Archive for the category ‘SPECIAL FEATURE’


The Child Abuse Contrarian
David Armstrong | ProPublica – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 1st, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide
William A. Schabas | UN Library of International Law – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 24th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Is Genocide a Controversial International Crime?
Richard Falk | Global Justice in the 21st Century – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 24th, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
Human Rights & Humanitarian Law: Genocide
Jean Paul Sartre | Tamil Nation – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 24th, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
Map: The Risk of Genocide around the World
Ishaan Tharoor – The Washington Post
September 24th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
A Distant Flickering Light: The Hibakusha Peace Movement (Part 1)
Robert Kowalczyk – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 6th, 2018 ( 11 Comments »)
Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 7 Things You Should Know
ICAN-Int’l Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 6th, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
Russia and the U.S. Are Not Condemned to Confrontation
Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev | Gorbachev Foundation – The Transnational
July 30th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Myanmar/UN Memorandum of Understanding on Rohingya Repatriation
The United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 2nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Myanmar/UN Memorandum of Understanding on Rohingya Repatriation)
Declaration on the Right to Peace (2)
United Nations General Assembly – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 7th, 2018 ( 2 Comments »)
A Day of Mother Earth: Living in Harmony with Nature
René Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 23rd, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
Hawaii’s Ho’oponopono for Earth Day – 22 April
Jacob Devaney | Uplift – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 23rd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Hawaii’s Ho’oponopono for Earth Day – 22 April)
Luther King: “Beyond Vietnam”
Martin Luther King, Jr. | Stanford King Institute – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Luther King: “Beyond Vietnam”)
Wealth Concentration Continues to Increase
Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram – Inter Press Service-IPS
January 29th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Wealth Concentration Continues to Increase)
Davos 2018: Elites to Save the World at Cocktail Party Schmooze-Fest
Robert Bridge – RT
January 29th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Davos 2018: Elites to Save the World at Cocktail Party Schmooze-Fest)
Here Are All the World Leaders Going to Davos This Week
Alexandra Ma | Business Insider – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 29th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Here Are All the World Leaders Going to Davos This Week)
What Does Corruption Mean to You? Examining the Plural Meanings of Corruption
Kanti Pertiwi – The Conversation
December 18th, 2017 ( Comments Off on What Does Corruption Mean to You? Examining the Plural Meanings of Corruption)
How Portuguese Migrants in Angola Navigate Corruption
Lisa Åkesson and Camilla Orjuela – The Conversation
December 18th, 2017 ( Comments Off on How Portuguese Migrants in Angola Navigate Corruption)
Perpetrators of Genocide Say They’re ‘Good People’
Jeff Grabmeier | Ohio State University News – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 9th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
How to Stand Up to Online Trolls – and Profit – with Humour
Amira Elghawaby – The Globe and Mail
September 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on How to Stand Up to Online Trolls – and Profit – with Humour)
How to Make Fun of Nazis
Moises Velasquez-Manoff – The New York Times
September 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on How to Make Fun of Nazis)
Commemorating Howard Zinn on His Birthday: “No Human Being Is Illegal”
Howard Zinn – The Progressive
August 28th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Commemorating Howard Zinn on His Birthday: “No Human Being Is Illegal”)
On the Beach 2017: The Beckoning of Nuclear War
John Pilger – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 7th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
G20: 30 Questions for the Counter-terrorism Experts of the World
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 10th, 2017 ( Comments Off on G20: 30 Questions for the Counter-terrorism Experts of the World)
G20: Anticipating Future Migration into Europe (2018-2050)
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 10th, 2017 ( Comments Off on G20: Anticipating Future Migration into Europe (2018-2050))
Sonification of Twitter Leadership at the G20
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 10th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Sonification of Twitter Leadership at the G20)
On World Refugee Day 20 Jun UN Urges Support, Solidarity for Record Number of Displaced People
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 26th, 2017 ( Comments Off on On World Refugee Day 20 Jun UN Urges Support, Solidarity for Record Number of Displaced People)
Are NGOs Responsible for the Migration Crisis in the Mediterranean?
Antoine Pécoud and Marta Esperti – The Conversation
June 26th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Refugee or Migrant? Sometimes the Line Is Blurred
Parvati Nair – The Conversation
June 26th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Refugee or Migrant? Sometimes the Line Is Blurred)
Fifty Years of Immoral Occupation of Palestine
Prof. Alon Ben-Meir – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 19th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Fifty Years of Immoral Occupation of Palestine)
The 50-Year Setback
Hamza Abu Eltarabesh |The Electronic Intifada – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 19th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The 50-Year Setback)
1967 War: How Israel Occupied the Whole of Palestine
Zena Tahhan – Al Jazeera
June 19th, 2017 ( Comments Off on 1967 War: How Israel Occupied the Whole of Palestine)
The Unwanted ‘Bride’: Can the 1967 War Offer Opportunity for Peace?
Ramzy Baroud | Politics for the People – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 12th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Unwanted ‘Bride’: Can the 1967 War Offer Opportunity for Peace?)
A 50-Year Occupation: Israel’s Six-Day War Started with a Lie
Mehdi Hasan – The Intercept
June 12th, 2017 ( Comments Off on A 50-Year Occupation: Israel’s Six-Day War Started with a Lie)
Israel’s Occupation: 50 Years of Palestinian Oppression
Philip Luther | Amnesty International – Al Jazeera
June 12th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Israel’s Occupation: 50 Years of Palestinian Oppression)
Beyond ‘Blowback’: Islam and Terror
Justin Raimondo - Antiwar
June 6th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Day of Mother Earth – 22 April
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 24th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Day of Mother Earth – 22 April)
March for Science Puts Earth Day Focus on Global Opposition to Trump
Oliver Milman – The Guardian
April 24th, 2017 ( Comments Off on March for Science Puts Earth Day Focus on Global Opposition to Trump)
The Earth versus Capitalism
Belen Fernandez – Al Jazeera
April 24th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Trump, Putin, and the New Cold War
Evan Osnos, David Remnick and Joshua Yaffa – The New Yorker
March 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Trump, Putin, and the New Cold War)
The New Yorker’s Big Cover Story Reveals Five Uncomfortable Truths About U.S. and Russia
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept
March 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The New Yorker’s Big Cover Story Reveals Five Uncomfortable Truths About U.S. and Russia)
Trump, Putin & New Cold War: What The New Yorker Gets Wrong
Bryan MacDonald – Russia Today
March 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Trump, Putin & New Cold War: What The New Yorker Gets Wrong)
The Coming War on China
John Pilger – New Internationalist Magazine
December 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Coming War on China)
The Very Positive Sides to Trump’s Victory: A Baker’s Dozen
Rachel Olivia O'Connor | Countercurrents – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 14th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
The Trump Ploy
Linh Dinh – The Unz Review
November 14th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
We’ve Seen Donald Trump before – His Name Was Silvio Berlusconi
John Foot – The Guardian
November 14th, 2016 ( Comments Off on We’ve Seen Donald Trump before – His Name Was Silvio Berlusconi)
Trump – The Symptom
Baher Kamal – Inter Press Service-IPS
November 14th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Trump – The Symptom)
President Trump: Big Liar Going to Washington or Tribune of the People?
Prof. John McMurtry - Global Research
November 14th, 2016 ( Comments Off on President Trump: Big Liar Going to Washington or Tribune of the People?)
Anticipating the Trump Presidency
Richard Falk | Global Justice in the 21st Century – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 14th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Anticipating the Trump Presidency)
Fake News and False Flags
Crofton Black and Abigail Fielding-Smith – The Bureau of Investigative Journalists
October 3rd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Fake News and False Flags)
Non-Aligned to… Nowhere?
Pepe Escobar | Strategic Culture Foundation – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 26th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
The Big Problem with the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s Super Court That We’re Not Talking About
David Dayen – The Huffington Post
September 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Big Problem with the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s Super Court That We’re Not Talking About)
Photo of Boy Pulled from Rubble Reminder of ‘Unimaginable Horrors’ Syrian Children Face – UNICEF
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 22nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Photo of Boy Pulled from Rubble Reminder of ‘Unimaginable Horrors’ Syrian Children Face – UNICEF)
The Declassified ’28 Pages’ on the 9/11 Attacks
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Declassified ’28 Pages’ on the 9/11 Attacks)
29 Pages Revealed: Corruption, Crime and Cover-up of 9/11
Kristen Breitweiser – The Huffington Post
July 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on 29 Pages Revealed: Corruption, Crime and Cover-up of 9/11)
What We Know from the 28 Pages
Charles P. Pierce - Esquire
July 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on What We Know from the 28 Pages)
Global Peace Index 2016
Institute for Economics & Peace - TRANSCEND Media Service
June 13th, 2016 ( 3 Comments »)
Trillions Spent on Violence as World Continues Downwards Spiral Away from Peace
Andrea Germanos – Common Dreams
June 13th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Trillions Spent on Violence as World Continues Downwards Spiral Away from Peace)
During WWII European Refugees Fled to Syria – Here Is What the Camps Were Like
Evan Taparata and Kuang Keng Kuek Ser – Public Radio International-PRI
May 30th, 2016 ( Comments Off on During WWII European Refugees Fled to Syria – Here Is What the Camps Were Like)
Médecins Sans Frontières Say 75 Hospitals Bombed in 2015, Leave UN Humanitarian Summit
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 16th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Médecins Sans Frontières Say 75 Hospitals Bombed in 2015, Leave UN Humanitarian Summit)
Putin Declines World Humanitarian Summit Invitation as Russia Cries Foul
Ben Parker | IRIN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 16th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Putin Declines World Humanitarian Summit Invitation as Russia Cries Foul)
Chernobyl’s Ongoing Toll: 40,000 More Cancer Deaths?
Ian Fairlie - CounterPunch
May 2nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Chernobyl’s Ongoing Toll: 40,000 More Cancer Deaths?)
Touring Tragedy: A Day of Disaster Porn in Chernobyl
Hilmar Schmundt and Phil Thoma - Der Spiegel
May 2nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Touring Tragedy: A Day of Disaster Porn in Chernobyl)
Nuclear Emergencies and the Masters of Improvisation
Sonja Schmid – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
May 2nd, 2016 ( 2 Comments »)
Learning from Nuclear Accidents, Expanding Nuclear Energy
Augustin Simo – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
May 2nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Learning from Nuclear Accidents, Expanding Nuclear Energy)
Oxfam: US Corporate Tax Cheats Hiding $1.4 Trillion in Profits in Offshore Accounts
Patrick Martin, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Oxfam: US Corporate Tax Cheats Hiding $1.4 Trillion in Profits in Offshore Accounts)
Oxfam: Most of World Bank’s Private Investments Linked to Tax Havens
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Oxfam: Most of World Bank’s Private Investments Linked to Tax Havens)
Broken at the Top – The Oxfam Report
Oxfam America – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Broken at the Top – The Oxfam Report)
CIA Photographed Detainees Naked Before Sending Them to Be Tortured
Spencer Ackerman – The Guardian
April 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on CIA Photographed Detainees Naked Before Sending Them to Be Tortured)
31,000 Women Pregnant in Islamic State
Noman Benotman and Nikita Malik, Quilliam – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 14th, 2016 ( 2 Comments »)
Why We Joined ISIS: To Make Friends and Earn a Good Wage
Erin Banco – International Business Times
February 8th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Why We Joined ISIS: To Make Friends and Earn a Good Wage)
GITMO Clock
Andy Worthington, Close Guantánamo Campaign – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on GITMO Clock)
British Amputee Soldier Bold Statement Defending Muslims
Chris Herbert (Posted by Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor) – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on British Amputee Soldier Bold Statement Defending Muslims)
Text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership)
‘Worse Than We Thought:’ TPP a Total Corporate Power Grab Nightmare
Deirdre Fulton – Common Dreams
November 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on ‘Worse Than We Thought:’ TPP a Total Corporate Power Grab Nightmare)
How to Build a Crisis
George Monbiot – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on How to Build a Crisis)
TPP Trade Pact Would Give Wall Street a Trump Card to Block Regulations
David Dayen – The Intercept
November 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on TPP Trade Pact Would Give Wall Street a Trump Card to Block Regulations)
The Drone Papers – Manhunting in the Hindu Kush (5 of 8)
Ryan Devereaux – The Intercept
October 26th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Drone Papers – Manhunting in the Hindu Kush (5 of 8))
The Drone Papers – Firing Blind (6 of 8)
Cora Currier and Peter Maass – The Intercept
October 26th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Drone Papers – Firing Blind (6 of 8))
The Drone Papers – The Life and Death of Objective Peckham (7 of 8)
Ryan Gallagher – The Intercept
October 26th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Drone Papers – The Life and Death of Objective Peckham (7 of 8))
The Drone Papers -Target Africa (8 of 8)
Nick Turse – The Intercept
October 26th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Drone Papers -Target Africa (8 of 8))
The Drone Papers – The Alphabet of Assassination (9-Glossary of Terms)
The Intercept – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 26th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Drone Papers – The Alphabet of Assassination (9-Glossary of Terms))
Drones, IBM, And the Big Data of Death
Jon Schwarz – The Intercept
October 26th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Drones, IBM, And the Big Data of Death)
The Drone Papers – The Assassination Complex (1 of 8)
Jeremy Scahill - The Intercept
October 19th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Drone Papers – The Assassination Complex (1 of 8))
The Drone Papers – A Visual Glossary (2 of 8)
Josh Begley – The Intercept
October 19th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Drone Papers – A Visual Glossary (2 of 8))
The Drone Papers – The Kill Chain (3 of 8)
Cora Currier – The Intercept
October 19th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Drone Papers – The Kill Chain (3 of 8))
The Drone Papers – Find, Fix, Finish (4 of 8)
Jeremy Scahill – The Intercept
October 19th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Drone Papers – Find, Fix, Finish (4 of 8))
Filipino Children Diving, Dying for Gold
Human Rights Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 5th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Filipino Children Diving, Dying for Gold)
‘Isis Flag’ Picture That Claims to Show Refugees Attacking Police Goes Viral — And Is a Lie
Andrew Griffin – The Independent
September 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on ‘Isis Flag’ Picture That Claims to Show Refugees Attacking Police Goes Viral — And Is a Lie)
Where Is America’s Response to the Middle East Refugee Crisis?
Peter Van Buren – Middle East Eye
September 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Where Is America’s Response to the Middle East Refugee Crisis?)
Migration Crisis – Frontex: EU Border Agency to Get Huge Budget Hike as Boss Warns of Failings with Migrant Fingerprint Checks
Nick Mathiason, Victoria Parsons and Ted Jeory – The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
September 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Migration Crisis – Frontex: EU Border Agency to Get Huge Budget Hike as Boss Warns of Failings with Migrant Fingerprint Checks)
Europe’s Refugee Crisis: Is Frontex Bordering on Chaos?
Nick Mathiason, Victoria Parsons and Ted Jeory - The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
September 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Europe’s Refugee Crisis: Is Frontex Bordering on Chaos?)
War Is the Problem, Not Refugees
Peter Gelling – Global Post
September 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on War Is the Problem, Not Refugees)
How Neocons Destabilized Europe
Robert Parry – Consortium News
September 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on How Neocons Destabilized Europe)
Where’s There’s War, There’s Refugees
Leon Wofsy – Foreign Policy In Focus
September 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Where’s There’s War, There’s Refugees)
Europe’s Refugee Crisis Was Made in America
Editorial – The Nation
September 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Europe’s Refugee Crisis Was Made in America)
Refugee Crisis: Where Are All These People Coming from and Why?
Patrick Cockburn – The Independent
September 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Refugee Crisis: Where Are All These People Coming from and Why?)
The Migrant Crisis: Arms That Welcome, Arms That Kill
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan – Truthdig
September 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Migrant Crisis: Arms That Welcome, Arms That Kill)
Thatcher’s Tyrants – The Tanks, The Guns, The Christmas Cards
David Edwards – Media Lens
August 31st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Thatcher’s Tyrants – The Tanks, The Guns, The Christmas Cards)
Singapore Challenges the Idea That Democracy Is the Best Form of Governance
Graham Allison – Harvad Belfer Center – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 24th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Singapore Challenges the Idea That Democracy Is the Best Form of Governance)
Stowaways and Crimes aboard a Scofflaw Ship (Part 1)
Ian Urbina – The New York Times
August 3rd, 2015 ( 3 Comments »)
Murder at Sea: Captured on Video, but Killers Go Free (Part 2)
Ian Urbina – The New York Times
August 3rd, 2015 ( 3 Comments »)
A Renegade Trawler, Hunted for 10,000 Miles by Vigilantes (Part 4)
Ian Urbina – The New York Times
August 3rd, 2015 ( 3 Comments »)
2015 Global Peace Index
Institute for Economics & Peace, Vision of Humanity – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 29th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
“Rebuilding America’s Defenses” PNAC – A Summary
Compiled by Bette Stockbauer – PNAC Library & Resources
May 25th, 2015 ( Comments Off on “Rebuilding America’s Defenses” PNAC – A Summary)
All the President’s Psychologists [Full Report]
Stephen Soldz Ph.D., Nathaniel Raymond and Steven Reisner Ph.D.
May 4th, 2015 ( Comments Off on All the President’s Psychologists [Full Report])
Solidarity Not Fear: World Social Forum Opens in Tunisia
Sarah Lazare – Common Dreams
March 30th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Solidarity Not Fear: World Social Forum Opens in Tunisia)
Another World Is Possible, Without the 1% – Tunis World Social Forum 2015
Winnie Byanyima, OXFAM – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 30th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Another World Is Possible, Without the 1% – Tunis World Social Forum 2015)
Hold the Super Rich Accountable, Say OXFAM at the WSF
Thalif Deen, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 30th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Hold the Super Rich Accountable, Say OXFAM at the WSF)
It Is 3 Minutes to Midnight in the Doomsday Clock
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 26th, 2015 ( Comments Off on It Is 3 Minutes to Midnight in the Doomsday Clock)
I Am Not Charlie Hebdo
David Brooks – The New York Times
January 12th, 2015 ( 2 Comments »)
On Freedom of Speech
David van Mill, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 12th, 2015 ( Comments Off on On Freedom of Speech)
From Syria to Paris – A Widening Sea of Violence
Patrick Cockburn – CounterPunch
January 12th, 2015 ( Comments Off on From Syria to Paris – A Widening Sea of Violence)
Charlie Hebdo Massacre: a Tragic, Universal Failure
Richard Silverstein, Tikun Olam-תיקון עולם – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 12th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Charlie Hebdo Massacre: a Tragic, Universal Failure)
Who Should Be Blamed for Muslim Terrorism?
Andre Vltchek – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 12th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Al Qaeda Source: AQAP Directed Paris Attack
Jeremy Scahill – The Intercept
January 12th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Al Qaeda Source: AQAP Directed Paris Attack)
Charlie Hebdo: Paris Attack Brothers’ Campaign of Terror Can Be Traced Back to Algeria 1954
Robert Fisk – The Independent
January 12th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Charlie Hebdo: Paris Attack Brothers’ Campaign of Terror Can Be Traced Back to Algeria 1954)
Unmournable Bodies
Teju Cole – The New Yorker
January 12th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Unmournable Bodies)
Architects of Atrocity Remain at Large, and Unrepentant
William Boardman - Reader Supported News
December 22nd, 2014 ( Comments Off on Architects of Atrocity Remain at Large, and Unrepentant)
What Is in the Senate Intelligence Committee Report on CIA Torture (Part I)
Tom Carter, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 22nd, 2014 ( Comments Off on What Is in the Senate Intelligence Committee Report on CIA Torture (Part I))
CIA ‘Torture Report’: Once Again Language Is Distorted in Order to Hide US State Wrongdoing
Robert Fisk – The Independent
December 22nd, 2014 ( Comments Off on CIA ‘Torture Report’: Once Again Language Is Distorted in Order to Hide US State Wrongdoing)
30 Years of Torture Convention – States Still Failing on Obligations
Amnesty International – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 15th, 2014 ( Comments Off on 30 Years of Torture Convention – States Still Failing on Obligations)
US Torture Report Summary Released (download full text here)
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor - TRANSCEND Media Service
December 15th, 2014 ( Comments Off on US Torture Report Summary Released (download full text here))
Torture as a Jus Cogens Norm
Law Teacher – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 15th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Torture as a Jus Cogens Norm)
UN Official Wants US Administrators Involved in Torture to Be Prosecuted
Samuel Oakford – Vice News
December 15th, 2014 ( Comments Off on UN Official Wants US Administrators Involved in Torture to Be Prosecuted)
10 Craziest Things in the Senate Report on Torture
Matt Taibbi – Rolling Stone
December 15th, 2014 ( Comments Off on 10 Craziest Things in the Senate Report on Torture)
Putin Gobsmacks Obama and Euro-Leaders with Surprise Gas Deal – Talking Turkey
Mike Whitney - CounterPunch
December 8th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Putin Gobsmacks Obama and Euro-Leaders with Surprise Gas Deal – Talking Turkey)
The Importance of the Cancellation of South Stream
Alexander Mercouris – Oriental Review
December 8th, 2014 ( Comments Off on The Importance of the Cancellation of South Stream)
“Turk Stream”: Huge Win for Turkey – Big Win For Russia – Historic Loss for EU
Pepe Escobar – Russia Insider
December 8th, 2014 ( Comments Off on “Turk Stream”: Huge Win for Turkey – Big Win For Russia – Historic Loss for EU)
A Eurasian Gas Bombshell
Alexander Sotnichenko - Oriental Review
December 8th, 2014 ( Comments Off on A Eurasian Gas Bombshell)
Does the Name “Strauss-Kahn” Ring a Bell? – Trotsky at the IMF
Mike Whitney – CounterPunch
December 1st, 2014 ( 1 Comment »)
Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s Concern for the Poor Got Him Destroyed
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 1st, 2014 ( Comments Off on Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s Concern for the Poor Got Him Destroyed)
I understand why Westerners are joining jihadi movements like ISIS. I was almost one of them.
Michael Muhammad Knight – The Washington Post
September 15th, 2014 ( Comments Off on I understand why Westerners are joining jihadi movements like ISIS. I was almost one of them.)
The Other 9/11
Mickey Z. - World News Trust
September 8th, 2014 ( Comments Off on The Other 9/11)
The Fukushima Nuclear Accident as Told by Plant Manager Masao Yoshida
The Asahi Shimbun – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 1st, 2014 ( 1 Comment »)
90% of TEPCO Workers Defied Orders, Fled Fukushima Plant in 2011
Hideaki Kimura – The Asahi Shimbun
September 1st, 2014 ( 1 Comment »)
Global Language Dictionary – The Israel Project 2009
Frank Luntz – The Israel Project
August 4th, 2014 ( 1 Comment »)
Henry Frowde, the Mysterious OUP Publisher of Zionist Scofield Bible, Was a Lifelong Darbyite Plymouth Brother
Maidhc Ó Cathail – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 4th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Henry Frowde, the Mysterious OUP Publisher of Zionist Scofield Bible, Was a Lifelong Darbyite Plymouth Brother)
{MUST READ} Letter from Gaza by a Norwegian Doctor
Dr. Mads Gilbert – Middle East Monitor
July 28th, 2014 ( Comments Off on {MUST READ} Letter from Gaza by a Norwegian Doctor)
Violence against Children Has Become an Epidemic
Jonathan Power – Transnational Foundation for Peace & Future Research
July 14th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Violence against Children Has Become an Epidemic)
Reclaiming the Kellogg-Briand Pact
James Page – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 9th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Reclaiming the Kellogg-Briand Pact)
War Is Good for Us, Dumb New Book Claims
David Swanson, War Is A Crime – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 12th, 2014 ( Comments Off on War Is Good for Us, Dumb New Book Claims)
In The Long Run, Wars Make Us Safer and Richer
Ian Morris – The Washington Post
May 5th, 2014 ( 3 Comments »)
Geopolitics and Markets – War Is Peace
Buttonwood - The Economist
May 5th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Geopolitics and Markets – War Is Peace)
What’s the Difference between Force Feeding and Waterboarding?
Zak Newman, ACLU – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 31st, 2014 ( Comments Off on What’s the Difference between Force Feeding and Waterboarding?)
Encryption Works: How to Protect Your Privacy in the Age of NSA Surveillance
Micah Lee – Freedom of the Press Foundation
March 24th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Encryption Works: How to Protect Your Privacy in the Age of NSA Surveillance)
Remembering Malcolm X 49 Years On
Ama Biney – Pambazuka News
February 24th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Remembering Malcolm X 49 Years On)
85 Richest People Own the Wealth of Half of the World’s Population
OXFAM – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 27th, 2014 ( Comments Off on 85 Richest People Own the Wealth of Half of the World’s Population)
Speech in La Habana, Cuba
Nelson Mandela – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Speech in La Habana, Cuba)
Have You Tried the Six Varieties of Love?
Roman Krznaric, Sojourners – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 6th, 2014 ( 4 Comments »)
Mandela: The Man and the Movement
Amy Goodman - Truthdig
December 16th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Mandela: The Man and the Movement)
Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi
Nitin Mehta- The Gandhi Foundation
December 16th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi)
Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (9 Dec 1948)
William A. Schabas – UN Library of International Law
December 9th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (9 Dec 1948))
Nelson Mandela’s “I am Prepared to Die” Speech on Being Sentenced to Life Imprisonment with Hard Labor
The History Place – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 9th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Nelson Mandela’s “I am Prepared to Die” Speech on Being Sentenced to Life Imprisonment with Hard Labor)
The Cape of Good Hope: Russia, Syria and the Decline of American Hegemony
Israel Shamir - TomDispatch
October 14th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Cape of Good Hope: Russia, Syria and the Decline of American Hegemony)
Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday Celebrated in India
Mercury News Media Center – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 7th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday Celebrated in India)
Senator John McCain: Russians Deserve Better Than Putin
US Sen. John McCain - Pravda
September 23rd, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
A Plea for Caution from Russia
Vladimir V. Putin – The New York Times
September 16th, 2013 ( Comments Off on A Plea for Caution from Russia)
A Psychologist’s Deceptions about Prison Abuse in California
Roy Eidelson, Ph.D. – Psychology Today
September 10th, 2013 ( Comments Off on A Psychologist’s Deceptions about Prison Abuse in California)
Bradley Manning: ‘Everything Is Going To Be OK’
Scott Galindez - Reader Supported News
August 26th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Bradley Manning: ‘Everything Is Going To Be OK’)
Bradley Manning’s letter to President Barack Obama Requesting a Pardon
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 26th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Bradley Manning’s letter to President Barack Obama Requesting a Pardon)
Bradley Manning’s Excessive Sentence
Editorial Board – The New York Times
August 26th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Bradley Manning’s Excessive Sentence)
What’s in a Name? Chelsea Manning and Muhammad Ali
Andrew O'Hehir - Salon
August 26th, 2013 ( Comments Off on What’s in a Name? Chelsea Manning and Muhammad Ali)
On Bradley Manning & America
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 26th, 2013 ( Comments Off on On Bradley Manning & America)
The Secret War: Cyber
Wired – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 8th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Perspectives on the Surveillance Scandal
Lawrence Davidson, Ph.D, Brave New World – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 24th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Perspectives on the Surveillance Scandal)
The Whistleblowers Are the New Generation of American Patriots
Gary Younge – The Guardian
June 24th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Whistleblowers Are the New Generation of American Patriots)
The Chimerica Dream: Two Nations, Two Dreams, One Pacific
Pepe Escobar - TomDispatch
June 24th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Chimerica Dream: Two Nations, Two Dreams, One Pacific)
Understanding the Latest Prism Leaks Is Understanding the Rise of a New Fascism
John Pilger – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 24th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Understanding the Latest Prism Leaks Is Understanding the Rise of a New Fascism)
Steve Wozniak: ‘I felt about Edward Snowden the way I felt about Daniel Ellsberg’
Tania Branigan – The Guardian
June 24th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Steve Wozniak: ‘I felt about Edward Snowden the way I felt about Daniel Ellsberg’)
Is Naomi Wolf Working for the NSA?
Dave Lindorff, This Can’t Be Happening – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 24th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Is Naomi Wolf Working for the NSA?)
Edward Snowden: Saving Us from the United Stasi of America
Daniel Ellsberg – The Guardian
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Edward Snowden: Saving Us from the United Stasi of America)
Edward Snowden: The Whistleblower behind the NSA Surveillance Revelations
Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill and Laura Poitras in Hong Kong – The Guardian
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Edward Snowden: The Whistleblower behind the NSA Surveillance Revelations)
Terror Bytes: Edward Snowden and the Architecture of Oppression
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan – Democracy NOW!
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Terror Bytes: Edward Snowden and the Architecture of Oppression)
Guide to Your Metadata
The Guardian – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Guide to Your Metadata)
Edward Snowden and Whistleblowers: ‘The Truth Sets You Free’
Interviews by Leo Benedictus, Leo Hickman and Richard Norton-Taylor – The Guardian
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Edward Snowden and Whistleblowers: ‘The Truth Sets You Free’)
My Creeping Concern That the NSA Leaker Is Not Who He Purports To Be…
Naomi Wolf – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on My Creeping Concern That the NSA Leaker Is Not Who He Purports To Be…)
So Are We Living in 1984?
Ian Crouch – The New Yorker
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on So Are We Living in 1984?)
Ex Japan Prime Minister Naoto Kan Now Sorry He Pushed Export of Nuclear Plant Technology
Erika Toh – The Asahi Chimbun
June 10th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Ex Japan Prime Minister Naoto Kan Now Sorry He Pushed Export of Nuclear Plant Technology)
IMF Admits: We Failed To Realise the Damage Austerity Would Do to Greece
Larry Elliott, Phillip Inman and Helena Smith in Athens – The Guardian
June 10th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2012
U.S. Department of State – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 29th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Human Rights Record of the United States in 2012 [by the People’s Republic of China]
China Daily – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 29th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Human Rights Record of the United States in 2012 [by the People’s Republic of China])
Indisputable Torture
The Editorial Board – The New York Times
April 22nd, 2013 ( Comments Off on Indisputable Torture)
The Other Face of Political Violence
Charles P. Pierce - Esquire
April 22nd, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Other Face of Political Violence)
Responding to the Constitution Project Report on Detainee Treatment
Coalition for an Ethical Psychology – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 ( Comments Off on Responding to the Constitution Project Report on Detainee Treatment)
12 April 1968: “The Country Has Lost Not Just Dr King But the King”
Alan Brien – New Statesman
April 8th, 2013 ( Comments Off on 12 April 1968: “The Country Has Lost Not Just Dr King But the King”)
The Last Letter
Tomas Young - Truthdig
March 25th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Tomas Young and the End of the Body of War
Amy Goodman - Truthdig
March 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Tomas Young and the End of the Body of War)
Iraq after Ten Years
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Iraq after Ten Years)
Over 100 Guantanamo Inmates ‘On Hunger Strike,’ Possibly in Grave Condition
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 18th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Over 100 Guantanamo Inmates ‘On Hunger Strike,’ Possibly in Grave Condition)
Starving for Justice at Guantanamo
Amy Goodman - Truthdig
March 18th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Starving for Justice at Guantanamo)
El Comandante Has Left the Building
Pepe Escobar – Asia Times
March 11th, 2013 ( Comments Off on El Comandante Has Left the Building)
The Norwegian Prison Where Inmates Are Treated Like People
Erwin James – The Guardian
March 4th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Norwegian Prison Where Inmates Are Treated Like People)
The Latin American Exception: How a Washington Global Torture Gulag Was Turned Into the Only Gulag-Free Zone on Earth
Greg Grandin - TomDispatch
February 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Latin American Exception: How a Washington Global Torture Gulag Was Turned Into the Only Gulag-Free Zone on Earth)
Human Rights – World Report 2013
Human Rights Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 11th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Human Rights – World Report 2013)
The Doomsday Clock
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 21st, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Doomsday Clock)
6 Habits of Highly Empathetic People
Roman Krznaric – YES! Magazine
January 14th, 2013 ( Comments Off on 6 Habits of Highly Empathetic People)