TRANSCEND Media Service

TRANSCEND Media Service

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08.08.2017

What Is Peace Journalism?

What Is Peace Journalism?

Prof. Jake Lynch Peace journalism is when editors and reporters make choices – about what to report, and how to report it – that create opportunities for society at large to consider and to value non-violent responses to conflict. If readers and audiences are furnished with such opportunities, but still… »

02.08.2017

The Bilateral Relationship That Matters

The Bilateral Relationship That Matters

By Chandra Muzaffar Which is the most important bilateral relationship in the international arena today?  Many analysts would argue that it is the relationship between the United States of America and China that has the greatest significance for the world. Some see it as the relationship between an established power… »

31.07.2017

Global Peace Index 2017

Global Peace Index 2017

The 2017 Global Peace Index finds that the world became more peaceful in the last year; however, over the last decade it has become significantly less peaceful. Top 5: Iceland, New Zealand, Portugal, Austria, Denmark. The 2017 GPI provides a comprehensive analysis on the state of peace. It… »

31.07.2017

Overcoming Paranoia about Russia

Overcoming Paranoia about Russia

By Johan Galtung Norway is divided very clearly into three parts: the North and the two parts of the South, the West and the East separated by chains of mountains, plateaus (vidder) and emptiness (there is no town between Notodden in the East and Odda in the West). And by… »

23.07.2017

The Sexualities Revolution

The Sexualities Revolution

By Johan Galtung and Antonio C. S. Rosa – TRANSCEND Media Service Like the feminist revolution, this one may be said to have originated in USA. The two are related. There is a long, painful history. From use and abuse of women, also inside marriage, for male sexual satisfaction only,… »

12.06.2017

Humankind 2050 – Peace Development Environment

Humankind 2050 – Peace Development Environment

By Johan Galtung West of Jondal is Torsnes, named after the Nordic war god Thor with his Hammer, a center of the Viking era from 800 to 1050, only 250 years. Why so short? Successful with raids and colonization–Gardarike in Russia, Iceland, Greenland, Vineland in Canada. And then: fini. Why?… »

20.03.2017

World Politics-Economics Right Now

World Politics-Economics Right Now

By Johan Galtung The net conclusion? The enormous US imbalance: no longer winning wars, less political clout, economically bankrupt but still powerful, shaping the world culturally. Wise US policy would celebrate the last two; unwise policy would Make America Great Again-military-political, as Trump wants. Drop “Again” Mr. Trump, Make America… »

14.03.2017

Asking Foolish Questions about Serious Issues

Asking Foolish Questions about Serious Issues

By Richard Falk When the Clinton campaign started complaining about Russia interfering in US elections by hacking into the DNC I was struck by their excesses of outrage and the virtual absence of any acknowledgement that the United States has been interfering in dozens of foreign elections for decades with… »

22.02.2017

An Open Letter to Trump and Putin: The World Needs Nuclear Zero

An Open Letter to Trump and Putin: The World Needs Nuclear Zero

David Krieger* | Nuclear Age Peace Foundation This may be the most dangerous time in human history. In a dramatic recent decision, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has moved its iconic Doomsday Clock ahead from three minutes to only two-and-a-half minutes to midnight. »

06.02.2017

Moscow & Washington – Last Chance to Get It Right?

Moscow & Washington – Last Chance to Get It Right?

By Jonathan Power The great flaw in ex-president Barack Obama’s record was his policy towards Russia. Going against everything he had said and written about before he became president, one action after another antagonised the Russians – his early proclamation that he wanted Georgia and Ukraine in NATO, his de… »

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