Archive for 2014 – Week 8


Syria’s War Must End
Prof. Stephen Hawking – The Washington Post
February 17th, 2014 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | 1 Comment »)
Ugandan Anti-Gay Law Is Huge Step Backwards, Says Barack Obama
Associated Press – The Guardian
February 17th, 2014 (SEXUALITIES | Comments Off on Ugandan Anti-Gay Law Is Huge Step Backwards, Says Barack Obama)
1.1 Million Brazilians Petition Government to Give Edward Snowden Asylum
Douglas Ernst - The Washington Times
February 17th, 2014 (BRICS | 1 Comment »)
Talking Roles
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on Talking Roles)
Where Is Thoreau Now That We Need Him?
Tom Greening – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on Where Is Thoreau Now That We Need Him?)
US Drones Reaping Death by SIM Card
The Real News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on US Drones Reaping Death by SIM Card)
Tragedi Rohingya – The Rohingya Tragedy in Burma/Myanmar
Agenda Awani – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (IN-DEPTH VIDEOS | Comments Off on Tragedi Rohingya – The Rohingya Tragedy in Burma/Myanmar)
Nuke Summit Agenda Circumvents Armed Powers
Thalif Deen, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION | Comments Off on Nuke Summit Agenda Circumvents Armed Powers)
Ever Wonder Exactly Why the U.S. Keeps Israel’s Nuclear Secret?
Russ Wellen – Foreign Policy In Focus
February 17th, 2014 (WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION | Comments Off on Ever Wonder Exactly Why the U.S. Keeps Israel’s Nuclear Secret?)
Terrorism with a “Human Face”: Syria Al Qaeda “Freedom Fighters” are “Not Killing Civilians”
Prof Michel Chossudovsky - Global Research
February 17th, 2014 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Terrorism with a “Human Face”: Syria Al Qaeda “Freedom Fighters” are “Not Killing Civilians”)
Suicides of Bank Executives, Fraud, Financial Manipulation: JPMorgan Chase Advisor Tony Blair Is Not Involved
Prof Michel Chossudovsky - Global Research
February 17th, 2014 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on Suicides of Bank Executives, Fraud, Financial Manipulation: JPMorgan Chase Advisor Tony Blair Is Not Involved)
(Português) O Sigilo Sobre Fukushima
Ralph Nader – Carta Maior
February 17th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) O Sigilo Sobre Fukushima)
GMOs Are Killing the Bees, Butterflies, Birds, and . . . ?
Katherine Paul and Ronnie Cummins - Organic Consumers Association
February 17th, 2014 (ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | Comments Off on GMOs Are Killing the Bees, Butterflies, Birds, and . . . ?)
Usurious Returns on Phantom Money: The Credit Card Gravy Train
Ellen Brown – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on Usurious Returns on Phantom Money: The Credit Card Gravy Train)
The Tide Turns against Israel
Jonathan Cook – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on The Tide Turns against Israel)
(Castellano) La Hipocresía de Human Rights Watch
Keane Bhatt - TeleSur
February 17th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Castellano) La Hipocresía de Human Rights Watch)
Keeping Your Chocolate Slave-Free
Marianne Perez – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Keeping Your Chocolate Slave-Free)
Brazil’s World Cup Evictions: An Insult to Soccer
Nathalie Baptiste – Foreign Policy In Focus
February 17th, 2014 (BRICS | Comments Off on Brazil’s World Cup Evictions: An Insult to Soccer)
France’s Aggressive Foreign Policy
Immanuel Wallerstein – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (EUROPE | Comments Off on France’s Aggressive Foreign Policy)
International Peace Research Association at 50
Johan Galtung, 17 Feb 2014 - TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (EDITORIAL | 3 Comments »)
Will Thorium Save Us from Climate Change?
Dr. David Suzuki, EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (ENERGY | Comments Off on Will Thorium Save Us from Climate Change?)
The NSA’s Secret Role in the U.S. Assassination Program
Jeremy Scahill and Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept
February 17th, 2014 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on The NSA’s Secret Role in the U.S. Assassination Program)
Anglo Irish Bankers on Trial for Scheme That Led to National Collapse
Pratap Chatterjee, CorpWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on Anglo Irish Bankers on Trial for Scheme That Led to National Collapse)
Four Latin American Countries Agree $85 bn Free-Trade Deal
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Four Latin American Countries Agree $85 bn Free-Trade Deal)
Nuclear Issue in Limbo as Indecision Grips Japan
Martin Fackler – International New York Times
February 17th, 2014 (ENERGY | Comments Off on Nuclear Issue in Limbo as Indecision Grips Japan)
Obama’s Arms Sales Policy: Promotion or Restraint?
William D. Hartung – Foreign Policy In Focus
February 17th, 2014 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on Obama’s Arms Sales Policy: Promotion or Restraint?)
Cluster-Bomb Imperialism: The Lethal Legacy of US Interventions
Sheldon Richman - CounterPunch
February 17th, 2014 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on Cluster-Bomb Imperialism: The Lethal Legacy of US Interventions)
Street Piano: Alla Turca Jazz (Music Video of the Week)
Ayse Deniz – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (Music Video of the Week | Comments Off on Street Piano: Alla Turca Jazz (Music Video of the Week))
Climate Change Is Here Now and It Could Lead to Global Conflict
Nicholas Stern – The Guardian
February 17th, 2014 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Climate Change Is Here Now and It Could Lead to Global Conflict)
Uganda to Authorise Life Sentence for Homosexuals
Mail & Guardian – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (SEXUALITIES | Comments Off on Uganda to Authorise Life Sentence for Homosexuals)
(Italiano) Studi per la pace e risoluzione dei conflitti: necessità della transdisciplinarietà
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Studi per la pace e risoluzione dei conflitti: necessità della transdisciplinarietà)
World Beyond War
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on World Beyond War)
Welcome to ‘The Intercept’ [Newest Online Magazine by Star Investigative Journalists]
Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras and Jeremy Scahill – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (NEWS, WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, MEDIA | 1 Comment »)
Looting Syria’s Archaeological Treasures – Destruction of the Idols
Patrick Cockburn - CounterPunch
February 17th, 2014 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Looting Syria’s Archaeological Treasures – Destruction of the Idols)
Isn’t the Nationalist a Mental Patient?
Dr E W Adikaram - Groundviews
February 17th, 2014 (TMS PEACE JOURNALISM | Comments Off on Isn’t the Nationalist a Mental Patient?)
(Italiano) Saddam, Osama, Gheddafi, Chavez – e Obama
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Saddam, Osama, Gheddafi, Chavez – e Obama)
US Military Intervention in Africa: The East African Response Force, a Creation of the Pentagon
Abayomi Azikiwe - Global Research
February 17th, 2014 (AFRICA | Comments Off on US Military Intervention in Africa: The East African Response Force, a Creation of the Pentagon)
Ten Reasons That I Support Alan Dershowitz, Not
Gilad Atzmon – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Ten Reasons That I Support Alan Dershowitz, Not)
The Role of Africa in Halting Supply of Illegal Ivory
Henry Oryem Okello – The Independent
February 17th, 2014 (AFRICA | Comments Off on The Role of Africa in Halting Supply of Illegal Ivory)
Saudi Arabia Criminalizes ‘Terrorists’ Defaming State’s Reputation, Disturbing Order
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Saudi Arabia Criminalizes ‘Terrorists’ Defaming State’s Reputation, Disturbing Order)
The New US-Russia Cold War
Pepe Escobar – Asia Times
February 17th, 2014 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on The New US-Russia Cold War)
Over Half of Population Opposes Japan Engaging in Collective Self-Defense: Survey
The Japan Times – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Over Half of Population Opposes Japan Engaging in Collective Self-Defense: Survey)
Munich Olympics, Revisited: Do Only Some Massacres Matter?
Alison Weir - CounterPunch
February 17th, 2014 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Munich Olympics, Revisited: Do Only Some Massacres Matter?)
Life-Skill Learning from Animal Shareholders and Collaborators
Anthony Judge – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Life-Skill Learning from Animal Shareholders and Collaborators)
About Courage: I Am Scared, Therefore I Am Brave!
Andre Vltchek – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on About Courage: I Am Scared, Therefore I Am Brave!)
(Português) Portugal Ajuda a Viabilizar Entrada de Milho Transgénico na Europa
Esquerda – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) Portugal Ajuda a Viabilizar Entrada de Milho Transgénico na Europa)
Transcendental Meditation Significantly Reduces PTSD in African Refugees within 10 Days
Science Codex – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (HEALTH | Comments Off on Transcendental Meditation Significantly Reduces PTSD in African Refugees within 10 Days)
Conflict, Conquest and Conversion: Two Thousand Years of Christian Missions in the Middle East
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (REVIEWS | Comments Off on Conflict, Conquest and Conversion: Two Thousand Years of Christian Missions in the Middle East)
Male Sexual Orientation Influenced by Genes, Study Shows
Ian Sample, science correspondent – The Guardian
February 17th, 2014 (SEXUALITIES | Comments Off on Male Sexual Orientation Influenced by Genes, Study Shows)
The Vampire Squid Strikes again: The Mega Banks’ Most Devious Scam Yet
Matt Taibbi – Rolling Stone
February 17th, 2014 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on The Vampire Squid Strikes again: The Mega Banks’ Most Devious Scam Yet)
In West Bank Settlements, Israeli Jobs Are Double-Edged Sword
Jodi Rudoren – International New York Times
February 17th, 2014 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on In West Bank Settlements, Israeli Jobs Are Double-Edged Sword)
Tech Monsters Own Everything
Joel Kotkin – The Daily Beast
February 17th, 2014 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on Tech Monsters Own Everything)
Majority of Americans Favor Ties with Cuba, Poll Finds
Rick Gladstone – International New York Times
February 17th, 2014 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Majority of Americans Favor Ties with Cuba, Poll Finds)
Gypsies-Roma: The Greatest Threat to Europe
John Feffer – Foreign Policy In Focus
February 17th, 2014 (EUROPE | Comments Off on Gypsies-Roma: The Greatest Threat to Europe)
The Archaeological Heritage in Syria throughout the Crisis 2011-2013
Syrian Ministry of Culture – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (REVIEWS | Comments Off on The Archaeological Heritage in Syria throughout the Crisis 2011-2013)
Countering Boycott Calls with Anti-Semitism Accusations: A Sure Way to Lose the Argument
Doron Pely – Foreign Policy In Focus
February 17th, 2014 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Countering Boycott Calls with Anti-Semitism Accusations: A Sure Way to Lose the Argument)
Caught Red-Handed: Secret Tape Reveals US-backed Plot to Topple Ukraine’s Democratically-Elected President
Mike Whitney - CounterPunch
February 17th, 2014 (BALKANS AND EASTERN EUROPE | Comments Off on Caught Red-Handed: Secret Tape Reveals US-backed Plot to Topple Ukraine’s Democratically-Elected President)
‘Good’ and ‘Bad’ War – And the Struggle of Memory against Forgetting
John Pilger – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on ‘Good’ and ‘Bad’ War – And the Struggle of Memory against Forgetting)
Syria-Bound Trucks Filled with US Dollars, Says Opposition Party Leader
Today’s Zaman, Istanbul – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Syria-Bound Trucks Filled with US Dollars, Says Opposition Party Leader)
The Salvadorian Elections and Beijing’s Rising Star in Central America
Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya - Global Research
February 17th, 2014 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on The Salvadorian Elections and Beijing’s Rising Star in Central America)
Bitcoin is a Flawed Currency but a Potentially Useful Application for the Eurozone
Yanis Varoufakis – International Policy Digest
February 17th, 2014 (ECONOMICS | Comments Off on Bitcoin is a Flawed Currency but a Potentially Useful Application for the Eurozone)
Internet Governance Too US-Centric, Says European Commission
Ian Traynor – The Guardian
February 17th, 2014 (MEDIA | Comments Off on Internet Governance Too US-Centric, Says European Commission)
Clapper Reads from the Bush/Cheney/Nixon Playbook to Fear-Monger over Transparency
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept
February 17th, 2014 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Clapper Reads from the Bush/Cheney/Nixon Playbook to Fear-Monger over Transparency)
Media Consolidation Intensifies: Can the Comcast and Time/Warner Cable Merger Be Stopped?
David Rosen - CounterPunch
February 17th, 2014 (MEDIA | Comments Off on Media Consolidation Intensifies: Can the Comcast and Time/Warner Cable Merger Be Stopped?)
U.S. Signs off on Japanese Collective Self Defense
Peter Lee – International Policy Digest
February 17th, 2014 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on U.S. Signs off on Japanese Collective Self Defense)
Abe Road
Nancy Snow – Foreign Policy In Focus
February 17th, 2014 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Abe Road)
The Five Criminals – In America, the Gestapo Has Replaced the Rule of Law
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on The Five Criminals – In America, the Gestapo Has Replaced the Rule of Law)
The Nordic Light – A Poetry Review
Sumeet Grover – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (REVIEWS | Comments Off on The Nordic Light – A Poetry Review)
Rand Paul Sues the NSA in the Most Elaborate Email Collection Scheme in History
Philip Bump – The Wire
February 17th, 2014 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Rand Paul Sues the NSA in the Most Elaborate Email Collection Scheme in History)
No to the Recolonization of the Central African Republic
Colonialism Reparation – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 (AFRICA | Comments Off on No to the Recolonization of the Central African Republic)