Archive for 2014 – Week 28


On US TV, Israel Is ‘Striking Back’
Peter Hart – Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting
July 7th, 2014 (MEDIA | Comments Off on On US TV, Israel Is ‘Striking Back’)
Climate Refugees: An Entire Island Nation Is Preparing to Evacuate to Fiji Before They Sink Into the Pacific
Gwynn Guilford, Quartz – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Climate Refugees: An Entire Island Nation Is Preparing to Evacuate to Fiji Before They Sink Into the Pacific)
Hate Crime, Racism on the Rise in Southeast Asia
Abby Seiff, UCANews – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Hate Crime, Racism on the Rise in Southeast Asia)
Freedom
Prof. Bishnu Pathak – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Freedom)
The Great Human Delusion: All Parents Love Their Children
Robert J. Burrowes, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 1 Comment »)
After Losing Vote, U.S.-EU Threaten to Undermine Treaty
Thalif Deen, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (UNITED NATIONS | Comments Off on After Losing Vote, U.S.-EU Threaten to Undermine Treaty)
What Is Israel’s Shurat Hadin and Why Is It Suing a Sydney University Academic?
Michael Brull - Crikey
July 7th, 2014 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on What Is Israel’s Shurat Hadin and Why Is It Suing a Sydney University Academic?)
The Appeal of ISIS: Why Young Sunnis Are Drawn to Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi’s New Movement
Patrick Cockburn - CounterPunch
July 7th, 2014 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on The Appeal of ISIS: Why Young Sunnis Are Drawn to Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi’s New Movement)
(Italiano) L’Obiezione di Coscienza durante la prima guerra mondiale in Gran Bretagna
Ben Copsey – Centro Studi Sereno Regis
July 7th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) L’Obiezione di Coscienza durante la prima guerra mondiale in Gran Bretagna)
Anti-NSA “Blackphone” Arrives on Market, Immediately Sells Entire Supply
Waqas, HackRead – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Anti-NSA “Blackphone” Arrives on Market, Immediately Sells Entire Supply)
In Flanders Fields
Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on In Flanders Fields)
Problems Inspire Ingenious Solutions in Peruvian Amazon Town
Milagros Salazar, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Problems Inspire Ingenious Solutions in Peruvian Amazon Town)
Court Gave NSA Broad Leeway in Surveillance, Documents Show
Ellen Nakashima and Barton Gellman – The Washington Post
July 7th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Court Gave NSA Broad Leeway in Surveillance, Documents Show)
(Italiano) Spagna 2050 – Dieci Predizioni
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Spagna 2050 – Dieci Predizioni)
Some Deaths Really Matter – The Disproportionate Coverage of Israeli and Palestinian Killings
Media Lens – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (MEDIA | Comments Off on Some Deaths Really Matter – The Disproportionate Coverage of Israeli and Palestinian Killings)
The Guns of August – Lowering the Flag on the American Century
Chalmers Johnson | TomDispatch - TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on The Guns of August – Lowering the Flag on the American Century)
Who Are the Real Barbarians? Another Liberation of Iraq!
Haifa Zangana - CounterPunch
July 7th, 2014 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Who Are the Real Barbarians? Another Liberation of Iraq!)
Fukushima’s Children Are Dying
Harvey Wasserman, EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (ASIA--PACIFIC | 1 Comment »)
(Português) E Lenin Tinha Razão: A Grande Guerra Interimperialista
Emir Sader – Carta Maior
July 7th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) E Lenin Tinha Razão: A Grande Guerra Interimperialista)
OAS Declares Solidarity with Argentina in U.S. Hedge Fund Dispute
Ewan Robertson – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on OAS Declares Solidarity with Argentina in U.S. Hedge Fund Dispute)
U.S. Retailers Look to Limit Pesticides to Help Honeybees
Carey Gillam, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on U.S. Retailers Look to Limit Pesticides to Help Honeybees)
Israeli Government and Press Knew Teenagers Were Dead for Weeks
The Real News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on Israeli Government and Press Knew Teenagers Were Dead for Weeks)
Chile to Build Largest Solar Farm in Latin America
Brandon Baker, EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (ENERGY | Comments Off on Chile to Build Largest Solar Farm in Latin America)
The Malaysian Link to Terror in Syria
Dr. Chandra Muzaffar – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on The Malaysian Link to Terror in Syria)
7 Weird Things Money Does to Your Brain
Lynn Stuart Parramore – AlterNet
July 7th, 2014 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on 7 Weird Things Money Does to Your Brain)
On Israel-Palestine and BDS
Noam Chomsky – The Nation
July 7th, 2014 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on On Israel-Palestine and BDS)
The Watch on the Jordan
Uri Avnery – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on The Watch on the Jordan)
Archbishop Desmond Tutu Urges US Presbyterians to Adopt Divestment
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (NOBEL LAUREATES | Comments Off on Archbishop Desmond Tutu Urges US Presbyterians to Adopt Divestment)
Washington’s War Crimes Spread from Africa and the Middle East to Ukraine
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (ANGLO AMERICA | 2 Comments »)
Isis Announces Islamic Caliphate in Area Straddling Iraq and Syria
Mark Tran and Matthew Weaver – The Guardian
July 7th, 2014 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Isis Announces Islamic Caliphate in Area Straddling Iraq and Syria)
Shifts in the Climate Change Debate: Hope and Suspicion
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Shifts in the Climate Change Debate: Hope and Suspicion)
The Slow Burning Genocide of Myanmar’s Rohingya
Dr Maung Zarni – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (IN-DEPTH VIDEOS | Comments Off on The Slow Burning Genocide of Myanmar’s Rohingya)
Moonlight Rumba (MUSIC VIDEO OF THE WEEK)
Gustavo Montesano – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (Music Video of the Week | Comments Off on Moonlight Rumba (MUSIC VIDEO OF THE WEEK))
Surveillance: The NSA Revelations All in One Chart
Julia Angwin and Jeff Larson – ProPublica
July 7th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Surveillance: The NSA Revelations All in One Chart)
Revealed: ‘Collect It All’ NSA Targets Those Seeking Web Privacy
Jon Queally – Common Dreams
July 7th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Revealed: ‘Collect It All’ NSA Targets Those Seeking Web Privacy)
How the Public Was Manipulated Into Believing the Teens Were Alive
Noam Sheizaf - +972 Magazine
July 7th, 2014 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on How the Public Was Manipulated Into Believing the Teens Were Alive)
African Leaders Vote to Give Themselves Immunity from War Crimes
The Associated Press – Al Jazeera
July 7th, 2014 (AFRICA | Comments Off on African Leaders Vote to Give Themselves Immunity from War Crimes)
(Italiano) Buona Governance, innovativa: che cos’è?
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Buona Governance, innovativa: che cos’è?)
What Did $7 Billion Spent on Opium Eradication in Afghanistan Buy? More Opium.
Dan Murphy – The Christian Science Monitor
July 7th, 2014 (ASIA--PACIFIC, CENTRAL ASIA | Comments Off on What Did $7 Billion Spent on Opium Eradication in Afghanistan Buy? More Opium.)
Arab Spring, Jihad Summer
Pepe Escobar – Asia Times
July 7th, 2014 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Arab Spring, Jihad Summer)
Israel’s SodaStream Closes Main UK Store after 2-Yr Boycott Campaign
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Israel’s SodaStream Closes Main UK Store after 2-Yr Boycott Campaign)
The World is NOT a U.S. Colony!
James Albertini – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on The World is NOT a U.S. Colony!)
Absolutely Nothing: A Veteran’s Savage Indictment of the Iraq War
Jim Wright, Americans Against the Tea Party – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Absolutely Nothing: A Veteran’s Savage Indictment of the Iraq War)
Sri Lankan Minister Confirms Australia’s Handover of Tamil Refugees
Mike Head, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Sri Lankan Minister Confirms Australia’s Handover of Tamil Refugees)
UNREDACTED: Declassified Documents Given by Biden to Rousseff Detail Secret Dictatorship-Era Executions, “Psychophysical” Torture in Brazil
Peter Kornbluh, National Security Archive – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on UNREDACTED: Declassified Documents Given by Biden to Rousseff Detail Secret Dictatorship-Era Executions, “Psychophysical” Torture in Brazil)
Seven Roads to Happiness
Johan Galtung
July 7th, 2014 (EDITORIAL | 4 Comments »)
Jailing of Al-Jazeera Journalists: A Proxy in the War between Qatar and Saudi Arabia
Robert Fisk – The Independent
July 7th, 2014 (MEDIA | Comments Off on Jailing of Al-Jazeera Journalists: A Proxy in the War between Qatar and Saudi Arabia)
US Presbyterian General Assembly Votes to Divest from Israeli Occupation
End the Occupation – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on US Presbyterian General Assembly Votes to Divest from Israeli Occupation)
Iraq Crisis: Divide-And-Rule in Defence of a Neoliberal Political Economy
Ali Al-Jaberi – Open Democracy
July 7th, 2014 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Iraq Crisis: Divide-And-Rule in Defence of a Neoliberal Political Economy)
(Italiano) Il mondo in questo preciso momento: rapporto di metà anno
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Il mondo in questo preciso momento: rapporto di metà anno)
(Português) Diferenças entre ESCREVER e REDIGIR
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on (Português) Diferenças entre ESCREVER e REDIGIR)
Microsoft’s Gestures of Transparency
Bill Blunden - CounterPunch
July 7th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Microsoft’s Gestures of Transparency)
Non-State Actors in International Relations
René Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (REVIEWS | Comments Off on Non-State Actors in International Relations)
US Signals Intention to Eliminate Its Land Mines, Join Treaty
Renee Lewis – Al Jazeera America
July 7th, 2014 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on US Signals Intention to Eliminate Its Land Mines, Join Treaty)
Climate Change Fact Sheet
Earth Policy Institute – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Climate Change Fact Sheet)
Obama’s Fickle Gitmo Policy
Tom Tomorrow – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on Obama’s Fickle Gitmo Policy)
(Italiano) Intervista – Johan Galtung
Al McKay, E-International Relations – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Intervista – Johan Galtung)
Hindering Restoration of Global Heritage in Syria – EU Sanctions Target Humanitarian Aid
Franklin Lamb – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Hindering Restoration of Global Heritage in Syria – EU Sanctions Target Humanitarian Aid)
Japan Announces a Military Shift to Thwart China
Martin Fackler and David E. Sanger – The New York Times
July 7th, 2014 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Japan Announces a Military Shift to Thwart China)
Anticipating When Blackbirds Sing Chinese
Anthony Judge – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Anticipating When Blackbirds Sing Chinese)
Facebook Denies Emotion Contagion Study Had Government and Military Ties
Samuel Gibbs – The Guardian
July 7th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA | Comments Off on Facebook Denies Emotion Contagion Study Had Government and Military Ties)
Protecting Organic Seeds from GMO Contamination
Pamela Coleman, Ph.D. – The Cornucopia Institute
July 7th, 2014 (ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | Comments Off on Protecting Organic Seeds from GMO Contamination)
Save the Bees, Ban Neonic Pesticides
Dr. David Suzuki, EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Save the Bees, Ban Neonic Pesticides)
Isaac Asimov on Optimism vs. Cynicism about the Human Spirit
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (REVIEWS | Comments Off on Isaac Asimov on Optimism vs. Cynicism about the Human Spirit)
The Risk of a Ukraine Bloodbath
Ray McGovern – Consortium News
July 7th, 2014 (BALKANS AND EASTERN EUROPE | Comments Off on The Risk of a Ukraine Bloodbath)
My Thoughts on Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire’s Speech on 6th June, 2014 in Sarajevo
Alberto Portugheis – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on My Thoughts on Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire’s Speech on 6th June, 2014 in Sarajevo)