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‘Barbaric’ Sexual Violence in Sudan

Joint Statement by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Pramila Patten, and Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Joyce Msuya. 25...

The Johan Galtung Approach to Taboo Topics

A topic that is virtually never allowed to be addressed within the hallowed halls...

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...

East Congo – the perpetual humanitarian catastrophe continues:The never-ending war targets mainly the civilian population by Peter Küpfer

Before our very eyes yet another humani- tarian catastrophe unfolds in East Congo. Many alarming reports from the region it- self prove this. Thematter-of-fact...

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...

From Port-aux-Prince to Africa: Unveiling the Haitian Crisis

22 Mar 2024 – In recent past weeks, the situation in Haiti has drawn international attention due to reports of escalating violence. Various media...

In Praise of Blood: Crimes of the Rwandan Patriotic Front

Tags: Africa, D.R. Congo, DRC, Genocide, Paul Kagame, Rwanda   Hundreds of thousands of refugees poured into Congo after Paul Kagame seized power in Rwanda. Judi Rever risked her life to write the...

Gaza Is DR Congo, Gaza Is Haiti

How can I hold the knowledge of unspeakable horrors happening far away and not explode inside? How can I sit in my modest but comfortable...

Red Sea Politics: Ethiopia, Somalia, and the US/EU/NATO

The world’s eyes are now on the geostrategic Red Sea waterways where Yemen’s Ansar Allah fighters have stopped Israeli and Israel-bound ships from passing....

The World beyond Global Disorder

Keynote, 13th Session World Public Forum “Dialogue of Civilizations” – Rhodes, Greece, 9 Oct 2015 The strength of this forum is its civilization focus; let...

Houthis Emerge as Latest Threat to U.S. Control Over Global Shipping

On December 30, 2023, the Singapore-flagged Maersk Hangzhou, owned by Danish company Maersk Line, came under missile and subsequent boat attacks by Houthi rebels in...

Thumos, Fire in the Belly and a Taste of Salt

By Marilyn Langlois – TRANSCEND Media Service Frequently articulated expressions derive from the Greek terms logos and eros, but who has heard of thumos?  Why...

The Cradle of Humanity

What reading Georges Bataille could teach you about the birth of art—and of humanity. Why should we explore caves and excavate fossils? Why should we...

“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” An appeal for today’s world

by Eliane Perret, psychologist and curative educator   Living in peace is a deeply rooted desire of  all  people.  All  the  more  urgently  we are to...

Fast Fashion Is Antithetical to Workers’ Rights

Don’t believe the fashion industry’s stated commitment to support a living wage for Bangladesh’s garment workers ’Tis the season for holiday shopping, and as American...

The Warsaw Ghetto and Gaza: Understanding History By Ernesto Estévez Rams

Anne Frank was in hiding from fascist terror in Amsterdam from 1942 until August 4, 1944. Her diary is perhaps the most famous diary...

Beyond Climate Colonialism and Food Imperialism to Earth Democracy and Food Freedom

  Prof. Vandana Shiva | Navdanya International – TRANSCEND Media Service 6 Sep 2023 1. Mother Earth is a sacred, self organized living being. She creates and sustains...

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