Archive for 2013 – Week 43


Snowden Leaks: France Summons US Envoy over NSA Surveillance Claims
Sam Jones and Angelique Chrisafis – The Guardian
October 21st, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Snowden Leaks: France Summons US Envoy over NSA Surveillance Claims)
Myanmar’s Black Hole: Evolution of a Mafia State (Part 1)
Maung Zarni – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Myanmar’s Black Hole: Evolution of a Mafia State (Part 1))
Myanmar’s Black Hole: Fascist Roots, Rewritten Histories (Part 2)
Maung Zarni – Asia Times
October 21st, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Myanmar’s Black Hole: Fascist Roots, Rewritten Histories (Part 2))
Myanmar’s Black Hole: A Class above, the Heaven-Born (Part 3)
Maung Zarni – Asia Times
October 21st, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Myanmar’s Black Hole: A Class above, the Heaven-Born (Part 3))
The Science of Dreams and Why We Have Nightmares
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Science of Dreams and Why We Have Nightmares)
(Italiano) Il vero “Sud globale” oggi: i BRICS*
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Il vero “Sud globale” oggi: i BRICS*)
Monsanto Buys a Food Prize
Jim Hightower – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | Comments Off on Monsanto Buys a Food Prize)
Report: NSA Collecting E-Mail and IM Contacts Globally
Melanie Eversley & Byron Acohido - USA Today
October 21st, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Report: NSA Collecting E-Mail and IM Contacts Globally)
(Português) Marx, por Daniel Bensaid
Emir Sader – Carta Maior
October 21st, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) Marx, por Daniel Bensaid)
Varieties of Violence: Structural, Cultural, and Direct
William T. Hathaway – Counter Currents
October 21st, 2013 (CONFLICT RESOLUTION - MEDIATION | Comments Off on Varieties of Violence: Structural, Cultural, and Direct)
Irreconcilable Differences: Capitalism and a Sustainable Planet
Gary Olson – Dissident Voice
October 21st, 2013 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on Irreconcilable Differences: Capitalism and a Sustainable Planet)
Psychosocial Implication of Without Within
Anthony Judge – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Psychosocial Implication of Without Within)
EU Parliament Report: Europe Has 880,000 Slave Laborers
Der Spiegel – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (EUROPE | Comments Off on EU Parliament Report: Europe Has 880,000 Slave Laborers)
Humanitarian Intervention: Destroying Nations to Save Them
Ibrahim Kazerooni and Rob Prince – Foreign Policy in Focus
October 21st, 2013 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on Humanitarian Intervention: Destroying Nations to Save Them)
Global Power Project: Exposing the Institute of International Finance (Part 2) – Connecting Josef Ackermann, the IFF, and the Euro Debt Crisis
Andrew Gavin Marshall, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (ECONOMICS, EXPOSURES - EXPOSÉS, CAPITALISM, TRADE, DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on Global Power Project: Exposing the Institute of International Finance (Part 2) – Connecting Josef Ackermann, the IFF, and the Euro Debt Crisis)
France Cements Fracking Ban
The Guardian – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (ENERGY | Comments Off on France Cements Fracking Ban)
The Business of America Is War
William J. Astore – TomDispatch
October 21st, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on The Business of America Is War)
International Monetary Fund Strongly Suggests Countries Tax the Rich to Fix Deficit
Agence France-Presse ,The Raw Story – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on International Monetary Fund Strongly Suggests Countries Tax the Rich to Fix Deficit)
Slavery Was Believed Permanent Longer Than War Has Been
David Swanson, War Is A Crime – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on Slavery Was Believed Permanent Longer Than War Has Been)
No Place for Islam? Buddhist Nationalism in Myanmar
Harrison Akins – Al Jazeera
October 21st, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on No Place for Islam? Buddhist Nationalism in Myanmar)
Switzerland: Giant Companies Pinpricked by ‘Direct Democracy’
Ray Smith Reprint, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (EUROPE | Comments Off on Switzerland: Giant Companies Pinpricked by ‘Direct Democracy’)
Julian Assange: My Life in the Embassy
John Hiscock – The Telegraph
October 21st, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Julian Assange: My Life in the Embassy)
Pierre Omidyar Commits $250m to New Media Venture with Glenn Greenwald
Dominic Rushe – The Guardian
October 21st, 2013 (NEWS | Comments Off on Pierre Omidyar Commits $250m to New Media Venture with Glenn Greenwald)
New York Times Says UK Tried to Get It to Hand Over Snowden Documents
Ed Pilkington – The Guardian
October 21st, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on New York Times Says UK Tried to Get It to Hand Over Snowden Documents)
Is Homosexuality Really An Import?
Devika Mittal – Counter Currents
October 21st, 2013 (SEXUALITIES | Comments Off on Is Homosexuality Really An Import?)
The Not-So-Noble Past of the Nobel Prizes
Mark Jackson – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (NOBEL LAUREATES | Comments Off on The Not-So-Noble Past of the Nobel Prizes)
Bankrupt at Home and Abroad, Syria Shows Washington is a Spent Geopolitical Player
Finian Cunningham – Strategic Culture Foundation
October 21st, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Bankrupt at Home and Abroad, Syria Shows Washington is a Spent Geopolitical Player)
The US Calamities: There Are Solutions
Johan Galtung, 21 Oct 2013 - TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (EDITORIAL | 7 Comments »)
Elite Insurgency
George Monbiot – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Elite Insurgency)
The In Amenas “Cover Up”
Jeremy Keenan – International State Crime Initiative
October 21st, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on The In Amenas “Cover Up”)
US Increases Military Operations in Africa for ‘Strategic Interests’
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (AFRICA | Comments Off on US Increases Military Operations in Africa for ‘Strategic Interests’)
The Disappearance of Palestine
Jonathan Cook: the View from Nazareth – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on The Disappearance of Palestine)
Time for the ICC to Act on Palestine
Raji Sourani & Shawan Jabarin – Al Jazeera
October 21st, 2013 (JUSTICE | Comments Off on Time for the ICC to Act on Palestine)
U.S. Science Reporters Becoming an Endangered Species
Zofeen Ebrahim, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (MEDIA | Comments Off on U.S. Science Reporters Becoming an Endangered Species)
Michio Kaku on War, Peace, and the All-Powerful Will of the People
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on Michio Kaku on War, Peace, and the All-Powerful Will of the People)
1993-2013: Is the Twenty-Year Long “Pas de Deux” of Russia and the USA Coming to an End?
The Saker – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on 1993-2013: Is the Twenty-Year Long “Pas de Deux” of Russia and the USA Coming to an End?)
A Young Syrian Al-Qaeda Member: “It is too late, I cannot come back anymore.”
International Network for Justice – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on A Young Syrian Al-Qaeda Member: “It is too late, I cannot come back anymore.”)
US vs. Lavabit
William Boardman - Reader Supported News
October 21st, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on US vs. Lavabit)
‘Our’ Weaponized Wahhabi Bastards
Pepe Escobar – Asia Times
October 21st, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on ‘Our’ Weaponized Wahhabi Bastards)
Difference Maker – Glenn Paige’s Simple Idea: A ‘Nonkilling’ World
Beverly Deepe Keever – The Christian Science Monitor
October 21st, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Difference Maker – Glenn Paige’s Simple Idea: A ‘Nonkilling’ World)
Why Bad Movies Keep Coming Out and What to Do About It
John Pilger – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (MEDIA | Comments Off on Why Bad Movies Keep Coming Out and What to Do About It)
JPMorgan, Department of Justice Strike Tentative $13B Deal
Julian Hattem – The Hill
October 21st, 2013 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on JPMorgan, Department of Justice Strike Tentative $13B Deal)
From England, One Man Feeds Western Media on Syria
Associated Press – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on From England, One Man Feeds Western Media on Syria)
70 Syrian Rebel Groups Break with Main Opposition
Elad Benari – Arutz Sheva
October 21st, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on 70 Syrian Rebel Groups Break with Main Opposition)
The Deep Roots beneath 1,000,000 Dead Iraqis
Mark LeVine – Al Jazeera
October 21st, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on The Deep Roots beneath 1,000,000 Dead Iraqis)
The Perfect Epitaph for Establishment Journalism
Glenn Greenwald – The Guardian
October 21st, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA | Comments Off on The Perfect Epitaph for Establishment Journalism)
Peace in Syria
Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (NOBEL LAUREATES | 1 Comment »)
The Story of Solutions
storyofstuffproject – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on The Story of Solutions)
Oil, Azerbaijan and the Strange Case of Rick Bourke
Amy Goodman - Truthdig
October 21st, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Oil, Azerbaijan and the Strange Case of Rick Bourke)
A Very Perfect Instrument: The Ferocity and Failure of America’s Sanctions Apparatus
Andrew Cockburn – Harper’s Magazine
October 21st, 2013 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on A Very Perfect Instrument: The Ferocity and Failure of America’s Sanctions Apparatus)
30 Million Modern Slaves around the World, Finds Global Index
Counter Currents – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on 30 Million Modern Slaves around the World, Finds Global Index)
American Apocalypse: The Case for Divine Retribution
Justin Raimondo - Antiwar
October 21st, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on American Apocalypse: The Case for Divine Retribution)
Made In France (Music Video of the Week)
Aquarelle Guitar Quartet – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (Music Video of the Week | Comments Off on Made In France (Music Video of the Week))
Bloomberg News — Americans Sell Body Parts for Income
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Bloomberg News — Americans Sell Body Parts for Income)
Glenn Greenwald Announces Departure from the Guardian
Guardian staff – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (NEWS | Comments Off on Glenn Greenwald Announces Departure from the Guardian)
Replacing Violence, Armed Rebellions, Militarism, and War with Nonviolence and International Law
Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (NOBEL LAUREATES | Comments Off on Replacing Violence, Armed Rebellions, Militarism, and War with Nonviolence and International Law)
Inequality Is a Choice
Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel Economics Laureate – The New York Times
October 21st, 2013 (NOBEL LAUREATES | Comments Off on Inequality Is a Choice)
Fresh Leak on US Spying: NSA Accessed Mexican President’s Email
Jens Glüsing, Laura Poitras, Marcel Rosenbach and Holger Stark – Der Spiegel
October 21st, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | 1 Comment »)
Good News: $2 Billion NSA Spy Center is Going Up in Flames
Brianna Ehley - The Fiscal Times
October 21st, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Good News: $2 Billion NSA Spy Center is Going Up in Flames)
Jeremy Scahill Talks about Glenn Greenwald Website
Jack Mirkinson - The Huffington Post
October 21st, 2013 (NEWS | Comments Off on Jeremy Scahill Talks about Glenn Greenwald Website)
Chevron Sues Rainforest Communities It Contaminated
Kevin Koenig, EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Chevron Sues Rainforest Communities It Contaminated)
Palestine before 1948
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | 2 Comments »)
HSBC Unit Ordered to Pay $2.46B
The Associated Press – Business Week
October 21st, 2013 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on HSBC Unit Ordered to Pay $2.46B)
Plummeting Morale at Fukushima Daiichi as Nuclear Cleanup Takes Its Toll
Justin McCurry – The Guardian
October 21st, 2013 (ENERGY | Comments Off on Plummeting Morale at Fukushima Daiichi as Nuclear Cleanup Takes Its Toll)
Oprah Winfrey Talks with Thich Nhat Hanh
Peace IsTheWay – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (IN-DEPTH VIDEOS | Comments Off on Oprah Winfrey Talks with Thich Nhat Hanh)
Report: Documents Show NSA Involvement in Drone Program
Melanie Eversley - USA Today
October 21st, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Report: Documents Show NSA Involvement in Drone Program)
Where Journalism Collides With State ‘Security’: BBC News, MI5 and the Mantra of ‘Keeping People Safe’
David Cromwell – Media Lens
October 21st, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA | Comments Off on Where Journalism Collides With State ‘Security’: BBC News, MI5 and the Mantra of ‘Keeping People Safe’)
Blood and Tourism in Kashmir
Mehboob Jeelani – Dissent Magazine
October 21st, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Blood and Tourism in Kashmir)
Egypt: End of Hope
Andre Vltchek – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Egypt: End of Hope)
How US Pressure Bends UN Agencies
Robert Parry – Consortium News
October 21st, 2013 (UNITED NATIONS | Comments Off on How US Pressure Bends UN Agencies)
Original Pakistani TV Bashir Interview and Massimo Mazzucco’s 9/11 Documentary
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Original Pakistani TV Bashir Interview and Massimo Mazzucco’s 9/11 Documentary)
How the World Health Organisation Covered Up Iraq’s Nuclear Nightmare
Nafeez Ahmed – The Guardian
October 21st, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on How the World Health Organisation Covered Up Iraq’s Nuclear Nightmare)
Expanding the Grid: A Vision for Fueling Europe on Renewables
Christoph Pauly – Der Spiegel
October 21st, 2013 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Expanding the Grid: A Vision for Fueling Europe on Renewables)
It’s Time to Put an End to Israel’s Don’t Ask-Don’t Tell Nuclear Policy
Pam Bailey & Medea Benjamin – Al Jazeera
October 21st, 2013 (WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION | Comments Off on It’s Time to Put an End to Israel’s Don’t Ask-Don’t Tell Nuclear Policy)
Report: EU to Bypass Its Own Anti-Settlements Guidelines
Noam Sheizaf, +972 – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Report: EU to Bypass Its Own Anti-Settlements Guidelines)
Greece and the Neo-Nazis
Vasilis Migkos – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (EUROPE | Comments Off on Greece and the Neo-Nazis)
Chemical Weapons in Focus
Judith Bello – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION | Comments Off on Chemical Weapons in Focus)
How Mega-Corporations like Nestlé Threaten Colombia’s Coffee Farmers
Andrew Gold, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on How Mega-Corporations like Nestlé Threaten Colombia’s Coffee Farmers)
History Class
Antonio C. S. Rosa – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on History Class)
(Castellano) Rumbos de la Protesta
Gustavo Esteva – La Jornada
October 21st, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Castellano) Rumbos de la Protesta)