Archive for 2013 – Week 44


Spain Summons US Ambassador over Claim NSA Tracked 60m Calls a Month
Paul Hamilos – The Guardian
October 28th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Spain Summons US Ambassador over Claim NSA Tracked 60m Calls a Month)
Israel: Taking Apartheid Apart
Uri Avnery – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 2 Comments »)
The ‘German Camp’: Jihadists from Germany Set up Base in Syria
Der Spiegel – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on The ‘German Camp’: Jihadists from Germany Set up Base in Syria)
The US Should Pay Its UNESCO Dues
Nigel Cameron – The Guardian
October 28th, 2013 (UNITED NATIONS | Comments Off on The US Should Pay Its UNESCO Dues)
The Geopolitics of Education for Peace
Johan Galtung, 28 Oct 2013 - TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (EDITORIAL | 1 Comment »)
Meditating on the War
Tom Greening – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on Meditating on the War)
Toxic Overflow of Thousands of Fukushima Tanks Following Heavy Rains
Lauren McCauley – Common Dreams
October 28th, 2013 (ENERGY | Comments Off on Toxic Overflow of Thousands of Fukushima Tanks Following Heavy Rains)
Gang Rape in India, Routine and Invisible
Ellen Barry and Mansi Choksi – International Herald Tribune-NYT
October 28th, 2013 (BRICS | Comments Off on Gang Rape in India, Routine and Invisible)
America’s Orphaned Diplomacy
Moritz Laurer – Foreign Policy In Focus
October 28th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on America’s Orphaned Diplomacy)
Glenn Greenwald and the $250 Million “Angel Investor”
Jonathan Franklin – Information Clearing House
October 28th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA | Comments Off on Glenn Greenwald and the $250 Million “Angel Investor”)
US CEOs Break Pay Record as Top 10 Earners Take Home At Least $100m Each
Dominic Rushe – The Guardian
October 28th, 2013 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on US CEOs Break Pay Record as Top 10 Earners Take Home At Least $100m Each)
US and Pakistan Locked in a ‘Drone Marriage’
Pepe Escobar – Russia Today
October 28th, 2013 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on US and Pakistan Locked in a ‘Drone Marriage’)
Peres Suffering from Portnoy’s Complaint?
Franklin Lamb – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Peres Suffering from Portnoy’s Complaint?)
Malala and Eartha Kitt: Words that Matter
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 1 Comment »)
Huge GMO News
Ocean Robbins - Reader Supported News
October 28th, 2013 (ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | Comments Off on Huge GMO News)
(Italiano) La geopolitica dell’educazione alla pace*
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) La geopolitica dell’educazione alla pace*)
Special Report – Help Wanted in Fukushima: Low Pay, High Risks and Gangsters
Antoni Slodkowski and Mari Saito, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Special Report – Help Wanted in Fukushima: Low Pay, High Risks and Gangsters)
Germany Summons US Ambassador Over Claim NSA Bugged Merkel’s Phone
Philip Oltermann – The Guardian
October 28th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Germany Summons US Ambassador Over Claim NSA Bugged Merkel’s Phone)
‘Unacceptable’: Mexico Slams US Spying on President
Der Spiegel – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on ‘Unacceptable’: Mexico Slams US Spying on President)
Why Washington Can’t Stop: The Coming Era of Tiny Wars and Micro-Conflicts
Tom Engelhardt - TomDispatch
October 28th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Why Washington Can’t Stop: The Coming Era of Tiny Wars and Micro-Conflicts)
Monsanto versus the Associated Press, Round Two
Willy Blackmore, TakePart – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | Comments Off on Monsanto versus the Associated Press, Round Two)
Learning from Indigenous Wisdom and Knowledge
R. Teichmann – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (INSPIRATIONAL | 1 Comment »)
Cuba to Open Tax Free Special Economic Zone
Chris Arsenault – Al Jazeera
October 28th, 2013 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Cuba to Open Tax Free Special Economic Zone)
Libya ‘Awash with Weapons’ – PM
Belfast Telegraph – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Libya ‘Awash with Weapons’ – PM)
Slavery in Qatar
The Canadian Charger – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Slavery in Qatar)
Paxman Pocketet by Brand (Must Watch)
BBC Newsnight – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on Paxman Pocketet by Brand (Must Watch))
Black Market for Counterfeit Goods Rakes in $500 Billion Yearly
ABC News – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (TRADE | Comments Off on Black Market for Counterfeit Goods Rakes in $500 Billion Yearly)
Iran Gives Russia Copy of US ScanEagle Drone as Proof of Mass Production
Saeed Kamali Dehghan – The Guardian
October 28th, 2013 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on Iran Gives Russia Copy of US ScanEagle Drone as Proof of Mass Production)
All Animals Are Equal
Peter Singer – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | Comments Off on All Animals Are Equal)
How Europe Failed Azerbaijan
Aslan Amani – Open Democracy
October 28th, 2013 (EUROPE | Comments Off on How Europe Failed Azerbaijan)
No More Foreign Wars? Yet America Is Fighting in Yemen’s Civil War
Ryan Goodman – The Guardian
October 28th, 2013 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on No More Foreign Wars? Yet America Is Fighting in Yemen’s Civil War)
Drone Attacks at Funerals of People Killed in Drone Strikes
Conor Friedersdorf - The Atlantic
October 28th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Drone Attacks at Funerals of People Killed in Drone Strikes)
Elon Musk: Oil Campaign against Electric Cars Is Like Big Tobacco Lobbying
Adam Vaughan – The Guardian
October 28th, 2013 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Elon Musk: Oil Campaign against Electric Cars Is Like Big Tobacco Lobbying)
American Government in Perspective: Theory versus Practice
Charles Mercieca, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on American Government in Perspective: Theory versus Practice)
(Castellano) Nueva Investigación Sobre el Comercio de Carne de Perro y Gato en China
IgualdadAnimalVideos – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on (Castellano) Nueva Investigación Sobre el Comercio de Carne de Perro y Gato en China)
In Response to NSA Revelations, the Internet’s Engineers Set Out to PRISM-Proof the Net
Julie Blussé – Radio Netherlands
October 28th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on In Response to NSA Revelations, the Internet’s Engineers Set Out to PRISM-Proof the Net)
France to Intensify Military Intervention in Central African Republic
Kumaran Ira, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on France to Intensify Military Intervention in Central African Republic)
Frank Sinatra – My Way (Music Video of the Week)
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (Music Video of the Week | Comments Off on Frank Sinatra – My Way (Music Video of the Week))
(Castellano) España Pedirá Este Lunes Explicaciones a EE.UU. por Supuesto Espionaje
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Castellano) España Pedirá Este Lunes Explicaciones a EE.UU. por Supuesto Espionaje)
Holy Logic: Computer Scientists ‘Prove’ God Exists
David Knight – Der Spiegel
October 28th, 2013 (SCIENCE - SPIRITUALITY | Comments Off on Holy Logic: Computer Scientists ‘Prove’ God Exists)
Systematic Eavesdropping on the Government: The NSA’s Spying Operation on Mexico
Laura Carlsen - CounterPunch
October 28th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Systematic Eavesdropping on the Government: The NSA’s Spying Operation on Mexico)
Follow the Rainbow-Bricked Road: The Olympic Flame’s Journey through Russia’s Antigay Provinces
Innokenty Grekov - Human Rights First
October 28th, 2013 (SEXUALITIES | Comments Off on Follow the Rainbow-Bricked Road: The Olympic Flame’s Journey through Russia’s Antigay Provinces)
Patenting the Food Supply and the Monopolization of the Biosphere
Dr. Vandana Shiva and James Corbett - Global Research
October 28th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Patenting the Food Supply and the Monopolization of the Biosphere)
US Defends Drone Strikes as ‘Necessary and Just’ in Face of UN Criticism
Ed Pilkington and Ryan Devereaux – The Guardian
October 28th, 2013 (UNITED NATIONS | Comments Off on US Defends Drone Strikes as ‘Necessary and Just’ in Face of UN Criticism)
19 Syrian Rebel Groups Refuse to Take Part in Geneva-2 Peace Talks
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on 19 Syrian Rebel Groups Refuse to Take Part in Geneva-2 Peace Talks)
Report of SR on Occupied Palestine to UNGA, 29 Oct 2013
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Report of SR on Occupied Palestine to UNGA, 29 Oct 2013)
How Can Aung San Suu Kyi – a Nobel Peace Prize Winner – Fail to Condemn Anti-Muslim Violence?
David Blair – The Telegraph
October 28th, 2013 (NOBEL LAUREATES | Comments Off on How Can Aung San Suu Kyi – a Nobel Peace Prize Winner – Fail to Condemn Anti-Muslim Violence?)
Big Brother’s New Crystal Ball: Washington Develops Online Data Mining Program to Predict Global Political Unrest
Cyril Mychalejko – Toward Freedom
October 28th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Big Brother’s New Crystal Ball: Washington Develops Online Data Mining Program to Predict Global Political Unrest)
Report: US and UK Spied on Italian Government
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Report: US and UK Spied on Italian Government)
US Politics’ True Bipartisan Consensus: Capitalism Is Untouchable
Richard Wolff – The Guardian
October 28th, 2013 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on US Politics’ True Bipartisan Consensus: Capitalism Is Untouchable)
(Português) França Espionada: “EUA Não Têm Aliados. Só Alvos e Vassalos”
Eduardo Febbro – Carta Maior
October 28th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) França Espionada: “EUA Não Têm Aliados. Só Alvos e Vassalos”)
U.S. Reforms “Open Floodgates” on Arms Exports
Ramy Srour, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on U.S. Reforms “Open Floodgates” on Arms Exports)
The Power of Addiction and the Addiction to Power
Gabor Maté, TED Talks – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (IN-DEPTH VIDEOS | Comments Off on The Power of Addiction and the Addiction to Power)
Bahrain Regime Waging War on Own People
Finian Cunningham – Press TV
October 28th, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Bahrain Regime Waging War on Own People)
What Fine? Why JPMorgan Is Laughing All the Way to the Bank
Robert Scheer - Truthdig
October 28th, 2013 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on What Fine? Why JPMorgan Is Laughing All the Way to the Bank)
Elections to Constituent Assembly II – Voice of the Voiceless People of Nepal
Prof Bishnu Pathak – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 13 Comments »)
Fukushima Fraud and Corruption: Japanese Organized Crime Involved in Recruitment of “Specialized Personnel”
Prof Michel Chossudovsky - Global Research
October 28th, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Fukushima Fraud and Corruption: Japanese Organized Crime Involved in Recruitment of “Specialized Personnel”)
Factory Farming: The True Price of a Pork Chop
Susanne Amann, Michael Fröhlingsdorf and Udo Ludwig – Der Spiegel
October 28th, 2013 (ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | 1 Comment »)
Daybreak Train
Sumeet Grover – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on Daybreak Train)
Good Time in the Movies
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on Good Time in the Movies)
Melted Nuclear Fuel Sank into the Ground under Fukushima Reactors — Irradiated Groundwater Is Flowing into Ocean through Sea-Bottom Springs
Energy News – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (ENERGY | Comments Off on Melted Nuclear Fuel Sank into the Ground under Fukushima Reactors — Irradiated Groundwater Is Flowing into Ocean through Sea-Bottom Springs)
Empire under Obama (Part 2): Barack Obama’s Global Terror Campaign
Andrew Gavin Marshall – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (ANALYSIS | 1 Comment »)
NSA Monitored Calls of 35 World Leaders after US Official Handed Over Contacts
James Ball – The Guardian
October 28th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on NSA Monitored Calls of 35 World Leaders after US Official Handed Over Contacts)
EU Parliament Votes to Suspend US from Financial Databank to Avoid Spying
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (EUROPE | Comments Off on EU Parliament Votes to Suspend US from Financial Databank to Avoid Spying)
Protests Grow as Western Powers, Rival Militias Loot Libyan Oil Industry
Rosa Shahnazarian, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Protests Grow as Western Powers, Rival Militias Loot Libyan Oil Industry)
Russell Brand on Revolution: “We No Longer Have the Luxury of Tradition”
Russell Brand – New Statesman
October 28th, 2013 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Russell Brand on Revolution: “We No Longer Have the Luxury of Tradition”)
Treating Anti-Syria Charges as Flat Fact
Robert Parry - Consortium News
October 28th, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Treating Anti-Syria Charges as Flat Fact)
(Castellano) Londres Desiste de Crear Comisión Con Ecuador Para Resolver Caso Assange
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Castellano) Londres Desiste de Crear Comisión Con Ecuador Para Resolver Caso Assange)
Does America Have a “Licence to Kill”? US Drone War on Yemen Violates International Law
Global Research News – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Does America Have a “Licence to Kill”? US Drone War on Yemen Violates International Law)
(Castellano) El Maíz Transgénico en México (en 15 píldoras)
Morral Campesino – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Castellano) El Maíz Transgénico en México (en 15 píldoras))
(Português) Subtração de Animais em Laboratórios: Justificável?
Luiz Flávio Gomes, Copyleft – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) Subtração de Animais em Laboratórios: Justificável?)
NSA Spied on 124.8 Billion Phone Calls in Just One Month: Watchdog
Eric Pfeiffer - Yahoo News
October 28th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on NSA Spied on 124.8 Billion Phone Calls in Just One Month: Watchdog)
Syria Rebels against Geneva Peace Talks
SBS Australia – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Syria Rebels against Geneva Peace Talks)
Forthcoming Major Revolution in Global Dialogue
Anthony Judge – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Forthcoming Major Revolution in Global Dialogue)
USA Must Be Held To Account for Drone Killings in Pakistan
Amnesty International – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on USA Must Be Held To Account for Drone Killings in Pakistan)
(Castellano) Líderes africanos se reúnen para crear mercado común y moneda única
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Castellano) Líderes africanos se reúnen para crear mercado común y moneda única)
Victims of Haiti Cholera Epidemic Sue the United Nations
John Marion, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Victims of Haiti Cholera Epidemic Sue the United Nations)
UN Envoy: Iran Participation In Syria Conference Essential
The Times of Israel – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on UN Envoy: Iran Participation In Syria Conference Essential)
Interview with UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Myanmar
UN Humanitarian Affairs – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Interview with UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Myanmar)
The Struggle for Meaning in a World of Violence
Robert J. Burrowes – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Struggle for Meaning in a World of Violence)
Pepsi, Nestlé, Coca Cola Revealed as Big Money behind GMO Labeling Fight
Jacob Chamberlain – Common Dreams
October 28th, 2013 (ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | Comments Off on Pepsi, Nestlé, Coca Cola Revealed as Big Money behind GMO Labeling Fight)
(Italiano) Il processo d’integrazione balcanica in un contesto globale*
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Il processo d’integrazione balcanica in un contesto globale*)
Communique of the London 11 ‘Friends of Syria’: More Arms for Jihadists, No Hope for Peace
US Department of State – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Communique of the London 11 ‘Friends of Syria’: More Arms for Jihadists, No Hope for Peace)
The Case for Economic Reform
John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on The Case for Economic Reform)
Interview with UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Myanmar
UN Humanitarian Affairs – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (UNITED NATIONS | Comments Off on Interview with UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Myanmar)
As Ye Sow, So Shall Ye Reap
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on As Ye Sow, So Shall Ye Reap)
As Europe Erupts over US Spying, NSA Chief Says Government Must Stop Media
Glenn Greenwald – The Guardian
October 28th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on As Europe Erupts over US Spying, NSA Chief Says Government Must Stop Media)
Confessions of a Drone “Warrior”
Matthew Power, GQ – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on Confessions of a Drone “Warrior”)
(Português) Homens-Bombas, Versão Ocidental
Grégoire Chamayou- Le Monde Diplomatique
October 28th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) Homens-Bombas, Versão Ocidental)
(Português) Dívida Pública de Portugal Sobe Para 131,3% do PIB
Esquerda – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) Dívida Pública de Portugal Sobe Para 131,3% do PIB)
Why Have Young People in Japan Stopped Having Sex?
Abigail Haworth – The Observer
October 28th, 2013 (SEXUALITIES | Comments Off on Why Have Young People in Japan Stopped Having Sex?)