Archive for 2013 – Week 45


Is The Hague Making a Mockery of Justice so the CIA and MI6 Can Save Face?
Robert Fisk – The Independent
November 4th, 2013 (UNITED NATIONS | Comments Off on Is The Hague Making a Mockery of Justice so the CIA and MI6 Can Save Face?)
Empire under Obama, Part 4: Counterinsurgency, Death Squads, and the Population as the Target
Andrew Gavin Marshall – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (ANALYSIS | Comments Off on Empire under Obama, Part 4: Counterinsurgency, Death Squads, and the Population as the Target)
US, Australia Face Backlash over Spy Operations in Asia
Peter Symonds, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on US, Australia Face Backlash over Spy Operations in Asia)
NSA Infiltrates Links to Yahoo, Google Data Centers Worldwide, Snowden Documents Say
Barton Gellman and Ashkan Soltani – The Washington Post
November 4th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on NSA Infiltrates Links to Yahoo, Google Data Centers Worldwide, Snowden Documents Say)
Iran to Follow? White House Expected to Ease Sanctions Targeting Syria
Franklin Lamb – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Iran to Follow? White House Expected to Ease Sanctions Targeting Syria)
Six Ways to Keep the Government Out of Your Files
Josh Harkinson – Mother Jones
November 4th, 2013 (PUBLIC SERVICE | Comments Off on Six Ways to Keep the Government Out of Your Files)
N.S.A. Promises to Stop Getting Caught Spying on Allies
Andy Borowitz – The New Yorker
November 4th, 2013 (FOOD FOR THOUGHT | Comments Off on N.S.A. Promises to Stop Getting Caught Spying on Allies)
Millions against Monsanto: Five Lessons from the Battle against GMOs
Ronnie Cummins – Common Dreams
November 4th, 2013 (ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | Comments Off on Millions against Monsanto: Five Lessons from the Battle against GMOs)
NSA and the Fall of the US Empire
Johan Galtung, 4 Nov 2013 - TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (EDITORIAL | 4 Comments »)
Snowden’s Letter to German Authorities
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Sevice
November 4th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Snowden’s Letter to German Authorities)
(Português) A Grécia É um Laboratório para Aplicar as Terapias de Choque, Diz Kouvelakis
Cristina Portella – Carta Maior
November 4th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) A Grécia É um Laboratório para Aplicar as Terapias de Choque, Diz Kouvelakis)
Perpetual War: How Does the Global War on Terror Ever End?
Jeremy Scahill - TomDispatch
November 4th, 2013 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Perpetual War: How Does the Global War on Terror Ever End?)
(Italiano) Le calamità USA: ci sono soluzioni
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Le calamità USA: ci sono soluzioni)
[Nobel Peace Laureate] Suu Kyi: ‘The Army Must Be the Foundation of the Country’
DVB – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (NOBEL LAUREATES | Comments Off on [Nobel Peace Laureate] Suu Kyi: ‘The Army Must Be the Foundation of the Country’)
Playing the Great Game with Intelligence: Authority versus the People
Anthony Judge – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Playing the Great Game with Intelligence: Authority versus the People)
Invisible Horizons of a Just Palestine/Israel Future
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Invisible Horizons of a Just Palestine/Israel Future)
Philosophy of Violence in Operation
Charles Mercieca, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Philosophy of Violence in Operation)
(Italiano) Qual è il progresso verso l’utopia?
Antonino Drago – Centro Studi Sereno Regis
November 4th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Qual è il progresso verso l’utopia?)
The Rising Resistance to Obama’s Drone Wars
Amy Goodman - Truthdig
November 4th, 2013 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on The Rising Resistance to Obama’s Drone Wars)
NSA Asked Japan to Tap Regionwide Fiber-Optic Cables In 2011
The Japan Times – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on NSA Asked Japan to Tap Regionwide Fiber-Optic Cables In 2011)
GCHQ and European Spy Agencies Worked Together on Mass Surveillance
Julian Borger – The Guardian
November 4th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on GCHQ and European Spy Agencies Worked Together on Mass Surveillance)
U.S. Government Pledges Aid to Pakistan’s Elite, Blocks Visa for Human Rights Lawyer
Mehreen Saeed – The Huffington Post
November 4th, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on U.S. Government Pledges Aid to Pakistan’s Elite, Blocks Visa for Human Rights Lawyer)
[Nobel Peace Laureate] Aung San Suu Kyi’s Comments on Muslims Expose Endemic Anti-Muslim Prejudice
Tun Khin, Huff Post – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (NOBEL LAUREATES | Comments Off on [Nobel Peace Laureate] Aung San Suu Kyi’s Comments on Muslims Expose Endemic Anti-Muslim Prejudice)
Revealed: NSA Pushed 9/11 as Key ‘Sound Bite’ to Justify Surveillance
Jason Leopold – Al Jazeera
November 4th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Revealed: NSA Pushed 9/11 as Key ‘Sound Bite’ to Justify Surveillance)
Texas Club Auctions Right to Hunt Endangered Rhino: Killing It to Save It
Michael Graczyk, AP – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | Comments Off on Texas Club Auctions Right to Hunt Endangered Rhino: Killing It to Save It)
Stasi or NSA?
Goran Fejic – Open Democracy
November 4th, 2013 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on Stasi or NSA?)
Former NYT Editor Fears Glenn Greenwald Is the ‘Future of News’
Alexander Reed Kelly - Truthdig
November 4th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA | Comments Off on Former NYT Editor Fears Glenn Greenwald Is the ‘Future of News’)
Brazilians Occupying Research Lab Ignite National Debate on Animal Testing
Antonio Pasolini, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | Comments Off on Brazilians Occupying Research Lab Ignite National Debate on Animal Testing)
Global Power Project: Exposing the Institute of International Finance (Part 3) – Central Bankers and the IFF
Andrew Gavin Marshall, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (ECONOMICS, EXPOSURES - EXPOSÉS, CAPITALISM, TRADE, DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on Global Power Project: Exposing the Institute of International Finance (Part 3) – Central Bankers and the IFF)
Plans for Geneva II Talks on Syria in Disarray
Chris Marsden, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Plans for Geneva II Talks on Syria in Disarray)
NSA Spied on Vatican and Top Catholic Cardinals, Says Italian Report
Huff Post – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on NSA Spied on Vatican and Top Catholic Cardinals, Says Italian Report)
On Leaving the Guardian
Glenn Greenwald – The Guardian
November 4th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA | Comments Off on On Leaving the Guardian)
How Come Uri Avnery Knows So Little about Israel, or Apartheid?
Jonathan Cook – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | 1 Comment »)
Blackfish: Highlighting the Plight of Captive Orcas
Rose Aguilar – Al Jazeera
November 4th, 2013 (ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | Comments Off on Blackfish: Highlighting the Plight of Captive Orcas)
Israel Buys the US Congress: Sabotaging the US-Iran Peace Negotiations
Prof. James Petras - Global Research
November 4th, 2013 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Israel Buys the US Congress: Sabotaging the US-Iran Peace Negotiations)
Increased American Military Presence May Undermine Good Governance Efforts in Africa
Hilary Matfess - Foreign Policy in Focus
November 4th, 2013 (AFRICA | Comments Off on Increased American Military Presence May Undermine Good Governance Efforts in Africa)
A Physics of Peace
Prof. Victor Mansfield – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (SCIENCE - SPIRITUALITY | Comments Off on A Physics of Peace)
Polio Outbreak in Syria Threatens Whole Region, WHO Says
Stephanie Nebehay, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (HEALTH | Comments Off on Polio Outbreak in Syria Threatens Whole Region, WHO Says)
How Science Is Telling Us All to Revolt
Naomi Klein – New Statesman
November 4th, 2013 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on How Science Is Telling Us All to Revolt)
A Whale of a Business
Frontline – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (IN-DEPTH VIDEOS | Comments Off on A Whale of a Business)
David Cameron Makes Veiled Threat to Media over NSA and GCHQ Leaks
Nicholas Watt – The Guardian
November 4th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA | Comments Off on David Cameron Makes Veiled Threat to Media over NSA and GCHQ Leaks)
Embassy Espionage: The NSA’s Secret Spy Hub in Berlin
Der Spiegel – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Embassy Espionage: The NSA’s Secret Spy Hub in Berlin)
Britain to Become First Non-Muslim Country to Launch Sharia Bond
Harry Wilson – The Telegraph
November 4th, 2013 (ECONOMICS | Comments Off on Britain to Become First Non-Muslim Country to Launch Sharia Bond)
Engaging With Myanmar Army Will Validate War Crimes
Seng Zin – Bangkok Post
November 4th, 2013 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Engaging With Myanmar Army Will Validate War Crimes)
Russia Alarmed by Fresh Reports Syrian Militants Using Chemical Weapons – FM
The Voice of Russia – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Russia Alarmed by Fresh Reports Syrian Militants Using Chemical Weapons – FM)
Man Buys $27 of Bitcoin, Forgets about Them, Finds They’re Now Worth $886k
Samuel Gibbs – The Guardian
November 4th, 2013 (ECONOMICS | Comments Off on Man Buys $27 of Bitcoin, Forgets about Them, Finds They’re Now Worth $886k)
[Nobel Peace Laureate} Aung San Suu Kyi and the World of Buddhist Islamophobia
Maung Zarni – Al Jazeera
November 4th, 2013 (NOBEL LAUREATES | Comments Off on [Nobel Peace Laureate} Aung San Suu Kyi and the World of Buddhist Islamophobia)
NSA Whistleblower: Snowden Open to Testifying in Germany
Der Spiegel – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on NSA Whistleblower: Snowden Open to Testifying in Germany)
GMO Wars: The Global Battlefield
Walden Bello – Foreign Policy In Focus
November 4th, 2013 (ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | Comments Off on GMO Wars: The Global Battlefield)
Nacht Und Nebel
Tom Greening – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on Nacht Und Nebel)
Where Is the Ethical Leadership over Syria?
Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Laureate – Al Jazeera
November 4th, 2013 (NOBEL LAUREATES | 1 Comment »)
Rebels Conduct New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria near Turkish Border – Report
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Rebels Conduct New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria near Turkish Border – Report)
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
Silvio Waisbord – Americas Quarterly
November 4th, 2013 (MEDIA | Comments Off on Breaking Up Is Hard to Do)
Myanmar’s Drive for Peace
Maung Zarni – The New York Times
November 4th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Myanmar’s Drive for Peace)
On NSA Claims about Misreporting of Two Slides
Glenn Greenwald – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on On NSA Claims about Misreporting of Two Slides)
(Castellano) Los Gobiernos Sudamericanos Deben Apoyar el Derecho de los Hondureños a la Soberanía y Elecciones Libres
Mark Weisbrot - Rebelión
November 4th, 2013 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Castellano) Los Gobiernos Sudamericanos Deben Apoyar el Derecho de los Hondureños a la Soberanía y Elecciones Libres)
Is Glenn Greenwald the Future of News?
Bill Keller – The New York Times
November 4th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA | Comments Off on Is Glenn Greenwald the Future of News?)
U.N. Will Censure Illegal Spying, But Not U.S.
Thalif Deen, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (UNITED NATIONS | Comments Off on U.N. Will Censure Illegal Spying, But Not U.S.)
Reports That NSA Taps into Google and Yahoo Data Hubs Infuriate Tech Giants
Dominic Rushe, Spencer Ackerman and James Ball – The Guardian
November 4th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Reports That NSA Taps into Google and Yahoo Data Hubs Infuriate Tech Giants)
How the NSA Is Infiltrating Private Networks
Barton Gellman, Todd Lindeman and Ashkan Soltani – The Washington Post
November 4th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on How the NSA Is Infiltrating Private Networks)
How Economic Growth Has Become Anti-Life
Vandana Shiva – The Guardian
November 4th, 2013 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on How Economic Growth Has Become Anti-Life)
Is Brazil the New Regional Champion of Democracy?
Prof. Oliver Stuenkel – Americas Quarterly
November 4th, 2013 (BRICS | Comments Off on Is Brazil the New Regional Champion of Democracy?)
Monsanto and Pepsi Trying to Stop GMO Labeling Law in Washington State
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | Comments Off on Monsanto and Pepsi Trying to Stop GMO Labeling Law in Washington State)
As Syria Disintegrates, So Too Does Iraq
Patrick Cockburn – The Independent
November 4th, 2013 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on As Syria Disintegrates, So Too Does Iraq)
Ave Maria – Schubert Classical Guitar (Music Video of the Week)
Michael Lucarelli – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (Music Video of the Week | Comments Off on Ave Maria – Schubert Classical Guitar (Music Video of the Week))
CIA Made Doctors Torture Suspected Terrorists after 9/11, Taskforce Finds
Sarah Boseley- The Guardian
November 4th, 2013 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on CIA Made Doctors Torture Suspected Terrorists after 9/11, Taskforce Finds)
Report Calls for Female Genital Mutilation to Be Treated as Child Abuse
Conal Urquhart – The Guardian
November 4th, 2013 (EUROPE | Comments Off on Report Calls for Female Genital Mutilation to Be Treated as Child Abuse)
Malala and Nabila: Worlds Apart
Murtaza Hussain – Al Jazeera
November 4th, 2013 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Malala and Nabila: Worlds Apart)
Syria: Open Letter to the American People
Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (NOBEL LAUREATES | Comments Off on Syria: Open Letter to the American People)
US Political Dysfunction and Capitalism’s Withdrawal
Richard D. Wolff – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on US Political Dysfunction and Capitalism’s Withdrawal)
Stop Watching Us: The Video
Electronic Frontier Foundation – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on Stop Watching Us: The Video)