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Psychosocial Geometry and Dynamics of Collective Memory
Anthony Judge - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

Coherent Configuration of Knowledge Through Architectural Metaphors

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(Italiano) Il mondo oltre il disordine globale
Johan Galtung | Centro Studi Sereno Regis –TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

31 Gennaio 2024 – La forza di questo forum è il suo focus sulle civiltà; usiamolo per l’analisi e i rimedi. Le forme più importanti di disordine usano la violenza; la guerra è violenza organizzata dallo stato. Gli stati più bellicosi sono gli Stati Uniti d’America e Israele, entrambi con radici di civiltà.

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Proposal to Award Johan Galtung the Freedom of Expression Foundation Honorary Award
Randi Rønning Balsvik, Magnus Haavelsrud and Nils Vidar Vambheim – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

15 Dec 2023 – Letter to the Norwegian Foundation Freedom of Expression – It is no exaggeration to say that Johan Galtung started modern peace studies and contributed through tireless work for half a century to making this study a respected academic discipline

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‘False’, ‘Outrageous’, ‘Antisemitic’: ICJ Ruling Infuriates Israeli Officials
Defend Democract Press - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

26 Jan 2024 – “Israel’s commitment to international law is unwavering. Equally unwavering is our sacred commitment to continue to defend our country and defend our people,” Netanyahu said after the world’s top court ordered Israel to “take all measures within its power” to prevent acts of genocide in Gaza.

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For Western Media, Only Israeli Lives Matter
Des Freedman | Declassified UK - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

31 Jan 2024 – Right across the Anglo-American mainstream media, the killing of Palestinians is seen as normal. It’s only Israeli lives that matter.

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NASA Goes Nuclear
GNspace4peace – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

30 Jan 2024 – Nuclear Industry Takes Control of NASA

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‘We Are Dying Slowly:’ Palestinians Are Eating Grass and Drinking Polluted Water as Famine Looms Across Gaza
Fadi Shana and Ibraheem Abu Mustafa | Reuters - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

31 Jan 2024 – Hanadi Gamal Saed El Jamara, 38, says sleep is all that can distract her children from the aching hunger gnawing at their bellies. These days, the mother-of-seven finds herself begging for food on the mud-caked streets of Rafah, in southern Gaza. She tries to feed her kids at least once a day, she says, while tending to her husband, a cancer and diabetes patient.

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After Expelling Palestinian Workers, Israel Turns to the Global South for Labor
Tanupriya Singh | Peoples Dispatch - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

26 Jan 2024 – Israel has thus far signed agreements with Kenya and Malawi to bring in workers to its agricultural sector, which has otherwise relied on Palestinian and Thai migrant labor.

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Israeli Reserve Soldiers Refuse to Fight in Gaza
The Cradle - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

18 Jan 2024 – Half a brigade was released from duty after complaining of poor training and lack of weapons before deployment to Gaza.

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Act Now Against These Companies Profiting from the Genocide of the Palestinian People
Palestinian BDS National Committee – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

Below is a detailed guide to our targeted consumer boycotts, divestment and pressure campaigns. Help us spread the word to maximize our impact!

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Reflections on the Holocaust and the Parallels between Nazi Brutality and Israeli Atrocities
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

“At the end of World War II an august body, the United Nations, was formed as a global organization based on the horrors of the Nazi Regime against the Jews of Europe, a tragedy called The Holocaust.  A unanimous resolution was made by world leaders at the time, Never Again, yet the same human catastrophe is being reenacted in the atrocities on Gaza by the Zionist Regime of Israel as a neo imperialist force.”

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U.S. Aid to Israel in Four Charts
Jonathan Masters and Will Merrow | Council on Foreign Relations – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

23 Jan 2024 – Israel has long been the leading recipient of U.S. foreign aid, including military support. That aid has come under heightened scrutiny amid Israel’s war to eliminate Hamas.

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The Transnational Capitalist Class. The Billionaires, the Trillionaires. “Stake Holder Capitalism” and the New World Order
Rick Thomas | Global Research - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

21 Jan 2024 – In 2011, the Great British Class Survey was conducted in collaboration with the University of Manchester, the London School of Economics, and the University of York. The British have always been obsessed with class, so it is not surprising that they would attempt something of this nature.

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Israeli Police Repressing Anti-war Protests with ‘Iron Fist,’ Say Activists
Oren Ziv | +972Mag - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

24 Jan 2024 – Since 7 Oct, Israel’s police have systematically banned, restricted, and attacked protests against the army’s assault on Gaza, instilling a sense of fear among Jewish and Palestinian citizens alike.

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Yemen’s Houthis on U.S. Attacks and Their Blockade of Israel
MintPress News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

29 Jan 2024 – Mohammed al-Bukhaiti, a senior political official and spokesperson for Yemen’s Ansar Allah, discusses the blockade and Yemen’s escalating tensions with the United States.

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(Italiano) Conflitti armati e catastrofe climatica
Elena Camino | Centro Studi Sereno Regis – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

29 Gennaio 2024 – Due pubblicazioni recenti documentano – o almeno cercano, in parte, di farlo  – i danni ambientali provocati da due conflitti armati che in questo periodo richiamano più di altri l’attenzione pubblica.

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Negative and Positive News
Mazin Qumsiyeh | Popular Resistance – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

31 Jan 2024 – 2,269 massacres committed by Israeli occupation army; 33,751 martyrs and missing persons (26,751 arrived in hospitals); 11,500 child martyrs. These are not numbers. These were people with dreams and aspirations and no different than any other area on earth where indigenous people also struggled to stay on their lands.

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ICJ on Gaza: Acting against Israel
Dr. Chandra Muzaffar | JUST - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

1 Feb 2024 – We should not be surprised that Israel has defied the International Court of Justice. It has defied it before. Israel has nothing but contempt for international law. It sees itself as above the law.

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Abolishing Nuclear Weapons – No Utopian Dream
Leonard Eiger & Glen Milner – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

28 Jan 2024 – The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) went into effect three years ago (on January 22, 2021) making nuclear weapons illegal under international law for the first time in history.

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Everything Is Great!
Tom Tomorrow | Daily Kos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

USA 2024 – Everybody Happy!!

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Don’t Let Zionists Weaponize Jewish Suffering
Shane Burley | Yes! - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

22 Jan 2024 – By framing Palestinians as Amalek, two things are accomplished. First, those being occupied are positioned not just as enemies, but as inescapable and eternal ones, poisoned at the core and whose anger is, by definition, irrational and without merit. Second, they are diagnosed incurable, so the only treatment possible is eradication.

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Genocide, Sex Extortion, and People Movement
Mazin Qumsiyeh | Popular Resistance – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

28 Jan 2024 – What is the story with UNRWA? If Israel succeeds in liquidating the Palestinian cause, will the whole globe be at risk of a global war that ends humanity? And what does sex extortion and people movement have to do with it?

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Threading Peace Together
Klaus Schlichtmann – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

30 Jan 2024 – This is to confirm and assert that there exist strong motivations, real opportunities and adequate means to embark on the transition toward an International Peace based on Justice and Order.

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(Italiano) Intelligenza artificiale e pace
Antonino Drago | Centro Studi Sereno Regis – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

La scienza moderna è nata con la rivoluzione copernicana che ha rotto il cosmo chiuso e finito dell’antichità per lanciare la Terra in una corsa infinita in un Universo infinito. Poi la scienza con la tecnologia ha fatto superare ogni limite.

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Turning Zeitoun into Shivat Zion: Israeli Summit Envisions Gaza Resettlement
Oren Ziv | +972 Magazine - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

30 Jan 2024 – Undeterred by the ICJ, ministers and settler leaders made plans to expel Palestinians and ‘return’ Israelis to Gaza in a “Conference for Israel’s Victory” at Jerusalem’s International Convention Center. Thousands of people danced around the hall singing celebratory songs.

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Tim Ferriss on How He Survived Suicidal Depression and His Tools for Warding Off the Darkness
Maria Popova | The Marginalian – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

Tim Ferris is the amicable, quick-witted, high-energy writer, adventurer, and interviewer devoted to optimizing human performance on physical and mental health. But in addition to nearly dying at birth and growing up with no material luxury, Tim survived a period of suicidal depression that nearly claimed his life

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Genocide in Pictures: Worth a Trillion Words
Posted by Antonio C. S. Rosa | Editor – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

Parental Guidance Advised: Pornographic Violence –
5 Feb 2024, GAZA and WEST BANK: 27,365+ killed and at least 66,630 wounded in the Gaza Strip. Some rights groups put the death toll at more than 35,000.

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State Department Declares “Ethnic Cleansing” in Sudan but Won’t Say the Same about Israel’s War in Gaza
Ryan Grim and Nick Turse | The Intercept - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

4 Feb 2024 – The U.S. risks complicity with Israeli atrocities, experts say.

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Bayer Ordered to Pay $2.25 Billion after Jury Links Herbicide Roundup to Cancer
Frances Vinall | The Washington Post - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

27 Jan 2024 – A jury handed down the verdict, including $2 billion in punitive damages, against agrochemical giant Monsanto-Bayer, to a man who developed cancer from the company’s weed killer, Roundup.

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The Return of Bipolarity: Tom Friedman Prophesies a New Round of Global Conflict (and Mostly Gets It Wrong)
Richard E. Rubenstein – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

To those who remember the Cold War, this good guy/bad guy “analysis” will be familiar. We – the “Free World” – strong and virtuous, were the party of free politics, free enterprise, and free fire zones. They – the Commie Conspirators – stood for nothing except unfreedom. We were the progressive future.

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Will a South African Victory Stop the Gaza Genocide?
Pepe Escobar | Strategic Culture Foundation – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

27 Jan 2024 – As much as the ICJ may be dismissed as a collective West farce, the fact is that the ruling explicitly calls for Israel to stop the killing. Let’s cut to the chase.

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Murder Most Foul (Music Video of the Week)
Bob Dylan – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

2019 – Bob Dylan drops his first new song in eight years. In ‘Murder Most Foul,’ a 17-minute epic, the Shakespeare of our times not only turns the assassination of President Kennedy into a narrative device, he also rightly depicts it as the defining event that set this country on in its downward spiral.

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The ICJ Ruling and the Aftermath for Palestine
Vanessa Beeley – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

29 Jan 2024 – Many Western analysts are hailing the ICJ ruling as a historic victory, many Palestinians don’t agree. The ruling issued by the ICJ ordered six provisional measures including for Israel to refrain from acts under the Genocide convention.

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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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On Arab Culture and Its Crucial Characteristics
Vladislav B. Sotirovic – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

29 Jan 2024 – Understanding Arab culture and the values based on it are the crucial points for the proper understanding of the modern region of MENA (Middle East and North Africa). Nevertheless, all people in the region are not Arabs, such as Turks, Jews, some North African tribes, or Iranians.

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Five Variables Defining Our Future
Pepe Escobar | Sputnik – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

25 Jan 2024 – For Germany it was a question of ‘organizing Europe’. The USA must ‘organize’ the world. Face to face with the volcanic eruption of US imperialism. Under some pretext, it will intervene in the clash to maintain its world dominion.

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US Strikes in Iraq and Syria Kill about 40, Including Civilians
Kyle Anzalone | Antiwar - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

3 Feb 2024 – A massive US bombing campaign struck scores of targets in Iraq and Syria with over 100 bombs, leaving about 40 people dead, including civilians. President Joe Biden ordered the strikes as tensions in the Middle East are rapidly escalating.

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Cutting Aid to Refugees, US Advances Israel’s War on Palestinian Existence
Aaron Maté – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

1 Feb 2024 – While rushing weapons to the Israeli government’s assault on Gaza, the Biden administration embraces Israeli allegations about UNRWA without bothering to investigate them.

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(Français) La Culture de la Guerre A-t-elle Changé ? Est-Ce Toujours le Monopole de L’état ?
David Adams | Transition to a Culture of Peace – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

1 février 2024 – Je maintiens la conclusion suivante de mon livre de 2009, « L’histoire de la culture de la guerre », mais il y a eu des changements importants comme je l’expliquerai ci-dessous.

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St. Francis Prayer for Peace (three languages)
Satoshi Ashikaga – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

(English, Arabic and Hebrew)

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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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Has the Culture of War Changed? Is It Still the Monopoly of the State?
David Adams | Transition to a Culture of Peace – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

1 Feb 2024 – Will the US empire finish its time without destroying the planet with a nuclear war? Will it be succeeded by a new culture of war based in the Global South and led by China? Or will we be able to reform the UN to be based on ‘We the People’ instead of the nation-states of the world?

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Pakistan: The US Toppling of Imran Khan
Jeffrey D. Sachs – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

1 Feb 2024 – Covert regime-change strikes again. This time in Pakistan.

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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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Nuclear Industry Takes Control of NASA
Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

30 Jan 2024 – There has long been an attempt by the nuclear industry to move into space due to the profits of linking atomic age with space race. The Pentagon has developed nuclear devices to power military satellites and accidents happened. Then NASA put deadly plutonium-238 on interplanetary space missions.

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Defunding UNRWA Is Worse Than Collective Punishment
Moncef Khane | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

31 Jan 2024 – Cutting funding for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees at this time means furthering the Israeli genocide in Gaza.

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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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Animals as Pets
Dr. Ravi P. Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

A dog is an animal that frequently becomes part of a family in most parts of the world. It is a useful animal in many ways — it protects the family from theft. A dog is useful in other ways too .

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Emergency London Conference of Global Conscience (on #Palestine)
Turkey ex-PM Ahmet Davutoglu | X - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

Watch via X: Prof. Richard Falk, Turkey ex-PM Ahmet Davutoglu, and British MP Jeremy Corbyn – Global Intellectuals of Conscience – 27 Jan 2024

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Why International Law Matters even if Israel Refuses to Comply with ICJ Provisional Measures Ruling
Richard Falk | Global Justice in the 21st Century - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

17 Jan 2024 – How should we interpret the South Africa allegation that Israel’s military operations in Gaza violate the country’s obligations under the United Nations Genocide Convention and that its actions constitute genocide?

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‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 114: UN Chief Urges Western Countries to Restore Funding to UNRWA
Mustafa Abu Sneineh | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

28 Jan 2024 – Casualties:
• 26,422+ killed(*) and at least 65,087 wounded in the Gaza Strip.
• 387+ Palestinians killed in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.
• Israel revises its estimated 7 Oct death toll down from 1,400 to 1,147.
• 557 Israeli soldiers killed since 7 Oct, and at least 3,221 injured.
(*) Some rights groups put the death toll number CLOSER TO 32,000 when accounting for those presumed dead.

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Neglect of Higher Dimensional Solutions to Territorial Conflicts
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

22 Jan 2024 – Conventional Dependence on “Flat Earth” Thinking Ignoring Insights of Mathematics and Physics

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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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This Holocaust Remembrance Day, ‘Never Again’ Is Now
The Wire | Jewish Voice for Peace – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

27 Jan 2024 – Today, Gaza is a shell of its former self. Entire neighborhoods have been wiped from the face of the Earth, replaced by a gray wasteland unfit for human life: bustling markets and crowded cafes, libraries home to thousands of precious books, bakeries filled with the smell of fresh bread — all of it turned to ash by Zionist IDF forces.

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Whose Child Is This?
Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

Whose Child is This? Whose child is this? Is this child an Iraqi . . . an Israeli . . . a Chechnyan . . . an Afghani . . . a Kurd . . . a Nigerian? Is she or he English, Indonesian, Spanish, Lebanese, Turkish, Congolese, Bosnian, Persian? Does it matter? Is this child not a daughter or son to each of us?

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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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“Depopulating” Palestine: Israel Through the Bifocal Lens of Hitler and Lemkin
Maung Zarni | FORSEA – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

20 Jan 2024 – As a human rights campaigner and a student of genocides, in my attempts to understand Israel’s physical destruction of Gaza in particular, and its foundational Zionist policies in Palestine, I find most helpful to turn to Raphael Lemkin’s grounded and multi-faceted conception of genocide and Hitler’s “blood-based” ideas of “race-state” and racialized land.

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Reality and Reflection
Mazin Qumsiyeh | Popular Resistance – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

25 Jan 2024 – Day 110 of the Israeli Genocide in Gaza

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False Messiahs
Barnett R. Rubin | Boston Review – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

4 Jan 2024 – How Zionism’s dreams of liberation became entangled with colonialism.

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Gaza: Nearly 1 Million Women and Girls Have Been Displaced and more Than 17 Thousand Women and Children Have Been Killed
UNRWA | Human Wrongs Watch - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

23 Jan 2024 – Women and girls are among the most vulnerable groups in any society. Their vulnerability is typically amplified in times of crisis, such as the displacement of Gaza’s population because of the Israeli genocidal massacre.

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The Art of Solitude: Buddhist Scholar and Teacher Stephen Batchelor on Contemplative Practice and Creativity
Maria Popova | The Marginalian - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

“Give me solitude,” Whitman demanded in his ode to the eternal tension between city and soul, “give me again O Nature your primal sanities!”

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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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British Lawyer Rejects “Outrageous” Israel Genocide Claims at The Hague
Politics JOE - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

Prof. Malcolm Shaw is one of the lawyers representing Israel in their defense against accusations of Genocide by South Africa at the International Court of Justice-ICJ.

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Know Their Names
Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

25 Jan 2024 – Palestinian Children Killed in Israeli Genocidal Attacks on Gaza – The Gaza Strip is a graveyard for thousands of children, the UN has said. Since 7 Oct, Israeli attacks have killed at least 10,000 children. That is one Palestinian child killed every 15 minutes.

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The Futility of Genocide Studies after Gaza
Abdelwahab El-Affendi | Journal of Genocide Research – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

• (Mis)Understanding Genocide
• From Tolerance to Justification to Participation
• Genocide in Palestine?
• The Senselessness of Genocide Studies?

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UN Chief Blasts Israel’s War in Gaza for ‘Killing Civilians on Unprecedented Scale’
Kyle Anzalone | Defend Democracy Press - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

23 Jan 2024 – “In Gaza, Israel’s military operations have spread massive destruction and killed civilians on a scale unprecedented during my time as Secretary General, including more than 150 members of our own staff,” Guterres said on Sunday [21 Jan]. “This is heart-breaking, and utterly unacceptable.”

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In Gaza, the West Is Enabling the Most Transparent Genocide in Human History
Richard Falk | Common Dreams – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

17 Jan 2024 – This is extraordinary because the states supporting Israel, above all the United States, have claimed the high moral and legal ground and lectured the states of the Global South about the importance of the rule of law.

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How Wealthy Corporations Use Investment Agreements to Extract Millions from Developing Countries
Nicholas Kusnetz and Katie Surma | Inside Climate News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

14 Jan 2024 – A case in point: When Ecuador placed a windfall tax on foreign oil operations, French and U.S. companies filed claims—and were awarded more than $800 million.

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The Consecration of the New Ram Temple in Ayodhya: A Glimmer of Peace in a Sea of Darkness
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

“The Consecration of the Ram Mandir by a Politician and not a Hindu Priest, confirms the emergence of India as a Religious State of Hindutva”

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UN Security Council on Palestine/Israel Crisis
United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

UNSC 9534th Meeting – Streamed live on 23 Jan 2024 – Quarterly open debate on “The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question”.

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Sixty Years of ‘Dr. Strangelove’: A Nuclear War Planner on the Nightmare Comedy
Kevin Gosztola | The Wide Shot – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

24 Jan 2024 – The nightmare comedy in Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece remains as razor-sharp as ever with the Doomsday Clock at 90 seconds to midnight.

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With God on Our Side (Music Video of the Week)
Bob Dylan | BBC – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

This is one of the very few surviving television broadcasts from Bob’s early days aired on 12 May 1964, five days before his legendary concert at Royal Festival Hall.

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The Shocking Inhumanity of Israel’s Crimes in Gaza
Tareq S. Hajjaj | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

17 Jan 2024 – Survivors of Israel’s ground invasion in northern Gaza tell chilling stories of kidnappings, torture, and the rampant use of civilians as bait and human shields. The world still has no idea how inhumane Israel’s genocidal war really has been.

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War with China in 2025
Carlos Latuff | Global Times - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

Suicide Planetcide

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The Biden Administration’s Absurd Justification for Its Yemen War
Caitlin Johnstone – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

23 Jan 2024 – The unspoken premise behind this justification is that an active genocide should be permitted to continue with zero economic repercussions of any kind, for Israel or anyone else.

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Year of the Dragon: Silk Roads, BRICS Roads, Sino-Roads
Pepe Escobar | Strategic Culture Foundation - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

12 Jan 2024 – China, Russia and Iran will take the fight towards a more equal and just system to the next level.

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The Pathogenesis of a Genocide
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

“In all Genocides, the Global Conspiracy of Abysmal Silence is most deafening and is indicative of governmental hypocrisy.  It is a serious indictment on all of humanity.”

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Global Webinar Series: “Oppressors and Peace Disruptors”
Prof. Hoosen Vawda - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

Community Health and Indigent Programme Services, Durban, South Africa, extends a personal Invitation to you to attend the first in the Global Webinar Series: “Oppressors and Peace Disruptors”. 

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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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77 Groups Worldwide Back Genocide Lawsuit against Biden in U.S. Court
Prem Thakker | The Intercept - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

10 Jan 2024 – Dozens of legal and civil society organizations from around the world have thrown their weight behind a U.S. lawsuit accusing President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin for failing to “prevent an unfolding genocide” in Gaza.

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Gaza’s Economy Has Been Erased–Famine and Black Markets Are All That Remain
Tareq S. Hajjaj | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

24 Jan 2024 – Even in areas like Rafah, where the Israeli ground invasion has not reached, Gaza’s society has been decimated. Its economy no longer exists and basic goods can only be found on the black market where they cost ten times their prewar price.

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Letter to the Friend I Never Met
Jocelyn Wright - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

Dear friend I never met,
For you were taken too soon
Deprived of humanitarian aid
You were
Forcefully displaced and indiscriminately carpet-bombed…

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Witness to 100 Days of Insanity on Gaza vs. Global Humanity
Mahboob A. Khawaja – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

17 Jan 2024 – Looking Beyond the Horrors of Insanity and “Crimes Against Humanity”

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Genocide in Pictures: Worth a Trillion Words
Posted by Antonio C. S. Rosa | Editor – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

Parental Guidance Advised: Pornographic Violence
GAZA and WEST BANK, 29 Jan 2024

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Peace Journalism
Christos Frangonikolopoulos and Naya Kalfeli | Academia – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

The term “peace journalism” was originally introduced in the 1960s by the Norwegian academic Johan Galtung, a pioneer in the study of news values, to describe the orientation of journalism focusing on the causes and possible solutions of a conflict, with the aim to improve the prospects for peace.

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The Power of Arts in Encountering Individual Unspoken Values within Peacebuilding
Miho Taka and Michaelina Jakala | Coventry University – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

When we associate our values with the experiences of pain, grief, regret, guilt and trauma that we live with, many of us may try to find solace and catharsis (consciously or unconsciously) by working with others in similar contexts but without having an avenue to explore why we are doing this.

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Countries and Rivers
Dr. Ravi P. Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

20 Jan 2024 – Most countries of the world have some important well known rivers flowing through them. Their capital cities are generally located on or very near some rivers.

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Biden Must Choose between a Ceasefire in Gaza and a Regional War
Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

25 Jan 2024 – The stark choice facing Pres. Biden and U.S. decision-makers between a ceasefire in the Gaza genocide and a war where the Pentagon is engaged, after a ten-year period in which U.S. war-making has avoided putting “boots on the ground” thus creating an illusion of peace by relying on drone-bombing and proxy forces.

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Leadership at the World Level
René Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

26 Jan 2024 – Given the armed conflicts such as Palestine-Israel and Russia-Ukraine, there is a widespread feeling that the UN Charter (1945) needs to be revitalized and renewed. To expand the rule of law and democratic institutions at the world level strong leadership is required.

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Houthis Emerge as Latest Threat to U.S. Control Over Global Shipping
John P. Ruehl | Globetrotter – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

On 30 Dec 2023, a ship owned by Maersk Line came under missile attacks by Houthi rebels in the Red Sea. Maersk, the world’s largest shipping company, announced it was suspending operations in the sea indefinitely, joining major Western shipping and energy companies going away from the region.

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Who Are the Houthis and What Do They Want?
Ghaffar Hussain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

15 Jan 2024 – Who are the Houthis, where did they come from and what do they want? The Middle East is changing fast, new alliances are forming and old certainties are being tested. Power is shifting away from western allies and Yemen, like Iraq, Lebanon and Syria, is now moving into the Tehran-Moscow orbit of influence.

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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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A Unified Theory of Presidential Folly
Seymour M. Hersh | Substack – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

25 Jan 2024 – From Hiroshima to the Houthis, American presidents tend to overreach when they believe they are facing down communism or terrorism, and the world pays the price.

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Casino Capitalism and the Derivatives Market: Time for Another ‘Lehman Moment’?
Ellen Brown | Web of Debt – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

In 2008, derivatives brought down investment bank Bear Stearns and insurer A.I.G. They could not fail because the trillions of dollars in credit default swaps would have been wiped out, forcing banks and financial institutions to write down their own risky and now “unhedged” loans. Bear and A.I.G. were bailed out; but the Treasury drew the line at Lehman Brothers, and the market crashed.  

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Unbelievable: West Launches War on UNRWA
Defend Democracy Press - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

27 Jan 2024 – War on Gaza Refugees: Following the US, Italy, Germany, Australia, Canada, UK and Finland have also decided to suspend funding to the UN Agency for Palestinian Refugees.

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The World beyond Global Disorder
Prof. Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

The strength of this forum is its civilization focus; let us use it for analysis and remedies. Major forms of disorder use violence; war is state organized violence. The most belligerent states are the United States of America and Israel, both with civilization roots.

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Many Say They Want Peace When What They Really Want Is Obedience
Caitlin Johnstone | Notes from the Edge of the Narrative Matrix – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

24 Jan 2024 – Pay less attention to people’s words about wanting “peace” and focus instead on what actions they are supporting to accomplish that end. This will show you the truth about what they really want.

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