Posts tagged with ‘Literature’


What Kind of Country Do We Want?
Marilynne Robinson | New York Review of Books - TRANSCEND Media Service
May 25th, 2020 (ANGLO AMERICA | 1 Comment »)
How Does the US Rally Support for Wars That Kill Millions of Innocent People Worldwide?
Robert Fantina | Global Research - TRANSCEND Media Service
May 25th, 2020 (REVIEWS | No Comments »)
Max Müller – A Scholar Extraordinaire
Dr Ravi P Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 25th, 2020 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | No Comments »)
The Little Prince and Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Dr Ravi P Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 18th, 2020 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 1 Comment »)
On ‘The Plague’ by Albert Camus
Tony Judt | New York Review of Books – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 4th, 2020 (REVIEWS | No Comments »)
The Coronavirus Is Not the Plague: The Plague Is US
Edward Curtin – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 23rd, 2020 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 1 Comment »)
The Graveyard Talks Back: Arundhati Roy on Fiction in the Time of Fake News
Arundhati Roy | Literary Hub – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 16th, 2020 (IN FOCUS | No Comments »)
Staatenlos—Stateless
Michael David Morrissey – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 2nd, 2020 (LITERATURE | No Comments »)
Collected Essays, Volume V
John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 24th, 2020 (ANNOUNCEMENTS | No Comments »)
Arendt, Eichmann and the Banalization of Blame
Michael Brenner | HuffPost – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2020 (REVIEWS | Comments Off on Arendt, Eichmann and the Banalization of Blame)
Climate Change Means Lifestyle Change
John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 3rd, 2020 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 1 Comment »)
Nepal: Inaugural Issue of “Social Inquiry” Published
Shree Prasad Devkota – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 6th, 2020 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ANNOUNCEMENTS, REVIEWS, ASIA--PACIFIC, CENTRAL ASIA, ACADEMIA-KNOWLEDGE-SCHOLARSHIP, LITERATURE | Comments Off on Nepal: Inaugural Issue of “Social Inquiry” Published)
Kahlil Gibran (6 Jan 1883 – 10 Apr 1931): Ask What You Can Do for Your Country
Stan Shabaz | Zinda Magazine – Assyrian International News Agency
January 6th, 2020 (BIOGRAPHIES | Comments Off on Kahlil Gibran (6 Jan 1883 – 10 Apr 1931): Ask What You Can Do for Your Country)
(Français) Paroles sur les Crises au Mali et les Limites de la Démocratie
Dr Robin Edward Poulton – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 30th, 2019 (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Français) Paroles sur les Crises au Mali et les Limites de la Démocratie)
George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Revisited: What Oceania and Israel Have in Common
Adam Raz - Haaretz
December 16th, 2019 (PALESTINE - ISRAEL | Comments Off on George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Revisited: What Oceania and Israel Have in Common)
(Italiano) Pax Gandhiana: La Filosofia Politica del Mahatma Gandhi
Howard Richards | Centro Studi Sereno Regis – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 9th, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, NONVIOLENCE, REVIEWS, LITERATURE, ORIGINAL LANGUAGES | Comments Off on (Italiano) Pax Gandhiana: La Filosofia Politica del Mahatma Gandhi)
Ocean Deoxygenation: Everyone’s Problem
Laffoley, D. and Baxter, J. M. | International Union for Conservation of Nature – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 9th, 2019 (REVIEWS, ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Ocean Deoxygenation: Everyone’s Problem)
Cultures of Peace: The Hidden Side of History
Anne Goodman | Peace Magazine – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 9th, 2019 (CONFLICT RESOLUTION - MEDIATION, NONVIOLENCE, REVIEWS, HISTORY | Comments Off on Cultures of Peace: The Hidden Side of History)
Kahlil Gibran on Silence, Solitude, and the Courage to Know Yourself
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 2nd, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Kahlil Gibran on Silence, Solitude, and the Courage to Know Yourself)
Pax Gandhiana: The Political Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi
Howard Richards – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 25th, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, NONVIOLENCE, REVIEWS, LITERATURE | 1 Comment »)
Cultural History
John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 18th, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Cultural History)
Fyodor Dostoyevsky (11 Nov 1821 – 9 Feb 1881)
Gary Saul Morson | Encyclopædia Britannica – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 11th, 2019 (BIOGRAPHIES | Comments Off on Fyodor Dostoyevsky (11 Nov 1821 – 9 Feb 1881))
E.F. Schumacher’s “A Guide for the Perplexed”: Mapping the Meaning of Life and the Four Levels of Being
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 11th, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on E.F. Schumacher’s “A Guide for the Perplexed”: Mapping the Meaning of Life and the Four Levels of Being)
The Writing of “Silent Spring”: Rachel Carson and the Culture-Shifting Courage to Speak Inconvenient Truth to Power
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Writing of “Silent Spring”: Rachel Carson and the Culture-Shifting Courage to Speak Inconvenient Truth to Power)
The Passions of Mankind
John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ANNOUNCEMENTS, LITERATURE | Comments Off on The Passions of Mankind)
Poet Inhabits the Heart of Jimmy Carter
Gary Corseri – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ANGLO AMERICA, REVIEWS, LITERATURE | Comments Off on Poet Inhabits the Heart of Jimmy Carter)
Don’t Forget the Tamil Genocide in Sri Lanka
Lee Rhiannon – Jacobin Magazine
October 28th, 2019 (REVIEWS, ASIA--PACIFIC, LITERATURE, HISTORY | Comments Off on Don’t Forget the Tamil Genocide in Sri Lanka)
Syria: The Human Cost of War
René Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, REVIEWS, SYRIA IN CONTEXT, LITERATURE | Comments Off on Syria: The Human Cost of War)
What If the Government Abolished the Military?
Jørgen Johansen and Brian Martin | Journal of Resistance Studies – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, NONVIOLENCE, MILITARISM, LITERATURE | 1 Comment »)
Yi Jing – I Ching 易經 — The Book of Changes
Igor Micunovic | Human Wrongs Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2019 (REVIEWS, ASIA--PACIFIC, ACADEMIA-KNOWLEDGE-SCHOLARSHIP, LITERATURE, ARTS, INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Yi Jing – I Ching 易經 — The Book of Changes)
In Praise of Kamila Shamsie’s ‘Home Fire’
Richard Falk | Global Justice in the 21st Century – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on In Praise of Kamila Shamsie’s ‘Home Fire’)
When Is It ‘Politically Correct’ to Be Politically Correct?
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2019 (EDITORIAL | 4 Comments »)
Friedrich Nietzsche (15 Oct 1844 – 25 Aug 1900)
Bernd Magnus | Encyclopædia Britannica – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 14th, 2019 (BIOGRAPHIES | Comments Off on Friedrich Nietzsche (15 Oct 1844 – 25 Aug 1900))
Hannah Arendt (14 Oct 1906 – 4 Dec 1975)
Encyclopedia of World Biography – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 14th, 2019 (BIOGRAPHIES | Comments Off on Hannah Arendt (14 Oct 1906 – 4 Dec 1975))
Blood on the Stone: An Oxford Detective Story of the 17th Century
Ken Macnab | On Line Opinion – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 14th, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, REVIEWS, LITERATURE, ARTS | Comments Off on Blood on the Stone: An Oxford Detective Story of the 17th Century)
Harold Pinter (10 Oct 1930 – 24 Dec 2008)
Biography – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 7th, 2019 (BIOGRAPHIES | Comments Off on Harold Pinter (10 Oct 1930 – 24 Dec 2008))
Gandhi the Organiser
Jørgen Johansen – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2019 (REVIEWS | Comments Off on Gandhi the Organiser)
Lives in Medicine
John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2019 (ANNOUNCEMENTS | Comments Off on Lives in Medicine)
Lives in Ecology
John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 23rd, 2019 (ANNOUNCEMENTS | Comments Off on Lives in Ecology)
The Struggle for Peace in Afghanistan: Is Community Engagement the Key?
Robert J. Burrowes, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 23rd, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ANGLO AMERICA, REVIEWS, CENTRAL ASIA | Comments Off on The Struggle for Peace in Afghanistan: Is Community Engagement the Key?)
The Freud-Einstein Correspondence of 1932: Theories of War
Norrie MacQueen | Academia – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 23rd, 2019 (FEATURED RESEARCH PAPER | Comments Off on The Freud-Einstein Correspondence of 1932: Theories of War)
«Give Nonkilling a Chance» Book Released in Delhi
Joám Evans Pim | Center for Global Nonkilling – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 16th, 2019 (ACTIVISM, TRANSCEND MEMBERS, NONVIOLENCE, REVIEWS, EDUCATION, LITERATURE | Comments Off on «Give Nonkilling a Chance» Book Released in Delhi)
The Eternal Fruit of Toni Morrison’s Iroko Tree
Nanjala Nyabola – Al Jazeera
September 16th, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Eternal Fruit of Toni Morrison’s Iroko Tree)
The Shocking Paper Predicting the End of Democracy [in the USA]
Rick Shenkman | Politico – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 16th, 2019 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on The Shocking Paper Predicting the End of Democracy [in the USA])
‘Political Mind Games’ Free PDF Online
Roy Eidelson – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 9th, 2019 (ANNOUNCEMENTS | Comments Off on ‘Political Mind Games’ Free PDF Online)
Leo Tolstoy (9 Sep 1828 – 20 Nov 1910)
Gary Saul Morson | Encyclopædia Britannica - TRANSCEND Media Service
September 9th, 2019 (BIOGRAPHIES | Comments Off on Leo Tolstoy (9 Sep 1828 – 20 Nov 1910))
Civil Disobedience
Henry David Thoreau – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 2nd, 2019 (ACTIVISM, JUSTICE, NONVIOLENCE, LITERATURE, INSPIRATIONAL | 2 Comments »)
Reconstructing Nonviolence: A New Theory and Action for a Post-Secular Society
Posted by Antonio C. S. Rosa | Editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 2nd, 2019 (ACTIVISM, NONVIOLENCE, REVIEWS, EDUCATION, LITERATURE | Comments Off on Reconstructing Nonviolence: A New Theory and Action for a Post-Secular Society)
Fascism Then and Now
John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 26th, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ANNOUNCEMENTS | Comments Off on Fascism Then and Now)
Speaking for the Silenced: The Holy Inquisition in Portugal
Richard Zimler | Tikkun – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 26th, 2019 (EUROPE, HISTORY, RELIGION | Comments Off on Speaking for the Silenced: The Holy Inquisition in Portugal)
Ernst Jünger, Total Mobilisation and the Work of War
Bogdan Costea and Kostas Amiridis | Academia – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 26th, 2019 (FEATURED RESEARCH PAPER | Comments Off on Ernst Jünger, Total Mobilisation and the Work of War)
Living on Bridges: Dialoguing on Peace, Cultural Violence, Education, Art
Gary Corseri, Pilar Viviente and some esteemed friends
August 19th, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 5 Comments »)
Burning Down the House
Alan Weisman | New York Review of Books – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2019 (REVIEWS, ENVIRONMENT | Comments Off on Burning Down the House)
Toni Morrison
Lyn Innes – The Guardian
August 12th, 2019 (OBITUARIES | Comments Off on Toni Morrison)
Lives in Economics
John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 5th, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ANNOUNCEMENTS | Comments Off on Lives in Economics)
Take a Trip to the Digital Library of Nonviolent Resistance
Kurt Schock | International Institute for Peace – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 15th, 2019 (ACTIVISM | Comments Off on Take a Trip to the Digital Library of Nonviolent Resistance)
Lives in the Peace Movement
John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 15th, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 1 Comment »)
Frantz Fanon (20 Jul 1925 – 6 Dec 1961)
Jennifer Poulos | Emory Postcolonial Studies – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 15th, 2019 (BIOGRAPHIES | Comments Off on Frantz Fanon (20 Jul 1925 – 6 Dec 1961))
Against Busyness and Surfaces: Emerson on Living with Presence and Authenticity
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 15th, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | 1 Comment »)
And Ye Shall Inherit the Whirlwind or Learn to Live in Gratitude and Grace (Parts 1 to 3)
Stefan Schindler | Engaging Peace – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 15th, 2019 (IN FOCUS | Comments Off on And Ye Shall Inherit the Whirlwind or Learn to Live in Gratitude and Grace (Parts 1 to 3))
Neither Victims nor Executioners
Albert Camus, Nobel Literature Laureate – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 15th, 2019 (NOBEL LAUREATES | Comments Off on Neither Victims nor Executioners)
To Tweet or Not to Tweet
Emanuel E. Garcia – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 8th, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 2 Comments »)
Confucianism
Judith A. Berling | Asia Society Center for Global Education – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 1st, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Confucianism)
Bridging the Gap between Strategic and Principled Nonviolence
Markus Bayer | Waging Nonviolence – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 24th, 2019 (REVIEWS | Comments Off on Bridging the Gap between Strategic and Principled Nonviolence)
Jazz and Justice: Racism and the Political Economy of the Music
Gerald Horne | Monthly Review – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 24th, 2019 (REVIEWS | Comments Off on Jazz and Justice: Racism and the Political Economy of the Music)
Are We Done Fighting? Building Understanding in a World of Hate and Division
Linda Taffs – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2019 (REVIEWS | Comments Off on Are We Done Fighting? Building Understanding in a World of Hate and Division)
A Peek into a Future When the Border Wall Is Built and the 1 Percent Get Away with More than Just Murder
Joshua Rivera – The Nation
June 17th, 2019 (REVIEWS | Comments Off on A Peek into a Future When the Border Wall Is Built and the 1 Percent Get Away with More than Just Murder)
In Memory of Binyavanga Wainaina, a Literary Gangster
Christine Mungai – Al Jazeera
June 3rd, 2019 (AFRICA, LITERATURE, SEXUALITIES | Comments Off on In Memory of Binyavanga Wainaina, a Literary Gangster)
Kenya’s Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Is Recipient of Erich-Maria-Remarque Peace Prize 2019
Kimpa Vita Press – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2019 (AFRICA, LITERATURE | Comments Off on Kenya’s Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Is Recipient of Erich-Maria-Remarque Peace Prize 2019)
Germaine de Staël’s Guide to Haters
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 27th, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Germaine de Staël’s Guide to Haters)
Binyavanga Wainaina, Kenyan Author and Activist, Dies Aged 48
Al Jazeera News – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 27th, 2019 (OBITUARIES | Comments Off on Binyavanga Wainaina, Kenyan Author and Activist, Dies Aged 48)
The Art of Being Alone: May Sarton’s Stunning 1938 Ode to Solitude
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 20th, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Art of Being Alone: May Sarton’s Stunning 1938 Ode to Solitude)
Indian Philosophy of Vedantic Advaita: Concepts of Peace, Equality, Duty, Harmony, Freedom
Dr Ravi Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 20th, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Indian Philosophy of Vedantic Advaita: Concepts of Peace, Equality, Duty, Harmony, Freedom)
Answering the Mysterious Call of an Artist’s Spiritual Vocation
Edward Curtin – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 20th, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS, REVIEWS, LITERATURE | Comments Off on Answering the Mysterious Call of an Artist’s Spiritual Vocation)
John Steinbeck’s Literature Nobel Prize Speech
John Steinbeck
May 13th, 2019 (NOBEL LAUREATES | Comments Off on John Steinbeck’s Literature Nobel Prize Speech)
No Direction Home: The Journey of Frantz Fanon
Adam Shatz | Raritan Quarterly, Rutgers University – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 6th, 2019 (FEATURED RESEARCH PAPER, AFRICA, LITERATURE, HISTORY | Comments Off on No Direction Home: The Journey of Frantz Fanon)
Rachel Carson on Writing and the Loneliness of Creative Work
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 6th, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Rachel Carson on Writing and the Loneliness of Creative Work)
Karl Marx (5 May 1818 – 14 Mar 1883)
The European Graduate School – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 29th, 2019 (BIOGRAPHIES | Comments Off on Karl Marx (5 May 1818 – 14 Mar 1883))
On Taking Controversial Public Positions: A Reflection
Richard Falk | Global Justice in the 21st Century – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on On Taking Controversial Public Positions: A Reflection)
Between Yes and No, Heaven and Earth with Albert Camus on a Spring Morning
Edward Curtin – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Between Yes and No, Heaven and Earth with Albert Camus on a Spring Morning)
Voices of Latin America: Social Movements and the New Activism
Tom Gatehouse | Monthly Review – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 8th, 2019 (ACTIVISM, NONVIOLENCE, REVIEWS, LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN | Comments Off on Voices of Latin America: Social Movements and the New Activism)
Kahlil Gibran (6 Jan 1883 – 10 Apr 1931): Ask What You Can Do for Your Country
Stan Shabaz | Zinda Magazine – Assyrian International News Agency
December 31st, 2018 (BIOGRAPHIES | Comments Off on Kahlil Gibran (6 Jan 1883 – 10 Apr 1931): Ask What You Can Do for Your Country)
Missing: Conflict Literacy, Peace Literacy
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 5th, 2018 (EDITORIAL | 1 Comment »)