Archive for 2016 – Week 8


Upgrade Your iPhone Passcode to Defeat the FBI’s Backdoor Strategy
Micah Lee – The Intercept
February 22nd, 2016 (TECHNOLOGY | Comments Off on Upgrade Your iPhone Passcode to Defeat the FBI’s Backdoor Strategy)
Hooray for Cultural Marxism
Malcolm Harris – Al Jazeera America
February 22nd, 2016 (SOCIALISM - MARXISM | Comments Off on Hooray for Cultural Marxism)
Russian Purge: For Putin’s Censors, Only Suicide Is Worse than Homosexuality
Masha Gessen – The Intercept
February 22nd, 2016 (SEXUALITIES | Comments Off on Russian Purge: For Putin’s Censors, Only Suicide Is Worse than Homosexuality)
BDS Tactics Are Not Anti-Semitic
Alastair Sloan – Al Jazeera
February 22nd, 2016 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on BDS Tactics Are Not Anti-Semitic)
(Português) Golfinhos, tartarugas e a desumanidade de turistas que fazem “selfie”
Alice Branco - ANDA Agência de Notícias de Direitos Animais
February 22nd, 2016 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) Golfinhos, tartarugas e a desumanidade de turistas que fazem “selfie”)
(Français) 10 ans d’un processus de changement en Bolivie : un regard géopolitique
Katu Arkonada, Investig’Action – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Français) 10 ans d’un processus de changement en Bolivie : un regard géopolitique)
Remembering Umberto Eco
Adam Chandler – The Atlantic
February 22nd, 2016 (OBITUARIES | Comments Off on Remembering Umberto Eco)
A Plan Must Be Made for ‘Life after Isis’ in the Middle East
Robert Fisk – The Independent
February 22nd, 2016 (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | Comments Off on A Plan Must Be Made for ‘Life after Isis’ in the Middle East)
When God Despairs
Uri Avnery – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 2 Comments »)
How Can Growth Reduce Inequality?
Beninio McDonough Tranza – The New Statesman
February 22nd, 2016 (DEVELOPMENT | Comments Off on How Can Growth Reduce Inequality?)
Haiti Rises: A Time for Solidarity
Nia Imara and Robert Roth – Haiti Action Committee
February 22nd, 2016 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Haiti Rises: A Time for Solidarity)
Humanity First
Dr. M. Ashaq Raza – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on Humanity First)
Tim Cook: U.S. Government Wants ‘Something We Consider Too Dangerous to Create’
J. Freedom du Lac and Ellen Nakashima – The Washington Post
February 22nd, 2016 (TECHNOLOGY | Comments Off on Tim Cook: U.S. Government Wants ‘Something We Consider Too Dangerous to Create’)
The Arab Peace Initiative: Not a Framework for Negotiations Any More
Walid Salem – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on The Arab Peace Initiative: Not a Framework for Negotiations Any More)
Truthful
Tom Toles – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (JOKE OF THE WEEK | Comments Off on Truthful)
It Takes a Greek to Save Europa
Pepe Escobar – Russia Today
February 22nd, 2016 (EUROPE | Comments Off on It Takes a Greek to Save Europa)
World Day for Social Justice 2016 – Time to Share the Wealth
Share the World’s Resources – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on World Day for Social Justice 2016 – Time to Share the Wealth)
US Remains Reluctantly Tied to Global Security Role
Mark Urban – BBC News
February 22nd, 2016 (MILITARISM | 2 Comments »)
Gravitational Waves Detected, Confirming Einstein’s Theory
Dennis Overbye, Jonathan Corum and Jason Drakeford – International New York Times
February 22nd, 2016 (SCIENCE | 2 Comments »)
Hollywood’s Grotesque Animal Abuse
Michael Howard - CounterPunch
February 22nd, 2016 (ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | Comments Off on Hollywood’s Grotesque Animal Abuse)
Big War Lords Playing Brinkmanship Game in Syria
Baher Kamal – Inter Press Service-IPS
February 22nd, 2016 (SYRIA IN CONTEXT | Comments Off on Big War Lords Playing Brinkmanship Game in Syria)
‘Silk Road’ Trade Route Revived as First Train Arrives in Iran from China with Goods
ABC News Australia – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (BRICS | Comments Off on ‘Silk Road’ Trade Route Revived as First Train Arrives in Iran from China with Goods)
Former U.N. Chief Boutros Boutros-Ghali Dead at 93
Michelle Nichols, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (OBITUARIES | Comments Off on Former U.N. Chief Boutros Boutros-Ghali Dead at 93)
A Time-Lapse Map of Every Nuclear Explosion between 1945 and 1998
Isao Hashimoto – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on A Time-Lapse Map of Every Nuclear Explosion between 1945 and 1998)
Buddhism and Conflict Transformation
Olivia Fuchs – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (ANNOUNCEMENTS | Comments Off on Buddhism and Conflict Transformation)
(Português) Um ano após “Charlie”: A facilidade do “bode-expiatório”
Paulo Mendes Pinto – Visão
February 22nd, 2016 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) Um ano após “Charlie”: A facilidade do “bode-expiatório”)
Securing a Future for Child Soldiers
Forest Whitaker - Reader Supported News
February 22nd, 2016 (MILITARISM | Comments Off on Securing a Future for Child Soldiers)
(Italiano) I diritti umani: una sfida permanente
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) I diritti umani: una sfida permanente)
The Troubling Link between Economic and Political Inequality in Europe
Giulia Dotti Sani and Beatrice Magistro – Open Democracy
February 22nd, 2016 (EUROPE | Comments Off on The Troubling Link between Economic and Political Inequality in Europe)
Gorilla Youngsters Seen Dismantling Poachers’ Traps—A First
Ker Than - National Geographic News
February 22nd, 2016 (ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM | Comments Off on Gorilla Youngsters Seen Dismantling Poachers’ Traps—A First)
Samsung Warns Customers Not to Discuss Personal Information in Front of Smart TVs
Meghan DeMaria, The Week – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (TECHNOLOGY | Comments Off on Samsung Warns Customers Not to Discuss Personal Information in Front of Smart TVs)
Seneca on How to Fortify Yourself against Fear and Misfortune
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (SPIRITUALITY | Comments Off on Seneca on How to Fortify Yourself against Fear and Misfortune)
Larvicide Manufactured by Sumitomo [Monsanto], Not Zika Virus, True Cause of Brazil’s Microcephaly Outbreak: Doctors
Alyssa Navarro - Tech Times
February 22nd, 2016 (HEALTH | Comments Off on Larvicide Manufactured by Sumitomo [Monsanto], Not Zika Virus, True Cause of Brazil’s Microcephaly Outbreak: Doctors)
Sanders, American Socialism and the Legacy of the Occupy Movement
Vijay Prashad - Frontline (India)
February 22nd, 2016 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Sanders, American Socialism and the Legacy of the Occupy Movement)
Socialism and the Fight against War
International Committee of the Fourth International – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (SOCIALISM - MARXISM | Comments Off on Socialism and the Fight against War)
Contaminated Nuclear Weapons Sites
Robert Alvarez – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
February 22nd, 2016 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Contaminated Nuclear Weapons Sites)
Corporate PR Flacks Are Trying to Convince You the Trans-Pacific Partnership Will Benefit Workers
Jim Hightower – In These Times
February 22nd, 2016 (TRADE | Comments Off on Corporate PR Flacks Are Trying to Convince You the Trans-Pacific Partnership Will Benefit Workers)
Financial Oligarchy vs. Feudal Aristocracy
Ismael Hossein-Zadeh and Anthony A. Gabb - CounterPunch
February 22nd, 2016 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on Financial Oligarchy vs. Feudal Aristocracy)
Shipping Containers Are Becoming ‘Home, Sweet Home’ All Over the World
Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on Shipping Containers Are Becoming ‘Home, Sweet Home’ All Over the World)
Human Rights, Human Rights: A Poem-Plea to Humankind
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on Human Rights, Human Rights: A Poem-Plea to Humankind)
Epilogue: Argentina – The End of Post Neoliberalism and the Rise of the Hard Right
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Epilogue: Argentina – The End of Post Neoliberalism and the Rise of the Hard Right)
(Português) Fotos raras mostram refúgio hippie no Havaí formado por pessoas que pediam a paz nos anos 60
Redação Hypeness – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Português) Fotos raras mostram refúgio hippie no Havaí formado por pessoas que pediam a paz nos anos 60)
The Mad Violence of Casino Capitalism
Henry Giroux - CounterPunch
February 22nd, 2016 (CAPITALISM | Comments Off on The Mad Violence of Casino Capitalism)
(Castellano) Los grandes señores de la guerra, listos para invadir Siria
Baher Kamal – Inter Press Service-IPS
February 22nd, 2016 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Castellano) Los grandes señores de la guerra, listos para invadir Siria)
Air (Music Video of the Week)
David Garrett – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (Music Video of the Week | Comments Off on Air (Music Video of the Week))
The Making of a Socialist
Arnold August - CounterPunch
February 22nd, 2016 (REVIEWS | Comments Off on The Making of a Socialist)
This Week in History
Satoshi Ashikaga – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (HISTORY | Comments Off on This Week in History)
Science for Sale – Making a Cancer Cluster Disappear
David Heath – The Center for Public Integrity
February 22nd, 2016 (HEALTH | Comments Off on Science for Sale – Making a Cancer Cluster Disappear)
With More Refugees Expected, Europe Needs to Get a Grip
Russell Merryman, The BRICS Post – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (EUROPE | Comments Off on With More Refugees Expected, Europe Needs to Get a Grip)
A Polyamorist View of Monogamy
Michael McDonald – Together Magazine
February 22nd, 2016 (SEXUALITIES | 1 Comment »)
How Humanitarian Imperialism Led to Europe’s Refugee Crisis
Jean Bricmont and Maidhc Ó Cathail – CounterPunch
February 22nd, 2016 (EUROPE | Comments Off on How Humanitarian Imperialism Led to Europe’s Refugee Crisis)
India Firm to Launch ‘World’s Cheapest’ Smartphone
BBC News – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (TECHNOLOGY | Comments Off on India Firm to Launch ‘World’s Cheapest’ Smartphone)
Cuba Leads the Way in Developing New Cancer Drugs
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (HEALTH | Comments Off on Cuba Leads the Way in Developing New Cancer Drugs)
Duty to Warn – Scaring People out of Their Wits over Pseudo-Pandemics (Swine Flu, Avian Flu, SARS, Ebola, and now Zika)
Gary G. Kohls, MD – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (HEALTH | Comments Off on Duty to Warn – Scaring People out of Their Wits over Pseudo-Pandemics (Swine Flu, Avian Flu, SARS, Ebola, and now Zika))
Climate Protection through Nuclear Power Plants? Hardly
Lutz Mez – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
February 22nd, 2016 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Climate Protection through Nuclear Power Plants? Hardly)
Beached America
Robert C. Koehler – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on Beached America)
Manipulations & Mind Games: The Secret Battle to Control How We Think
Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D. – New Dawn Magazine
February 22nd, 2016 (MEDIA | Comments Off on Manipulations & Mind Games: The Secret Battle to Control How We Think)
The Media Are Misleading the Public on Syria
Stephen Kinzer – The Boston Globe
February 22nd, 2016 (MEDIA | Comments Off on The Media Are Misleading the Public on Syria)
Greatest Threat to Free Speech in the West: Criminalizing Activism Against Israeli Occupation
Glenn Greenwald and Andrew Fishman – The Intercept
February 22nd, 2016 (EUROPE | Comments Off on Greatest Threat to Free Speech in the West: Criminalizing Activism Against Israeli Occupation)
Peruvian Oil Spill Prompts Water Emergency for Thousands
Alejandro Davila Fragoso – Think Progress
February 22nd, 2016 (ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Peruvian Oil Spill Prompts Water Emergency for Thousands)