Shouldn’t Fear GMO Corn
Jon Entine – Slate
August 12th, 2013 (ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | Comments Off on No, You Shouldn’t Fear GMO Corn)
Mass Data: Transfers from Germany Aid US Surveillance
Hubert Gude, Laura Poitras and Marcel Rosenbach – Der Spiegel
August 12th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Mass Data: Transfers from Germany Aid US Surveillance)
Greenwald Tells Brazilian Authorities Up To 20,000 Snowden Documents Are in His Possession
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (BRICS | Comments Off on Greenwald Tells Brazilian Authorities Up To 20,000 Snowden Documents Are in His Possession)
(Português) O Discurso da Servidão Voluntária
Flávio Ricardo Vassoler – Carta Maior
August 12th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) O Discurso da Servidão Voluntária)
What If a Russian Snowden?
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on What If a Russian Snowden?)
Vows of ‘Occupation until Martyrdom’
Franklin Lamb – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Vows of ‘Occupation until Martyrdom’)
Abe Sanctions Government Funding to “Freeze” Fukushima with Giant Ice Wall
Tyler Durden, Zero Hedge – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 (ENERGY | Comments Off on Abe Sanctions Government Funding to “Freeze” Fukushima with Giant Ice Wall)