Archive for 2014 – Week 41


The Life of the Mind: Hannah Arendt on Thinking vs. Knowing and the Crucial Difference Between Truth and Meaning
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (REVIEWS | Comments Off on The Life of the Mind: Hannah Arendt on Thinking vs. Knowing and the Crucial Difference Between Truth and Meaning)
Nobel Laureates Cancel Summit as South Africa Refuses Visa for Dalai Lama
Tony Robinson – Pressenza Int’l Press Agency
October 6th, 2014 (NOBEL LAUREATES | Comments Off on Nobel Laureates Cancel Summit as South Africa Refuses Visa for Dalai Lama)
Journalism in the Age of Surveillance
Listening Post – Al Jazeera English
October 6th, 2014 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA, IN-DEPTH VIDEOS | Comments Off on Journalism in the Age of Surveillance)
What We’ve Learned from Four Years of Diving into Dollars for Doctors
Charles Ornstein, Eric Sagara and Ryann Grochowski Jones – ProPublica, Journalism in the Public Interest
October 6th, 2014 (ANALYSIS | Comments Off on What We’ve Learned from Four Years of Diving into Dollars for Doctors)
Makers of ‘Crush Porn’ Videos in Philippines Sentenced to Life in Prison
PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | Comments Off on Makers of ‘Crush Porn’ Videos in Philippines Sentenced to Life in Prison)
The Genie
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on The Genie)
(Português) O Retorno de George Orwell
John Pilger – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) O Retorno de George Orwell)
Hong Kong and Beyond
Johan Galtung - TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (EDITORIAL | 7 Comments »)
Progressive Struggles against Insidious Capitalist Individualism: Interview with Angela Davis
Frank Barat – Jadaliyya
October 6th, 2014 (INTERVIEW | Comments Off on Progressive Struggles against Insidious Capitalist Individualism: Interview with Angela Davis)
Hypocrisy: Saudi Arabia Beheads 26 People in 1 Month, Some for ‘Sorcery’ – The West Has Nothing to Say about It (Images)
Richard Rowe, AATP – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Hypocrisy: Saudi Arabia Beheads 26 People in 1 Month, Some for ‘Sorcery’ – The West Has Nothing to Say about It (Images))
Revolutionaries of the Soul: Reflections on Magicians, Philosophers, and Occultists
René Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (REVIEWS | Comments Off on Revolutionaries of the Soul: Reflections on Magicians, Philosophers, and Occultists)
Germany’s Energy Model Can Save the World
Paul Hockenos – Al Jazeera America
October 6th, 2014 (ENERGY | Comments Off on Germany’s Energy Model Can Save the World)
US Could Topple My Government, Kill Me: Argentina’s Kirchner
Daniel Merolla, AFP – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on US Could Topple My Government, Kill Me: Argentina’s Kirchner)
Creating a World Culture That Is Nonviolent
Robert J. Burrowes, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Creating a World Culture That Is Nonviolent)
Can China and Russia Squeeze Washington Out of Eurasia? The Future of a Beijing-Moscow-Berlin Alliance
Pepe Escobar - TomDispatch
October 6th, 2014 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Can China and Russia Squeeze Washington Out of Eurasia? The Future of a Beijing-Moscow-Berlin Alliance)
Please Help Us Save the University of Sydney’s Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies
Jake Lynch, Australians for BDS – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (TRANSCEND News | 1 Comment »)
Review of Klein’s ‘This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate’ – Extracting Ourselves from the Extractivist Mindset
Robert Jensen – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (REVIEWS | Comments Off on Review of Klein’s ‘This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate’ – Extracting Ourselves from the Extractivist Mindset)
(Italiano) L’ambiente: molto olistico, molto dialettico
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | 1 Comment »)
Call on Pope Francis to Reopen Vatican for Changes in the Church
Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (NOBEL LAUREATES | 3 Comments »)
US Exploiting West Africa Ebola Outbreak to Establish Military Foothold
Niles Williamson, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (AFRICA | Comments Off on US Exploiting West Africa Ebola Outbreak to Establish Military Foothold)
Gandhi, Nonviolence and Peace
Surya Nath Prasad, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (NONVIOLENCE | Comments Off on Gandhi, Nonviolence and Peace)
(Français) Afrique et droits des minorités sexuelles
Frédéric Thomas – Centre Tricontinental-CETRI
October 6th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Français) Afrique et droits des minorités sexuelles)
Hung Out to Dry
Georg Hodel – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (MEDIA | Comments Off on Hung Out to Dry)
Iran Nuclear Talks: Why Tehran Must Be Brought In from the Cold
Christopher de Bellaigue – The Guardian
October 6th, 2014 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Iran Nuclear Talks: Why Tehran Must Be Brought In from the Cold)
Changing the Political Climate: A Transitional Imperative
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Changing the Political Climate: A Transitional Imperative)
From Ukraine to Syria: UN’s Selective Defense of Human Rights
Ulson Gunnar, New Eastern Outlook – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (UNITED NATIONS | Comments Off on From Ukraine to Syria: UN’s Selective Defense of Human Rights)
Militarizing the Ebola Crisis
Joeva Rock – Foreign Policy In Focus
October 6th, 2014 (AFRICA | Comments Off on Militarizing the Ebola Crisis)
On Writing: A Nonkilling View
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on On Writing: A Nonkilling View)
The Fake Terror Threat Used to Justify Bombing Syria
Glenn Greenwald and Murtaza Hussain – The Intercept
October 6th, 2014 (ANGLO AMERICA | 1 Comment »)
‘We Need Hope and Fear in Equal Measure’: An Interview with Naomi Klein
Roy Scranton – Rolling Stone
October 6th, 2014 (INTERVIEW | Comments Off on ‘We Need Hope and Fear in Equal Measure’: An Interview with Naomi Klein)
Hard Choices: Hillary Clinton Admits Role in Honduran Coup Aftermath
Mark Weisbrot – Al Jazeera America
October 6th, 2014 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Hard Choices: Hillary Clinton Admits Role in Honduran Coup Aftermath)
Failing Sense of Smell Strong Predictor of Death
Agence France-Presse - AlterNet
October 6th, 2014 (HEALTH | Comments Off on Failing Sense of Smell Strong Predictor of Death)
U.S. Nuclear Policy: Taking the Wrong Road
David Krieger – Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
October 6th, 2014 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on U.S. Nuclear Policy: Taking the Wrong Road)
Why the Showdown with Islamic Extremists Is the War the Pentagon Was Hoping For
Nicolas J.S. Davies - AlterNet
October 6th, 2014 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Why the Showdown with Islamic Extremists Is the War the Pentagon Was Hoping For)
Thanks Anyway. A Report on the First World Alliance of Religions Peace Summit
Teresa Langle de Paz, Ph. D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Thanks Anyway. A Report on the First World Alliance of Religions Peace Summit)
Honouring Gandhi’s Legacy, UN Reaffirms Power of Peaceful Protest
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (UNITED NATIONS | Comments Off on Honouring Gandhi’s Legacy, UN Reaffirms Power of Peaceful Protest)
(Italiano) Caro Johan…
Elena Camino – Centro Studi Sereno Regis
October 6th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | 1 Comment »)
Neoliberalism Has Brought Out the Worst in Us
Paul Verhaeghe – The Guardian
October 6th, 2014 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Neoliberalism Has Brought Out the Worst in Us)
(Castellano) Sustentación, aceptación y legitimación de los extractivismos: múltiples expresiones pero un mismo basamento
Eduardo Gudynas – Centro Tricontinental-CETRI
October 6th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Castellano) Sustentación, aceptación y legitimación de los extractivismos: múltiples expresiones pero un mismo basamento)
Kill the Messenger Official Trailer (2014)
MovieClips – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | 2 Comments »)
Nos Morituri Te Salutamus
Anthony Judge – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Nos Morituri Te Salutamus)
The CIA/Main-Stream-Media Contra-Cocaine Cover-up
Robert Parry – Consortium News
October 6th, 2014 (MEDIA | 1 Comment »)
Massive New Debt Hides Years of Negative GDP Growth in EU and USA
Jon Hellevig – Oriental Review
October 6th, 2014 (ECONOMICS | Comments Off on Massive New Debt Hides Years of Negative GDP Growth in EU and USA)
‘Africa’s Arms Dump’: Following the Trail of Bullets in the Sudans
Charlton Doki in Juba and Adam Mohamed Ahmad in Khartoum - The Niles, The Guardian Africa network
October 6th, 2014 (AFRICA | Comments Off on ‘Africa’s Arms Dump’: Following the Trail of Bullets in the Sudans)
Mad Monks: Wirathu, Sri Lanka, and Diverting Democracy in Burma
Jack Healey – HuffPost
October 6th, 2014 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Mad Monks: Wirathu, Sri Lanka, and Diverting Democracy in Burma)