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Google and the CI@: How Independent Are Multinational Giants?
Insight History - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Apr 2021

28 Mar 2021 – How independent are the largest corporations in the world? It is often portrayed that companies such as Google are simply private corporations that have very few connections to the establishment. Yet, as It turns out, there are endless connections between many corporate giants and the military-intelligence complex.

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Che Guevara Is Assassinated on 9 Oct 1967
History – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Oct 2020

53 year ago, socialist revolutionary and guerilla leader Che Guevara, age 39, was killed by the Bolivian army. The U.S.-military-backed Bolivian forces captured Guevara on October 8 and executed him the following day. His hands were cut off as proof of death and his body was buried in an unmarked grave.

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Mahatma Gandhi (2 Oct 1869 – 30 Jan 1948)
History – TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Sep 2020

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, more commonly known as ‘Mahatma’ (meaning ‘Great Soul’) was born into a Hindu Modh family. His father was the Chief Minister of Porbandar, and his mother’s religious devotion meant that his upbringing was infused with the Jain pacifist teachings of mutual tolerance, non-injury/killing of living beings (ahimsa), and vegetarianism.

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Mahatma Gandhi (2 Oct 1869 – 30 Jan 1948)
History – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Sep 2019

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, more commonly known as ‘Mahatma’ (meaning ‘Great Soul’) was born into a Hindu Modh family. His father was the Chief Minister of Porbandar, and his mother’s religious devotion meant that his upbringing was infused with the Jain pacifist teachings of mutual tolerance, non-injury/killing of living beings (ahimsa), and vegetarianism.

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Hawaiian Annexation
U.S. History | The Independence Hall Association – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Feb 2019

By the time the United States got serious about looking beyond its own borders to conquer new lands much of the world had already been claimed. Only a few distant territories in Africa and Asia and remote islands in the Pacific remained free from imperial grasp. Hawaii was one such plum.

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U.S.A. Participation in World War One
Charles F. Howlett, Jeremy Kuzmarov and Roger Peace | U.S. Foreign Policy History & Resource Guide – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Nov 2018

A deep analysis into the origins of U.S. involvement in WWI unpacking President Woodrow Wilson’s idealistic justifications for entering it and charting the efforts of European and U.S. peace advocates. It is written for the general public and students, synthesizing the work of many historians.

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Mahatma Gandhi (2 Oct 1869 – 30 Jan 1948)
History – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Oct 2018

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, more commonly known as ‘Mahatma’ (meaning ‘Great Soul’) was born into a Hindu Modh family. His father was the Chief Minister of Porbandar, and his mother’s religious devotion meant that his upbringing was infused with the Jain pacifist teachings of mutual tolerance, non-injury/killing of living beings (ahimsa), and vegetarianism.

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Intriguing Facts about Democracy in Ancient Greece
Historyplex – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Sep 2018

Democracy is seemingly the result of the innovative thinking of the ancient Greeks. Principles of modern democracies rest on some of the basics of the ancient Athenian ‘demokratia’. But what was the ancient Greek democratic setup like, and how was it different from the other systems of governance which were followed in those days? Here are some intriguing facts on ancient Greek administration.

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Mahatma Gandhi (2 Oct 1869 – 30 Jan 1948)
History – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Oct 2017

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, more commonly known as ‘Mahatma’ (meaning ‘Great Soul’) was born into a Hindu Modh family. His father was the Chief Minister of Porbandar, and his mother’s religious devotion meant that his upbringing was infused with the Jain pacifist teachings of mutual tolerance, non-injury/killing of living beings (ahimsa), and vegetarianism.

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March 16, 1968: My Lai Massacre Takes Place in Vietnam
History – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Mar 2017

On this day in 1968, a platoon of American soldiers brutally kills between 200 and 500 unarmed civilians at My Lai, South Vietnam. The soldiers had been advised that all in My Lai could be considered Viet Cong or active VC sympathizers, and told to destroy the village. They acted with extraordinary brutality, raping and torturing villagers before killing them and dragging dozens of people, including young children and babies, into a ditch and executing them with automatic weapons.

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Mahatma Gandhi (2 Oct 1869 – 30 Jan 1948)
History - TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2016

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, more commonly known as ‘Mahatma’ (meaning ‘Great Soul’) was born into a Hindu Modh family. His father was the Chief Minister of Porbandar, and his mother’s religious devotion meant that his upbringing was infused with the Jain pacifist teachings of mutual tolerance, non-injury/killing of living beings (ahimsa), and vegetarianism.

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The Zika Virus Mosquito Is so Dangerous the Military Considered Using It as a Weapon
Rod Tanchanco | History News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Aug 2016

It is a master of stealth, stretching less than half an inch long and weighing in at 2.5 milligrams with as estimated air speed of 1 to 1.5 miles per hour. It is virtually soundless in flight, registering zero decibels from ten feet. Its tracking systems hone in on targets by detecting infrared radiation from warm bodies, chemicals such as carbon dioxide and lactic acid, body odors from as far as a hundred feet, as well as movement from fidgety hosts. It can carry an impressive array of payload: up to 32 different types of viruses, many of which are lethal to humans. And it protects itself from the same viruses with a well-developed immune system that provides a highly effective antiviral defense mechanism. The Aedes mosquito, insect vector for dozens of viruses including the Zika virus, is a near-perfect drone.

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The Assassination of Gandhi, 30 Jan 1948
Eyewitness to History – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Jan 2015

“Just an old man in a loincloth in distant India: Yet when he died, humanity wept.” Gandhi’s violent death came just months after the realization of his long sought-after goal – the independence of India from Great Britain.

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Jan 17, 1893: Americans Overthrow Hawai’ian Monarchy
History & Wikipedia – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Jan 2015

In January 1893, a revolutionary “Committee of Safety,” organized by Sanford B. Dole, staged a coup against Queen Liliʻuokalani with the tacit support of the United States. The Queen was deposed on January 17, 1893, and temporarily relinquished her throne to “the superior military forces of the United States”.

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Nuremberg Trials
History.com – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Nov 2014

20 Nov 2014 – Today marks the 69th anniversary of the start of the famous Nuremberg Trials. 24 Nazis, including the head of the Nazi Air Force, the Nazi party secretary, the chief ideologue and others were put on trial in Nuremberg on 20 November 1945.

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Nelson Mandela’s “I am Prepared to Die” Speech on Being Sentenced to Life Imprisonment with Hard Labor
The History Place – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Dec 2013

In 1962 Mandela was arrested for his opposition to the white government and its apartheid policies against the nonwhite majority. In 1964 the government brought further charges including sabotage, high treason and conspiracy to overthrow the government. This is Mandela’s statement from the dock at the opening of his defense in the 1964 trial.

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JAPAN: LYING ABOUT NUCLEAR WEAPONS
Lawrence S. Wittner – History News Network, 5 Apr 2010

One of the most popular muckraking American journalists of the late twentieth century, I.F. Stone, once remarked:  "All governments lie."  Even a prominent government official — Andrei Gromyko, the veteran Soviet diplomat — once admitted, in a weak moment:  "Governments are never sincere." This gloomy assessment appears all too true when it comes to national […]

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