Archive for 2014 – Week 13


Kosovo 15 Years Later: A Personal Memory and a Word about Free Research
Jan Oberg – Transnational Foundation for Peace & Future Research
March 24th, 2014 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Kosovo 15 Years Later: A Personal Memory and a Word about Free Research)
Crimea: Whose Land Is This? (Part 1)
Sergei Khrushchev – Al Jazeera
March 24th, 2014 (BALKANS AND EASTERN EUROPE | 1 Comment »)
Crimea: Whose Land Is This? (Part 2)
Sergei Khrushchev – Al Jazeera
March 24th, 2014 (BALKANS AND EASTERN EUROPE | 1 Comment »)
China, Crimea and Pashtunistan
Pepe Escobar – Russia Today
March 24th, 2014 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on China, Crimea and Pashtunistan)
U.S. Sailors and Marines Allege Fukushima Radiation Sickness
Amy Goodman - Truthdig
March 24th, 2014 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on U.S. Sailors and Marines Allege Fukushima Radiation Sickness)
What Do Children Need?
Robert J. Burrowes, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on What Do Children Need?)
Obama to Putin: Do as I Say Not as I Do
Ralph Nader – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Obama to Putin: Do as I Say Not as I Do)
‘US Foreign Policy Blowback’: How US Disregard for Intl Law Set Stage for Crimean Crisis
Jon Queally – Common Dreams
March 24th, 2014 (BALKANS AND EASTERN EUROPE | Comments Off on ‘US Foreign Policy Blowback’: How US Disregard for Intl Law Set Stage for Crimean Crisis)
Here’s How We Take Back the Internet
Edward Snowden – TED Talks
March 24th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, IN-DEPTH VIDEOS | Comments Off on Here’s How We Take Back the Internet)
Can Washington Overthrow Three Governments at the Same Time?
Thierry Meyssan – Voltaire Network
March 24th, 2014 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Can Washington Overthrow Three Governments at the Same Time?)
US Continues to Militarize Space
Douglas Lyons, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on US Continues to Militarize Space)
(Português) O Ressurgimento do Determinismo Biológico na Era Neoliberal
Pankaj Mehta – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) O Ressurgimento do Determinismo Biológico na Era Neoliberal)
Europe’s Sin: Caribbean States Call for Slavery Reparations
Samiha Shafy – Der Spiegel
March 24th, 2014 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Europe’s Sin: Caribbean States Call for Slavery Reparations)
Tony Benn – The Vegetarian
Nitin Mehta, Gandhi Foundation – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | Comments Off on Tony Benn – The Vegetarian)
Microsoft Tightens Privacy Policy after Admitting to Reading Journalist’s Emails
Alex Hern – The Guardian
March 24th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA | Comments Off on Microsoft Tightens Privacy Policy after Admitting to Reading Journalist’s Emails)
The Obsolescence of Ideology: Debating Syria and Ukraine
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on The Obsolescence of Ideology: Debating Syria and Ukraine)
Student Deaths Spark Debate Over Hazing at Portugal’s Universities
Raphael Minder – International New York Times
March 24th, 2014 (EDUCATION | Comments Off on Student Deaths Spark Debate Over Hazing at Portugal’s Universities)
(Deutsch) Überlegungen zum Ukraine-Konflikt – eine Diskussionsvorlage
Prof. Dr. Andreas Buro - TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Deutsch) Überlegungen zum Ukraine-Konflikt – eine Diskussionsvorlage)
Argentina Accuses US, UK of Hypocrisy over Crimea
Thomas Adamson, AP – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Argentina Accuses US, UK of Hypocrisy over Crimea)
Sanctions Effect: Russia to Change Its Economic Partners…For the Better
Irina Sukhoparova – Russia Today
March 24th, 2014 (BRICS | Comments Off on Sanctions Effect: Russia to Change Its Economic Partners…For the Better)
Far From Good Enough, Mr. Putin!
Johan Galtung, 24 Mar 2014 - TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (EDITORIAL | Comments Off on Far From Good Enough, Mr. Putin!)
A Hundred Years Later
Uri Avnery – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on A Hundred Years Later)
Some Facts about How NSA Stories Are Reported
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept
March 24th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Some Facts about How NSA Stories Are Reported)
(Italiano) Il cinquantenario del Gruppo dei 77. Congratulazioni!
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Il cinquantenario del Gruppo dei 77. Congratulazioni!)
Ukraine as Stalking Horse: The Rise of Fascism in the West
Norman Pollack - CounterPunch
March 24th, 2014 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Ukraine as Stalking Horse: The Rise of Fascism in the West)
(Português) Žižek: O Desejo e o Fascismo Contemporâneos
Slavoj Žižek, Outras Palavras – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) Žižek: O Desejo e o Fascismo Contemporâneos)
Ukraine Coup Lawful, Crimea Referendum Unlawful?
Thalif Deen, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (BALKANS AND EASTERN EUROPE | Comments Off on Ukraine Coup Lawful, Crimea Referendum Unlawful?)
Eleven Years After US Invaded Iraq: Bloodshed, Rape, Torture & Executions in the Country Are Ignored
Kevin Gosztola – The Dissenter
March 24th, 2014 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Eleven Years After US Invaded Iraq: Bloodshed, Rape, Torture & Executions in the Country Are Ignored)
Al Qaeda’s Second Act: How Syria’s Secular Uprising Was Hijacked by Jihadists
Patrick Cockburn - CounterPunch
March 24th, 2014 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Al Qaeda’s Second Act: How Syria’s Secular Uprising Was Hijacked by Jihadists)
Mauna Kea Park & Hawaii Island: Contaminated with Military Radiation
James Albertini – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on Mauna Kea Park & Hawaii Island: Contaminated with Military Radiation)
US and Russia Top World Arms Exporters List
RIA Novosti – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on US and Russia Top World Arms Exporters List)
U.S. Boycotts U.N. Drone Talks
Colum Lynch – Foreign Policy
March 24th, 2014 (UNITED NATIONS | Comments Off on U.S. Boycotts U.N. Drone Talks)
Victory in Sight for Defend Free Speech and Support BDS
Jake Lynch, Australians for BDS - TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (APPEALS | Comments Off on Victory in Sight for Defend Free Speech and Support BDS)
Flight into Egypt
Peace People – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (NOBEL LAUREATES | Comments Off on Flight into Egypt)
International Peace Research Association at 50
Johan Galtung - TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (IPRA 2014 - 50th ANNIV. CONFERENCE | Comments Off on International Peace Research Association at 50)
Snowden’s Leaked NSA Trove Yields Its Secrets Only Slowly
Paul Farhi – The Washington Post
March 24th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Snowden’s Leaked NSA Trove Yields Its Secrets Only Slowly)
Five Myths about the Crimean Referendum
Anatoly Karlin – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (BALKANS AND EASTERN EUROPE | Comments Off on Five Myths about the Crimean Referendum)
US Tech Giants Knew of NSA Data Collection, Agency’s Top Lawyer Insists
Spencer Ackerman – The Guardian
March 24th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on US Tech Giants Knew of NSA Data Collection, Agency’s Top Lawyer Insists)
Social Media: Terms and Conditions May Apply – (Must Watch)
Hyrax Films – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on Social Media: Terms and Conditions May Apply – (Must Watch))
US Proxy Terror War on Venezuela
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | 1 Comment »)
Fukushima’s Shameful Cleanup
The Editorial Board - International New York Times
March 24th, 2014 (ASIA--PACIFIC | 1 Comment »)
Whose Revolution Gets Televised?
Christian Tym – New Matilda
March 24th, 2014 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Whose Revolution Gets Televised?)
America’s Torture Doctors
Philip Giraldi – The American Conservative
March 24th, 2014 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on America’s Torture Doctors)
The Vegans Are Winning. It’s OK to Give In – And Still Eat Mcdonald’s Sometimes
Emma Brockes – The Guardian
March 24th, 2014 (ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | Comments Off on The Vegans Are Winning. It’s OK to Give In – And Still Eat Mcdonald’s Sometimes)
What Is Left of Honor
Tom Greening – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on What Is Left of Honor)
Why the Exxon Valdez Spill Was a Eureka Moment for Science
US National Public Radio – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Why the Exxon Valdez Spill Was a Eureka Moment for Science)
(Português) Ucrânia: como o blefe do Ocidente fracassou
Pepe Escobar, Asia Times – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) Ucrânia: como o blefe do Ocidente fracassou)
Once Again, Australia Is Stealing Its Indigenous Children
John Pilger – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Once Again, Australia Is Stealing Its Indigenous Children)
India Remains the Biggest Arms Buyer
Business Standard – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on India Remains the Biggest Arms Buyer)
Violence and Terror: The Ukrainian and Colombian Road to Empire Building
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Violence and Terror: The Ukrainian and Colombian Road to Empire Building)
Concierto Aranjuez – Adagio (Music Video of the Week)
Paco de Lucía – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (Music Video of the Week | Comments Off on Concierto Aranjuez – Adagio (Music Video of the Week))
Malaysia Flight Riddle: How Can a Passenger Plane Go Missing in the Age of Universal Surveillance?
Nadezhda Kevorkova – Russia Today
March 24th, 2014 (ANALYSIS | Comments Off on Malaysia Flight Riddle: How Can a Passenger Plane Go Missing in the Age of Universal Surveillance?)
Suffer the Poor – Shameful, Cowardly European Art
Andre Vltchek – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (ARTS | Comments Off on Suffer the Poor – Shameful, Cowardly European Art)
Israel Approves 184 New [Illegal] Settlement Homes
Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Israel Approves 184 New [Illegal] Settlement Homes)
This Week in ‘Nation’ History: The Horrific Legacy of the Invasion of Iraq
Katrina vanden Heuvel – The Nation
March 24th, 2014 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on This Week in ‘Nation’ History: The Horrific Legacy of the Invasion of Iraq)
The Truth about Venezuela: A Revolt of the Well-Off, Not a ‘Terror Campaign’
Mark Weisbrot – The Guardian
March 24th, 2014 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on The Truth about Venezuela: A Revolt of the Well-Off, Not a ‘Terror Campaign’)
Encryption Works: How to Protect Your Privacy in the Age of NSA Surveillance
Micah Lee – Freedom of the Press Foundation
March 24th, 2014 (SPECIAL FEATURE, WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA, TECHNOLOGY, PUBLIC SERVICE | Comments Off on Encryption Works: How to Protect Your Privacy in the Age of NSA Surveillance)
Tight on the Right: Germany’s NPD Maintains Close Ties to Svoboda
Steffen Winter – Der Spiegel
March 24th, 2014 (EUROPE | Comments Off on Tight on the Right: Germany’s NPD Maintains Close Ties to Svoboda)
Israel Guilty of Ethnic Cleansing and Apartheid, Says UN Rapporteur
Umberto Bacchi – International Business Time
March 24th, 2014 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Israel Guilty of Ethnic Cleansing and Apartheid, Says UN Rapporteur)
The Caribbean People Have a Legitimate Claim for Slavery Reparations
Cecily Jones – The Guardian
March 24th, 2014 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on The Caribbean People Have a Legitimate Claim for Slavery Reparations)
Kenya Legalizes Polygamy without Wife’s Consent
Peter Martell, AFP – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (AFRICA | Comments Off on Kenya Legalizes Polygamy without Wife’s Consent)
Inside the NSA’s Secret Efforts to Hunt and Hack System Administrators
Ryan Gallagher and Peter Maass – The Intercept
March 24th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Inside the NSA’s Secret Efforts to Hunt and Hack System Administrators)
Russia 1, Regime Changers 0
Pepe Escobar – Asia Times
March 24th, 2014 (BALKANS AND EASTERN EUROPE | Comments Off on Russia 1, Regime Changers 0)
N.S.A. Breached Chinese Servers Seen as Security Threat
David E. Sanger and Nicole Perlrothmar – International New York Times
March 24th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | 1 Comment »)
Trade and Investment Partnership ‘Threatens’ European Education Quality, Teachers Say
EurActiv – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (EUROPE | Comments Off on Trade and Investment Partnership ‘Threatens’ European Education Quality, Teachers Say)
(Français) L’accord transatlantique menace le modèle éducatif européen
EurActiv – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Français) L’accord transatlantique menace le modèle éducatif européen)
PETA Accuses Two Trainers of Cruelty to Horses
Joe Drape – International New York Times
March 24th, 2014 (ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | Comments Off on PETA Accuses Two Trainers of Cruelty to Horses)
How California Will Use Renewables to Replace Massive Nuclear Plant
Sierra Martinez, Natural Resources Defense Council – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (ENERGY | Comments Off on How California Will Use Renewables to Replace Massive Nuclear Plant)
Revelations of N.S.A. Spying Cost U.S. Tech Companies
Claire Cain Miller – International New York Times
March 24th, 2014 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Revelations of N.S.A. Spying Cost U.S. Tech Companies)
The Rise of Anti-Capitalism
Jeremy Rifkin – International New York Times
March 24th, 2014 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on The Rise of Anti-Capitalism)
(Português) Em sua primeira aparição ao vivo desde as delações, Snowden faz um “chamado às armas”
Lauren McCauley, Common Dreams – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) Em sua primeira aparição ao vivo desde as delações, Snowden faz um “chamado às armas”)
Uganda and the Reconstruction of a Homophobic Colonial Legacy in Africa: Which Way Progressives?
Horace Campbell – Pambazuka News
March 24th, 2014 (AFRICA | Comments Off on Uganda and the Reconstruction of a Homophobic Colonial Legacy in Africa: Which Way Progressives?)
Welcome to Sweden
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on Welcome to Sweden)
The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty: Preserving Western Domination
Ibrahim Kazerooni and Rob Prince – Foreign Policy In Focus
March 24th, 2014 (WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION | Comments Off on The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty: Preserving Western Domination)
NSA Surveillance Program Reaches ‘Into the Past’ to Retrieve, Replay Phone Calls
Barton Gellman and Ashkan Soltani – The Washington Post
March 24th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on NSA Surveillance Program Reaches ‘Into the Past’ to Retrieve, Replay Phone Calls)