Saturday, March 19, 2011

Global Issues/Geopolitics/Global Economy/NGOs: Peace and Conflict Studies

Ackerman, Spencer and James Ball. "GCHQ intercepted webcam images of millions of Yahoo users worldwide." The Guardian (February 27, 2014)

Ahmed, Nafeez Mosaddeq. "Tunisia, Egypt, and the Big Picture: Egypt lies on the fault lines of the convergence of global ecological, energy, and economic crises—and thus, on the frontlines of deepening global system failure." Yes! (February 2, 2011)

Ali, Tariq and Noam Chomsky. "Global Politics." The World Tomorrow (June 26, 2012)

Ames, Mark. "How UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi Brought Oppression Back To Greece's Universities." The Smirking Chimp (November 23, 2011)

Armah, Esther. "Syria: The Politics of Swagger/" New Black Man (in Exile) (September 10, 2013)

Armstrong, Hannah and May Ying Welsh. "Admin Aids French Bombing of Mali After U.S.-Trained Forces Join Rebels in Uranium-Rich Region." Democracy Now (January 15, 2013)

Assange, Julian. "In U.N. Address, WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Urges Obama Admin to End 'Regime of Secrecy.'" Democracy Now (September 27, 2012)

Assange, Julian and Michael Ratner. "Julian Assange on Being Placed on NSA "Manhunting" List & Secret Targeting of WikiLeaks Supporters." Democracy Now (February 18, 2014)

"'Astoundingly Disturbing': Obama Administration Claims Power to Wage Endless War Across the Globe." Democracy Now (May 17, 2013)

Attewell, Wes, et al. "Leaky Geopolitics: The Rupturesand Transgressions of WikiLeaks." Geopolitics (July 2012)

Auslin, Michael. "Pacific Cosmopolitans: A Cultural History of U.S.-Japan Relations." New in East Asian Studies (May 5, 2011)

Bacevich, Andrew. "Naming Our Nameless War: How Many Years Will It Be?" Common Dreams (May 28, 2013)

Bailey, Kenneth. "Who Shall Occupy Make Demands Of?: The Modern Case of the One-Eyed Monster." Groundswell (November 4, 2011)

Baker, Stewart and Daniel Ellsberg. "Debate: Was Snowden Justified?" Democracy Now (February 14, 2014)

"The Bamako Appeal." Monthly Review (February 13, 2006)

Barber, Johnny. "International Peace Day from Kabul, Afghanistan." ZNet (September 21, 2012)

Barker, Holly, et al. "The Secret, Silent Poisoning (Nuclear Victims in Peace and War)." Unwelcome Guests #616 (August 11, 2012)

Barghouti, Omar. Boycott Divestment Sanction Controversy At Brooklyn College" Law and Disorder (February 11, 2013)

Baxter, Joan. "How corporate tax breaks hurt humanity. Truth be told: taxation is only certain for the ordinary law-abiding citizen, the non-rich." Rabble (March 18, 2011)

---. "Land Grabbing in Africa." Unwelcome Guests #619 (September 1, 2012)

Beckert, Sven and Seth Rockman. "How Slavery Led to Modern Capitalism." Bloomberg (January 24, 2012)

Bello, Walden, Kevin Danaher and Njoki Njehu. "Report Back from A16 (The A16 IMF/World Bank Demonstrations in Washington, D.C.)." Unwelcome Guests (April 22, 2000)

Bennis, Phyllis. "As Fighting Continues in Tripoli, A Look at Role of the U.S., NATO and Oil Firms in Libya Uprising." Democracy Now (August 23, 2011)

---. "Israel-Palestine Peace Talks." Law and Disorder Radio (August 12, 2013)

Benton, Michael Dean. "The Many Headed Hydra." Politics and Culture (2001)

---. "A nation starts to mobilize: Something’s happening here." North of Center (October 12, 2011)

Beyond the Frame: Alternative Perspectives on the War on Terrorism." Media Education Foundation (2004)

Blaine, Barbara and Pam Spees. "New Vatican Rules On Handling Priest Sexual Abuse Cases." Law and Disorder Radio (February 25, 2013)

Blum, William. Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions since World War II. Monroe, ME: Common Courage Press, 1995.

Blyth, Mark. "Sovereigns, Citizens and Suckers." Open Source (September 6, 2011)

Bond-Graham, Daniel. "It's a Banker World: LIBOR Litigation to Recoup Damages After the Biggest Financial Fraud in World History has been Thrown Out." Counterpunch (April 4, 2013)

Butigan, Ken. "A May to Remember." Waging Nonviolence (May 3, 2012)

Carlin, Dan. "An Army of One." Common Sense #260 (September 3, 2013)

---. "Blueprint for Armageddon I." Hardcore History #50 (October 29, 2013)

---. "Vlad and Dianne." Common Sense #272 (March 22, 2014) ["Russia annexes the Crimea and the intelligence community's biggest supporter, Sen. Feinstein turns against the CIA. How can Dan choose between these two stories? He doesn't. He deals with both of them in this episode."]

Chang, Ha Joon. Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism. NY: Bloomsbury Press, 2008.

Chomsky, Noam. "The Emerging World Order." Unwelcome Guests #622 (September 22, 2012)

---. "The Occupy Movement to the Arab Spring." On Point (June 11, 2012)

---. "On WikiLeaks, Obama’s Targeted Assassinations and Latin America’s Break from the U.S." Democracy Now (May 14, 2012)

---. "Palestinian Hunger Strike a Protest Against "Violations of Elementary Human Rights." Democracy Now (May 14, 2012)

---. "Poking the Bear." Common Sense #270 (February 24, 2014) ["Ukraine has erupted in violence as protesters in Kiev oust the country's leader. Dan thinks U.S. efforts to clandestinely support or encourage one side of the conflict are dangerously short sighted."]

Chossudovsky, Michel and Michael Parenti. "The Costs of Empire at Home and Abroad." Unwelcome Guests (March 22, 2000)

Christensen, Villy, Reg Waatson and Siwa Msangi. "Will There Be An Fish in 2050." (February 26, 2011)

Chua, Amy. "The Myths of Globalization: Markets, Democracy, and Ethnic Hatred." Conversations with History (November 21, 2005)

Clark, Ramsey and Harry Murray. ""Hancock 38" Defendants Found Guilty for Bold Army Base Protest Against U.S. Drone Attacks Abroad." Democracy Now (December 2, 2011)

"Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability." IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) (2014)

Cohan, William and Michael Hudson. "Jon Corzine’s MF Global Firm Collapses in Biggest Wall Street Failure Since Lehman Brothers." Democracy Now (November 3, 2011)

Cohen, Stephen F. "Distorting Russia: How the American media misrepresent Putin, Sochi and Ukraine." The Nation (March 3, 2014)

---. "A New Cold War? Ukraine Violence Escalates, Leaked Tape Suggests U.S. Was Plotting Coup." Democracy Now (February 20, 2014)

Coleman, Gabriella, Rich Fein and X. "Hacktivism’s Global Reach, From Targeting Scientology to Backing WikiLeaks and the Arab Spring." Democracy Now (August 16, 2011)

Committee to Protect Journalists: Defending Journalists Worldwide [New York City: "The Committee to Protect Journalists is an independent, nonprofit organization founded in 1981. We promote press freedom worldwide by defending the rights of journalists to report the news without fear of reprisal."]

Conant, Jeff, et al. "A Report Back from the World Water Forum." Making Contact (May 6, 2009)

Conroy, Bill. "More Fast and Furious / Did Cele Call it?" The Expert Witness Radio Show (December 14, 2011)

Convention on the Rights of the Child [UNICEF]

Courtney, Oliver. " One Percent of Environmentalists Killings Lead to Convictions: Global Witness report co-author Oliver Courtney discusses the alarming number of murders in South America and how governments and corporations work in unison to subvert indigenous rights." Real Network News (April 17, 2014)

Crabapple, Molly. "George Bush's Paintings Aren't Funny: But they are fascinating." Politico (April 13, 2014)

Curtis, Adam. "The Baby and the Baath Water." The Medium and the Message (June 16, 2011)

Doctorow, Corey. "Kafka, meet Orwell: peek behind the scenes of the modern surveillance state." Boing Boing (May 27, 2013)

Elich, Gregory. "Putting the Squeeze on North Korea." Global Research (February 4, 2013)

el-Shafei, Omar. "Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi Ousted Following Days of Massive Largest Anti-Government Protest" Law and Disorder (July 8, 2013)

The End of Poverty (USA: Philippe Diaz, 2008: 106 mins)

Engelhardt, Tom. "The Enemy-Industrial Complex: How to Turn a World Lacking in Enemies into the Most Threatening Place in the Universe." TomDispatch (April 14, 2013)

---. "Monopolizing War." Guernica (September 14, 2012)

---. "Praying at the Church of St. Drone: The President and His Apostles." Tom Dispatch (June 5, 2012)

Ensler, Eve. "I Am an Emotional Creature." FORA TV (February 16, 2010)

Escobar, Pepe. "No Business Like War Business: Who Stands to Profit from Intervention in Libya? From the Pentagon to the French government to the water privatizers, here are some of the beneficiaries of the campaign in Libya." AlterNet (March 30, 2011)

Ferguson, Charles. "Predator Nation: Corporate Criminals, Political Corruption, and the Hijacking of America." Democracy Now (Posted on Dialogic: May 29, 2012)

Flowers, Margaret and Raymond Offenheiser. "Occupy G8: Peoples’ Summit Confronts World Leaders at Camp David, Urging Action on Poverty, Hunger." Democracy Now (May 18, 2012)

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) [Rome, Italy: "The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. FAO is also a source of knowledge and information. We help developing countries and countries in transition modernize and improve agriculture, forestry and fisheries practices and ensure good nutrition for all. Since our founding in 1945, we have focused special attention on developing rural areas, home to 70 percent of the world's poor and hungry people."]

Foster, John Bellamy, Robert W. McChesney and R. Jamil Jonna. "The Global Reserve Army of Labor and the New Imperialism." Monthly Review 63.6 (November 2011)

---. "The Internationalization of Monopoly Capital." Monthly Review (June 1, 2011)

Free Speech Radio (Online radio and podcast that covers global human rights and civil rights issues.)

Fulcher, James. Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press, 2004.

"Getting Away With Torture: The Bush Administration and Mistreatment of Detainees." Human Rights Watch (July 12, 2011)

"Global Days of Rage." Democracy Now (October 17, 2011)

Global Issues: Social, Political, Economic and Environmental Issues That Affect Us All." [UK/USA: Anup Shah "Welcome to the global issues web site. This web site looks into global issues that affect everyone and aims to show how most issues are inter-related. There are over 550 articles on this site, mostly written by myself. The issues discussed range from trade, poverty and globalization, to human rights, geopolitics, the environment, and much more. Spread over these articles, there are over 7,000 links to external articles, web sites, reports and analysis to help provide credence to the arguments made on this web site."]

Global Voices: Advocacy ["Global Voices Advocacy is a project of Global Voices Online. We seek to build a global anti-censorship network of bloggers and online activists throughout the developing world that is dedicated to protecting freedom of expression and free access to information online. The aim of this network is to raise awareness of online freedom of speech issues, and to share tools and tactics with activists and bloggers facing censorship on different parts of the globe. The network is meant not only to provide support to its members, but also to produce educational guides about anonymous blogging, anti-censorship campaigns, and online organizing. By collaborating with software developers, activists, and bloggers, the network hopes to design new and more appropriate tools to protect our rights on the Internet. The Director of Global Voices Advocacy is Sami ben Gharbia, a Tunisian free speech advocate and blogger based in the Netherlands. From China, John Kennedy contributes regular updates on citizen media and censorship. Additionally, dozens of volunteers contribute articles."]

Global Voices: Citizen Media Stories from Around the World ("Global Voices is a community of more than 300 bloggers and translators around the world who work together to bring you reports from blogs and citizen media everywhere, with emphasis on voices that are not ordinarily heard in international mainstream media.")

Graeber, David. "Debt: The First Five Thousand Years." Mute (February 10, 2009)

---. "A Practical Utopian's Guide to the Coming Collapse." The Baffler #22 (2013)

Greenwald, Glenn. "AP believes it found evidence of Iran's work on nuclear weapons: A primitive graph provided by 'a country critical of Iran's atomic program' indicts the news outlet more than Tehran." The Guardian (November 28, 2012)

---. "Edward Snowden "Satisfied" by Global Outrage over U.S. Surveillance Operations." Democracy Now (July 8, 2013)

---. "A Massive Surveillance State": Glenn Greenwald Exposes Covert NSA Program Collecting Calls, Emails." Democracy Now (June 7, 2013)

---. "Obama's justice department grants final immunity to Bush's CIA torturers." The Guardian (August 31, 2012)

---. "Obama's kill list policy compels US support for Israeli attacks on Gaza." The Guardian (November 15, 2012)

---. "'Rogue' Actions of U.S. in Snowden Row Yield Latin American Offers of Asylum." Democracy Now (July 8, 2013)

---. "Where is Edward Snowden? Glenn Greenwald on Asylum Request, Espionage Charge; More Leaks to Come." Democracy Now (June 24, 2013)

Greenwald, Glenn, Ewen MacAskill and Laura Poitras. "Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind the NSA surveillance revelations." The Guardian (June 9, 2013)

Greenwald, Glenn and Jeremy Scahill. "Death By Metadata: Jeremy Scahill & Glenn Greenwald Reveal NSA Role in Assassinations Overseas." Democracy Now (February 10, 2014)

---. "Defying Threats to Journalism, Jeremy Scahill & Glenn Greenwald Launch New Venture, The Intercept." Democracy Now (February 10, 2014)

---. "Report: Obama Administration Considers Assassinating Another American Overseas." Democracy Now (February 10, 2014)

Grosscup, Beau. "Cluster Munitions and State Terrorism." Monthly Review 62.11 (April 1, 2011)

Guevara, Marina Walker, Michael Hudson and Gerard Ryle. "Likely Largest Journalism Collaboration In History." The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (April 3, 2013)

Hallinan, Conn. "Dangers of cyber attack greatly exaggerated." Redeye (January 24, 2012)

Hammond, Edward. "Food giant Nestlé claims to have invented stomach soothing use of habbat al-barakah (Nigella sativa)." Convention on Biological Diversity (July 2012)

Hamparian, Aram. "The ARNCA Urges US President and Congress To Stop Attacks on Kessab." Law and Disorder Radio (April 7, 2014)["In the early hours of March 31, 2014 civilians in the ancient Armenian settlement of Kessab and surrounding villages were attacked by forces opposed to the Syrian government crossing the border from Turkey. Kessab is an Armenian-populated town situated in northwestern Syria. The cross border attacks, which included church desecrations, forced immediate civilian evacuation of the area, alarming Armenians around the globe concerned about the safety of their relatives. Considered safe haven for refugees fleeing nearby war torn cities in recent years, the local Armenian population in Kessab has increased. In response to the recent multi-pronged attack, the Armenian National Committee of America has called on President Obama and Congress to press Turkey to stop facilitation attacks on civilians in Kessab, to investigate Turkey’s reported assistance to foreign fighters associated with the U.S. designated terrorist groups and to direct humanitarian aid to victims in the Armenian settlement."]

Hedges, Chris. "The Collapse of Globalization." Truthdig (March 27, 2011)

---. "The Death of Truth." TruthDig (May 5, 2013)

Herman, Edward. "Toward a Homeland "Favorable Climate of Investment." Z Magazine (April 1, 2011)

Holt-Gimenez, Eric. "Food Rebellions: 7 Steps to Solving the Food Crisis." (Resistance to the trade and “aid” policies that displace farmers and increase hunger.) Yes! (February 13, 2009)

Horvat, Srećko and Igor Štiks. "Welcome to the Desert of Transition!: Post-Socialism, the European Union, and a New Left in the Balkans." Monthly Review (March 1, 2012)

Hrafnsson, Kristinn. "'The Kissinger Cables': Three Years After 'Collateral Murder,' WikiLeaks Explores U.S. Diplomacy." Democracy Now (April 8, 2013)

Hudson, Michael. "Wall Street vs. Greece: G20 Opens as Greek PM Pushes for Referendum on Bailout and Austerity Measures." Democracy Now (November 2, 2011)

Hynes, H. Patricia. "The Military Assault on Global Climate." Truth-Out (September 8, 2011)

Into Eternity Making Contact (March 18, 2014) ["Our world is generating more and more nuclear waste, but have no permanent place to dispose of it. But the nation of Finland has a plan. They’re building an underground cave, to hold thousands of tones of nuclear waste, for at least 100 thousand years. On this edition, we hear excerpts of the film, “Into Eternity”, which explores the logistical and philosophical quandaries around the construction of something that if it works, might very well outlast the entire human race."]

Iyer, Pico. "The World Dreamed But Not Judged." The Marketplace of Ideas (August 10, 2011)

Jeffries, Sheila and Meghan Murphy. "Wher Have All of the Radicals Gone? When Feminism Gets Moderate." The F Word (April 15, 2011)

Johnson, Ian. "The New Olympic Arms Race." The New York Review of Books Blog (August 8, 2012)

Jordan-Young, Rebecca. "Introduction to 'Critical Conceptions: Technology, Justice and the Global Reproductive Market.'" Scholar and Feminist Online 9.1/9.2 (Fall 2010/Spring 2011)

Keen, Andrew, et al. "Debate: The Internet and Democracy." FORA TV (May 18, 2010)

Khalidi, Rashid and Salim Yaqub. "Constraining and Shaping Nationalism: The United States and Iraq." CHIASMOS (April 7, 2003)

Khamvongsa, Channapha, Thoummy Silaphan and Manixia Thor. "40 Years After Secret U.S. War in Laos Ended, Millions of Unexploded Bomblets Keep Killing Laotians." Democracy Now (April 4, 2013)

Kinzer, Stephen and William Murphy, Jr. "US Wars and Social Control (From Regime Change Abroad to the War on Drugs at Home)." Unwelcome Guests #304 (April 30, 2006) ["In our first hour, this week, Stephen Kinzer, whose book, Overthrow, details the US empire's long history of instigating regime change, both the public pretext and the real interests at play. In our second hour, William Murphy Jr speaks about the "War On Drugs"."]

Kitchell, Mark. "Earth Day Special: Fierce Green Fire Documentary Explores Environmental Movement’s Global Rise." Democracy Now (April 22, 2014)

Klein, Naomi. The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. NY: Metropolitan Books, 2007.

Korten, David. "Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth." Needs No Introduction (March 10, 2011)

Kovalik, Daniel. "The CIA, Cocaine and Death Squads: The U.S. War for Drugs of Terror in Colombia." Counterpunch (February 16, 2012)

Kruzynski, Anna and Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois. "Maple Spring: Nearly 1,000 Arrested as Mass Quebec Student Strike Passes 100th Day." Democracy Now (May 25, 2012)

Kuznick, Peter and Oliver Stone. "The Untold U.S. History from the Atomic Age to Vietnam to Obama’s Drone Wars." Democracy Now (November 16, 2012)

Kwoba, Brian. "How Capitalism Underdeveloped Africa." We Are Many (June 2009)

Lakhani, Nina. "Cuban medics in Haiti put the world to shame: Castro's doctors and nurses are the backbone of the fight against cholera." The Independent (December 26, 2010)

Landman, Anne. "What Happened to Media Coverage of Fukushima?" Common Dreams (June 24, 2011)

Levitin, Michael. "Europe Faces a Multi-National General Strike Against Austerity." Time World (November 13, 2012)

LGBT Pride Parades The Big Picture (July 8, 2011)

Linebaugh, Peter and Marcus Rediker. The Many Headed Hydra: The Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic. Boston: Beacon Press, 2000.

Magdoff, Fred. "Food as a Commodity." Monthly Review (January 1, 2012)

Maher, Stephen. "The Political Economy of the Egyptian Uprising." Monthly Review (November 1, 2011)

Manningham-Buller, Eliza. "Securing Freedom." Reith Lectures (2011)

Mason, Paul. "Twenty reasons why it's kicking off everywhere." BBC (February 5, 2011)

Mate, Gabor. "More Compassion, Less Violence Needed in Addressing Drug Addiction. Democracy Now (June 6, 2011)

---. "Obama Admin Should Heed Global Panel’s Call to End "Failed" U.S.-Led Drug War." Democracy Now (June 6, 2011)

MacCulloch, Diarmaid. "Christianity - The First 3,000 Years." Radio West (November 29, 2010)

Manningham-Buller, Eliza. "Securing Freedom." Reith Lectures (2011)

Marshall, Andrew Gavin. "Politics and Language." The Corbett Show (July 31, 2012)

Mayer, Carl. "Challenging The National Defense Authorization Act of 2012." Law and Disorder Radio (January 7, 2013)

Mazur, Laurie, et al. "Population Control or Population Justice?" Making Contact (June 19, 2012)

McGovern, Ray and Timothy Snyder. "Who Is Provoking the Unrest in Ukraine? A Debate on Role of Russia, United States in Regional Crisis." Democracy Now (March 3, 2014)

Mearsheimer, John and Robert Pape. "The War in Iraq and America's Role in the World." CHIASMOS (April 17, 2003)

Miller, Greg, Adam Goldman and Ellen Nakashima. "CIA misled on interrogation program, Senate report says." Washington Post (March 31, 2014)

Mirrlees, Tanner. "How to Read Iron Man: The Economics, Geopolitics and Ideology of an Imperial Film Commodity." Cineaction #92 (2014)

Mirsky, Elizabeth. "The Dormant Killer: Plastic’s Dirty Little Secret." Dialogic (April 18, 2012)

Mitchell, Don. "You Who are the Bureaucrats of Empire, Remember Who We Are" History of a Weapon (April 6, 2004: Address at The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University)

Morris, David. "Where is Kropotkin When We Really Need Him? If you want to know what anarchism is and why we should care, read Kropotkin." Common Dreams (February 10, 2012)

"“Muscling in on the media” – a Reporters Without Borders look at organized crime." Reporters Without Borders (February 24, 2011)

Nader, Ralph. "Where are the Lawyers?: Obama at Large." Counterpunch (May 31, 2012)

"Neoliberalism and Globalization." History Commons (Ongoing Historical Timeline)

Nichols, Michelle. "Global war on drugs a failure, high-level panel says: A high-profile group of global leaders declared the "war on drugs" a failure on Thursday and urged governments to consider decriminalizing drugs in a bid to cut consumption and weaken the power of organized crime gangs." Reuters (June 2, 2011)

Nordlinger, Jay. "Peace, They Say: A History of the Nobel Peace Prize, The Most Famous and Controversial Prize in the World." After Words (May 27, 2012)

O'Brien, Danny. "We Beat Them to Lima: Opening a New Front Against Secret IP Treaties." Electronic Frontier Foundation (May 15, 2013)

"The Occupy Wall Street movement has ushered in a new dialectic of world revolt." Monthly Review 63.8 (January 2012)

Offenheiser, Raymond. "With Focus on U.S.-Led Strikes, Global Failure to Meet Syria’s Humanitarian Crisis Goes Unnoticed." Democracy Now (September 4, 2013)

Olzen, Jake. "NATO’s crisis of legitimacy spreads in Chicago." Waging Nonviolence (May 7, 2012)

Open Society Justice Initiative. Globalizing Torture: CIA Secret Detention and Extraordinary Rendition. Open Society Foundations (February 2013)

Papayanis, Marilyn Adler. "Sex on the Beach: The Yin Yang of Female Sex Tourism in Two Films." Bright Lights Film Journal #78 (November 2012)

Parenti, Michael. "Globalization: The New Imperialism." Unwelcome Guests (March 22, 2000)

Parks, Tim. "In Praise of the Language Police." New York Review of Books (January 23, 2013)

Parramore, Lynn Stuart. "God’s Racket: Why It’s High Time to Shut Down the Vatican Bank." AlterNet (February 25, 2013)

Parrish, Will. "Grapes of Wrath." Against the Grain (April 25, 2011)

Patel, Raj. "Feeding Ten Billion." Ideas (January 11, 2012)

Prins, Nomi. "The Egyptian Uprising Is a Direct Response to Ruthless Global Capitalism." AlterNet (February 4, 2011)

Rabinowitz, Alan. "A Voice for the Animals." On Being (October 13, 2011)

Raymond, Laura and David Vivar. "The Drug War: Policing and U.S. Militarism at Home and Abroad." Law and Disorder (February 27, 2014)

Richman, Sheldon. "Why Americans Should Reject Obama-Romney Foreign Policy." Counterpunch (October 26, 2012)

Ridley, Yvonne. "Bush Convicted of War Crimes in Absentia." Foreign Policy Journal (May 12, 2012)

Robin, Marie-Monique. The World According to Monsanto: Pollution, Corruption, and the Control of the World's Food Supply. Trans. George Holoch. NY: The New Press, 2010.

Roos, Jerome. "Venezuela: it’s the opposition that’s anti-democratic." ROAR (February 21, 2014)

Rosen, Jay. "The Afghanistan War Logs Released by Wikileaks, the World's First Stateless News Organization." Press Think (July 26, 2010)

Rowley, Rick and Jeremy Scahill. "Dirty Wars: Jeremy Scahill and Rick Rowley’s New Film Exposes Hidden Truths of Covert U.S. Warfare." Democracy Now (January 22, 2013)

Rusbridger, Alan. "Spilling the NSA’s Secrets: Guardian Editor Alan Rusbridger on the Inside Story of Snowden Leaks." Democracy Now (September 23, 2013)

Santur, Hassan Ghedi. "On Being A Muslim In The West, Part 1 and 2." Ideas (May 31/June 1, 2011)

Scahill, Jeremy. "The World Is a Battlefield: Jeremy Scahill on "Dirty Wars" and Obama’s Expanding Drone Attacks." Democracy Now (April 24, 2013)

Schlosser, Eric. "Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety." Book TV (October 6, 2013) ["Using recently declassified documents, Eric Schlosser details the ease with which an accident can occur when handling nuclear weapons and how little control military leaders and missile designers have over them. He speaks with Lynn Davis, the former U.S. undersecretary for arms control and the director of the RAND corporation's Washington office."]

Seibel, Mark. "As U.S. Pushes For Syria Strike, Questions Loom over Obama Claims in Chemical Attack." Democracy Now (September 4, 2013)

Sethi, Najam. "A Pakistani Prescription for Af-Pak Peace." Open Source (November 16, 2010)

Shah, Anup. "The Arms Trade is Big Business." Global Issues (January 5, 2013)

---. "Global Financial Crisis." Global Issues (March 24, 2013)

Sharber, Dan. "World on Fire: Capitalism, the Environment, and Our Future." We Are Many (October 24, 2012)

Sherman, Scott. "The Brawl Over Fair Trade Coffee." The Nation (September 10, 2012)

Shiva, Vandana. "Create Food Democracy, Occupy our Food Supply." The Understory (February 27, 2012)

---. "Everything I Need to Know I Learned in the Forest." AlterNet (December 10, 2012)

---. Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply. Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2000: 5-20.

Sifton, John. "A Brief History of Drones." The Nation (February 27, 2012)

Simons, Marco. "Supreme Court to Decide Whether U.S. Corporations Can Be Sued for Abuses Overseas." Democracy Now (February 24, 2012)

Singer, Peter. "On Drone Warfare." War News Radio (July 13, 2011)

Solnit, David and Ananda Tan. "The Battle of Seattle 10 Years Later: Organizers Reflect on 1999 Shutdown of WTO Talks and the Birth of a Movement." Democracy Now (November 30, 2009)

"Statement by Resist and Multiply in NYC: Beyond Wall Street." Gathering Forces (October 22, 2011)

Stiglitz, Joseph. On The Price of Inequality: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers Our Future; On Occupy Wall Street & Why U.S.-Europe Austerity Will Only Weaken Economic Recovery; On Ways to Lessen Inequality in the United States." Democracy Now (June 6, 2012)

Stout, Robert Joe. "Do the United States and Mexico Really Want the Drug War to Succeed." Monthly Review (January 1, 2012)

Stryker, Deena. "Iceland's On-going Revolution." Daily Kos (August 1, 2011)

Surviving Progress (Canada: Mathieu Roy and Harold Crooks, 2011: 86 mins)

Sustainable World Coalition. Sustainable World Sourcebook. Berkeley, CA: New Society Publishers, 2010.

Swanson, David. "The Betrayal of the Peace Prize." The Real News (February 5, 2012)

Sylvia, John. "All the Argument We Need." Pop Culture and Philosophy (June 10, 2009)

Tokar, Brian. "Genetic Engineering." Unwelcome Guests (March 22, 2000)

Walker, Alice. "30th Anniv. of "The Color Purple": Racism, Violence Against Women Are Global Issues." Democracy Now (September 28, 2012)

---. "Palestine Conditions "More Brutal" Than in U.S. South of 50 Years Ago." Democracy Now (September 28, 2012)

Walker, Shaun. "Russia to monitor 'all communications' at Winter Olympics in Sochi." The Guardian (October 6, 2013)

Wallechinsky, David. "Why Do They Hate Us (Revised Edition)." All Gov (September 9, 2011)

Wallerstein, Immanuel. "Structural Crisis in the World-System: Where Do We Go from Here?" Monthly Review (March 2011)

War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death (USA: Loretta Alper and Jeremy Earp, 2007)

Wilson, Abbey, Jillian Harbin and Anne Cozza. "Western Lifestyle Continues Environmental Footprint" Project Censored (2011)

Wolff, Richard D. "Eurozone Woes Result from Mating of Our "Dysfunctional" Political, Economic Systems." Democracy Now (December 12, 2011)

---. Global Capitalism (Presentation posted on Youtube: February 15, 2013)

---. "Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism, Pt 2." Law and Disorder Radio (July 30, 2012)

Wright, Ann and Ed Kinane. "Drones on Trial: 38 Protesters Face Charges for Disrupting Syracuse Base Used in Overseas Attacks." Democracy Now (November 4, 2011)

Wright, Dani. "Afghan War: Largest Military Coalition in History." Project Censored (2010)

Yaqub, Salim. ""The United States and the Arab World: Sources of Antagonism, Prospects for Accommodation." [MB: A revealing historical background on the US government's alternating relationship with Iraq and Iran.] CHIASMOS (March 9, 2004)

Young, Lloyd. "Ramadan Begins." The Big Picture (August 3, 2011)

Yue, Genevieve. "The Curtain’s Undrawn: An Interview with Olivier Assayas on Carlos." Senses of Cinema #57 (2010)

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