Culture and Media

06.04.2020

Is racism and bigotry in our DNA?

Is racism and bigotry in our DNA?

The Conversation Tom Oliver Is bigotry in our DNA, a remnant of our fear of “the other” way back when that was necessary? If so, why do some battle with their instincts while others embrace them? Peter, 71, Darlington I, Pencil, simple… »

05.04.2020

Covid-19: Independent Media is Antidote to Chaos, Don’t Censor it

Covid-19: Independent Media is Antidote to Chaos, Don’t Censor it

by Gautam Navlakha  An independent media and alert citizenry should not be suppressed, abused or slighted. The Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Nizamuddin West in Delhi in March has emerged as the biggest viral spreader of Covid-19 and highlights the failure of the central government and the Delhi government. That the… »

01.04.2020

Thank you, Silvia!

Thank you, Silvia!

In the early morning of the 1st of April 2020, our great Silvia Swinden passed away after a tremendous battle against a number of medical problems that have taken their toll on her body over the last 3 years, but thankfully never dimmed her mind. Siliva was born in Buenos… »

31.03.2020

Civilized, Barbarians, Savages

Civilized, Barbarians, Savages

Antonio C. S. Rosa | Editor – TRANSCEND Media Service A civilization or culture is defined as a set of customs, traditions, ethics, values, language, music, dance, gastronomy, clothing, religion, and social and political organization of a people, ethnic group, tribe, or nation. British scholars of… »

30.03.2020

Algeria’s crackdown on dissent persists with detention of journalists

Algeria’s crackdown on dissent persists with detention of journalists

Arresting journalists is a ‘pretext’ to punish and silence More than a year since the start of Algeria’s countrywide protest movement demanding political and economic reforms, the government continues to resort to repressive tactics to silence critics and journalists covering the protests. On March 15, a court in Algiers, the capital,… »

19.03.2020

St Petersburg firm creates online bar for self-isolating Russians

St Petersburg firm creates online bar for self-isolating Russians

As the country registers its first death, more Russians are staying indoors Written by Maxim Edwards A resourceful Russian firm has launched a bar to allow lonely extroverts some relief from self-isolation — online. Increasing numbers of Russians are opting for self-isolation after confirmed coronavirus cases rise steeply. At… »

14.03.2020

Journalists Tell Slovakia’s PM-elect: ‘Thanks, but No Thanks’

Journalists Tell Slovakia’s PM-elect: ‘Thanks, but No Thanks’

By Ed Holt Plans announced by Slovakia’s prime minister-elect to fund investigative journalists to act as corruption watchdogs on government and state bodies have been dismissed as “a road to hell” by local journalists. Igor Matovic, whose OLaNO party won Slovakia’s elections at the end… »

12.03.2020

‘Comfort women’ documentary generates worldwide interest—and a lawsuit against its director

‘Comfort women’ documentary generates worldwide interest—and a lawsuit against its director

‘Shusenjo’ focuses on the competing historical narratives about the issue A project by a graduate student intended to explore the issue of sex slavery organized by Japanese forces in Second World War has resulted in a documentary popular in Japan and beyond — and has also ignited a lawsuit, plus… »

06.03.2020

Face 2 Face with Andrea Carola Robles

Face 2 Face with Andrea Carola Robles

On this show we speak with Andrea Carola Robles about her work organizing the International Women’s Month Celebration at IATI Theater on March 8. Andrea talks about being a young feminist and LGBT artist activist fighting sexisim and misogyny and giving voice to minorities. “it’s a function of an… »

05.03.2020

Corporate Media Ignores Latinos Came Out for “Tio” Bernie

Corporate Media Ignores Latinos Came Out for “Tio” Bernie

Establishment Sharks Ganged Up on Bernie By Howard Jordan – Jordan Journal Former Vice President Joseph Biden surprising win of the majority of states on Super Tuesday left many Sanders supporters stunned by this unexpected turn of events.  “Boring” Biden thought by many to be a political cadaver was resurrected… »

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