Articles by TRANSCEND Media Service

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(Português) Onze Pistas Falsas sobre o Clima
Michael Löwy | Leonardo Boff – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

Contestação de lugares-comuns que dificultam o combate à mudança climática.

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A Day of Deeper Peace
René Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

21 September is the International Day of Peace marking the annual start of the UNGA. Often, there are informal talks behind the scenes among the representatives of States in conflict. However, there is little or no avenue for talks with non-State armed groups such as ISIS. NGOs have no direct standing with the General Assembly but NGO representatives are active in the hallways and coffee bars during the General Assembly making government representatives aware of their suggestions.

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(Português) Sobre a Guerra e a Paz: Pensamentos de Johan Galtung
Prof. Filipe Queiroz – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

Argumentos autoritativos acerca da Violência, Paz e Guerra pelo pioneiro mundial em Estudos de Paz a nível academico.

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(Italiano) Arte e Costruzione della Pace
George Kent – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

I significati non sono inerenti alle cose, bensì sono socialmente negoziati. Come il significato di un’opera d’arte, così il significato di un conflitto non è inerente ad esso. Il conflitto è come l’arte. Le parti non dovrebbero considerarsi vittime indifese del conflitto. Partecipano alla sua costruzione. Hanno il potenziale per decostruirlo e ricostruirlo.

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Patagonia’s Billionaire Owner Gives Away Company to Fight Climate Crisis
Erin McCormick | The Guardian - TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

15 Sep 2022 – Setting a new example in environmental corporate leadership, the billionaire owner of Patagonia is giving the entire company away to fight the Earth’s climate devastation, he announced yesterday.

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Demands for Peace
Unknown – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

INDEED!

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The Return of Fascism
The Chris Hedges Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

24 Sep 2022 – As in the 1930s, a bankrupt liberalism, grotesque social inequality and declining living standards are empowering fascist movements in Europe and the U.S.

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Privatizing Nature
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

20 Sep 2022 – The financial wizards of Wall Street have devised a new way to profit from Mother Nature. They’ve created a class of stocks called Natural Asset Companies that will control the earth’s resources such as water, wildlife, forests, minerals, and farmland.

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Our Story So Far
Tom Tomorrow | Daily Kos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

12 Sep 2022 —> Boring…

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The Mirror of Enigmas: Chance, the Universe, and the Fragile Loveliness of Knowing Who We Are
Maria Popova | The Marginalian – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

“There is no human being on earth capable of declaring with certitude who he is.” It takes a great sobriety of spirit to know your own depths — and your limits. It takes a special grandeur of spirit to know the limits of your self-knowledge. (Jorge Luis Borges)

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Vaccine Narrative Collapses as Harvard Study Shows Jab More Dangerous than COVID
Jonas Vesterberg | The Florida Standard – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

14 Sep 2022 – As boosters that have not been tested on humans are being rolled out across the country, a new study indicates that the jab is far more dangerous than COVID-19 itself. And the CDC has provided false information regarding their tracking of adverse events linked to the vaccines.

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Colombia: Nonviolent Journalism Book Launched
Pressenza - TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

22 Sep 2022 – Students, journalists and non-violence activists met at the launch of the book ‘Nonviolent Journalism’ in Bogotá and talked with its authors about the importance of thinking about new forms of journalistic treatment in Latin America,

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What Makes Ukraine Different from Serbia? Why Kosovo? Why Not Donbas?
Richard Falk | Global Justice in the 21st Century – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

Defying Serbian Territorial Sovereignty in Kosovo, Upholding Ukrainian Territorial Sovereignty in the Donbas Region – The blind eye turned toward denials of the right of self-determination to the Palestinian people in what had been their own country of Palestine represents a flagrant example of international double standards.

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(Français) Bernard Lecomte (1 Sep 1930 – 7 Août 2022): Un grand homme humaniste de l’économie sociale en Afrique
Robin et Michelle Poulton - TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

Adieu BERNARD LECOMTE : tu nous as quittés le 07 août 2022

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Sustainable Debt Slavery
Iain Davis and Whitney Webb | Unlimited Hangout – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

13 Sep 2022 – How the UN’s “sustainable development” policies, the SDGs, do not promote “sustainability,” as most conceive of it, but instead utilize the same debt imperialism long used by the Anglo-American empire to entrap nations in a new, equally predatory system of global financial governance.

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John Pilger’s 2014 Warning about Ukraine
John Pilger | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

24 Sep 2022 – In an article on May 13, 2014 in The Guardian, republished here, John Pilger warned the “U.S. is threatening to take the world to war” over Ukraine, words that have taken on new meaning.

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Experts See the Hidden Downside for Democracy in the Patagonia Sale
The Energy Mix - TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

21 Sep 2022 – There’s a worrying detail in Yvon Chouinard’s recent sale of outdoor retail giant Patagonia.

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Brainwashed for War with Russia
Ray McGovern | Antiwar – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

22 Sep 2022 – Most Americans are oblivious to the reality that Western media are owned and operated by the same corporations that make massive profits by helping to stoke small wars and then peddling the necessary weapons. Corporate leaders, and Ivy-mantled elites, educated to believe in U.S. “exceptionalism,” find the lucre and the luster too lucrative to be able to think straight.

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Mahatma Gandhi (2 Oct 1869 – 30 Jan 1948)
History – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

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 Death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II – RIP
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

24 Sep 2022 – The Impact of the Unresolved Challenges of the Global British Imperial Legacy of Colonialism

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Western Myanmar as a Genocide Triangle
Maung Zarni | FORSEA – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

The Triangle:
– Myanmar’s Military-State;
– Separatist Rakhine Nationalists;
– Rohingya Genocide Victims.
– The erasure of a Genocide Convention-protected identity is a crucial part of any genocidal process. The Arakan Army is engaged in this process.

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Racism, Nonkilling, and Shared Humanity
Bill Bhaneja | Center for Global Nonkilling – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

21 Sep 2022 – Ending racism is essentially about making each person equal, respectful and dignified as the other. To achieve this to the fullest, over the past two centuries the fight has continued globally in tackling racism at the international, national and individual levels. This presentation provides an overview of anti-racism and peacebuilding through the lens of Universal Rights, Nonkilling and Human Dignity.

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Listen to the Music (Music Video of the Week)
Tom Johnston/The Doobie Brothers | Playing For Change – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

In music as in life, the things that make us different make us stronger. All the various instruments, tones, perspectives, and cultures in this recording combine to create a new version of this classic Song Around The World.

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Why Are Politicians Able to Read – and Understand – Some Texts and Not Others?
Baher Kamal | Human Wrongs Watch - TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

20 Sep 2022 – Day after day, the world’s scientific community, based on solid investigations, elaborates dozens of studies identifying the causes of the existing emergencies facing humanity. They also prepare understandable summaries and conclusions and propose feasible solutions to the current crises and ways to prevent major future risks.

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Unlocked: NATO Prolongs the Ukraine Proxy War, and Global Havoc
Aaron Maté | Substack – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

21 Sep 2022 – With diplomacy thwarted, the US and its allies plan for “open-ended” military and economic warfare against Russia — despite acknowledging that “the most dangerous moments are yet to come.”

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The Israel Files: WikiLeaks Docs Show Top Hollywood Producers Working with Israel to Defend Its War Crimes
Alan MacLeod | MintPress News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

23 Sep 2022 – Exploring and highlighting the many revelations about the Israeli occupation of Palestine that WikiLeaks documents disclosed in hopes of shedding light on many of the most important and underreported revelations the publishing group exposed. 

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Never to Fear: 21 Sep UN Day of Peace
Prof. Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

Let’s do our share: All for Peace!

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USA’s Open Wound
Edward Snowden | Continuing Ed - TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

20 Sep 2022 – The CIA Is Not Your Friend – Democracy and the rule of law have been so frequently invoked as a part of the U.S. political brand that citizens simply take it for granted they enjoy both.

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Social Media: The Socially Acceptable Addiction
Pressenza | TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

The Internet is like a bottle of wine: you can lift your mood, appear more confident, do things you wouldn’t normally. A key difference: we don’t let children consume alcohol. Why then are children allowed such free reign on the Internet, despite the mounting research into the negative impact of social media addiction? — Trigger Warning // addiction, depression, suicide

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The World beyond Global Disorder: Johan Galtung
Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

Lecture from Dec 2015–Still Relevant

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Pentagon’s War on Overheating Planet Earth: Military Spending
Stan Cox | TomDispatch – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

22 Sep 2022 – The U.S. military is this globe’s largest institutional consumer of petroleum fuels, producing 60 million metric tons of carbon dioxide greenhouse gas annually. Our military surpasses the total national emissions of Bulgaria, Croatia, and Slovenia combined.

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Survivors Uncensored: Voices from Rwanda and the Rwandan Diaspora
Ann Garrison | Black Agenda Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

21 Sep 2022 – The abuse of the Rwandan catastrophe in service to US/EU/NATO interventionist ideology. The US will never stop defending the narrative because they’ll never admit to having engineered what happened and continues in Rwanda and DRC.

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The Analects of Confucius
Translated by Robert Eno – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

The Analects of Confucius is an anthology of brief passages that present the words of Confucius and his disciples, describe Confucius as a man, and recount some of the events of his life. The book may have begun as a collection by Confucius’s immediate disciples soon after their Master’s death in 479 BCE.

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Why Is Germany Committing Suicide? The Same Reasons that the EU/UK Are Being Deindustrialized
David Chu | The Unz Review – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

17 Sep 2022 – Why is Germany committing harakiri (or seppuku)? Because the USA ordered them to do so! Is it to emasculate Europe completely so as to make it completely dependent on the US for both energy and technology? The rest of the world is moving towards BRI and BRICS.

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(Português) Subjugação Animal Não É Esporte
David Arioch | Vegazeta – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

12 set 2022 – Impor a um animal que reaja a uma prática classificada como “esportiva” não significa que o seja, já que a participação do mesmo é involuntária.

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Reaping the Whirlwind
Scott Ritter | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

22 Sep 2022 – “A permanent member of the UNSC invaded its neighbor, attempted to erase a sovereign state from the map,” Biden said. “Russia has shamelessly violated the core tenets of the UN Charter.” History, however, is a harsh mistress, where facts become inconvenient to perception; through the prism of historical fact, the narrative being promulgated by Biden becomes flipped.

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Rise of the New Decadents
Mark Lesseraux | Pressenza - TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

21 Sep 2022 – Jair Bolsonaro (Brazil), Vladimir Putin (Russia), Donald Trump (USA) and Giorgia Meloni (Italy) are just a few examples amongst dozens of right-wing nationalist political leaders. There has been no shortage of mainstream media pontification about the recent rise of these politicians.

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Rūmī (30 Sep 1207 – 17 Dec 1273)
Annemarie Schimmel | Encyclopædia Britannica – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

Sufi Mystic and Poet – Rūmī’s use of Persian and Arabic in his poetry, in addition to some Turkish and Greek, has resulted in his being claimed variously for Turkish and Persian literature. The influence of his writings in the Indian subcontinent is also substantial.

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On the Ongoing Decline and Fall of the US Empire
Prof. Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

Empires have different profiles. The US Empire has a complete configuration, articulated in a statement by a Pentagon planner: “The de facto role of the United States Armed Forces will be to keep the world safe for our economy and open to our cultural assault. To those ends, we will do a fair amount of killing”. In other words, direct violence to protect structural violence legitimized by cultural violence.

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Jeffrey Sachs: U.S. Policy & “West’s False Narrative” Stoking Tensions with Russia, China
Amy Goodman | Democracy NOW! - TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

30 Aug 2022 – We discuss Western hegemony and U.S. policy in Russia, Ukraine and China with Columbia University economist Jeffrey Sachs, whose new article is headlined “The West’s False Narrative About Russia and China.” Sachs says the bipartisan U.S. approach to foreign policy is “unaccountably dangerous and wrongheaded,” and warns the U.S. is creating “a recipe for yet another war” in East Asia.

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What Do North Americans Care About? Not a Cold War with Russia and China
Katrina vanden Heuvel | The Washington Post – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

20 Sep 2022 – US Citizens’ top security concerns include safety at home and protecting jobs. The US Congress is about to add tens of billions of dollars to the military budget.

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Rural and Urban Landscapes — Problems and Solutions
Dr. Ravi P. Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

Some people including Mahatma Gandhi and some spiritual persons felt that a rural region is almost like the soul of India, clean and away from the materialistic and selfish tendencies prevalent in urban life.

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Myanmar Spiraling ‘from Bad to Worse, to Horrific’, Human Rights Council Hears
UN News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

21 Sep 2022 – Since the Myanmar military launched its “disastrous” coup last year, UN-appointed independent human rights expert Tom Andrews said today that conditions have worsened, “by any measure”.

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The Other 9/11 in Chile
Carolina Vásquez Araya | Pressenza - TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

11 Sep 1973 – It was very early in the morning when I heard the first shots in the centre of Santiago, where I lived. Through the radio I became aware of the scale of the attack and realised that the coup d’état was already a reality. In front of my window, I could observe the movement of soldiers and the exchange of gunfire.

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Revealed: US & EU Plans to Plunder Ukraine
Lee Camp | Behind the Headlines – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

8 Sep 2022 – Lee Camp has evidence that the most powerful people in the world have been planning to plunder the Ukrainian economy since at least 2017. The West’s favorite form of diplomacy is to use conditional loans to dismantle struggling governments and sell their assets to the rich.

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Our Mortality Should Unite Us
Caitlin Johnstone - TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

A jet airliner opens up and sends its passengers falling to earth. You’d expect them to scream, to cry in fear, to prepare for the end, to pray, but instead they turn on each other and start fighting. “I hate you! I hate you!” they scream at each other on their way down. Some try to strangle each other to death. Some try to steal from each other…

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Ukraine: War, Statecraft, and Geopolitical Conflict—the Nuclear Danger
Richard Falk | Global Justice in the 21st Century – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

14 Sep 2022 – The risk of nuclear escalation in the context of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has been a subject of considerable debate in the United States among scholars, policy analysts and media commentators. These debates reveal a broad spectrum of views from those who dismiss Russian references to nuclear capabilities as mere saber rattling to those who worry that if Russian President Vladimir Putin finds his back to the wall in Ukraine, he may resort to tactical nuclear strikes.

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The Historic Collapse of Journalism
Patrick Lawrence | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

Accuracy no longer matters. Witnessing no longer matters. Conformity matters.

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“Monsters Breed Monsters”: The Impact of Systemic Peace Disruption on Children in Violent Conflict Situations
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

17 Sep 2022 – The Western countries are guilty of allowing warring parties globally to breed children and transform them into terrorists of the future who will come back to haunt them and seek revenge. This publication contains graphic images which may be disturbing to certain readers.  Parental guidance is advised.

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Cognitive Embodiment of Patterns of Governance of Higher Order
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens - TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

19 Sep 2022 – Given the chaotic state of global governance and the crises it faces, it is useful to question the methods employed to address the challenges as they are framed. It is presumptuous to assert the merit of alternatives, however vigorously their merits are described.

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Latin Americans Reject Resource Plundering by Same NATO Countries Fueling Military Conflict in Ukraine
Camila Escalante | CovertAction Magazine – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

13 Sep 2022 – It’s a witch hunt where Washington is saying either you are with the U.S., NATO and the West, or you’re against us. Anyone trying to be ‘neutral’ becomes ‘pro-Russia’. Meanwhile, no one is sanctioning the U.S. or the EU for their plundering wars or their violent crimes against humanity and war crimes throughout the world.

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Tech Workers Demand Google and Amazon End Contract That Fuels Israeli Apartheid
Zane McNeill | Waging Nonviolence –TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

9 Sep 2022 – Google and Amazon employees are pressuring their companies to drop a $1.2 billion cloud computing project that will harm Palestinians.

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Understanding Childhood Trauma
Sumeet Grover – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

Although the word ‘trauma’ occupies the associations of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in popular thinking, the kind of trauma I am writing about is the one where character-by-character, the story of one’s childhood will fall apart if the symptomatic rage that it creates were allowed to run free. Childhood trauma impacts more people than we recognise

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The Surge
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

After getting his college degree, a former student of mine worked as a market researcher and an advertising salesperson, but both jobs soured him on the corporate world. He hated being a junior suit, and the thought of becoming a senior suit was even worse. He’s now a janitor and says it’s a much better job.

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Gender Equality Almost 300 Years Away at Current Rate of Progress
Baher Kamal | Human Wrongs Watch - TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

15 Sep 2022 – Millions of women don’t know what a salary is all about.

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Europe, More Than Putin, Must Shoulder the Blame for the Energy Crisis
Jonathan Cook – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

14 Sep 2022 – The same arrogant, self-righteous posturing from the West that fuelled the Ukraine war is now plunging Europe into recession.

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UN Special Rapporteur Calls for the End of All Unilateral Sanctions against Iran
Peoples Dispatch – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

14 Sep 2022 – Alena Douhan also expressed the need to create a legal framework to prevent countries such as the US taking unilateral action against others.

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The Great Success of Mikhail Gorbachev
Timothy Braatz – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

3G: Gandhi, Galtung, Gorbachev

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Reinventing Employment with Solidarity Ethics
Howard Richards – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

Solidarity ethics offers keys that open many doors.  Here I suggest that if not by force of law, then by force of conscience, they oblige everyone to contribute, to the extent that they can, to the creation of employment with dignity for all those who need it.

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Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) – What You Need to Know
August Neverman | Common Sense Home – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

23 Aug 2022 – The two most likely reasons for an EMP are a nuclear explosion or solar flare. This post discusses the damage an EMP may cause and actions that you can take to prevent or manage the results of the EMP. A large  Electromagnetic Pulse EMP would cause widespread problems. 

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Asia’s Future Takes Shape in Vladivostok, the Russian Pacific
Pepe Escobar | The Cradle – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

8 Sep 2022 – Sixty-eight countries gathered on Russia’s far eastern coast to listen to Moscow’s economic and political vision for the Asia-Pacific.

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Imposed Insanity – Royalty, Propaganda and the Coming Catastrophe
Media Lens - TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

14 Sep 2022 – If every journalist, politician and priest is currently expressing devotion to Britain’s deceased monarch, it is not because she ‘served’ her country for 70 years. The powerful interests that determine Britain’s political and media agenda are not sentimentalists; they do not impose ‘managed democracy’ as a kind of game. Propaganda blitzes are always pragmatic.

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Trauma vs Healing
Unknown - TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

YES

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A Few for the Road…
Unknown – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

What do you call a sleeping bull?

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China and Russia Partner to Inject Stability into World – SCO
teleSUR - TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

15 Sep 2022 – China and Russia’s leaders agreed to take a guiding role as great powers to bring stability and positive energy to the world.

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Dissecting the Evolution of the Official 9/11 Narrative
Marilyn Langlois, Graeme MacQueen and Ted Walter – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

19 Sep 2022 – Last week marked the 21st anniversary of the crimes of 9/11, which cost over 3,000 lives and triggered the never-ending “War on Terror”.  On this occasion, ‘Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth’ published a lengthy research report by [TRANSCEND member] Dr. Graeme MacQueen and Ted Walter. 

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A Devastating Burning Season for the Brazilian Amazon
Luciana Téllez Chávez | Human Rights Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

18 Sep 2022 – Illegal Deforestation Linked to Violence, Loss of Livelihoods for Communities – There were more fires in the Brazilian Amazon during the first week of Sep this year than in all of Sep 2021. Last month, fires were the worst in a decade.

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Pride Humbled –>Ambattha Sutta
Buddha Sutra – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

Thus have I heard. Once the lord was touring Kosala with a large number of monks, some five hundred, and he came to a Kosalan Brahmin village called Icchanankala. And he stayed in the dense jungle of Icchanankala. At that time the Brahmin Pokkharasati was living at Ukkhattha, a populous place.

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UN International Day of Peace –> 21 September
The United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

The UNGA has declared this as a day for strengthening the ideals of peace through 24 hours of nonviolence and cease-fire. But peace is much more than laying down arms [negative peace] as it requires societies where all members feel they can flourish, creating a world in which people are treated equally regardless of their race [positive peace].
2022 Theme: End Racism–Build peace

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(Português) A Ciência É Importante na Defesa dos Direitos Animais
David Arioch | Vegazeta – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

11 de setembro de 2022 – Num mundo de inferiorização não humana com viés exploratório, e pondero sobre a dominação como fator-perpétuo, porque vida e morte são “trânsitos para lucro e consumo”, como partes de interesse de um sistema perenal, até o óbvio precisa ser esmiuçado para servir como contestação às violências físicas e não físicas impostas aos outros animais.

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‘Dear Friends’ Xi and Putin: Project Unity
Ray McGovern | Antiwar - TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

16 Sep 2022 – In the official Chinese and Russian statements regarding yesterday’s meeting between Presidents XI Jinping and Vladimir Putin in Samarkand lies not a scintilla of evidence that China’s support for Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has weakened.

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Should the UN Investigate 9/11?
Roger Kotila, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

18 Sep 2022 – When your government is suspected of committing a crime, but refuses to provide an independent investigation, you are stuck. There is nowhere else to turn. What about the United Nations?

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North American Billionaires Collectively Control the Hegemonic U.S. Imperial Government
Eric Zuesse – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

13 Sep 2022 – Today, two very grim reports about the world’s future were published: one by the Melinda and Bill Gates Foundation and the other by the Gallup polling organization; both are data-based. How & Why Billionaires’ Charities’ Efforts to Help the World Are Now Turning It Rapidly Worse

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Seeing or Dreaming or Both
Dr. Ravi P. Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

22 Aug 2022 – Wherever we may be, we are flooded with sights and sounds during the daytime. Some of these sights are so intense, we often dream about them if not in an exact form; sufficiently close to recognise them even while sleeping.

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IMF Tells Bolivia to Drop Its Successful Economic Model
Kawsachun News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

16 Sep 2022 – The IMF released a report today on the Bolivian economy in which it recommends adopting drastic neoliberal measures, including; reducing workers’ salaries, cutting public investments, and ending currency controls. These policies have turned Bolivia from one of the poorest countries in the region into it’s fastest-growing economy. 

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Paulo Freire (19 Sep 1921 – 2 May 1997)
Leslie Bentley | Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

Paulo Reglus Neves Freire was a Brazilian educator, philosopher and a leading advocate of critical pedagogy.

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Explosive Situation in Europe
Manlio Dinucci | Global Research - TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

12 Sep 2022 – Sanctions imposed by the EU, UK, US and Canada on Russia are preventing Gazprom from operating North Stream 1. The U.S.-EU strategy is clear: to prevent Europe from receiving Russian gas at low prices and force European consumers to buy it on the spot market at extremely higher prices set by the Amsterdam Stock Exchange, which is now part of a large U.S. holding company.

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Keith Haring on Our Resistance to Change, the Dangers of Certainty, and the Root of Creativity
Maria Popova | The Marginalian – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

“To be a victim of change is to ignore its existence. It is almost banal to say so yet it needs to be stressed continually: all is creation, all is change, all is flux, all is metamorphosis,” — Henry Miller

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Face It: Anti-Sex Crusades Are Dumb
Michael J. Talmo - TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

12 Sep 2022 – Catering to the Easily Offended is destroying justice and liberty. The Age of Enlightenment has been replaced by the Age of Stupid. Faith, passion, and feelings have become more important than facts, truth, and freedom.

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Look with Nature’s Eyes
Caitlin Johnstone - TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

Look with nature’s eyes,
with atomic eyes,
with Eden eyes,
with primordial eyes.

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Appraising Mikhail Gorbachev
Richard Falk | Global Justice in the 21st Century – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2022

6 Sep 2022 – Mikhail Gorbachev had the greatest historical impact of any public figure since WW II. It is a bitterly polarized legacy of admiration and historical achievement in the West and one of contempt and almost total disrepute in Russia.

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The Children of the Gods of War (Part 3): The Lost Innocence of a Generation of Syrian Children
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2022

“The Forgotten War in Syria – The Lost World of Children”

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Hundreds of Millions of Children Sentenced to Ignorance
Baher Kamal | Human Wrongs Watch - TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2022

7 Sep 2022 – More than two-thirds of 10-year-olds are unable to read and understand a simple text. This shocking finding should be enough to be alarmed about the horrifying fate of an entire generation. But there is much more.

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Afghanistan: A Hidden Trophy Worth more than a Trillion Dollars
Baher Kamal | Human Wrongs Watch - TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2022

6 Sep 2022 – How the Taliban’s regime has in just a few months erased with a stroke of a pen all the “great achievements” made over 20 years of US and allies’ massive military attacks on Afghanistan’s unarmed population. Has all this happened in just 12 months?

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Conflicts with Asteroid Mining
The Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space - TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2022

30 Aug 2022 – Questions abound about unregulated space mining.  Before humans rush off into the heavens in a quest to extract wealth, that the institutions on Earth be enabled and prepared to monitor and regulate the process.

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All-Day Peace Conference in the UK: The Game of War and the Path to Peace
Alberto Portugheis | HUFUD – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2022

24 September 2022 – 10am to 6pm — Harrogate, Yorkshire. Organized by HUFUD and Harrogate Quakers

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The Art of Choosing Love over Not-Love: Rumi’s Antidote to Our Human Tragedy
Maria Popova | The Marginalian – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2022

“You’ll long for me when I’m gone… You’ll kiss the headstone of my grave… Kiss my face instead!”

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Really?
Unknown – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2022

How Poignant!

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Ultra-Hawk Liz Truss to Be Next British Prime Minister
Dave DeCamp | Antiwar – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2022

5 Sep 2022 – Truss said at a recent town hall that she would be ‘ready’ to launch nuclear weapons as prime minister.

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Silencing the Lambs: How Propaganda Works
John Pilger – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2022

8 Sep 2022 – In an address to the Trondheim World Festival in Norway, John Pilger charts the history of power propaganda and describes how it appropriates journalism in a ‘profound imperialism’ and is likely to entrap us all, if we allow it.


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An Open letter to Mrs Olena Zelenska from Roger Waters
Roger Waters – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2022

5 Sep 2022 – Dear Mrs Zelenska, peace may lie in your husband’s previously stated good intentions and in the platform he so laudably ran for the office of President of Ukraine and won:
A) To end the civil war in the East and bring peace to the Donbas and partial autonomy to Donetsk and Luhansk.
B) To ratify and implement the rest of the body of the Minsk2 agreements.

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Putin Sees Future with Asia and Claims Western Economic Decline in New Speech
Diego Ramos | ScheerPost - TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2022

9 Sep 2022 – Speaking at the Eastern Economic Forum, Putin addressed Western sanctions, Russia’s growing relationship with Asia and an update on Ukraine.

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Electoral Conflicts and Political Polarization: What Can Mediators Do?
Kenneth Cloke | Journal of Democracy and Peacebuilding – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2022

In conflict, our options ultimately boil down to two: go it alone or face it together. We make these choices every day, as individuals and neighbors, as organizations, societies, and nations. With the development of mediation, dialogue facilitation, collaborative negotiation, consensus building, and similar skills, we are better able to face our problems together and collaboratively.

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Gorbachev’s Legacy
Katrina vanden Heuvel | The Nation – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2022

In 11 Mar 1985, Mikhail Gorbachev became leader of the Soviet Union. Within a few weeks, his full-scale reformation began to unfold. Perestroika (“restructuring”)—as Gorbachev called his reforms—officially ended with the URSS in 1991. The historic opportunities for a better future it offered Russia have been steadily undermined ever since.

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Film ‘I Am Peace’ from Alberto Portugheis Selected
Alberto Portugheis – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2022

The Global Alliance for Ministries and Infrastructures for Peace (GAMIP) Short Film Forum 2022

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BEG and BUY
Dr. Ravi P. Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2022

There are some markets in Delhi, the capital of India, where one can see and buy beautiful, expensive products. These range from clothes and shoes to slippers, eye-wear, etc. Even sports items are on display.

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Ukraine and the Crisis of Media Censorship
The Chris Hedges Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2022

2 Sep 2022 – Throughout the Ukraine war, Western news outlets have mindlessly parroted the opinions of a ruling elite and overseen a public discourse that is often unhinged from the real world.

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Organized Religion
Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur - TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2022

Within the eloquent vocabulary is the deep revelation and insightful perception of the dangers that exist within most of today’s worldly forms of theistic institutions and their misleading religious indoctrination. A must read; twice if necessary.

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Flamenco Dance Farruca (Music Video of the Week)
Melina Najjar with Yazan Ibrahim – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2022

Dancer: Melina Najjar – Guitarist: Yazan Ibrahim – Kick back and enjoy…

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Monarchs Belong in the Dustbin of History
The Chris Hedges Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2022

11 Sep 2022 – No institution helps obscure the crimes of empire and buttress class rule and white supremacy as effectively as the British monarchy.

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