Archive for 2015 – Week 24


“Getting Away with Murder”
Johan Galtung
June 9th, 2015 (EDITORIAL | 4 Comments »)
Nuclear Weapons Labs Hit with Sizable Fines for New Security Violations
Patrick Malone – The Center for Public Integrity
June 8th, 2015 (WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION | Comments Off on Nuclear Weapons Labs Hit with Sizable Fines for New Security Violations)
8 June: World Oceans Day
The United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on 8 June: World Oceans Day)
Trade Agreements like TISA, TPP and TTIP Will Sideline National Laws, WikiLeaks Says
Hazel Sheffield – The Independent
June 8th, 2015 (ANGLO AMERICA, ECONOMICS, EUROPE, WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, CAPITALISM, TRADE, DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on Trade Agreements like TISA, TPP and TTIP Will Sideline National Laws, WikiLeaks Says)
Edward Snowden: The World Says No to Surveillance
Edward J. Snowden – The New York Times
June 8th, 2015 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Edward Snowden: The World Says No to Surveillance)
US Imperialism and the FIFA Corruption Investigation
Chris Marsden, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (SPORTS | Comments Off on US Imperialism and the FIFA Corruption Investigation)
“Combat Proven”: The Booming Business of War in Israel
Alex Kane – The Intercept
June 8th, 2015 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on “Combat Proven”: The Booming Business of War in Israel)
(Italiano) Un avvertimento contro l’argomentazione di Kaplan per cui “È tempo di riportare l’imperialismo in Medio Oriente”
Johan Galtung e Naakow Hayford – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Un avvertimento contro l’argomentazione di Kaplan per cui “È tempo di riportare l’imperialismo in Medio Oriente”)
(Deutsch) Musik gegen den Strom: Selbstorganisierte Praxis des Singens und Spielens
Ariane Dettloff – Contraste
June 8th, 2015 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Deutsch) Musik gegen den Strom: Selbstorganisierte Praxis des Singens und Spielens)
No Progress on Nuclear Weapons Control – As Planned
William Boardman - Reader Supported News
June 8th, 2015 (WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION | Comments Off on No Progress on Nuclear Weapons Control – As Planned)
The Human Rights Issue a Nobel Laureate Doesn’t Want to Touch
Michael Sullivan, NPR – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (NOBEL LAUREATES | 3 Comments »)
FIFA Scandals Are Worse Than Bribes
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on FIFA Scandals Are Worse Than Bribes)
Film: Costa Rica Abolished Its Military, Never Regretted It
David Swanson – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on Film: Costa Rica Abolished Its Military, Never Regretted It)
Noam Chomsky: Buzzfeed and Vice Are ‘Distorting Free Media’ with Native Advertising
Mary-Ann Russon – International Business Times
June 8th, 2015 (MEDIA | Comments Off on Noam Chomsky: Buzzfeed and Vice Are ‘Distorting Free Media’ with Native Advertising)
Nuclear Fuel Cycle Cost Calculator
Robert Rosner, Jeremy Klavans and Sam Olofin – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
June 8th, 2015 (ENERGY | Comments Off on Nuclear Fuel Cycle Cost Calculator)
Exclusive: Two Years after Snowden Revelations, Glenn Greenwald Talks about Impacts on Surveillance State
Dana Sayre, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Exclusive: Two Years after Snowden Revelations, Glenn Greenwald Talks about Impacts on Surveillance State)
U.S. Shoots Itself in the Foot by ‘Accidentally’ Arming ISIS
Eric Pianin - The Fiscal Times
June 8th, 2015 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on U.S. Shoots Itself in the Foot by ‘Accidentally’ Arming ISIS)
Costa Rica: A BOLD PEACE – Documentary
Matthew Eddy and Michael Dreiling - Soul Force Media
June 8th, 2015 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | 1 Comment »)
The Difficult but Necessary Road to Negotiations in Yemen
René Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on The Difficult but Necessary Road to Negotiations in Yemen)
Breaking the Promise to Russia
Jonathan Power - Transnational Foundation for Peace & Future Research
June 8th, 2015 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Breaking the Promise to Russia)
June: This Month in Nuclear Threat History
Jeffrey W. Mason, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation - TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (HISTORY | Comments Off on June: This Month in Nuclear Threat History)
Israel Signals It’s Ready to Destroy Hezbollah – Include Iran as a Twofer?
Franklin Lamb – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Israel Signals It’s Ready to Destroy Hezbollah – Include Iran as a Twofer?)
The Era of the Great Transformations
Leonardo Boff – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (IN FOCUS | 1 Comment »)
The Rohingyas: UN and Bangladesh Making Them Easy Prey to Traffickers and Terrorists?
Asian Centre for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on The Rohingyas: UN and Bangladesh Making Them Easy Prey to Traffickers and Terrorists?)
This Week in History
Satoshi Ashikaga – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (HISTORY | Comments Off on This Week in History)
Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Report and the Crimes against the Native People
Carl Bronski, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (INDIGENOUS RIGHTS | Comments Off on Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Report and the Crimes against the Native People)
Barcelona Election Puts Social Movements in Control of the City
Jerome Roos – TeleSur English
June 8th, 2015 (EUROPE | Comments Off on Barcelona Election Puts Social Movements in Control of the City)
Obama’s Cuba Legacy May Run through Venezuela
Mark Weisbrot – Al Jazeera America
June 8th, 2015 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Obama’s Cuba Legacy May Run through Venezuela)
How Private Contractors Have Created a Shadow NSA
Tim Shorrock – The Nation
June 8th, 2015 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on How Private Contractors Have Created a Shadow NSA)
(Português) Cuba: Uma Nação Altiva
Laurindo Lalo Leal Filho – Carta Maior
June 8th, 2015 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) Cuba: Uma Nação Altiva)
As Nobel Winners Gather to Speak Out About Rohingya, Where is Myanmar’s [Nobel Peace Laureate] Suu Kyi?
Robin McDowell, Associated Press – Star Tribune
June 8th, 2015 (NOBEL LAUREATES | Comments Off on As Nobel Winners Gather to Speak Out About Rohingya, Where is Myanmar’s [Nobel Peace Laureate] Suu Kyi?)
Wind Energy vs. Fossil Fuels: Hurdles and Hopes for a Renewable Future
Michael Walsh, Yahoo! News – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (ENERGY | Comments Off on Wind Energy vs. Fossil Fuels: Hurdles and Hopes for a Renewable Future)
Post-Earthquake to Relief Fund: Roles of Aid Agency, Nation in Nepal
Professor Bishnu Pathak - TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 8 Comments »)
Status of Palestine in 2015
Compiled by Prof. Mazin Qumsiyeh – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 2 Comments »)
Fighting to Save Nature and Culture
Bruce K. Gagnon – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Fighting to Save Nature and Culture)
HSBC Pays Out £28m over Money-Laundering Claims
Juliette Garside – The Guardian
June 8th, 2015 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on HSBC Pays Out £28m over Money-Laundering Claims)
Thrust into Freedom
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Thrust into Freedom)
WikiLeaks Releases Documents Related to Controversial US Trade Pact
Sam Thielman in New York and Phillip Inman in London – The Guardian
June 8th, 2015 (ANGLO AMERICA, ECONOMICS, EUROPE, WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE, CAPITALISM, TRADE, DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on WikiLeaks Releases Documents Related to Controversial US Trade Pact)
Assange on the Untold Story of the Grounding of Evo Morales’ Plane during Edward Snowden Manhunt
Amy Goodman – Democracy NOW!
June 8th, 2015 (IN-DEPTH VIDEOS | Comments Off on Assange on the Untold Story of the Grounding of Evo Morales’ Plane during Edward Snowden Manhunt)
Albert Einstein, Scientist and Pacifist
John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 1 Comment »)
New Snowden Documents Reveal Secret Memos Expanding Spying
Julia Angwin, Jeff Larson, Charlie Savage, Henrik Moltke - ProPublica & The New York Times
June 8th, 2015 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on New Snowden Documents Reveal Secret Memos Expanding Spying)
Imperium?
Tom Greening – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on Imperium?)
The Rohingya – Adrift on a Sea of Sorrows
Eric Margolis – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on The Rohingya – Adrift on a Sea of Sorrows)
The Silly Reason the Chinese Aren’t Allowed on the Space Station
Jeffrey Kluger – Time
June 8th, 2015 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on The Silly Reason the Chinese Aren’t Allowed on the Space Station)
The Real Naqba
Uri Avnery – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on The Real Naqba)
Daniel Ellsberg Credits Edward Snowden with Catalysing US Surveillance Reform
Ewen MacAskill in London, and Dan Roberts and Ben Jacobs in Washington – The Guardian
June 8th, 2015 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Daniel Ellsberg Credits Edward Snowden with Catalysing US Surveillance Reform)
Global Psychosocial Implication in the Pentagramma Mirificum
Anthony Judge – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Global Psychosocial Implication in the Pentagramma Mirificum)
Why Hardly Anyone Dies from a Drug Overdose in Portugal
Christopher Ingraham – The Washington Post
June 8th, 2015 (HEALTH | Comments Off on Why Hardly Anyone Dies from a Drug Overdose in Portugal)
The High School Valedictory Address You Weren’t Supposed to Hear
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan – Democracy NOW!
June 8th, 2015 (SEXUALITIES | Comments Off on The High School Valedictory Address You Weren’t Supposed to Hear)
Nuclear Weapons: Grand Bargain Is Not So Grand
David Krieger, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION | Comments Off on Nuclear Weapons: Grand Bargain Is Not So Grand)
(Deutsch) IS-Terror Made in USA
Rainer Rupp - junge Welt
June 8th, 2015 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Deutsch) IS-Terror Made in USA)
Friends Will Be Friends (MUSIC VIDEO OF THE WEEK)
Freddie Mercury & Queen – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (Music Video of the Week | Comments Off on Friends Will Be Friends (MUSIC VIDEO OF THE WEEK))
Cognitive Dissonance and the Psychopharmaceutical Industry
Gary G. Kohls, MD – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (HEALTH | Comments Off on Cognitive Dissonance and the Psychopharmaceutical Industry)
The Twisted Legacy of Colombia’s Aerial Cocaine Crop Spraying Program
Steven Cohen, VICE - TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on The Twisted Legacy of Colombia’s Aerial Cocaine Crop Spraying Program)
Independent Report Finds Sri Lankan Government Systematically Violating Human Rights of Tamils, Other Minorities
Oakland Institute – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Independent Report Finds Sri Lankan Government Systematically Violating Human Rights of Tamils, Other Minorities)
Greenpeace Releases Confidential IAEA Fukushima-Daiichi Accident Report
Justin McKeating – Greenpeace International
June 8th, 2015 (ENERGY | Comments Off on Greenpeace Releases Confidential IAEA Fukushima-Daiichi Accident Report)
India: Call to End Imposition of Death Penalty
Asian Centre for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (BRICS | Comments Off on India: Call to End Imposition of Death Penalty)
How a Corporate Cult Captures and Destroys Our Best Graduates
George Monbiot – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (ACADEMIA-KNOWLEDGE-SCHOLARSHIP | Comments Off on How a Corporate Cult Captures and Destroys Our Best Graduates)
Sick
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on Sick)
Dude, Where’s My Humvee? Iraq Losing Equipment to Islamic State at Staggering Rate
Peter Van Buren, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Dude, Where’s My Humvee? Iraq Losing Equipment to Islamic State at Staggering Rate)
That 1914 Feeling
Paul Krugman, Nobel Economics Laureate – The New York Times
June 8th, 2015 (NOBEL LAUREATES | Comments Off on That 1914 Feeling)
Burma’s Stateless Muslims: The World’s Most Persecuted Minority
Katrin Kuntz in Sittwe – Der Spiegel
June 8th, 2015 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Burma’s Stateless Muslims: The World’s Most Persecuted Minority)
Why ‘National Security’ Is a Fallacy
Ian Sanjay Patel – Middle East Eye
June 8th, 2015 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Why ‘National Security’ Is a Fallacy)
Washington Politicizes Football
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 (SPORTS | Comments Off on Washington Politicizes Football)