Archive for 2013 – Week 40


Criminalize War!
Johan Galtung
October 1st, 2013 (EDITORIAL | 7 Comments »)
Greenwald-Scahill to Report on ‘NSA and US Assassinations’
Jenny Barchfield, Associated Press – Reader Supported News
October 1st, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Greenwald-Scahill to Report on ‘NSA and US Assassinations’)
UN Refugee Agency Welcomes Brazil Announcement of Humanitarian Visas for Syrians
UN Refugee Agency – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (UNITED NATIONS | Comments Off on UN Refugee Agency Welcomes Brazil Announcement of Humanitarian Visas for Syrians)
(Português) Discurso da Presidenta Dilma Rousseff na 68a Reunião da ONU em Nova York
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES, IN-DEPTH VIDEOS | Comments Off on (Português) Discurso da Presidenta Dilma Rousseff na 68a Reunião da ONU em Nova York)
Direct Democracy in Reykjavík: The Wisdom of the Icelandic Crowd-Sourcers
Steve Rushton, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (EUROPE | 1 Comment »)
Time to Rethink Misguided Policies That Promote Biofuels to Protect Climate, Experts Say
Science Daily – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Time to Rethink Misguided Policies That Promote Biofuels to Protect Climate, Experts Say)
Interview with Dr. Maung Zarni on Burma aka Myanmar
Keren I. Yohannes, Praxis – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC | 1 Comment »)
Has Obama Found a Peaceful Solution in Syria?
Robin Poulton – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Has Obama Found a Peaceful Solution in Syria?)
Cyprus-Style Wealth Confiscation Is Now Starting to Happen All Over the Globe
Michael Snyder, The Economic Collapse – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on Cyprus-Style Wealth Confiscation Is Now Starting to Happen All Over the Globe)
(Castellano) ¿Y quién juzga a Estados Unidos por el uso de armas químicas y nucleares?
Fernando Velázquez - Contralínea Periodismo de Investigación
September 30th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Castellano) ¿Y quién juzga a Estados Unidos por el uso de armas químicas y nucleares?)
Al-Shabab Defends Nairobi Attack
Hamza Mohamed – Al Jazeera
September 30th, 2013 (AFRICA | Comments Off on Al-Shabab Defends Nairobi Attack)
(Castellano) EE.UU. Usa la Lucha Antidroga Para Aumentar Fuerzas en Latinoamérica
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Castellano) EE.UU. Usa la Lucha Antidroga Para Aumentar Fuerzas en Latinoamérica)
NASA’s Plutonium Problem Could End Deep-Space Exploration
Dave Mosher, Wired – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (SCIENCE | 1 Comment »)
The Future Is Local, the Future Is Organic
Colin Todhunter - Global Research
September 30th, 2013 (ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | 1 Comment »)
Video Games and Cigarettes: Syria’s Disneyland for Jihadists
Christoph Reuter – Der Spiegel
September 30th, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Video Games and Cigarettes: Syria’s Disneyland for Jihadists)
You Can Make Peace in the World
M. Ashaq Raza (& Lao-Tse) – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on You Can Make Peace in the World)
Tango Adagio (Music Video of the Week)
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (Music Video of the Week | 1 Comment »)
The Empire President: Jeremy Scahill on Obama’s “Neo-Con” Doctrine of Military Force in U.N. Speech
Democracy NOW! – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on The Empire President: Jeremy Scahill on Obama’s “Neo-Con” Doctrine of Military Force in U.N. Speech)
NSA Snooping and India’s Sovereignty
Ravi Nitesh – Counter Currents
September 30th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on NSA Snooping and India’s Sovereignty)
Abu Ghraib Victims to Pay Their Torturers
breakingtheset – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on Abu Ghraib Victims to Pay Their Torturers)
Metadata May Not Catch Many Terrorists, But It’s Great at Busting Journalists’ Sources
Shane Harris – Foreign Policy
September 30th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Metadata May Not Catch Many Terrorists, But It’s Great at Busting Journalists’ Sources)
Syria: UNSC Resolution 2118; What Just Happened?
Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich – Counter Currents
September 30th, 2013 (UNITED NATIONS | Comments Off on Syria: UNSC Resolution 2118; What Just Happened?)
Tehran, Moscow Agree to Build New Nuclear Power Plant – Iran’s Nuclear Chief
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (ENERGY | Comments Off on Tehran, Moscow Agree to Build New Nuclear Power Plant – Iran’s Nuclear Chief)
Israel Gives Palestinian 10 Year Prison Sentence for Selling Pretzels
Apartheid Exists – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Israel Gives Palestinian 10 Year Prison Sentence for Selling Pretzels)
“The Oil Is Ours” – But Its Secrets Are the NSA’s
Fabiana Frayssinet – Inter Press Service-IPS
September 30th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on “The Oil Is Ours” – But Its Secrets Are the NSA’s)
Right!
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on Right!)
Now’s the Time to Strip Israel of Its WMDs
Gilad Atzmon – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION | Comments Off on Now’s the Time to Strip Israel of Its WMDs)
The Ghouta Chemical Attacks: US-Backed False Flag? Killing Syrian Children to Justify a “Humanitarian” Military Intervention
Julie Lévesque and Prof Michel Chossudovsky - Global Research
September 30th, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on The Ghouta Chemical Attacks: US-Backed False Flag? Killing Syrian Children to Justify a “Humanitarian” Military Intervention)
Seymour Hersh on Obama, NSA and the ‘Pathetic’ American Media
Lisa O'Carroll – The Guardian
September 30th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA | Comments Off on Seymour Hersh on Obama, NSA and the ‘Pathetic’ American Media)
Timeline of Edward Snowden’s Revelations
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Timeline of Edward Snowden’s Revelations)
Passing the Torch to a New Generation of Syrians
Franklin Lamb – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Passing the Torch to a New Generation of Syrians)
Israel Silent on Chemical Weapons
Pierre Klochendler – Inter Press Service-IPS
September 30th, 2013 (WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION | Comments Off on Israel Silent on Chemical Weapons)
Syria: The Strategy Has Backfired
Alastair Crooke – The Guardian
September 30th, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Syria: The Strategy Has Backfired)
The Act of Killing
Chris Hedges - Truthdig
September 30th, 2013 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on The Act of Killing)
Gas Missiles ‘Were NOT Sold to Syria’
Robert Fisk – The Independent
September 30th, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | 1 Comment »)
Human Influence on Climate Clear, IPCC Report Says
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Human Influence on Climate Clear, IPCC Report Says)
McCain’s Moderates Join Al-Qaeda
Daniel McAdams – Lew Rockwell
September 30th, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on McCain’s Moderates Join Al-Qaeda)
Recovery Hype: American Capitalism’s Weapon of Mass Distraction
Richard Wolff - The Guardian
September 30th, 2013 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on Recovery Hype: American Capitalism’s Weapon of Mass Distraction)
USA 2013
Chris Hedges – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on USA 2013)
Noam Chomsky on the Era of the Drone
Steven Garbas – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Noam Chomsky on the Era of the Drone)
Thoughts on R2P from the Arab Region
Fateh Azzam – Open Democracy
September 30th, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Thoughts on R2P from the Arab Region)
Climate-Change Protests Heat Up
Amy Goodman - Truthdig
September 30th, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Climate-Change Protests Heat Up)
Financial Core of the Transnational Corporate Class
Peter Phillips and Brady Osborne, Project Censored - TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (ANALYSIS | 1 Comment »)
The Westgate Mall Massacre: Reflections
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (AFRICA | Comments Off on The Westgate Mall Massacre: Reflections)
US Websites Should Inform EU Citizens about NSA Surveillance, Says Report
Bryan Glick, Computer Weekly – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (EUROPE | Comments Off on US Websites Should Inform EU Citizens about NSA Surveillance, Says Report)
The Violence of Psalm 21
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on The Violence of Psalm 21)
Nairobi Tragedy – Carnage Foretold
Andre Vltchek – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (AFRICA | Comments Off on Nairobi Tragedy – Carnage Foretold)
Encountering Otherness as a Waveform
Anthony Judge – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Encountering Otherness as a Waveform)
US Caught Spying on Greek Diplomatic Communications in 2004-2005
WikiLeaks Press – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on US Caught Spying on Greek Diplomatic Communications in 2004-2005)
Police Harassment of PMANE Leaders Continues in Koodankulam
Anuj Wankhede – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (KUDANKULAM ANTI-NUCLEAR SATYAGRAHA, INDIA | Comments Off on Police Harassment of PMANE Leaders Continues in Koodankulam)
Breaking: Whistleblower Reveals U.S. State Dept. Ships Arms Directly to al-Qaeda
Kit Daniels, Infowars – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Breaking: Whistleblower Reveals U.S. State Dept. Ships Arms Directly to al-Qaeda)
A Crash Course in Somalization, from Syria to Kenya
Pepe Escobar – Russia Today
September 30th, 2013 (AFRICA | Comments Off on A Crash Course in Somalization, from Syria to Kenya)
Crisis at Fukushima Continues to Spiral with Hole in Radiation Barrier
Andrea Germanos – Common Dreams
September 30th, 2013 (ENERGY | Comments Off on Crisis at Fukushima Continues to Spiral with Hole in Radiation Barrier)
(Castellano) El Arsenal Químico de Israel Vuelve a la Actualidad
Jonathan Cook - TeleSur
September 30th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Castellano) El Arsenal Químico de Israel Vuelve a la Actualidad)
Bragging Rights: Eight Exceptional(ly Dumb) American Achievements of the Twenty-First Century
Tom Engelhardt - TomDispatch
September 30th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Bragging Rights: Eight Exceptional(ly Dumb) American Achievements of the Twenty-First Century)
Science Changes the Character of War
John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Science Changes the Character of War)
Sanctions: Cruel and Counterproductive
Jason Ditz – Al Jazeera
September 30th, 2013 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Sanctions: Cruel and Counterproductive)
A Corporate Coup of a Different Order: The Growing Resistance to the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Arthur Phillips – Toward Freedom
September 30th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on A Corporate Coup of a Different Order: The Growing Resistance to the Trans-Pacific Partnership)
The Millennium Development Goals and the Courage to Go Further
Paul Kagame – Al Jazeera
September 30th, 2013 (UNITED NATIONS | Comments Off on The Millennium Development Goals and the Courage to Go Further)
Exxon Sonar Surveying Blamed for the Deaths of 100 Whales Near Madagascar
Agence France Presse – Huffington Post
September 30th, 2013 (ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | Comments Off on Exxon Sonar Surveying Blamed for the Deaths of 100 Whales Near Madagascar)
UK: How Politicians and the Media Made Us Hate Immigrants
Chitra Nagarajan – Open Democracy
September 30th, 2013 (EUROPE | Comments Off on UK: How Politicians and the Media Made Us Hate Immigrants)
Cutting Controversy: German Court Sets New Circumcision Rules
Der Spiegel – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (HEALTH | Comments Off on Cutting Controversy: German Court Sets New Circumcision Rules)
House Arrest
Sumeet Grover – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on House Arrest)
Brazilian President: US Surveillance a ‘Breach of International Law’
Julian Borger – The Guardian
September 30th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Brazilian President: US Surveillance a ‘Breach of International Law’)
(Italiano) Bravo – Papa Francesco!
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Bravo – Papa Francesco!)
Life on the Line: Can Humanity Survive?
Robert J. Burrowes – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Life on the Line: Can Humanity Survive?)
JPMorgan Negotiating Multi-Billion-Dollar Settlement with Justice Department
Danielle Douglas and Sari Horwitz – The Washington Post
September 30th, 2013 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on JPMorgan Negotiating Multi-Billion-Dollar Settlement with Justice Department)
NSA Surveillance Goes Beyond Orwell’s Imagination – Alan Rusbridger
Dominic Rushe – The Guardian
September 30th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on NSA Surveillance Goes Beyond Orwell’s Imagination – Alan Rusbridger)
A Poor
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on A Poor)
Genetically Modified Babies
Rady Ananda - Global Research
September 30th, 2013 (ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | 2 Comments »)
Old Dog, Old Trick: US, Saudis, Qatar Attempt “Arab Spring” Retread in Sudan
Tony Cartalucci – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Old Dog, Old Trick: US, Saudis, Qatar Attempt “Arab Spring” Retread in Sudan)
The Chancellor of Europe, Re-Elected
Steffen Vogel – Open Democracy
September 30th, 2013 (EUROPE | Comments Off on The Chancellor of Europe, Re-Elected)
Why Has Geoengineering Been Legitimised by the IPCC?
Jack Stilgoe – The Guardian
September 30th, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Why Has Geoengineering Been Legitimised by the IPCC?)
No New Nuclear Threats in India
Socialist Worker – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (KUDANKULAM ANTI-NUCLEAR SATYAGRAHA, INDIA | Comments Off on No New Nuclear Threats in India)
How the Nobel Prize Was Born: A Surprising Story of Bad Journalism, Existential Guilt, and Dynamite
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (HISTORY | Comments Off on How the Nobel Prize Was Born: A Surprising Story of Bad Journalism, Existential Guilt, and Dynamite)
Fasted Training: Should You Eat Before Exercise?
The Guardian Running Blog – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (HEALTH | Comments Off on Fasted Training: Should You Eat Before Exercise?)
Henry Hikes to Fitchburg: Lovely Illustrated Children’s Adaptation of Thoreau’s Philosophy, Full of Universal Wisdom for All
Maria Popova, BrainPickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (LITERATURE | Comments Off on Henry Hikes to Fitchburg: Lovely Illustrated Children’s Adaptation of Thoreau’s Philosophy, Full of Universal Wisdom for All)
(Português) Alemanha Forte, Europa Social Destroçada
Roberto Sávio – Outras Palavras
September 30th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) Alemanha Forte, Europa Social Destroçada)
Morales: Obama Can Invade Any Country for US Energy Needs
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (UNITED NATIONS | Comments Off on Morales: Obama Can Invade Any Country for US Energy Needs)
Iran Says It Has Finished Decoding Downed CIA Drone
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on Iran Says It Has Finished Decoding Downed CIA Drone)
Carter, Elders Call for End to Burma Violence
Voice of America – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Carter, Elders Call for End to Burma Violence)
NSA Stories around the World
Glenn Greenwald – The Guardian
September 30th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on NSA Stories around the World)
The Best Countries in the World for Vegetarians
The Guardian – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | 1 Comment »)
The Surveillance Marketplace
Jillian C. York – Open Democracy
September 30th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on The Surveillance Marketplace)
Look With Your Own Eyes: The Videos of the Chemical Attacks in Syria Show Tampered Scenes
Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya - Global Research
September 30th, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Look With Your Own Eyes: The Videos of the Chemical Attacks in Syria Show Tampered Scenes)
At 16, Ganesh Got a Job in Qatar – Two Months Later He Was Dead
Pete Pattisson in Kathmandu and Doha – The Guardian
September 30th, 2013 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on At 16, Ganesh Got a Job in Qatar – Two Months Later He Was Dead)
‘Staged and Scripted’: Mother Agnes Finalizes Chronology of Damascus Chemical Attack
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on ‘Staged and Scripted’: Mother Agnes Finalizes Chronology of Damascus Chemical Attack)
(Português) Vitórias da Multipolaridade Mundial
Emir, Carta Maior – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) Vitórias da Multipolaridade Mundial)
(Castellano) Inauguración del Parque por la Paz Johan Galtung
El Periodic – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (TRANSCEND News, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Castellano) Inauguración del Parque por la Paz Johan Galtung)
Abe Eager to Lift Japan’s Ban on Collective Defense
Jiji Press – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Abe Eager to Lift Japan’s Ban on Collective Defense)