Archive for 2015 – Week 51


Tehran’s Damascene Moment?
James Denselow – Al Jazeera
December 14th, 2015 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Tehran’s Damascene Moment?)
We Are Going Backwards; COP21 Is the Opposite of Progress
Frank Barat interviews Naomi Klein – New Internationalist Magazine
December 14th, 2015 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on We Are Going Backwards; COP21 Is the Opposite of Progress)
World Leaders Agree to Historic Global Climate Agreement
Stefanie Spear, EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on World Leaders Agree to Historic Global Climate Agreement)
Why the World’s Most Powerful Telescope Has Just Been Ruled Unlawful
Maddie Stone, Gizmodo – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (INDIGENOUS RIGHTS, ASIA--PACIFIC, SCIENCE | Comments Off on Why the World’s Most Powerful Telescope Has Just Been Ruled Unlawful)
100 Years On, Is This Einstein’s Greatest Gift to Human Understanding?
Paul Davies – The Guardian
December 14th, 2015 (SCIENCE | Comments Off on 100 Years On, Is This Einstein’s Greatest Gift to Human Understanding?)
The Five Key Decisions Made in the UN Climate Deal in Paris
Ewa Krukowska and Alex Morales - Bloomberg
December 14th, 2015 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on The Five Key Decisions Made in the UN Climate Deal in Paris)
Eight Lessons from the Climate Disaster and Why Paris Worked
Alex Morales - Bloomberg
December 14th, 2015 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Eight Lessons from the Climate Disaster and Why Paris Worked)
100 Years of General Relativity (Part 1 of 3)
Don Barrett, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (SCIENCE | 1 Comment »)
100 Years of General Relativity (Part 2 of 3)
Will Morrow, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (SCIENCE | Comments Off on 100 Years of General Relativity (Part 2 of 3))
Climate Deal Requires $16.5 Trillion Investment to Cut Pollution
Alex Morales and Ewa Krukowska - Bloomberg
December 14th, 2015 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Climate Deal Requires $16.5 Trillion Investment to Cut Pollution)
(Italiano) Ora come allora la resistenza continua
Giorgio Barazza – Centro Studi Sereno Regis
December 14th, 2015 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Ora come allora la resistenza continua)
Israeli Army Launches Limited Incursion into Blockaded Gaza
The Palestinian Information Center – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Israeli Army Launches Limited Incursion into Blockaded Gaza)
Latin America: The Aborted Neo-Liberal Offensive
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Latin America: The Aborted Neo-Liberal Offensive)
Alright then…
Submitted by Robin Poulton – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on Alright then…)
Reinventing Banking: From Russia to Iceland to Ecuador
Ellen Brown, Web of Debt – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (ECONOMICS | Comments Off on Reinventing Banking: From Russia to Iceland to Ecuador)
Corporations Will Never Solve Climate Change
Naomi Oreskes and Auden Schendler – Harvard Business Review
December 14th, 2015 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Corporations Will Never Solve Climate Change)
Extinction is Forever
Robert J. Burrowes, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Extinction is Forever)
Pentagon Announces Worldwide Expansion of US Military Bases
Thomas Gaist, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on Pentagon Announces Worldwide Expansion of US Military Bases)
Five Years since the Arrest of Julian Assange
Robert Stevens, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (WHISTLEBLOWING - SURVEILLANCE | Comments Off on Five Years since the Arrest of Julian Assange)
Finally, the EU Stages an Israel Intervention
Rachel Shabi – Al Jazeera
December 14th, 2015 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Finally, the EU Stages an Israel Intervention)
How U.S. Interventions Dismembered the Middle East
Adil E. Shamoo – Foreign Policy In Focus
December 14th, 2015 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on How U.S. Interventions Dismembered the Middle East)
The Taboo of Radiation Exposure in Japan: The Social Effects of Fukushima
Erin O’Flaherty – Activist Post
December 14th, 2015 (ENVIRONMENT, ASIA--PACIFIC, ENERGY, HEALTH | Comments Off on The Taboo of Radiation Exposure in Japan: The Social Effects of Fukushima)
Banksy’s ‘Steve Jobs the Son of Syrian Migrant’ Pops Up in Calais Camp
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Banksy’s ‘Steve Jobs the Son of Syrian Migrant’ Pops Up in Calais Camp)
100 Years of General Relativity (Part 3 of 3)
Bryan Dyne, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (SCIENCE | Comments Off on 100 Years of General Relativity (Part 3 of 3))
My Way (MUSIC VIDEO OF THE WEEK)
Frank Sinatra – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (Music Video of the Week | Comments Off on My Way (MUSIC VIDEO OF THE WEEK))
UN Issues Record Aid Appeal amid Unprecedented ‘Human Suffering’
Deutsche Welle – Daily News Egypt
December 14th, 2015 (UNITED NATIONS | Comments Off on UN Issues Record Aid Appeal amid Unprecedented ‘Human Suffering’)
Libya’s Oil and ISIS
Vijay Prashad – al-Araby
December 14th, 2015 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on Libya’s Oil and ISIS)
Pyotr Kropotkin (9 Dec 1842 – 8 Feb1921) Sociability as a Law of Nature
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (BIOGRAPHIES | Comments Off on Pyotr Kropotkin (9 Dec 1842 – 8 Feb1921) Sociability as a Law of Nature)
While Left Governments in South America Face Setbacks, Gains of Progressive Period Likely to Endure
Benjamin Dangl, Upside Down World – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on While Left Governments in South America Face Setbacks, Gains of Progressive Period Likely to Endure)
‘We Are Human Beings; We Are Not Dogs’
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan – Democracy NOW!
December 14th, 2015 (EUROPE | Comments Off on ‘We Are Human Beings; We Are Not Dogs’)
Syria: Ultimate Pipelineistan War
Pepe Escobar – Strategic Culture Foundation
December 14th, 2015 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, ENERGY | Comments Off on Syria: Ultimate Pipelineistan War)
The Art of Self-Culture and the Crucial Difference between Being Educated and Being Cultured
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Art of Self-Culture and the Crucial Difference between Being Educated and Being Cultured)
(Italiano) Le nubi stanno diventando più nere
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Le nubi stanno diventando più nere)
The Climate vs. the Planet
Johan Galtung, 14 Dec 2015 - TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (EDITORIAL | 2 Comments »)
Rationalism and Piety
Dr Ravi P Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, SCIENCE - SPIRITUALITY | Comments Off on Rationalism and Piety)
Rearranging the Deck on Capitalism’s Sinking Ship
Andrew Smolski - CounterPunch
December 14th, 2015 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on Rearranging the Deck on Capitalism’s Sinking Ship)
Frank Sinatra (12 Dec 1915 – 14 May 1998)
Encyclopædia Britannica – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (BIOGRAPHIES | Comments Off on Frank Sinatra (12 Dec 1915 – 14 May 1998))
(Português) Nossos Amigos Animais
Olisomar Pires - ANDA Agência de Notícias de Direitos Animais
December 14th, 2015 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) Nossos Amigos Animais)
(Français) Les Israéliens tuent les civils palestiniens dans une totale impunité
Mazin Qumsiyeh – Info-Palestine
December 14th, 2015 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Français) Les Israéliens tuent les civils palestiniens dans une totale impunité)
How to Be an Anticapitalist Today
Prof. Erik Olin Wright, Ph.D. – Jacobin Magazine
December 14th, 2015 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on How to Be an Anticapitalist Today)
British Amputee Soldier Bold Statement Defending Muslims
Chris Herbert – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (SPECIAL FEATURE, EUROPE, MILITARISM, MEDIA | Comments Off on British Amputee Soldier Bold Statement Defending Muslims)
What Stinks in Saudi Ain’t the Camel Dung – ISIS Is a “Saudi Army in Disguise”
F. William Engdahl, New Eastern Outlook – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on What Stinks in Saudi Ain’t the Camel Dung – ISIS Is a “Saudi Army in Disguise”)
Gerry Spence on America Menaced by Impending Police State
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (REVIEWS | Comments Off on Gerry Spence on America Menaced by Impending Police State)
Back to Basics: Clearing the Fog of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
Sami Al-Arian – CounterPunch
December 14th, 2015 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on Back to Basics: Clearing the Fog of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict)
Arms-Control Lessons from the Volkswagen Scandal
Moritz Kütt – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
December 14th, 2015 (WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION | Comments Off on Arms-Control Lessons from the Volkswagen Scandal)
In Greenpeace Sting, Professors Agree to Produce Research for Fossil Fuel Industry without Disclosure
Zaid Jilani – The Intercept
December 14th, 2015 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on In Greenpeace Sting, Professors Agree to Produce Research for Fossil Fuel Industry without Disclosure)
The Destroyer
UNILAD TV - TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on The Destroyer)
Four Examples of Mainstream Media Fabricating News to Push for War
Dylan Charles, Waking Times – The Conscious Reporter
December 14th, 2015 (MEDIA | Comments Off on Four Examples of Mainstream Media Fabricating News to Push for War)
Paris and the Long-Term Future
John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Paris and the Long-Term Future)
This Week in History
Satoshi Ashikaga – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (HISTORY | Comments Off on This Week in History)
Destroying Syria to Create Sunnistan
Mike Whitney - CounterPunch
December 14th, 2015 (ANGLO AMERICA, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, MILITARISM | Comments Off on Destroying Syria to Create Sunnistan)
(Italiano) “Da Piazza Fontana a Piazza della Loggia. Tra violenza e verità”
Silvia Berruto – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) “Da Piazza Fontana a Piazza della Loggia. Tra violenza e verità”)
Defense Contractors Laud Themselves for Steering Candidates toward Militarism
Lee Fang – The Intercept
December 14th, 2015 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on Defense Contractors Laud Themselves for Steering Candidates toward Militarism)
“Truth”
Gary Corseri – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on “Truth”)
How Our Naive Understanding of Violence Helps ISIS
Paul K. Chappell, PeaceVoice – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on How Our Naive Understanding of Violence Helps ISIS)
Obama, like Bush, Just Makes It All Worse
William Boardman - Reader Supported News
December 14th, 2015 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Obama, like Bush, Just Makes It All Worse)
Duty to Warn – Radicalizing the Oppressed, Humiliated and Marginalized: There Must Be 50 Ways
Gary G. Kohls, MD – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Duty to Warn – Radicalizing the Oppressed, Humiliated and Marginalized: There Must Be 50 Ways)
The Nobel Foundation Taken to Court on the Peace Prize
Jan Oberg – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (NOBEL LAUREATES | 1 Comment »)
Peace Researchers Urge Caution over Bombing in Syria
Kevin Clements, Feargal Cochrane and Hugh Miall – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (CONFLICT RESOLUTION - MEDIATION, SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Peace Researchers Urge Caution over Bombing in Syria)
(Français) Contrecarrer le changement démocratique: Etre Palestinien en Israël
Ben White, Investig’Action – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Français) Contrecarrer le changement démocratique: Etre Palestinien en Israël)
Frank Sinatra Centennial – TMS Editor’s 7 Picks: Kick Back and Enjoy…
Frank Sinatra – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on Frank Sinatra Centennial – TMS Editor’s 7 Picks: Kick Back and Enjoy…)
An Open Letter to Myanmar’s Leaders
Maung Zarni – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on An Open Letter to Myanmar’s Leaders)