Articles by TRANSCEND Media Service

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Biodiversity Is Health
Navdanya International– TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

22 May 2022 – To celebrate World Biodiversity Day, we present Biodiversity Is Health. We break down how all levels of biodiversity have a direct and tangible tie to human health, especially as an intimate connection exists between the biodiversity of our diets and gut, and our surrounding ecosystems, making health a continuum. Biodiversity is, hence, needed at every level of the food system.

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The History They Don’t Teach You in School: U.S. and Russia Have a Long History of Collaboration
Nancy Spannaus | CovertAction Magazine - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

21 May 2022 – Relationship Can Be Rekindled Today, Even in These Darkest of Times

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A Reset That Serves the People
Ellen Brown | Web of Debt – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

19 May 2022 – Instead of buying into the World Economic Forum’s dystopian “Great Reset,” we can build an alternative system with a mandate to serve the people.

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“The Winter of Our Discontent:” Mind’s Accommodation to Disparate Experiences
Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

A Personal Essay – 20 May 2022 – MIND, MEANING, CHANCE . . .

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Journalist Assassination: Are Israeli Defense Forces Out of Control?
Robin Edward Poulton, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

18 May 2022 – Israeli Soldier Kills Al Jazeera Journalist on 11 May 2022

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The Global Killing Fields of Journalists: “The Silence of the World” (Part 2)
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

In the assassination of journalists, the universal silence highlights the demise of humanity.

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Nakba at 74
Mazin Qumsiyeh | Popular Resistance – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

16 May 2022 – On this 74th anniversary of the beginning of our Nakba (catastrophe) we mourn the ethnic cleansing that began in 1948 and that continues today with silent transfer, home demolitions, land confiscation and more. But we also pledge it as a day of dedication, meditation, and work towards return (al-awda) and liberation.

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Notes from Ethiopia: The TPLF Destruction of Afar (Part 4)
Ann Garrison | Black Agenda Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

18 May 2022 – The U.S. backs TPLF war, then when IDPs overwhelm public health capacity, USAID sends help. Measles threatens to sweep IDP camps full of undernourished children. Contradictions of empire.

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‘By Deliberately Ignoring Risk, the World Is Bankrolling Its Own Destruction’
Baher Kamal | Human Wrongs Watch - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

20 May 2022 – It is often said that a pessimistic person is an optimistic but well-informed person.

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The Heart Is Mightier Than the Sword
Robert C. Koehler | Common Wonders – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

Sounds like a horror movie on permanent rewind through the brain, through the soul. Catch your breath, buy a gun. What other choice do you have?… The heart is mightier than the sword. I’m allowing myself to imagine a world where most people believe this.

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Western Media Engages in a War on Truth
Russell Bentley | CovertAction Magazine - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

16 May 2022 – Yellow Journalism of the Hearst Era Is Alive and Well in the 21st Century

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Ramjas College of Delhi University
Dr. Ravi P. Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

I was a student of Ramjas College of DU and lived in its Hostel for five years while I did my undergraduate and postgraduate studies. I wrote this piece after leaving the college half a century back and have some fond memories which I want to share with my readers here.

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(Italiano) Maturità politica ed empatia razionale per il nemico
Diane Perlman | Centro Studi Sereno Regis - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

20 Maggio 2022 – Dopo lo sfascio dell’URSS, seppure Putin lo considerasse “la maggiore catastrofe geopolitica del secolo”, richiese l’adesione della Russia alla NATO e all’Unione Europea, a seguito di proposte fatte da Gorbachev e Yeltsin.

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(Castellano) La batalla final por la humanidad: Es ‘ahora o nunca’ en la larga guerra contra el homo sapiens
Robert Burrowes, Ph.D. - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

Si perdemos esta batalla, no habrá batalla posterior. La Larga Guerra contra la humanidad se habrá perdido, de una vez por todas. Esta batalla es por todo lo que significa ser humano: identidad humana, libertad humana, derechos humanos, privacidad, dignidad, libre albedrío y cualquier otra cosa que haga que valga la pena vivir la vida, y por el control de la Tierra y todos sus recursos.

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Not Soon Enough: Meditations on Ending War and Visioning Peace
Ivana Milojević, Ph.D. | Journal of Future Studies - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

March 2022 -To end war, we need to challenge the futures fallacies we use to construct reality. We also need to envision peaceful futures. This essay analyses a ‘failure of (futures) imagination’ behind wars and concludes with four meditations/visions on peace.

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On Bush’s Freudian Confession
Caitlin Johnstone - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

19 May 2022 – While criticizing Russia for having rigged elections and shutting out political opposition, the 43rd president made the following comment: “The result is an absence of checks and balances in Russia, and the decision of one man to launch a wholly unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq. I mean, of Ukraine.”The bullshit doesn’t get any more brightly illuminated than this, folks. All that spin and narrative management they’ve been pouring into the US proxy war in Ukraine, and Bush undoes it all with the Bushism to end all Bushisms.

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Paths Not Taken: Peace Initiatives That Would Have Helped Avoid the Mess We’re in Now
Jake Lynch – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

Why is there so little talk of peace for Ukraine? Is the world community really prepared to sit on its hands as the country is destroyed? We have no alternative but to redouble our advocacy, despite the knock-backs. Peace takes time, whereas a counsel of haste is a counsel of war. But we may not have ages and ages, so we need to work out how to make a difference.

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New Documents Show How Drug Companies Targeted Doctors to Increase Opioid Prescriptions
Charles Ornstein | ProPublica - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

17 May 2022 – A trove of documents published as part of a legal settlement offers an unvarnished look inside the financial relationships between pharmaceutical companies and the medical community — from the perspective of drug companies themselves.

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Life in the Stupidverse
Tom Tomorrow | Daily Kos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

This Modern World – 9 May 2022

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Still Support We Can Offer!
Jocelyn Wright - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

We sit helplessly by as opponents to peace
Decimate Ukraine
One town after another
On diverse devices, TVs, and radios
Forgetful of our shared humanity

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Biden Redeploys Troops to Somalia While Humanitarian Crisis Looms
Abayomi Azikiwe | Popular Resistance – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

20 May 2022 – U.S. war policy in Ukraine and Eastern Europe has prompted hyperinflation, food deficits and economic underdevelopment around the world. The military maneuvers in the Horn of Africa as well will prove detrimental to the people of the region and throughout the world.

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(Português) A Sombra Tenebrosa do Bolsonarismo no Brasil
Leonardo Boff – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

18 maio 2022 – Bolsonaro é tão pouco político e desvairado que nem esconde o jogo. Revela-o às claras. Tal comportamento de um chefe de estado que se caracteriza por constantes ameaças às instituições e pelo permanente descaso da situação dramática do país, dos milhões de famintos, de insuficiência alimentar, dos desempregados, nos provoca graves preocupações e sérias apreensões.

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Ralph Waldo Emerson (25 May 1803 – 27 Apr 1882)
American Transcendentalism Web – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

Emerson had become quite famous, a major figure in the American literary landscape, a celebrity which brought both adulation and satire. He had been a profound inspiration for many writers, especially Henry Thoreau and Walt Whitman.

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“Notes on Exterminism” for the Twenty-First-Century Ecology and Peace Movements
John Bellamy Foster | Monthly Review – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

May 2022 – The dual exterminist tendencies: the planetary ecological crisis and the growing threat of global nuclear annihilation.

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Why Learning from Each Other’s Struggles Is Vital to Long-Term Movement Success
Laurence Cox | Waging Nonviolence – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

Time is too short to reinvent the wheel if we want to win. Movements must take seriously how they train and strategize.

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Swami Vivekananda Addresses the Parliament of Religions–Chicago 1893
Swami Vivekananda - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

“As the different streams having their sources in different places all mingle their water in the sea, so, O Lord, the different paths which men take through different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to Thee.”

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The New Iron Curtain
Patrick Lawrence | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

16 May 2022 – The Ukraine crisis proves to be Europe’s crucible and Europe proves a profound disappointment.

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Recasting Attention to the Raging Genocide
Shad Saleem Faruqi and Jaspal Kaur Sadhu Singh | JUST – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

19 May 2022 – We wish to reiterate that though the global attention these days is focused on the Russia-Ukraine war, the world needs to recast its attention and conscience to the genocide, protracted aggression and injustices in the illegally occupied territories of the West Bank. Shireen Abu Akleh’s assassination underlies the daily reality of apartheid in occupied Palestine.

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(Italiano) Ammazza-ammazza
Enrico Peyretti | Centro Studi Sereno Regis – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

16 Maggio 2022 – Si ammazzano, si ammazzano. Per un pezzo di terra. Ammazza-ammazza. Per un orgasmo mentale della psicopatia di potenza. Ahimé, sono esseri para-umani, simil-umani, fermi al grado primitivo dell’evoluzione umanizzatrice.

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Not in the Heat of Battle
Amos Gvirtz – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

16 May 2022 – On the eve of Israel’s Memorial Day and six days after Holocaust Memorial Day, Israel’s High Court of Justice issued their heinous decision to allow the Israeli army to demolish eight Palestinian villages and expel their inhabitants in the South Hebron Hills.

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(Português) Joaquin Phoenix lança documentário sobre o impacto do uso de antibióticos na pecuária
David Arioch | Vegazeta – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

19 de maio de 2022 – “The End of Medicine” também aborda os riscos de novos surtos e pandemias por meio da criação de animais para consumo.

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Amnesty International Resists Calls to Designate Assange a ‘Prisoner of Conscience’ as Extradition Looms
Mohamed Elmaazi | The Dissenter - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

16 May 2022 – The international human rights organization Amnesty International has resisted calls to designate WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange a “prisoner of conscience,” even though the organization acknowledges he is the target of a “politically motivated prosecution” by the United States.

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USA’s Selective Outrage over Ukraine Is Fashioned by a Well-Oiled Propaganda Machine… Just Ask the People of Yemen
Robert Bridge | RT - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

15 May 2022 – North Americans are being shepherded to the next emoji crusade – the latest being Russia’s special operation in Ukraine – like consumers waiting in line for junk food and Happy Meals. When does the mindless virtue-signaling end?

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Logic vs Emotion
Bruce Lee - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

Words -> Reactions

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Mistakes
HKM Life – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

Practical Wisdom

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Global Peace, Security and Conflict Resolution: We, the People, Witness the Coming of an Insane Future
Mahboob A. Khawaja, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

17 May 2022 – The quest for a peaceful resolution of the current crisis is more important than other imperatives of global concern. The global leaders who claim to possess greatness of mind have failed miserably to stop the ongoing slaughter of humanity in Ukraine, Yemen, Syria, Palestine, Kashmir, Iraq…

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Angela Davis, John Pilger, Roger Waters Rave about Just-Released ‘Our Vision for Liberation’
Ilan Pappé & Ramzy Baroud | Politics for the People - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

18 May 2022 – In commemoration of the 74th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba, Professor Ilan Pappe and Dr. Ramzy Baroud announce the release of their latest book, ‘Our Vision for Liberation: Engaged Palestinian Leaders & Intellectuals Speak Out.’

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When Is a TV News Interview Not Just an Interview?
Matt Taibbi and Matt Orfalea | TK News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

When TV News Won’t Identify Defense Lobbyists – As war rages, viewers watch commercials for weapons dealers, often without knowing it.

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Teach Your Children (Music Video of the Week)
Playing For Change – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

Live in Australia – Song by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (w/lyrics)

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Escaping the Apocalypse on the Killing Fields of Ukraine
Stephanie Hiller – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

21 May 2022 – It’s not surprising that the threat to destroy Roe V. Wade has shown its ugly head at the same time as a desperate, bloody war and a horrible white supremacist attack in Buffalo. All three are expressions of patriarchy gone haywire as power elites strive to achieve global dominance.

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Ode to Grief
Dr Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2022

Poem written at the passing on of my beloved brother Niresh Manilall in South Africa.

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Memorability, Mnemonics, Maths, Music and Governance
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens - TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

Memory Enhancement Ensuring Strategic Credibility – In a period in which great emphasis is placed on the complexity of governance and the issues which it is required to address, remarkably little is said of the challenges to memory.

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Acclaimed Palestinian-American Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh Killed in Israeli Raid in West Bank
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan | Democracy NOW! – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

12 May 2022 – Shireen was a beloved journalist known for her tireless reporting on Palestine. As news of her death spread, crowds turned out in a spontaneous outpouring of anger and grief gathered outside her home in occupied East Jerusalem. Israeli soldiers then raided the home in an act both pointless and cruel.

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Biden Wanted $33B More for Ukraine. Congress Quickly Raised It to $40B. Who Benefits?
Glenn Greenwald | Substack – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

11 May 2022 – Tens of billions, soon to be much more, are flying out of U.S. coffers to Ukraine as North Americans suffer, showing who runs the U.S. government, and for whose benefit.

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Israeli Police Attack Funeral Procession for Shot Journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh
Sufian Taha | The Guardian - TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

13 May 2022 – Israeli forces have attacked a funeral procession for a Palestinian American journalist shot dead this week, kicking and hitting people with batons and causing mourners carrying her coffin to lose balance and drop it to the ground.

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Jesus, Endless War, and the Rise of U.S. Fascism
Chris Hedges | ScheerPost – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

9 May 2022 – The Democratic Party is hoping to thwart an election by running against the Supreme Court decision on abortion. The Christian fascists believe military power, and its “manly” virtues, are blessed by God. No military budget is too big. No war waged by the US is evil. Violence is the primary form of communication. Vengeance is the highest good.

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Putin’s Monroe Doctrine against NATO
John Mearsheimer | Economy & Geopolitics – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

Russia Ukraine War Update by John Mearsheimer – 5 May 2022

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Sanctions
Laini Mataka | CovertAction Magazine - TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

15 May 2022 – the hateful’s favorite tool for dismantling dissension,
their weapon of choice
for punishing those who refuse to gap their legs wide for rape w/out protest.

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‘All the Questions Were about Israel’: Inside Deutsche Welle’s Purge of Arab Journalists
Hebh Jamal and Lena Obermaier | +972 Magazine – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

5 May 2022 – When Deutsche Welle fired seven Arab journalists over accusations of antisemitism, many in Germany took its decision at face value. But a closer look shows DW’s investigation was riddled with political motives.

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U.K. Orders Zelensky to Stop Peace Negotiations with Russia
The Jimmy Dore Show – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson had two simple messages to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky:
1- Putin should be pressured, not negotiated with.
2- Even if Ukraine is ready to sign some agreements with Putin, NATO/Western allies are not.

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It Is Foolish for Finland and Sweden to Join NATO and Ignore both the Causes and Consequences
Jan Oberg, Ph.D. | The Transnational – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

12 May 2022 – Today, Finland decided to become a full NATO member. Sweden will do the same next week. What caused this ill-considered and panicking but fateful policy change and what its consequences will be.

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Empire of Bioweapon Lies
Pepe Escobar – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

13 May 2022 – An ongoing U.S. bioweapons program in Ukraine was one of the Top Three reasons that led to Operation Z. So just when we thought we could enjoy the summer by watching Europe commit hara-kiri, it’s time to stock up on those Aperol Spritz. Get ready for a new hit series, season 1: Inside the American bioweapon racket.

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The Last Good Guys? Five Reasons Why Washington Can’t Break Its War Addiction
William J. Astore | TomDispatch - TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

8 May 2022 – Why has the United States already become so heavily invested in the Russia-Ukraine war? And why has it so regularly gotten involved in so many other wars on this planet since it invaded Afghanistan in 2001? Persistent warfare should never be confused with strength and certainly not with righteousness, especially on a planet haunted by a growing sense of impending doom.

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Inequality Tightens Its Grip on the Most Vulnerable
Baher Kamal | Human Wrongs Watch - TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

13 May 2022 – Please do not say you were not aware that the world produces enough food to feed all human beings on Earth, while nearly double the combined European Union’s population go to bed hungry… every single night.

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White House Rejects Rep. Seth Moulton’s Characterization of a “Proxy War” with Russia
Ryan Grim | The Intercept – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

11 May 2022 – Biden has dished out his own escalatory rhetoric, calling Putin a war criminal and suggesting that the Russian president couldn’t remain in power.

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Seeing vs Believing
Unknown - TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

Ring any bells?

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Extend the Spirit of Partisans to Fight New Fascisms: Homophobia, Discrimination, Exclusion and Racism
Maung Zarni | FORSEA – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

9 May is officially the Europe or Victory Day, commemorating the defeat of Nazi Germany by the Allies–-USSR, USA, France and UK–-in 1945. For the first time since the ethnic cleanings in 1992-95, Bosnian human rights activists explore the possibility of international solidarity networks, linking their local activism with those from other parts of the world.

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Medical Bigotry: Jim Crow in a White Lab Coat
Michael J. Talmo - TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

13 May 2022 – Bigotry is an ugly thing. In my country, the US, it has had a long and nasty history. From treating black people and women as second class citizens via slavery, Jim Crow Laws, and blaming Eve for the fall of the human race in Genesis, to persecuting gay and transgender people, to barring atheists from holding public office.

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Tears and Hope from the Last Few Days
Mazin Qumsiyeh | Popular Resistance – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

14 May 2022 – World renowned journalist Shireen AbuAqleh was intentionally murdered by an Israeli sniper in Jenin. We planted ten trees in her honor. The constellation of events and circumstances and her background actually were so amazing that it provided a huge dose of sadness but also a big ray of hope for us.

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The Absolutist
Tom Tomorrow | Daily Kos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

This Modern World – 2 May 2022

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Tears in Heaven (Music Video of the Week)
Eric Clapton - TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

Tears in Heaven is a ballad written by Eric Clapton and Will Jennings about the pain Clapton felt following the death of his four-year-old son, Conor, who fell from a window of the 53rd-floor New York apartment of his mother’s friend, on March 20, 1991. Clapton, who arrived at the apartment shortly after the accident, was visibly distraught for months afterwards.

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‘Boycott’ Is a Powerful Film That Needs to Be Seen
Michael Arria | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

An important new documentary tells the story of anti-BDS laws and the people who have stood up to them.

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Progressive International: The Athens Declaration on Ukraine
Pressenza - TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

Today, 13 May 2022, three members of the Progressive International, Yanis Varoufakis, Jeremy Corbyn and Ece Temelkuran, called a press conference to make public the Athens Declaration on the Russian invasion and the war in Ukraine. Here is the text.

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The Global Killing Fields of Journalists: The Death of Shireen Abu Akleh (Part 1)
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

Dedicated Journalists Are the Foundation of a Solid, Democratic State

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(Norsk-Norwegian) Farene ved Svensk og Finsk NATO-medlemskap
Bjørn Eidsvig – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

15. mai 2022 – De foreslåtte medlemskapene kan forventes å forårsake store, mer spesifikke problemer. Les og tenk nøye gjennom hva du ønsker å gjøre i denne saken.

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Homo Sapiens
John Scales Avery, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

A Book Announcement – Humans, in their arrogance, call themselves “Homo sapiens sapiens”, the “wisest of the wise”! Admittedly, our species has enormous technical, cultural, and scientific progress to its credit. But wisdom? That is another matter entirely.

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The Bizarre, Unanimous Dem Support for the $40b War Package to Raytheon and CIA: “For Ukraine”
Glenn Greenwald | Substack – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

14 May 2022 – “The US Anti-War Left Is Dead–The Squad’s $40b War Vote Just Killed It.” Many Dems voting YES have long denounced exactly these sorts of bills. What happened?

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Evil Intent
Dr Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

The seeds of evil have been sown.
To each country it’s own.
Crimes of evil, crimes of hate.

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Political Maturity and Rational Empathy for the Enemy
Diane Perlman, Ph.D. - TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

After the breakup of the USSR, even though Putin felt it “was the greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the century,” he requested that Russia join NATO and the European Union, following proposals made by Gorbachev and Yeltsin.

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How to Follow the Ukraine War
Swiss Policy Research - TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

16 May 2022 – How to Bypass Official Propaganda and Disinformation

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How to Face the Centuries with Confidence: The Mystery of the World’s Most Majestic Tree
Maria Popova | The Marginalian – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

Some great poetic truth quickens as you stand beneath one of the world’s oldest trees–older than your most distant known ancestor, your country, your country’s religion: 3,266 years old. “The calm deposition of the rings… has gone on millimeter by millimeter for millennium after millennium — advancing ripples in the tide of time.”

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Ukraine’s Partial Gas Cut to Europe Could Force Activation of Nord Stream 2
Paul Antonopoulos | InfoBRICS – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

Kiev attempts to blackmail Europe by partially halting gas flow from Russia.

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Buddha Poornima
Dr. Ravi P. Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

Today the 16 May is Buddha Poornima
The day that Buddha — Siddharth Gautam
Sitting under a Baudhi tree obtained enlightenment

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Marcos Dynasty Back in Power: What’s Next for the Philippines?
Richard Javad Heydarian | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

12 May 2022 – The Marcos dynasty is returning to power in the Philippines. Almost exactly 50 years after Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law and a dictatorship, his namesake son secured more than 30 million votes, nearly double that of his nearest rival, current Vice President Leni Robredo. Will he replicate his father’s dictatorial ambitions?

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Brazil’s Amazon Breaks another Deforestation Record
Olivia Rosane | EcoWatch - TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

10 May 2022 – Another month in 2022, another announcement of record deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. “The cause of this record has a first and last name: Jair Messias Bolsonaro.”

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Notes from Eritrea (Part II)
Ann Garrison | Black Agenda Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

11 May 2022 – If Eritreans or other peoples of the world choose multi-party democracy, fine, but the US/NATO shouldn’t be trying to ram it down their throats with sanctions or using it as an excuse to bomb them into submission.

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Nakba – To Strive for Justice till Liberation
Dr. Chandra Muzaffar | JUST - TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

14 May 2022 – Today is Nakba–the day that Palestinians remember as the Great Catastrophe when the illegitimate entity called Israel was formally established on Palestinian land. It was the beginning of the dispossession of the Palestinian people which has continued for the last 74 years.

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Malcolm X (19 May 1925 – 21 Feb 1965)
Biography – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

Civil Rights Activist, Minister – African-American leader and prominent figure in the Nation of Islam, Malcolm X articulated concepts of race pride and black nationalism in the 1950s and ’60s.

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The Final Battle for Humanity: It Is ‘Now or Never’ in the Long War against Homo Sapiens
Robert J. Burrowes, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

If we lose this battle, the Long War against humanity will have been lost. This battle is for everything that it means to be human – human identity, human freedom, human rights, privacy, dignity, free will and anything else that makes life worth living – and for control of the Earth and all its resources.

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How They Have Lied to You about the Russian Threat for the Last 30 Years
Jan Oberg, Ph.D. | The Transnational – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

8 Apr 2022 – An indisputable authority on NATO affairs reveals the truth – without knowing he does and without the media understanding his sensational statements.

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A Monetary Reset Where the Rich Don’t Own Everything
Ellen Brown | Web of Debt – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

5 May 2022 – We have a serious debt problem, but solutions such as the World Economic Forum’s “Great Reset” are not the future we want. It’s time to think outside the box for some new solutions.

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Pope Francis Suggests That NATO’s “Barking” Provoked Russia’s Military Op in Ukraine
Paul Antonopoulos | Global Research - TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

4 May 2022 – Pope Francis has suggested to Italian daily Corriere Della Sera that the “barking of NATO at the door of Russia” provoked the military operation in Ukraine and countries should not supply Ukraine with more arms. Russia has “an anger that I don’t know whether it was provoked but was perhaps facilitated” by NATO’s unrelenting expansion towards the Eurasian Giant,” said the Pontiff.

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A Panorama of Global Challenges ©
Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

A Compilation of Situational, Acute, and Chronic Global Challenges–A Journey into Brain, Mind, Meaning, and Doubt

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(Italiano) Tribunale dei Popoli sulle Guerre Ucraine
Richard Falk | Centro Studi Sereno Regis – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

È ormai tempo d’iniziative della società civile per opporsi al disastroso confronto globale che sta ora mettendo in pericolo il mondo, anzi prospettive di sopravvivenza di specie, perseguendo obiettivi politici degli Stati Uniti camuffati con una certa dose di complicità dei media che continuano a trasmettere l’impressione che la guerra in Ucraina concerna la difesa dell’Ucraina.

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Why Nonalignment Is an Urgent Imperative for the Global South
Nontobeko Hlela | Globetrotter – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

2 May 2022 – South Africa and other countries that have abstained from voting against Russia at the UNGA face intense international criticism. There is seldom any acknowledgment that nonalignment, in this case refusing to be aligned with the United States and its allies or with Russia, can be a principled position, as well as an astute tactical engagement with geopolitical realities.

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(Português) Rússia/EUA/Ucrânia: O que Está em Jogo
Federico Fubini, Jeffrey Sachs | Leonardo Boff – Corriere della Sera/TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

3 maio 2022 – Entrevista de Jeffrey Sachs, economista e especialista em desigualdade social, que como poucos articula a economia com a ecologia. Ele criticamente esclarece as posições dos EUA e da Rússia no contexto do conflito na Ucrânia. É importante conhecermos os dois lados para não sermos dependentes só da versão EUA-UE.

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(Italiano) Guerra in Ucraina: le due vie
Angela Dogliotti Marasso | Centro Studi Sereno Regis – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

I segnali che arrivano dagli sviluppi della guerra in Ucraina – che si sta chiaramente rivelando sempre più come una guerra per procura tra USA/NATO e Federazione Russa – sono contrastanti e prefigurano due diverse vie di sviluppo della situazione.

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Homeland Security’s “Disinformation Board” Is Even More Pernicious Than It Seems
Glenn Greenwald | Substack – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

4 May 2022 – The power to decree what is “disinformation” now determines what can and cannot be discussed on the internet. It is now in the hands of trained disinformation agents of the U.S. Security State.

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The EU Is Destroying Its Own Energy Security with the Planned Russian Oil Embargo
Timur Fomenko | RT - TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

7 May 2022 – With no clear alternatives and surging energy prices, sanctions look set to hurt the bloc more than they will harm Russia.

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(Português) Quando Não Viu mais Sentido em Comer Animais
David Arioch | Vegazeta – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

“O que mais me incomodou foi a ideia de corpos que já não se levantam…”

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Jeffrey Sachs Debunks the West’s Narrative and Policy in Ukraine
Jeffrey D. Sachs | CNN - TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

Jeffrey Sachs tears the entire US/NATO narrative apart. One wonders how much longer he will be invited to appear in Western mainstream media–he simply knows too much, has a macro perspective, speaks with passion, and even uses the ‘p’ word, “peace”: A true menace to the empire system.

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PayPal Cancels Consortium News Account–May Seize Balance
Joe Lauria | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

1 May 2022 – PayPal has canceled CN’s account without any prior notice or due process and with virtually no explanation. The online payment system gave no warning or reason and indicated that only if “applicable” will the balance be returned.

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Bar None
Mr. Fish | ScheerPost - TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

22 Apr 2022 – No Comment

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On Being Human
Unknown Author – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

Indeed… ?

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Full Spectrum Dominance: U.S. Elites’ War to Rule the World
Fritz Pointer | Earth Federation News & Views – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

4 May 2022 – We can date the beginning of the war in Ukraine to October 2002, when the Project for the New American Century was published for the Pentagon and clearly and unambiguously stated U.S. foreign policy for the 21st century: “Full Spectrum Dominance.” That is, to dominate militarily the nations, peoples and resources of the entire world. Not “Full Spectrum” or Global Peace, Diplomacy or Cooperation, but Domination. 

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“Peace”: Personal Perspectives in Humanoids? (Part 4)
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

Personal Peace Is an Emotional Experience of Calmness

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Notes from Eritrea (Part 1)
Ann Garrison | Black Agenda Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

4 May 2022 – Ann Garrison continues her reporting from the Horn of Africa. She is now in Eritrea.

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The Floods
Dr Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

9 May 2022 – Last month’s floods, which devastated KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. A poem.

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Brazil: Lula Presents Presidential Pre-candidacy for Elections
teleSUR - TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

7 May 2022 – Today, former president Luiz Inácio ‘Lula’ da Silva presented his pre-candidacy for the October Brazilian presidential elections in which the ultra-right-wing leader Jair Bolsonaro is seeking re-election.

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Remembering Pleasant and Other Memories
Dr. Ravi P. Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

9 May 2022 – On a hot sticky summer afternoon of Delhi, I opened my steel almirah (wardrobe) and started looking at papers and other items — an old radio no longer working, old clothes, newspapers, photographs, expired passports, and tickets to several destinations–France, Belgium, Netherlands, Paris, Amsterdam, Porto, and others.

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