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Automated Murder: Israel’s ‘AI’ in Gaza by Patrick Lawrence and Cara Marianna*

“Technological change, while it helps hu- manity meet the challenges nature impos- es upon us, leads to a paradigm shift: It leaves us lesscapable, not more, of using our...

Reflections on the Olympic Games in Paris in 2024 by Dr rer. publ. Werner Wüthrich

According to the official calendar, the Olympic Games took place for the first time...

Visit to Bulengo IDP Camps: Addressing the Plight of Twa/Pygmies

On Sunday, April 21, 2024, our team visited two groups at the Bulengo IDP...

Preventing Armageddon in the 21st Century

17 Apr 2024 – For my first post on Political Therapy I am sharing...

The unifying power of music: The American conductor Kent Nagano and his dream by Winfried Pogorzelski

Music awakens and inspires the inex- haustible creativity of man. It creates mo- ments of happiness, brings people togeth- er, and enables them to...

Survivors Uncensored: Voices from Rwanda and the Rwandan Diaspora

Most reporting on the Rwandan 1994 atrocities was false and driven by the Clinton administration’s need to hide its culpability. The book Survivors Uncensored...

Book Review: The Soul of Uganda Through Song by Michiel van Oosterhout

The Soul of Uganda Through Song by the Dutch journalist, music archivist and documentary filmmaker, Michiel van Oosterhout, is a lyrical telling of Uganda’s history...

Laughter is an everyday form of resistance – Spire

June 2017. The death of Carol Atuhairwe, the smiling lady whose story of battling throat cancer moved the country. The public fundraised for her...

Confessions of an Economic Hitman TRANSCEND VIDEOS BY John Perkins

Short Documentary According to Perkins, he began writing Confessions of an Economic Hit Man in the 1980s, but “threats or bribes always convinced to stop.” Perkins’ function was...

Non-Fiction: The Lie of Global Prosperity by Seth Donnelly

(Editor’s note: This review comes from Ben Terrall, a writer based in San Francisco, California, whose work has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Francisco...

Aime Cesaire: (1913 – 2008) A Black Orpheus by Rene Wadlow

My negritude is not a stone, nor deafness flung out against the clamour of the day my negritude is not a white speck of dead water on the...

Black November: “Our Greatest Resistance is Our Life” By Wesley Lima

Negra, a Pernambuco woman, a trans woman and elected São Paulo state deputy for the Socialism and Freedom Party (PSOL), Erica Malunguinho, is certainly...

BlackKKKlansman: injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere

Spike Lee adopted the Africana tradition of story-telling in his award-winning film about a 1970s Black detective, Ron Stallworth (played by John David Washington,...

Nigeria's Futur: An Interview with Noo Saro-Wiwa about her book

Erika Degortes – TRANSCEND Media Service  Looking for Transwonderland (travels in Nigeria) is the title of a fabulous book by Noo Saro-Wiwa, a British/Nigerian writer...

They have no faith. They have no Loyalty. They are fearless. Money is their new God. They are the new Rich in Africa. ...

In 2012 Africa became the fastest growing continent in the world with the highest number of new millionaires. There are now more...

The whitest lie By Abhirami Sriram

Toni Morrison's most recent work of fiction, God Help the Child, begins and ends with an actual hue and cry. A light-skinned mother...

Lessons From the Bamemba Tribe

  I’ve been intrigued by this tribe ever since I heard about them while listening to Dr. Wayne Dyer speak on their unique tradition....

Urbain, Olivier, editor. Music and Conflict Transformation: Harmonies and Dissonances in Geopolitics. 2008. I.B. Tauris, UK, in collaboration with the Toda Institute for Global...

“Music has an inexplicable way of elevating humankind to its noblest action.” Youssou N´Dour, Senegalese singer “…creative ability is a quintessential part of being human: to...

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