Archive for 2015 – Week 34


A New Approach to Eurozone Sovereign Debt
Yanis Varoufakis – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (EUROPE | Comments Off on A New Approach to Eurozone Sovereign Debt)
Sustainable Debt — And West-Russia-China-Japan?
Johan Galtung, 17 Aug 2015 - TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (EDITORIAL | 2 Comments »)
Is Climate Change Just a Lot of Hot Air?
MinuteEarth – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on Is Climate Change Just a Lot of Hot Air?)
On Altruism
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on On Altruism)
Pope Francis Joins Battle against Transgenic Crops
Emilio Godoy, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | Comments Off on Pope Francis Joins Battle against Transgenic Crops)
Russia and China Want to Radically Change How the Internet Is Used
STRATFOR – Business Insider
August 17th, 2015 (MEDIA | Comments Off on Russia and China Want to Radically Change How the Internet Is Used)
The Social Cost of Capitalism
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on The Social Cost of Capitalism)
NSA Spying Relies on AT&T’s ‘Extreme Willingness to Help’
Julia Angwin & Jeff Larson, ProPublica; Charlie Savage & James Risen, The New York Times; Henrik Moltke & Laura Poitras, special to ProPublica – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on NSA Spying Relies on AT&T’s ‘Extreme Willingness to Help’)
Reflections on a Historic American Psychological Association Convention and the Road Ahead
Roy Eidelson Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Reflections on a Historic American Psychological Association Convention and the Road Ahead)
Is the Pacific Ocean Japan’s Private Dumpyard?
Nuclear News – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (ENERGY | Comments Off on Is the Pacific Ocean Japan’s Private Dumpyard?)
Nutrition Experts Alarmed By Nonprofit Downplaying Role of Junk Food in Obesity
Joanna Walters – The Guardian
August 17th, 2015 (HEALTH | Comments Off on Nutrition Experts Alarmed By Nonprofit Downplaying Role of Junk Food in Obesity)
Nobel Peace Laureates Endorse Violence
Robert J. Burrowes, Ph. D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 1 Comment »)
Humor Defeating the Law about Conscientious Objectors
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Humor Defeating the Law about Conscientious Objectors)
How Neocolonialism Works
Andy Singer – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on How Neocolonialism Works)
Nine Banks Including RBS Settle $2bn Forex Rigging Claim in US Court
Jill Treanor – The Guardian
August 17th, 2015 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on Nine Banks Including RBS Settle $2bn Forex Rigging Claim in US Court)
US Torturers Lose Psychologists’ Corrupt Cooperation
William Boardman - Reader Supported News
August 17th, 2015 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on US Torturers Lose Psychologists’ Corrupt Cooperation)
Mass Layoffs Worldwide as Corporate Mergers Near New Record
Andre Damon, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on Mass Layoffs Worldwide as Corporate Mergers Near New Record)
Meet ‘Moderates’ U.S. Is Supporting in Syria: They’re Al-Qaeda
Eric Zuesse, Strategic Culture Foundation - TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Meet ‘Moderates’ U.S. Is Supporting in Syria: They’re Al-Qaeda)
The Mystery of the 500-Million-Year Old Dorchester Pot
Mïmi Benzaid, Zon News – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (SCIENCE | 1 Comment »)
Edmond Privat
René Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (BIOGRAPHIES | 1 Comment »)
9 August: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
Daniel Horgan – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (INDIGENOUS RIGHTS | Comments Off on 9 August: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples)
Officials: Islamic State Arose from US Support for Al-Qaeda in Iraq
Nafeez Ahmed – Insurge Intelligence
August 17th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Officials: Islamic State Arose from US Support for Al-Qaeda in Iraq)
(Italiano) Norvegia rivisitata: Due crisi – una chiazza di petrolio – e…?
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Norvegia rivisitata: Due crisi – una chiazza di petrolio – e…?)
Recuerdos De La Alhambra (VIDEO OF THE WEEK)
Miloš Karadaglić – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (Music Video of the Week | Comments Off on Recuerdos De La Alhambra (VIDEO OF THE WEEK))
Mediterranean Desperation: Saving Lives at the World’s Most Dangerous Border
Juliane von Mittelstaedt and Christian Werner (Photography) – Der Spiegel
August 17th, 2015 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Mediterranean Desperation: Saving Lives at the World’s Most Dangerous Border)
How I Learned to Hate Animals
Jon Hochschartner - CounterPunch
August 17th, 2015 (ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | Comments Off on How I Learned to Hate Animals)
Living in the 21st Century
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 1 Comment »)
Call It Murder: The Ecological Basis for Hawai’i’s De-Occupation
Will Falk - CounterPunch
August 17th, 2015 (ASIA--PACIFIC | Comments Off on Call It Murder: The Ecological Basis for Hawai’i’s De-Occupation)
US Psychologists’ Convention Bans Participation in Torture
Tom Carter, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on US Psychologists’ Convention Bans Participation in Torture)
US Military an ‘Insurmountable Obstacle to a Nuclear-Free World’
Mikhail Gorbachev – Der Spiegel
August 17th, 2015 (WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION | Comments Off on US Military an ‘Insurmountable Obstacle to a Nuclear-Free World’)
When the Next Crisis Comes, Which Movements Will Seize the Opportunity?
George Lakey – Waging Nonviolence
August 17th, 2015 (ACTIVISM | Comments Off on When the Next Crisis Comes, Which Movements Will Seize the Opportunity?)
Jewish Terrorists
Uri Avnery – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Jewish Terrorists)
Crisis, Emergency Measures and Failure of the Investor-State Dispute Settlement System: The Case of Argentina
Federico Lavopa, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (ECONOMICS | Comments Off on Crisis, Emergency Measures and Failure of the Investor-State Dispute Settlement System: The Case of Argentina)
Greece: Raped, Humiliated, Frightened but Standing!
Andre Vltchek - CounterPunch
August 17th, 2015 (EUROPE | Comments Off on Greece: Raped, Humiliated, Frightened but Standing!)
(Deutsch) Syrien: Wie Luftabwehr und Völkerrecht ausgehebelt wurden
Christoph Marischka - Informationsstelle Militarisierung
August 17th, 2015 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Deutsch) Syrien: Wie Luftabwehr und Völkerrecht ausgehebelt wurden)
Exposing Abuse on the Factory Farm
Editorial Board – The New York Times
August 17th, 2015 (ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | Comments Off on Exposing Abuse on the Factory Farm)
Scotland Completely Bans GMO Crops
Amanda Froelich, True Activist – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (ORGANIC, GMO, GENETIC ENGINEERING | Comments Off on Scotland Completely Bans GMO Crops)
Shifting Priorities: The Rise and Fall of Arab Revolutionary Discourse
Ramzy Baroud – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Shifting Priorities: The Rise and Fall of Arab Revolutionary Discourse)
Reality and Dreams
Fidel Castro Ruz, Granma – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Reality and Dreams)
Art, Politics and Social Change at the Venice Biennale
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan – Democracy NOW!
August 17th, 2015 (ARTS | Comments Off on Art, Politics and Social Change at the Venice Biennale)
Is Artificial Intelligence Really an Existential Threat to Humanity?
Edward Moore Geist – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
August 17th, 2015 (TECHNOLOGY | 1 Comment »)
Losing One’s Language
Dr Ravi P Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (IN FOCUS, TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 1 Comment »)
Japan: Why Was the Sendai Nuclear Power Plant Restarted?
Tadahiro Katsuta – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
August 17th, 2015 (ENERGY | 1 Comment »)
Don’t Ask
Tom Greening – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on Don’t Ask)
This Week in History
Satoshi Ashikaga – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (HISTORY | Comments Off on This Week in History)
Warnings for Patients Taking Psych Drugs – Also for Their Families and Prescribing Practitioners
Gary G. Kohls, MD – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 (HEALTH | Comments Off on Warnings for Patients Taking Psych Drugs – Also for Their Families and Prescribing Practitioners)