Archive for 2013 – Week 34


Merkel and the NSA: A Scandal That Just Won’t Die
Der Spiegel – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | 1 Comment »)
Cairo Massacre: After Today, What Muslim Will Ever Trust the Ballot Box Again?
Robert Fisk – The Independent
August 19th, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Cairo Massacre: After Today, What Muslim Will Ever Trust the Ballot Box Again?)
Haiti “Reconstruction”: Luxury Hotels, Sweat Shops and Deregulation for the Foreign Corporate Elite
Julie Lévesque – Global Research
August 19th, 2013 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Haiti “Reconstruction”: Luxury Hotels, Sweat Shops and Deregulation for the Foreign Corporate Elite)
Who Benefits from the Various ‘Wars’?
Arjen Kamphuis – Consortium News
August 19th, 2013 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Who Benefits from the Various ‘Wars’?)
Glenn Greenwald: Detaining My Partner Was a Failed Attempt at Intimidation
Glenn Greenwald – The Guardian
August 19th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Glenn Greenwald: Detaining My Partner Was a Failed Attempt at Intimidation)
An Apology to Bradley Manning
Scott Galindez - Reader Supported News
August 19th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on An Apology to Bradley Manning)
Be Brothers: A Word to Hindus and Muslims
M. Ashaq Raza – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2013 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on Be Brothers: A Word to Hindus and Muslims)
World Citizens Call for the Unconditional Respect of the Right to Life, Liberty and Security of Person in Egypt
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on World Citizens Call for the Unconditional Respect of the Right to Life, Liberty and Security of Person in Egypt)
Restless Nation: The Real Meaning of Iran’s Elections
Stephen Zunes – YES! Magazine
August 19th, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Restless Nation: The Real Meaning of Iran’s Elections)
Playing the Terrorism Card
Paul R. Pillar – The National Interest
August 19th, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Playing the Terrorism Card)
Why Are Myanmar’s Rohingya Officially and Popularly Referred to as “Bengali’, a Racist Slur in the Burmese Context?
Maung Zarni – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Why Are Myanmar’s Rohingya Officially and Popularly Referred to as “Bengali’, a Racist Slur in the Burmese Context?)
TRANSCEND At 20: And Then What?
Johan Galtung
August 19th, 2013 (EDITORIAL | 4 Comments »)
Fukushima Isn’t the Only Nuclear Plant Leaking Radioactive Water
John C.K. Daly – The Christian Science Monitor
August 19th, 2013 (ENERGY | Comments Off on Fukushima Isn’t the Only Nuclear Plant Leaking Radioactive Water)
Your Portal Into the World of Bitcoin
Weusecoins – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2013 (ECONOMICS | Comments Off on Your Portal Into the World of Bitcoin)
Shortsighted Thinking on Israeli Settlements
The Editorial Board – NYT International Herald Tribune
August 19th, 2013 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Shortsighted Thinking on Israeli Settlements)
5 Myths Used to Justify Death by Drone and America’s Assassination Policy
Robert Greenwald - AlterNet
August 19th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on 5 Myths Used to Justify Death by Drone and America’s Assassination Policy)
Humanity Is Drowning in Washington’s Criminality
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Humanity Is Drowning in Washington’s Criminality)
What is Bitcoin?
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2013 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on What is Bitcoin?)
Lacrimosa – Mozart’s Requiem (Music Video of the Week)
Moscow Boys' Choir – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2013 (Music Video of the Week | Comments Off on Lacrimosa – Mozart’s Requiem (Music Video of the Week))
The Rule of Law: Unjust and Violent
Robert J. Burrowes – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2013 (JUSTICE | Comments Off on The Rule of Law: Unjust and Violent)
March 16, 1968
Tom Greening – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2013 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on March 16, 1968)
The Bitcoin Boom
Maria Bustillos – The New Yorker
August 19th, 2013 (ECONOMICS | Comments Off on The Bitcoin Boom)
General and Complete Disarmament in 50 Years on the Basis of Global Harmony
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2013 (APPEALS | Comments Off on General and Complete Disarmament in 50 Years on the Basis of Global Harmony)
‘Rampant Injustice Rules Saudi Arabia’ – Prince Defector
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2013 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on ‘Rampant Injustice Rules Saudi Arabia’ – Prince Defector)
In Science Terms, Japan Has No Need At All to Kill Whales
Rowan Hooper – The Japan Times
August 19th, 2013 (ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | Comments Off on In Science Terms, Japan Has No Need At All to Kill Whales)
The Moral Imperative of Activism
Ray McGovern – Consortium News
August 19th, 2013 (ACTIVISM | 1 Comment »)
Synesthesia and the Poetry of Numbers: Autistic Savant Daniel Tammet on Literature, Math, and Empathy, by Way of Borges
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2013 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Synesthesia and the Poetry of Numbers: Autistic Savant Daniel Tammet on Literature, Math, and Empathy, by Way of Borges)
Global Power Project, Part 9: Banking on Influence with Morgan Stanley
Andrew Gavin Marshall, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2013 (ANALYSIS | Comments Off on Global Power Project, Part 9: Banking on Influence with Morgan Stanley)
Sri Lankan Buddhist Extremists Attack Muslim Mosque
W.A. Sunil, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Sri Lankan Buddhist Extremists Attack Muslim Mosque)
New York Banking Regulator Targets Bitcoin and Other Virtual Currencies
Reuters – The Guardian
August 19th, 2013 (ECONOMICS | Comments Off on New York Banking Regulator Targets Bitcoin and Other Virtual Currencies)
Nightmare Island Where Traffickers Imprison Burma’s Rohingya
John Sparks – Channel 4 News, UK
August 19th, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Nightmare Island Where Traffickers Imprison Burma’s Rohingya)
Letter to God
TMS editor
August 19th, 2013 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on Letter to God)
Any Other ‘Statesman’ Who Negotiated Peace like John Kerry Would Be Treated as a Thief
Robert Fisk – The Independent
August 19th, 2013 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Any Other ‘Statesman’ Who Negotiated Peace like John Kerry Would Be Treated as a Thief)
Snowden’s Post-Asylum Relevance
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Snowden’s Post-Asylum Relevance)
Google: Don’t Expect Privacy When Sending to Gmail
Dominic Rushe – The Guardian
August 19th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA | Comments Off on Google: Don’t Expect Privacy When Sending to Gmail)
Our News Is Dominated by People in Expensive Suits, Shouting At Each Other
Laurie Penny – New Statesman
August 19th, 2013 (MEDIA | Comments Off on Our News Is Dominated by People in Expensive Suits, Shouting At Each Other)
Peace Talks: The Perfect Alibi for Settlement Expansion
Mairav Zonszein, +972 – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2013 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Peace Talks: The Perfect Alibi for Settlement Expansion)
Bradley Manning’s Statement: A Forced “Confession” Concludes a Drumhead Tribunal
Eric London, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Bradley Manning’s Statement: A Forced “Confession” Concludes a Drumhead Tribunal)
Insight – After Disaster, the Deadliest Part of Japan’s Nuclear Clean-Up
Aaron Sheldrick and Antoni Slodkowski, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2013 (ENERGY | Comments Off on Insight – After Disaster, the Deadliest Part of Japan’s Nuclear Clean-Up)