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06.05.2019

Rabindranath Tagore (7 May 1861 – 7 Aug 1941): The Local and the Universal

Rabindranath Tagore (7 May 1861 – 7 Aug 1941): The Local and the Universal

By René Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service “The darkness of egoism which will have to be destroyed is the egoism of the Nation.  The ideal of India is against the intense consciousness of the separateness of one’s own people from others, which inevitably leads to ceaseless… »

05.04.2019

NATO at 70: An unlawful organisation with serious psychological problems

NATO at 70: An unlawful organisation with serious psychological problems

By Jan Oberg he North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, NATO, celebrated its 70th Anniversary on April 4, 2019. Some of us don’t see anything worth celebrating about an incredibly expensive, dangerous and harmful alliance which should have been closed down exactly 30 years ago. Why 30 years ago? Because in… »

14.03.2019

Cracks Found in Nuclear Reactor That Could Lead to the Full Evacuation of Edinburgh and Glasgow

Cracks Found in Nuclear Reactor That Could Lead to the Full Evacuation of Edinburgh and Glasgow

Edinburgh Live – TRANSCEND Media Service The Hunterston B reactors in Ayrshire are the oldest in Europe, and dangerous cracks have been found. 8 Mar 2019 – Bottom of FormThe two reactors at Hunterston B nuclear power plant near Ardrossan are 43 years old – the… »

31.01.2019

Jan 15: Martin Luther King (birth) day

Jan 15: Martin Luther King (birth) day

Martin Luther King Jr. Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech NOBEL LAUREATES, 28 Jan 2019 The Nobel Foundation – TRANSCEND Media Service December 11, 1964 The Quest for Peace and Justice It is impossible to begin this lecture without again expressing… »

29.04.2018

Nonviolence Charter: Progress Report 12 (April 2018)

Nonviolence Charter: Progress Report 12 (April 2018)

By Robert J. Burrowes, Anita McKone & Anahata Giri – TRANSCEND Media Service Dear fellow signatories of the Nonviolence Charter, How are you all? And welcome to our most recent signatories and organizations! This is the latest six-monthly report on progress in relation to ‘The People’s Charter to… »

27.03.2018

The Geopolitics of Targeting Russia

The Geopolitics of Targeting Russia

By Chandra Muzaffar, The escalation of tensions between the United States, Britain and France, on the one hand, and Russia, on the other, should not surprise anyone. In the last few years, the US leadership and mainstream British media have presented Russia as a major threat to global peace and… »

07.03.2018

Nobel Women Peace Laureates Call for an End to Rohingya Genocide

Nobel Women Peace Laureates Call for an End to Rohingya Genocide

As three Nobel peace laureates—Tawakkol Karman of Yemen, Shirin Ebadi of Iran, and Mairead Maguire of Northern Ireland – conclude their visit to Bangladesh on the six-month anniversary of the current Rohingya crisis, the three women are calling for an immediate end to the “genocide” of the Rohingya people. This… »

14.02.2018

Brexit and Its Discontents

Brexit and Its Discontents

By Jake Lynch, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has”. Of the many people down the years who’ve delightedly come across this well-known aphorism by the anthropologist, Margaret Mead, the vast majority have surely read it… »

08.11.2017

The Spiritual Sources of Legal Creativity: The Legacy of Father Miguel d’Escoto

The Spiritual Sources of Legal Creativity: The Legacy of Father Miguel d’Escoto

By Richard Falk What follows is the modified transcript of a talk given at Fordham University School of Law [24 Oct] honoring the memory of the recently deceased Maryknoll priest, Father Miguel d’Escoto, who had been both the Foreign Minister of Sandinista Nicaragua and President of the UN General Assembly,… »

10.10.2017

Nobel Peace Prize 2017: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

Nobel Peace Prize 2017: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

By Richard Falk Finally, the committee in Oslo that picks a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize each year selected in 2017 an awardee that is a true embodiment of the intended legacy of Alfred Nobel when he established the prize more than a century ago. It is also a… »

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