Archive for 2015 – Week 20


Yarmouk and the Failures of Neutral Humanitarianism
Brent Eng & José Ciro Martínez – Al Jazeera America
May 11th, 2015 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Yarmouk and the Failures of Neutral Humanitarianism)
Changes to the List of States Supporting Terrorism
News from Somewhere – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (FOOD FOR THOUGHT | Comments Off on Changes to the List of States Supporting Terrorism)
Brazil Passes Femicide Law to Curb Domestic Violence
Donna Bowater & Priscilla Moraes – Al Jazeera America
May 11th, 2015 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Brazil Passes Femicide Law to Curb Domestic Violence)
Techno-Financial Capital and Genocide of the Poorest of the Poor
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Techno-Financial Capital and Genocide of the Poorest of the Poor)
The Year 2015: First Third Report
Johan Galtung, 11 May 2015 - TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (EDITORIAL | 4 Comments »)
Countries around World Are Revoking Freedom of Assembly
Willie Osterweil – Al Jazeera America
May 11th, 2015 (CIVIL SOCIETY | Comments Off on Countries around World Are Revoking Freedom of Assembly)
The Capitalist Culture Is Contrary to Life and Happiness
Leonardo Boff – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on The Capitalist Culture Is Contrary to Life and Happiness)
Today’s V-Day as a Lost Opportunity for Peace-Making
Jan Oberg - Transnational Foundation for Peace & Future Research
May 11th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Today’s V-Day as a Lost Opportunity for Peace-Making)
Duty to Warn – Mitochondrial Collateral Damage Thanks to Big Pharma
Gary G. Kohls, MD – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (HEALTH | Comments Off on Duty to Warn – Mitochondrial Collateral Damage Thanks to Big Pharma)
A Blueprint for Greece’s Recovery
Yanis Varoufakis, Project Syndicate – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (EUROPE | Comments Off on A Blueprint for Greece’s Recovery)
Love and Resistance by Theresa Wolfwood
Sumeet Grover – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, REVIEWS, POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on Love and Resistance by Theresa Wolfwood)
New Report Details How Israeli Soldiers Killed Civilians in Gaza: “There Were No Rules”
William Booth – The Washington Post
May 11th, 2015 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on New Report Details How Israeli Soldiers Killed Civilians in Gaza: “There Were No Rules”)
Universities, Inc. – How Academia Became a Business
Ben Agger - CounterPunch
May 11th, 2015 (ACADEMIA-KNOWLEDGE-SCHOLARSHIP | Comments Off on Universities, Inc. – How Academia Became a Business)
Peace Lessons: How to Reduce Violence
Robert J. Burrowes, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (REVIEWS | Comments Off on Peace Lessons: How to Reduce Violence)
U.S. Reveals It Has Known About Israel’s Nuclear Program for Over 50 Years
The National Security Archive, George Washington University – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (ANGLO AMERICA, WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION, PALESTINE - ISRAEL, EXPOSURES - EXPOSÉS | 2 Comments »)
Burundi: Denying or Hoping Won’t Do
Jan Oberg - Transnational Foundation for Peace & Future Research
May 11th, 2015 (AFRICA | Comments Off on Burundi: Denying or Hoping Won’t Do)
American Psychological Association Bolstered C.I.A. Torture Program, Report Says
James Risen – The New York Times
May 11th, 2015 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on American Psychological Association Bolstered C.I.A. Torture Program, Report Says)
(Italiano) La strana leggerezza della storia
Boaventura de Sousa Santos, ZNet – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) La strana leggerezza della storia)
Ex-U.N. Official John Dugard: Israel’s Crimes Are “Infinitely Worse” Than in Apartheid South Africa
Amy Goodman – Democracy NOW!
May 11th, 2015 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Ex-U.N. Official John Dugard: Israel’s Crimes Are “Infinitely Worse” Than in Apartheid South Africa)
WikiLeaks Finally Brings Back Its Submission System for Your Secrets
Andy Greenberg, Wired – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on WikiLeaks Finally Brings Back Its Submission System for Your Secrets)
It Is Time to Call Radio “Liberty” What It Is: Radio Gestapo Amerika
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on It Is Time to Call Radio “Liberty” What It Is: Radio Gestapo Amerika)
Protective Edge Assault: IDF Soldiers’ Testimony from Gaza
Breaking the Silence – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Protective Edge Assault: IDF Soldiers’ Testimony from Gaza)
Containing Fukushima Is “Beyond Current Technology”. Worldwide Radiation is the Unspoken Consequence
Washington's Blog – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (ENERGY | Comments Off on Containing Fukushima Is “Beyond Current Technology”. Worldwide Radiation is the Unspoken Consequence)
White on White Violence [SATIRE]
Chris Hayes, MSNBC – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on White on White Violence [SATIRE])
The Semantics of Struggle
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on The Semantics of Struggle)
The American Dream: Living to 18
Amy Goodman – Truthdig
May 11th, 2015 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on The American Dream: Living to 18)
The Day After: The Israeli Defense Forces’ New Tactics
Neve Gordon – London Review of Books
May 11th, 2015 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on The Day After: The Israeli Defense Forces’ New Tactics)
(Italiano) Il discorso del primo ministro giapponese Abe al Congress USA – e commenti
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Il discorso del primo ministro giapponese Abe al Congress USA – e commenti)
The West and Its Self-Assumed Right to Intervene
Roberto Savio, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on The West and Its Self-Assumed Right to Intervene)
Did Tesla Just Kill Nuclear Power?
Jeff McMahon - Forbes
May 11th, 2015 (ENERGY | Comments Off on Did Tesla Just Kill Nuclear Power?)
Worldwide Nuclear Modernization Programs
Federation of American Scientists
May 11th, 2015 (WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION | Comments Off on Worldwide Nuclear Modernization Programs)
(Français) Clôture du Forum social mondial : Les citoyens du monde contre le terrorisme et l’oppression des peuples
Sihem Oubraham, El Moudjahid – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Français) Clôture du Forum social mondial : Les citoyens du monde contre le terrorisme et l’oppression des peuples)
Toward a World Pedagogy of Positiveness: A Plea
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on Toward a World Pedagogy of Positiveness: A Plea)
Pro-Capitalist “Anti-Capitalism” – This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate
Evan Winters, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (REVIEWS | Comments Off on Pro-Capitalist “Anti-Capitalism” – This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate)
Johan Galtung Speaking at the World Tribunal on Iraq
Deep Dish – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (TRANSCEND VIDEOS, IN-DEPTH VIDEOS | Comments Off on Johan Galtung Speaking at the World Tribunal on Iraq)
(Français) L’Amérique latine en perspective : entre réussites et nouveau défis
Raffaele Morgantini & Tarik Bouafia, Investig’Action – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Français) L’Amérique latine en perspective : entre réussites et nouveau défis)
Hawaii’s Mauna Kea Protectors Aim to Halt Construction of $1.4 billion, 30-meter telescope on Sacred Mountain
Imani Altemus-Williams – Waging Nonviolence
May 11th, 2015 (INDIGENOUS RIGHTS, ANGLO AMERICA, ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea Protectors Aim to Halt Construction of $1.4 billion, 30-meter telescope on Sacred Mountain)
Statues of Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Bradley Manning Unveiled in Berlin
Stefan Steinberg , WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (ACTIVISM, WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, ARTS | Comments Off on Statues of Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Bradley Manning Unveiled in Berlin)
May: This Month in Nuclear Threat History
Jeffrey W. Mason – Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
May 11th, 2015 (HISTORY | Comments Off on May: This Month in Nuclear Threat History)
Mathematicians
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on Mathematicians)
A Destination, Unknown
Ashok T. Chakravarthy – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on A Destination, Unknown)
The Choice before Europe
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (EUROPE | Comments Off on The Choice before Europe)
Hubris versus Wisdom
David Krieger – Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
May 11th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Hubris versus Wisdom)
Costa Rica’s Energy Nearly 100 Percent Clean
Diego Arguedas Ortiz, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (ENERGY | Comments Off on Costa Rica’s Energy Nearly 100 Percent Clean)
The Five-Step Process to Privatize Everything
Paul Buchheit – Common Dreams
May 11th, 2015 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on The Five-Step Process to Privatize Everything)
Who Is Responsible for Indian Farmer Suicides?
Vithal Rajan – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 2 Comments »)
A Template for Our Global Era: The Lexical Nexus of Proportion, Process, Ideology
Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on A Template for Our Global Era: The Lexical Nexus of Proportion, Process, Ideology)
The American Psychological Association’s Disappearing History
Roy Eidelson Ph.D., Psychology Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on The American Psychological Association’s Disappearing History)
New ACLU Cellphone App Automatically Preserves Video of Police Encounters
Jon Wiener – The Nation
May 11th, 2015 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on New ACLU Cellphone App Automatically Preserves Video of Police Encounters)
(Castellano) Los Expertos Advierten de la Necesidad de Reconocer los Resentimientos
Carta de la Paz dirigida a la ONU– TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Castellano) Los Expertos Advierten de la Necesidad de Reconocer los Resentimientos)
In Praise of the Four “R”s: Riot, Rebellion, Resistance and Revolution
J.A. Masko – CounterPunch
May 11th, 2015 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on In Praise of the Four “R”s: Riot, Rebellion, Resistance and Revolution)
Criminalizing Palestinian Resistance – Amnesty International: Whitewashing another Massacre
Paul de Rooij - CounterPunch
May 11th, 2015 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Criminalizing Palestinian Resistance – Amnesty International: Whitewashing another Massacre)
3 Reasons Healthy Gut Flora Are Important
Dr. Edward F. Group III, Global Healing Center – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (HEALTH | Comments Off on 3 Reasons Healthy Gut Flora Are Important)
Катюша [Katusha – Katyusha] (MUSIC VIDEO OF THE WEEK)
Ottoman Military Band and Red Army Choir - TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (Music Video of the Week | Comments Off on Катюша [Katusha – Katyusha] (MUSIC VIDEO OF THE WEEK))
We Cannot Liberate Palestine with Colonized Minds
Haidar Eid - The Electronic Intifada
May 11th, 2015 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | 1 Comment »)
Reflections from and about Palestine
Prof. Mazin Qumsiyeh – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Reflections from and about Palestine)
Dante and the Eternal Quest for Nonreligious Divinity: Physicist Margaret Wertheim on Science and God
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (SCIENCE - SPIRITUALITY | Comments Off on Dante and the Eternal Quest for Nonreligious Divinity: Physicist Margaret Wertheim on Science and God)
Counting the Cost of US Drones: Local Wars Killing Local People
Jack Serle – The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
May 11th, 2015 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on Counting the Cost of US Drones: Local Wars Killing Local People)
Flying Lessons
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Flying Lessons)
US Sends Hundreds of Troops to Quake-Stricken Nepal
W. A. Sunil, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (MILITARISM | 1 Comment »)
Mother’s Day
Kristin Christman – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on Mother’s Day)
Evil Rules – Guidelines for Engaging in Armageddon Now
Anthony Judge – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Evil Rules – Guidelines for Engaging in Armageddon Now)
We’re Citizens, Not Subjects. We Have the Right to Criticize Government without Fear
Chelsea E. Manning (formerly Bradley Manning) – The Guardian
May 11th, 2015 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on We’re Citizens, Not Subjects. We Have the Right to Criticize Government without Fear)
This Week in History
Satoshi Ashikaga – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 (HISTORY | Comments Off on This Week in History)