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(Italiano) Johan Galtung, il mio maestro
Erika Degortes – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Feb 2024

18 Febbraio 2024 – Il 17 febbraio, intorno alle 8 del mattino, si è spento serenamente Johan Galtung dopo una vita straordinaria, animata da uno spirito di missione a cui non è mai venuto meno, neppure negli ultimi giorni.  Aveva 93 anni.

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Grand Delusions
Patrick Lawrence | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Feb 2024

20 Feb 2024 – This year’s Munich Security Conference was predictably all about the imaginary danger that Russians intend to proceed westward into Europe as soon as they finish in Ukraine.

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Republican Joe?
Daniel Medina | Racket Cartoons – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Feb 2024

14 Feb 2024 – Meanwhile, in the US of A…

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US Urges UN Court Not to Order Israel Out of Palestinian Lands
Richard Carter, AFP | Digital Journal – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Feb 2024

21 Feb 2024 – The United States told the UN’s top court today that Israel should not be legally forced to withdraw from occupied Palestinian territory without security guarantees.

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Congolese Journalist: It’s Time to Stop Negotiating with Rwanda
Ann Garrison | Black Agenda Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Feb 2024

21 Feb 2024 – Rwanda’s M23 militia and Special Forces have been advancing on Goma, the capital city of North Kivu Province in the DRC. I had a Zoom conversation with Congolese journalist Akilimali Saleh, who is based in Goma.

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First Iran-India Joint Working Group Meeting on Agriculture Held in Delhi
BRICS Info Portal - TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Feb 2024

22 Feb 2024 – The first joint working group meeting on agriculture took place between Iran and India. The officials of the ministries of agriculture of both countries emphasised increasing cooperation in the field.

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UN Experts Condemn ‘Credible’ Reports of Executions, Sexual Assault by Israeli Soldiers
Nick Robertson | The Hill – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Feb 2024

19 Feb 2024 – A group of UN human rights experts denounced the Israeli military today for “credible” allegations of execution and sexual assault against Palestinians in Gaza.

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Who’s the Real A$$hole?
Daniel Medina | Racket Cartoons – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Feb 2024

13 Feb 2024 – As narratives go…

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China in Congo
Ann Garrison | Black Agenda Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Feb 2024

14 Feb 2024 – I spoke to Maurice Carney about the role of China in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s mining industry.

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Peace, Consciousness, and Applied Amplified Peace Intelligence (AAPI)
Robert Kowalczyk and Klaus Schlichtmann - TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Feb 2024

The Normative Current: Abolishing War and Establishing True Collective Security

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The War on Gaza: Public Relations vs. Reality
Robert C. Koehler | Common Wonders – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Feb 2024

14 Feb 2024 – For its victims, war is . . . yes, hell. For the rest of us, war is an abstraction embedded in ignorance, a.k.a., public relations, served up for public consumption. At least that’s the way it’s supposed to be.

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Artificial Intelligence Technologies in Medicine: Case Studies from China and India
Tatiana Bokova | BRICS Info Portal - TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Feb 2024

14 Feb 2024 – Due to its continuous advancement and extensive utilization, artificial intelligence technology has permeated deeply into all aspects of life, particularly within the realm of medicine, while the prospects for its application continue to broaden. AI has emerged as a powerful tool.

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Over 30 Countries Queue Up for BRICS Membership
Jai Hamid | BRICS Info Portal - TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Feb 2024

12 Feb 2024 – This surge in interest reflects a growing disillusionment with traditional economic models and a collective quest for more equitable international relations.

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Friedman’s Vermin Analogies Echo Ugly Pro-Genocide Propaganda
Jim Naureckas | Fair Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting - TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Feb 2024

6 Feb 2024 – NYT columnist Thomas Friedman wrote a piece that compared the targets of US bombs to vermin. It’s the sort of metaphor that propagandists have historically used to justify genocide.

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China Is ‘World’s Sole Manufacturing Superpower’ with 35% of Global Output
Ben Norton | Geopolitical Economy Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Feb 2024

China’s state-led economic development model and robust industrial policy has transformed it into what an influential European think tank calls “the world’s sole manufacturing superpower”, making up 35% of global gross production – more than the 9 next largest manufacturers combined.

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Words That Kill: How Western Spin Doctors Dehumanize Select Peoples to Justify War
Chay Bowes | RT - TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Feb 2024

6 Feb 2024 – With Israel’s punitive operation against Gaza in its fourth month, it’s impossible not to compare Western outrage regarding other conflicts with the selective morality being applied to Israel. Carefully chosen words and turns of phrase serve as lubricant for US-backed military machines.

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Global Law and Order Via the Earth Constitution and the UN General Assembly
Roger Kotila, Ph.D. | Earth Federation News & Views – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Feb 2024

8 Feb 2024 – Global law and order and democracy are absent and a glaring problem for the United Nations which too often is sidelined when it counts the most, unable to intervene when it is clearly needed. 

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Red Sea Tensions Increase
Ann Garrison | Black Agenda Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Feb 2024

7 Feb 2024 – Tensions increase in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden.

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The Unexpected
Edward Curtin | Behind the Curtain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Feb 2024

9 Feb 2024 – Despite calendars and clocks and all the mental gymnastics we use to control life and time, surprises are at the heart of existence.  This may seem like a truism…

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Let Them Eat Dirt
The Chris Hedges Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Feb 2024

8 Feb 2024 – The final stage of Israel’s genocide in Gaza, an orchestrated mass starvation, has begun. The international community does not intend to stop it.

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Hamas Lost – Its Way Wins
Amos Gvirtz – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Feb 2024

Let’s assume that the goals against Hamas–elimination of its military/governmental capacity and its leaders–will be achieved, then Israel’s refusal of peace will obligate the Palestinians to return to the path of Hamas, even if under a different name.

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‘Legal’ Genocide?
Ahmad Qaddura Cartoons - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

That’s what it seems: a ‘normalized’ genocide–a TV entertainment–to a desensitized, idiotic public worldwide. Violence made in USA-Israel-NATO proves highly profitable. Poor UN, vilified, helpless, hopeless, useless!

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BRICS+: An Impressive Enlargement
BRICS Info Portal - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

1 Feb 2024 – The BRICS+ 10 countries represent 45% of the world’s population with 3.5 billion people, a third of the Earth’s solid surface, 44% of total global oil production, and 1/3 of global GDP of 29 trillion dollars, surpassing in purchasing power the G7.

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Corporate Coup: Venezuela and the End of US Empire
Ann Garrison | Black Agenda Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

Anya Parampil’s book tells the story of US hybrid warfare on Venezuela and of the tectonic social and economic shifts reshaping the world today.

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The Silence of the Damned
The Chris Hedges Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

31 Jan 2024 – Our leading humanitarian and civic institutions, including major medical institutions, refuse to denounce Israel’s genocide in Gaza. This exposes their hypocrisy and complicity.

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It May Be Genocide, but It Won’t Be Stopped
The Chris Hedges Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

26 Jan 2024 – The ruling by the International Court of Justice was a legal victory for South Africa and the Palestinians, but it will not halt the slaughter.

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Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in the Gaza Strip
UN International Court of Justice ICJ - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

26 January 2024 – Request for the Indication of Provisional Measures – Order

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The Hague: South Africa v. Israel – ICJ Order
Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

The International Court of Justice delivers its order in South Africa v. Israel – Streamed live on 26 Jan 2024

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Nonviolent Strategy to Halt the Genocide in Gaza, Liberate Palestine and Defeat the Global Technocracy
Robert J. Burrowes, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

24 Jan 2024 – In accordance with its long-planned, detailed and comprehensive blueprint labeled ‘The Great Reset’, the Global Elite is currently implementing its program to reshape world order, kill off a substantial proportion of the human population, enclose the Commons ‘forever’, transfer all remaining wealth to the Elite and enslave those left alive in one of their technocratic ‘smart city’ prisons.

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Red Sea Politics: Ethiopia, Somalia, and the US/EU/NATO
Ann Garrison | Black Agenda Report - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

17 Jan 2024 – An MOU pairing Ethiopia’s Red Sea ambitions with Somaliland’s secessionist aspirations heightens tensions in the Horn of Africa.

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Cobalt Red: How Congolese Blood Powers Our Lives
Ann Garrison | Black Agenda Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

24 Jan 2024 – “Unspeakable riches have brought the people of the Congo little other than unspeakable pain.” So writes Siddharth Kara in ‘Cobalt Red, How the Blood of the Congo Powers Our Lives.’ His book exposes the exploitation behind the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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The Four Horsemen of Gaza’s Apocalypse
The Chris Hedges Report - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

21 Jan 2024 – Joe Biden relies on advisors who view the world through the prism of the West’s civilizing mission to the “lesser breeds” of the earth to formulate his policies towards Israel and the Middle East.

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The International Court of Justice Stops Short of Ordering Gaza Ceasefire to Stop Genocide
Joe Lauria | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

26 Jan 2024 – The ICJ ruled that Israel’s military shall not commit acts forbidden by Article 2 of Genocide Convention but stopped short of ordering Israel to cease its military operation in Gaza.

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The Myth of Israel’s ‘Democracy’
Ilan Pappé | The Chris Hedges Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Jan 2024

5 Jan 2024 – Israeli historian Ilan Pappé on Israel’s end game in Gaza and the future of the Israeli apartheid state.

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The US Can’t Stop China’s Rise, but It Will Cripple the EU while Trying
Timur Fomenko | RT - TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jan 2024

4 Jan 2024 – Washington’s desperate attempts to curb Beijing’s high-tech development are hurting U.S. allies more than the Chinese.

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An Immense Hunger
Edward Curtin | Behind the Curtain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jan 2024

1 Jan 2024 – What can we do, how create the new when we are such stuff as dreams are made on? To escape the period that ends every sentence, every year, every life, one only needs winged words to take flight, to shimmer in the ascending iridescent light.

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On Rights and Other Myths
Latuff Cartoons - TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jan 2024

Think about it.

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Family of Israeli Woman in NYT Oct 7 Sexual Violence Renounces Story, Says Reporters Manipulated Them
The Short String | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jan 2024

4 Jan 2024 – A New York Times story claiming a pattern of Hamas’ gender-based violence on Oct 7 hinged on the story of Gal Abdush, but her family says there is no proof she was raped, and that Times reporters interviewed them under false pretenses.

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Zelensky’s Former Top Adviser Wants Kiev to Ally with Moscow against the West – What Exactly Is Going On?
Tarik Cyril Amar | RT - TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jan 2024

1 Jan 2024 – Aleksey Arestovich’s latest idea is that the two warring countries should sue the US-led bloc together.

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As China-Russia Economic and Diplomatic Ties Advance, Their Cultural Bond Flourishes with Ballet, Theatre and Music
South China Morning Post | BRICS Info Portal - TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jan 2024

29 Dec 2023 – As the Russian musical Anna Karenina is set to be staged in Shanghai and Beijing this month, theatre director Alina Chevik hopes to see how it can connect the two peoples at a time when Russian artists have been shunned in Western markets.

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Imagine (Music Video of the Week)
Written by John Lennon | Worthwhile Music – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jan 2024

Performed by 49 Musicians from 40 Countries

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Israel’s Genocide Betrays the Holocaust
The Chris Hedges Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jan 2024

29 Dec 2023 – Israel’s lebensraum master plan for Gaza, borrowed from the Nazi’s depopulation of Jewish ghettos, is clear. Destroy infrastructure, medical facilities, sanitation, access to clean water. Block shipments of food and fuel. Unleash indiscriminate violence to kill and wound hundreds a day. Let starvation and epidemics turn Gaza into a mortuary.

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Beyond the US Veto: UN Options to Protect Gaza
Marjorie Cohn | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jan 2024

29 Dec 2023 – Any party to the Genocide Convention can submit the matter to the World Court, which could make a finding of genocide. The General Assembly also has an option left.

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Nazism & Zionism: Oppressed Turned into Oppressors
Martin Luther King, Jr - TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jan 2024

Remember Hitler, Nazism, Holocaust and the ‘good Germans?’
Holocaust Redux with Netanyahu, Zionism and the ‘good Jews.’

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The World Has Lost John Pilger (9 Oct 1939 – 30 Dec 2023) RIP
Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jan 2024

One of the greatest journalists and filmmakers of any generation has died at age 84, his family announced on Sunday 31 Dec.

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Jesus, Gaza, and the Murder of Useless People
Edward Curtin | Behind the Curtain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Dec 2023

20 Dec 2023 – Jesus was a Palestinian Jew born in Bethlehem who grew up in Nazareth and was executed as a criminal in Jerusalem. What we celebrate at Christmas is the opposite of what he stood for. Once there was a mother, father and child on the run to safety in Egypt; today, there are millions of Palestinian refugees on the run to nowhere but a dead-end.

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Climate Profiteers Exploit Somali Suffering
Ann Garrison | Black Agenda Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Dec 2023

20 Dec 2023 – NGOs and other climate profiteers treat Somalia as a poster child for global warming.

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Peace, War and Consciousness
Robert Kowalczyk and Klaus Schlichtmann – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Dec 2023

The Normative Current: Abolishing War and Establishing True Collective Security

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Poetry Bleeds from the Shattered Normal
Robert C. Koehler | Common Wonders – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Dec 2023

20 Dec 2023 – It seems more relevant than ever, as innocent blood flows in the wars being waged by military-political bureaucracies across the planet. How many more stunned facial expressions will I see on YouTube, of parents who have just lost their children, their spouse, their siblings?

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The Cost of Bearing Witness
The Chris Hedges Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Dec 2023

23 Dec 2023 – There are scores of Palestinian writers and photographers, many of whom have been killed, who are determined to make us see the horror of this genocide. They will vanquish the lies of the killers.

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Murdering Fish in a Barrel
Daniel Medina | Racket Cartoons – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Dec 2023

12 Dec 2023 – IDF in Gaza

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That Can’t Be True about Israel
Caitlin Johnstone | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Dec 2023

Israel’s actions are so horrific and depraved I keep thinking I must be misinterpreting what I’m reading or disregarding a claim as over the top, only to find out it’s true.

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Twenty More Countries Have Applied to Join BRICS
Chris Devonshire-Ellis | BRICS Information Portal - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Dec 2023

19 Dec 2023 – BRICS Ambassador Anil Sooklal stated that, “over 20 countries have formally applied to join BRICS, while the same number have expressed interest. This is affirmation that BRICS is playing an important role in championing emerging and developing economies.”

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West Sabotaged Ukraine Peace Deal with Russia, Admit Zelensky Official and Germany’s Ex-Leader
Ben Norton | Geopolitical Economy Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Dec 2023

4 Dec 2023 – Russia wanted to sign a peace deal with Ukraine in March 2022, but NATO countries sabotaged it, according to Germany’s former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder and the parliamentary faction leader of Zelensky’s political party, Davyd Arakhamia.

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US Blocks Gaza Peace Proposal at UN for 3rd Time, Holding World Hostage
Ben Norton | Geopolitical Economy Report - TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Dec 2023

10 Dec 2023 – The USA voted alone against the rest of the world preventing peace in Gaza by vetoing three different resolutions in the UNSC. Meanwhile, Washington [the Good Guys] continues giving weapons to Israel [the other Good Guys] to commit genocide against Palestinian civilians in Gaza [the Bad Guys]. Tragicomic.

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The Weapons Israel Tests on Palestinians Will Be Used Against All of Us
The Chris Hedges Report | Real News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Dec 2023

11 Dec 2023 – As Antony Loewenstein explains, Palestine has been a testing ground for repressive technologies exported around the world, from spy software to killer drones.

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Four Died Trying: A Powerful, Riveting, Masterful Documentary Series Begins
Edward Curtin | Behind the Curtain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Dec 2023

13 Dec 2023 – It is hard for those who have not lived through the shattering political assassinations of the 1960s to grasp their significance for today.  Many might assume that that was then, long before their time, so let’s move on to what we must deal with today. This is an understandable but mistaken attitude that this documentary will quickly shatter, visually and audibly.

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Is the ICC Still Relevant? Not So, Says Brazil’s Lula da Silva–and He Is Not Alone
Uriel Araujo | BRICS Information Portal - TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Dec 2023

Brazil’s President Lula da Silva questioned the value of a court that does not include the US, Russia, or China. The ICC cannot be that relevant considering that major powers do not submit to its jurisdiction. The ICC is about geopolitics as much as it is about international law.

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The Rome Statute and the International Criminal Court
International Criminal Court ICC - TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Dec 2023

The intention behind the Rome Statute of 2002 in establishing the International Criminal Court is to prosecute the most serious crimes of international concern and to end impunity.

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Birds of a Feather
Daniel Medina | Racket Cartoons – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Dec 2023

Who says no to stopping a genocide?

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Takes One to Know One
Robert C. Koehler | Common Wonders – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Dec 2023

13 Dec 2023 – There are a number of blatant ways for terrorist organizations – by which I mean national governments – to justify committing mass murder.

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The Death of Israel
The Chris Hedges Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Dec 2023

17 Dec 2023 – Israel will appear triumphant after its genocidal campaign. Backed by the USA, its murderous rampages and genocidal violence will exterminate or ethnically cleanse Palestinians. Its dream of a state exclusively for Jews will be realized. But it will have signed its own death sentence… Israel is a pariah state.

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Gazan Catastrophe Shows Why the UN Needs the Earth Constitution
Roger Kotila, Ph.D. | Earth Federation News & Views – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Dec 2023

14 Dec 2023 – The UN General Assembly votes by a wide margin for a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza but Israel ignores the resolution because it has the “protection” of the U.S., which uses its UN Security Council veto power to prevent UN intervention. What must be done?

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What Time’s 2023 Person of the Year Reveals about the West
Rachel Marsden | RT - TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Dec 2023

7 Dec 2023 – Each year, editors of Time magazine choose a person, group, idea, or object that made the most impact on the world. This year’s winner is US singer-songwriter Taylor Swift. The choice is totally valid; it speaks volumes about the current state of the Western world. 

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The Evil Israel Does Is the Evil Israel Gets
The Chris Hedges Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Dec 2023

8 Dec 2023 – Israel’s settler colonial project perpetuates the cycle of violence against the indigenous inhabitants of historic Palestine. Palestinians have been forced to speak back in the language Israel speaks. Make no mistake: Karma is a bitch; what goes around comes around.

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Damning Analysis: Short-Selling Deluge Suggests Prior Knowledge of Oct 7 Hamas Incursions
Ben Bartee | Armageddon Prose - TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Dec 2023

6 Dec 2023 – The totality of evidence continues to make mincemeat of the official story that the Israeli government — home of the most vaunted national security apparatus on Earth, engaged in constant, near-total surveillance of the Gaza Strip — was caught unawares on October 7.  

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UAE Ditches U.S. Dollar for Oil Trade
BRICS Information Portal – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Dec 2023

8 Dec 2023 – The United Arab Emirates is in talks with 15 countries to promote local currency payments. It is approaching China, Russia, India, Egypt, among other nations, to sideline the U.S. dollar for oil settlements. The realigning could lead to a financial paradigm shift, making BRICS into an economic powerhouse.

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Dr. Jill Stein: A Ballot Challenge to the Crimes of Empire
Ann Garrison | Black Agenda Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Dec 2023

6 Dec 2023 – Dr. Jill Stein stepped up to compete for the Green Party presidential nomination after Dr. Cornel West decided to run as an independent. Ann Garrison spoke with her.

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Humanity’s Bombs Are Aimed at Evolution
Robert C. Koehler | Common Wonders – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Dec 2023

6 Dec 2023 – In most media coverage of war, the unexamined assumption is that we, the readers, are spectators, looking on as the missiles fly (mostly in one direction) and Good dukes it out with Evil yet again, Paradoxically, Good and Evil are in complete agreement about one thing: The only way to deal with conflict is through violence.

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Palestine/Israel: Cutting the Gordian Knot
Alanna Hartzok - TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Dec 2023

As in nearly all conflicts, different “tribes” claim the same land. Each side has its own story and rationale as to why the land belongs to them rather than the “other.” “Might makes right” uses brute force to dominate the “other” but injustice creates anger and eventually the “other” manages to turn the tables. Vendetta.

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Henry Kissinger (27 May 1923 – 29 Nov 2023) War Criminal Finally Dies
Robert Reich – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Dec 2023

30 Nov 2023 – Henry Kissinger has died, at the age of 100. In my humble opinion, he should have been considered a war criminal. One telling illustration was Kissinger’s role in overthrowing the elected socialist government of Salvador Allende in Chile, and encouraging the mass murder of thousands of innocent Chileans under the Operation Condor (war on Communism).

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Israel Reopens the Gaza Slaughterhouse
The Chris Hedges Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Dec 2023

1 Dec 2023 – The skies over Gaza are filled — after a seven-day truce — with projectiles of death. The Gazan concentration camp is a cacophony of explosions and cries for help beneath collapsed buildings. Warplanes. Attack helicopters. Drones. Artillery shells. Tank shells. Mortars. Bombs. Missiles.

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This Simple Move by China Could Demolish the EU’s Aggressive Agenda
Timur Fomenko | RT - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Dec 2023

29 Nov 2023 – Beijing announced that the citizens of Portugal, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain will be allowed to visit China for a 15-day period visa-free. It may throw a spanner in the works of the rhetoric about a “closed” and “bad-for-business” Beijing.

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Media’s Fatal Compromises
Patrick Lawrence | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Dec 2023

28 Nov 2023 – The practice of “embedding” struck me as a repellent compromise with power. It is no longer enough to tether correspondents to the perspective of the military from whose side they report. We are on the way to huge, bloody, consequential wars fought without any witnesses.

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West Votes against Democracy, Human Rights, Cultural Diversity at UN–Promotes Mercenaries, Sanctions
Ben Norton | Geopolitical Economy Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Dec 2023

26 Nov 2023 – The West voted [as a block] against the rest of the world on United Nations General Assembly resolutions opposing democracy, human rights, and cultural diversity, while supporting mercenaries and unilateral coercive measures (sanctions).

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IDF Knew Real Hamas HQ while Lying about al-Shifa
Gareth Porter | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Nov 2023

23 Nov 2023 – While lying to the world that Hamas HQ was under al-Shifa Hospital, the IDF had already found the actual command center 8.5 km away.

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Israel’s War on Hospitals
The Chris Hedges Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Nov 2023

20 Nov 2023 – Israel is carrying out a campaign to make Gaza uninhabitable. This campaign includes destroying all of Gaza’s hospitals. The message Israel is sending is clear – Nowhere is safe. If you stay you die.

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Activating the Genocide Convention
Craig Murray | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Nov 2023

19 Nov 2023 – There is no room to doubt that Israel’s bombing of Palestinian civilians and depriving them of food, water and other necessities of life are grounds to invoke the 1948 Genocide Convention. 

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Thankfulness Buried in the Rubble
Robert C. Koehler | Common Wonders – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Nov 2023

22 Nov 2023 – Much as I love Thanksgiving, I find myself struggling to let a sense of thankfulness flow, because when I do–and doing so has always been a crucial part of the holiday–my gratitude for my blessings starts to feel more like luck and, even worse, privilege. Yeah, how nice.

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The Life and Public Assassination of President John F. Kennedy by the CIA
Edward Curtin – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Nov 2023

23 Nov 2023 – Why Pres. Kennedy was publicly murdered by the CIA sixty years ago has never been more important. There is nothing to debate unless one is some sort of intelligence operative, has an obsession, or is out to make a name or a buck.

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US Blows Off the Whole World to Punish Cuba
Ann Garrison | Black Agenda Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Nov 2023

15 Nov 2023 – On Nov 2, the UNGA voted overwhelmingly for a resolution calling on the US to lift the trade embargo against Cuba that John Kennedy imposed in 1962. The US and Israel were the only two nations to vote no, with Ukraine abstaining. Total dependence creates total compliance.

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Pro-Palestine Protests Are Ignored by the Western Elite, and It May Be a Fatal Mistake
Bradley Blankenship | RT – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Nov 2023

15 Nov 2023 – Liberal democracy is being destroyed from within by leaders who refuse to stand up to Israel despite public pressure.

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Israel Is Shutting Down Its Human Laboratory in Gaza
The Chris Hedges Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Nov 2023

17 Nov 2023 – Israel uses Palestinians imprisoned in Gaza as human guinea pigs for its weapons and technology industries.

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Anyone Who Believes in the Hollywood Image of the CIA Should Come to Serbia—Where the Agency Has Long Aligned with One of the Country’s Most Notorious Criminal Gangs
Olga Peterson | CovertAction Magazine - TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Nov 2023

11 Nov 2023 – Most people tend to believe that the CIA is just an intelligence service, gathering information to enable better public policy. However, its real purpose is to engage in political skullduggery and subvert or destabilize other countries in order to help facilitate the goal of U.S. global domination and hegemony.

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Will Palestine Ever Be Free? Understanding Elite Strategy in the Global Context
Robert J. Burrowes, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Nov 2023

17 Nov 2023 – How the genocidal assault on Gaza and the ongoing military attacks on the occupied West Bank constitute a fundamental threat to the people of Palestine while at the same time they are only a local manifestation of the wider assault on humanity.

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The Horror, The Horror
The Chris Hedges Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Nov 2023

11 Nov 2023 – Israel’s genocidal attacks, killing hundreds of Palestinians a day, including some 160 children, have expanded to shelling the remaining hospitals in Gaza. Israel’s orgy of death will not crush Hamas. Hamas is an idea. This idea is fed on the blood of martyrs. Israel is giving Hamas an abundant supply.

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An Epistle to Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
Edward Curtin | Behind the Curtain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Nov 2023

10 Nov 2023 – Seeing you stumble on your way by throwing your full support to the Zionist leaders of Israel has been a body blow to me. That you have not defended the children of Gaza and condemned their massacre by the thousands has shocked and sickened me.

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Militarism vs. Our Shared Humanity
Robert C. Koehler | Common Wonders – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Nov 2023

8 Nov 2023 – If you don’t care about the victims, the dehumanization process kicks in and, if you’re reading about it on the Internet or watching it on TV, it starts morphing into a video game. Crash, boom, hooray! This is war and we’ve got no choice but to win, no matter the cost.

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Letter to the Children of Gaza
The Chris Hedges Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Nov 2023

8 Nov 2023 – Dear child. We have failed you. This is the awful guilt we carry. We tried. But we did not try hard enough. We will write and film. This is what we do. It is not much. But it is something. We will tell your story again. Maybe it will be enough to earn the right to ask for your forgiveness.

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Will David again Slay Goliath?
Steve Corbett | CovertAction Magazine - TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Nov 2023

2 Nov 2023 – Lambs being led to the slaughter, these and countless other children need all the good shepherds we can provide to protect them before desperation and suffering drive them to kill in the name of the free Palestine they deserve. Peace, not war, is always worth the effort.

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Conflating Jewish and Pro-Israel Is Wrong and Misleading
Ari Paul | Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Nov 2023

6 Nov 2023 – As protests erupt worldwide against Israel’s ferocious bombardment and invasion of Gaza, US media ponder how this impacts Jewish people. The way this is framed completely mischaracterizes Jewish opinion, falsely acting as if it is unquestionably unified in support of Israeli military attacks.

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Good Times for the Military-Industrial Complex
William D. Hartung | TomDispatch - TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Nov 2023

But Is It Truly the Arsenal of Democracy?

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Israel’s Final Solution for the Palestinians
The Chris Hedges Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Nov 2023

3 Nov 2023 – When Jewish extremists, fanatic Zionists, religious zealots, ultranationalists and crypto-fascists in the apartheid state of Israel say they want to wipe Gaza off the face of the earth, believe them.

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New Document Leak on Plan to Expel Gaza Population
Joe Lauria | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Nov 2023

30 Oct 2023 – A leaked document from the Israeli Ministry of Intelligence to an Israeli news site today lays out a plan to transfer more than 2 million Palestinians from Gaza to Egypt’s Sinai desert. [Moses, 13th century BCE, Redux]

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The Harmony Peace Prize 2023 – International Art Competition
Cristina Cabrejas-Artola – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Nov 2023

Nov 2023 – The theme of the Harmony Peace Prize 2023 was inspired by Lorenzo de Medici, the ruler of Florence who neutralised Naples and Rome’s military threat. His approach to harmony was influenced by the writings of Plato and Plotinus, two of the most prestigious Greek philosophers.

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The Math of Murder
The Dennis Kucinich Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Nov 2023

On Tue 31 Oct 2023, Israel bombed a Palestinian refugee camp with 100,000 inhabitants, producing a hellscape of casualties, buildings in collapse and a massive bomb crater to kill just one single Hamas commander. This annihilation of innocent civilians bombed into “collateral damage” does not support U.S., Israel or the West’s claim for moral high ground.

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Gaza Children Buried Alive, Buried Alive, Buried Alive
Roger Kotila, Ph.D. | Earth Federation News & Views – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Nov 2023

31 Oct 2023 – State Terrorism: As I watch the relentless airstrikes on Gaza, I can’t stop thinking about children trapped underneath the tons of concrete rubble and buried alive. Netanyahu, his generals, and President Biden must be prosecuted by the ICC for genocide and “collective punishment” — a scholarly way of describing mass murder of civilians. 

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Thou Shalt NOT Kill
The Dennis Kucinich Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Nov 2023

27 Oct 2023 – We are cartwheeling towards a massive East v. West war with religious and ethnic overtones. This seemingly inexorable March of (nuclear) Folly, will ultimately pit the USA/NATO militarily against China, Russia and their allies. Our survival depends upon surmounting moments such as these.

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Joe Biden Gives Speech Detached from Reality Justifying U.S. Support for Ukraine and Gaza Wars
Jeremy Kuzmarov | CovertAction Magazine – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Nov 2023

25 Oct 2023 – Right out of a George Orwell Novel – As the U.S. escalates its involvement in wars in Ukraine and Gaza, Joe Biden gave a speech at the Oval Office on 19 Oct trying to legitimize $106 billion for Ukraine, Israel, Gaza, Taiwan.

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Number of Planned Low-orbit Satellites Now Exceeds One Million
Arthur Firstenberg | Global Research - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Nov 2023

2 Nov 2023 – On Sunday [29 Oct], SpaceX launched 23 satellites from Cape Canaveral in the morning, and 22 more from Vandenberg Air Force Base in the evening. This brought the total number of operating satellites irradiating the Earth to about 8,800.

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