Archive for 2014 – Week 4


A Major Victory for Snowden and N.S.A. Reformers
Ryan Lizza – The New Yorker
January 20th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on A Major Victory for Snowden and N.S.A. Reformers)
The People Guarding US Nukes Will Shock You
Abby Martin, Breaking the Set – Russia Today
January 20th, 2014 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on The People Guarding US Nukes Will Shock You)
Eisenhower Farewell Address – 17 Jan 1961
U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower - TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on Eisenhower Farewell Address – 17 Jan 1961)
Five Minutes Is Too Close
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (UNITED NATIONS | Comments Off on Five Minutes Is Too Close)
Leaked: Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) – Environment Chapter
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (TRADE | Comments Off on Leaked: Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) – Environment Chapter)
TPP: Poison for Local Community Resilience
Richard Heinberg – Common Dreams
January 20th, 2014 (TRADE | Comments Off on TPP: Poison for Local Community Resilience)
NAFTA at 20: A Model for Corporate Rule
Manuel Perez-Rocha and Stuart Trew – Foreign Policy In Focus
January 20th, 2014 (TRADE | Comments Off on NAFTA at 20: A Model for Corporate Rule)
“Failed Everywhere It’s Been Tried” – The Deadly Wages of Free Trade
Daniel Kovalik - CounterPunch
January 20th, 2014 (TRADE | Comments Off on “Failed Everywhere It’s Been Tried” – The Deadly Wages of Free Trade)
The Siege of Yarmouk
Franklin Lamb – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on The Siege of Yarmouk)
New Analysis of Rocket Used In Syria Chemical Attack Undercuts U.S. Claims
Matthew Schofield, McClatchy – Star-Telegram
January 20th, 2014 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on New Analysis of Rocket Used In Syria Chemical Attack Undercuts U.S. Claims)
MIT Study of Ghouta Chemical Attack Challenges US Intelligence
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on MIT Study of Ghouta Chemical Attack Challenges US Intelligence)
The Monks’ Army
Eric Ellis – The Global Mail (Australia)
January 20th, 2014 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on The Monks’ Army)
Regulating Fatty Acids in Infant Formula: Critical Assessment of U.S. Policies and Practices
George Kent – International Breastfeeding Journal
January 20th, 2014 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Regulating Fatty Acids in Infant Formula: Critical Assessment of U.S. Policies and Practices)
The Bosnian Knot: Conflicts Unchanged in Birthplace of WWI
Walter Mayr – Der Spiegel
January 20th, 2014 (BALKANS AND EASTERN EUROPE | Comments Off on The Bosnian Knot: Conflicts Unchanged in Birthplace of WWI)
Can Brazil Help Roll Back US Surveillance?
Robert Valencia – Open Democracy
January 20th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Can Brazil Help Roll Back US Surveillance?)
Beyond Reform: It’s Time to Shut Down the World Bank
Cyril Mychalejko – Toward Freedom
January 20th, 2014 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on Beyond Reform: It’s Time to Shut Down the World Bank)
Uganda President Blocks Anti-Gay Bill
Agence France-Press – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (SEXUALITIES | 1 Comment »)
250 Dolphins Captured, Prepared for Slaughter in Japan
Hawaii Report – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | Comments Off on 250 Dolphins Captured, Prepared for Slaughter in Japan)
Netanyahu Rolls Out New Roadblock to Peace
Jonathan Cook – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Netanyahu Rolls Out New Roadblock to Peace)
(Italiano) L’Occidente si contrae in un “Medio Evo”? Bene!
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) L’Occidente si contrae in un “Medio Evo”? Bene!)
Climate Activists Slapped With Terrorism Charges for Devon Energy Protest
Richard Smallteacher, CorpWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (ACTIVISM | Comments Off on Climate Activists Slapped With Terrorism Charges for Devon Energy Protest)
Nigerian Leader Signs Anti-Gay Law, Drawing U.S. Fire
Felix Onuah, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (SEXUALITIES | Comments Off on Nigerian Leader Signs Anti-Gay Law, Drawing U.S. Fire)
Speech in La Habana, Cuba
Nelson Mandela – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (SPECIAL FEATURE | Comments Off on Speech in La Habana, Cuba)
Why Our Debate about Surveillance Doesn’t Go Far Enough
Tom Engelhardt – Mother Jones
January 20th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Why Our Debate about Surveillance Doesn’t Go Far Enough)
(Italiano) 2014: Dieci conflitti, soluzioni, conciliazione
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) 2014: Dieci conflitti, soluzioni, conciliazione)
Green Parties in Transition
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (REVIEWS | Comments Off on Green Parties in Transition)
Obama’s NSA ‘Reforms’ Are Little More Than a PR Attempt to Mollify the Public
Glenn Greenwald – The Guardian
January 20th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Obama’s NSA ‘Reforms’ Are Little More Than a PR Attempt to Mollify the Public)
Chocolate Slavery Case against Nestlé Allowed to Proceed
Pratap Chatterjee – CorpWatch
January 20th, 2014 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Chocolate Slavery Case against Nestlé Allowed to Proceed)
From a Rolling Stone to Moving Mountains: The Process of Democratic Change in Bulgaria
Nikolay Nikolov – Open Democracy
January 20th, 2014 (BALKANS AND EASTERN EUROPE | Comments Off on From a Rolling Stone to Moving Mountains: The Process of Democratic Change in Bulgaria)
The President on Mass Surveillance
Editorial – The New York Times
January 20th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on The President on Mass Surveillance)
(Português) A Atualidade de Uma Marxista Rebelde
Antonio Martins – Outras Palavras
January 20th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) A Atualidade de Uma Marxista Rebelde)
In Honor of the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Anthony Marsella, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on In Honor of the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.)
Supreme Court Hands Monsanto Victory over Farmers on GMO Seed Patents, Ability to Sue
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | Comments Off on Supreme Court Hands Monsanto Victory over Farmers on GMO Seed Patents, Ability to Sue)
NSA Collects Millions of Text Messages Daily in ‘Untargeted’ Global Sweep
James Ball – The Guardian
January 20th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on NSA Collects Millions of Text Messages Daily in ‘Untargeted’ Global Sweep)
N.S.A. Devises Radio Pathway into Computers
David E. Sanger and Thom Shanker – International New York Times
January 20th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on N.S.A. Devises Radio Pathway into Computers)
The Economy: Looks Bad
Johan Galtung
January 20th, 2014 (EDITORIAL | 3 Comments »)
Haiti: Four Years On From the Quake
Ama Biney – Pambazuka News
January 20th, 2014 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Haiti: Four Years On From the Quake)
Reading Melville in Post-9/11 America
Greg Grandin – The Nation
January 20th, 2014 (LITERATURE | Comments Off on Reading Melville in Post-9/11 America)
Relax!
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on Relax!)
Ya’alon’s Jab at Kerry Proves Israel Isn’t in the Peace-Making Business
Mairav Zonszein - +972 Magazine
January 20th, 2014 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Ya’alon’s Jab at Kerry Proves Israel Isn’t in the Peace-Making Business)
Sewage Sludge as Fertilizer: Safe?
Jill Richardson – Food Safety News
January 20th, 2014 (HEALTH | Comments Off on Sewage Sludge as Fertilizer: Safe?)
PETA’s [People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals] Donation to Help Save Lives, Animal and Human
Donald G. Mcneil Jr. – International New York Times
January 20th, 2014 (ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | Comments Off on PETA’s [People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals] Donation to Help Save Lives, Animal and Human)
A Day of Infamy!
James Albertini – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on A Day of Infamy!)
Children Burned with Cigarettes by Israeli Soldiers in Illegal Settlement
Nora Barrows – Electronic Intifada
January 20th, 2014 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Children Burned with Cigarettes by Israeli Soldiers in Illegal Settlement)
The Mafia’s Deadly Garbage: Italy’s Growing Toxic Waste Scandal
Walter Mayr = Der Spiegel
January 20th, 2014 (EUROPE | Comments Off on The Mafia’s Deadly Garbage: Italy’s Growing Toxic Waste Scandal)
Plastic Waste: EU Parliament Sounds the Alarm
European Parliament – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (EUROPE | Comments Off on Plastic Waste: EU Parliament Sounds the Alarm)
Invisible Borders
Sumeet Grover – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on Invisible Borders)
Honduras: Audit Slams World Bank Agency
Kate Woodsome – Al Jazeera
January 20th, 2014 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Honduras: Audit Slams World Bank Agency)
Violence, Infectious Disease and Climate Change Contributed to Indus Civilization Collapse
Science Daily – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (HISTORY | Comments Off on Violence, Infectious Disease and Climate Change Contributed to Indus Civilization Collapse)
US Appeals Court Strikes Down “Net Neutrality” Rules
Thomas Gaist, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (MEDIA | Comments Off on US Appeals Court Strikes Down “Net Neutrality” Rules)
The Special Ops Surge: America’s Secret War in 134 Countries
Nick Turse - TomDispatch
January 20th, 2014 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on The Special Ops Surge: America’s Secret War in 134 Countries)
Chelsea Manning Awarded Sam Adams Integrity Prize for 2014
David Swanson, War Is A Crime – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Chelsea Manning Awarded Sam Adams Integrity Prize for 2014)
Gout’s on the Rise – So How Can You Avoid It?
Sarah Boseley – The Guardian
January 20th, 2014 (HEALTH | Comments Off on Gout’s on the Rise – So How Can You Avoid It?)
CONFIRMED: The DEA Struck a Deal with Mexico’s Most Notorious Drug Cartel
Michael Kelley – Business Insider
January 20th, 2014 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on CONFIRMED: The DEA Struck a Deal with Mexico’s Most Notorious Drug Cartel)
High Levels of Molecular Chlorine Found in Arctic Atmosphere
Science Daily – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on High Levels of Molecular Chlorine Found in Arctic Atmosphere)
El Día Que Me Quieras (Music Video of the Week)
Daniel Barenboim – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (Music Video of the Week | Comments Off on El Día Que Me Quieras (Music Video of the Week))
Major Parts of World Ignored by U.S. TV News in 2013
Jim Lobe – Toward Freedom
January 20th, 2014 (MEDIA | Comments Off on Major Parts of World Ignored by U.S. TV News in 2013)
The Year Palestine Became a Zero-Sum Game – 1929
Ran Greenstein - +972 Magazine
January 20th, 2014 (REVIEWS | Comments Off on The Year Palestine Became a Zero-Sum Game – 1929)
Fukushima: An Ongoing Warning to the World
Amy Goodman – Democracy NOW!
January 20th, 2014 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Fukushima: An Ongoing Warning to the World)
Brazilian Hacker Creates Twitter-like App Shielded from NSA Gaze
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA | Comments Off on Brazilian Hacker Creates Twitter-like App Shielded from NSA Gaze)