War & Peace

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The heads of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) have told President Obama that the continued secrecy over videotapes showing force-feedings of Guantánamo inmates is "untenable" and that he should allow members of Congress to see them. Earlier this month, federal judge Gladys Kessler ordered public release of videos showing force-feedings...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai announced Wednesday that she is...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
SodaStream has been criticized for participating in Israeli occupation and displacement of Palestinians. (Photo: Stephanie Westbrook/BDS Italia)
Campaigners for Palestinian rights are declaring success following Wednesday's...

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In hopes people would touch and be touched by it, a Danish artist and Greenlandic geologist collected, hauled and left to melt in Copenhagen's City Hall Square 12 chunks of 100 tons of Arctic ice - the amount now said, terrifyingly, to melt every 100th of a second. The exhibit, part of an Ice Watch project to mark a U.N. Climate Change meeting, ended Wednesday; the plan was to bring the remaining ice to area schools, but none was left.