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Bang your own head, not a seal’s

Humane Society International and heavy metal musicians are calling upon the Canadian government to cancel the 2011 commercial seal killings.


WikiLeaks spawns OpenLeaks, global whistle-blowing community

The biggest story about WikiLeaks may not be the contents of the documents it is releasing but its upending of secrecy, whistle-blowing and journalism as we know it.


Venezuela’s Chavez tweets for the revolution

Twitter, for those of us who grew up before Generation X, is a micro blogging website where an individual can sent a message, no more than 140 characters, to cell phone users who sign on to the sender's account.


Slice of life Cuban-style

The following slideshow shows just a small slice of life in Cuba, an island that is just 90 miles from U.S. shores, yet very few Americans are allowed to go there because of the U.S. travel ban to that country.

VIDEO President Obama on Guantanamo and security

President Obama delivers a new direction on national security, torture, Guantanamo and civil liberties.

Gaza Crisis: Analysis and a Way Forward

Thank you for joining us for this special interview with Susan Webb of the People's Weekly World. Webb has covered the Middle East for the People's Weekly World,, for several years and recently wrote an article for that newspaper called Gaza Crisis: Time to Break with Cold War Policies.

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