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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6ACE-BBPRs&w=560&h=315] If you aren't sure how you feel about Guantanamo, this might change your mind. The Guardian released a video Monday of Yasiin Bey (aka...

A wheat farm in eastern China, where the government is making a big investment in genetically modified crops. (Photo by Imaginechina via AP Images)

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This fall we get to vote on an initiative that requires labeling of genetically modified foods. But it may not be an obvious choice. Rides...

The controversial ad, show mugshots of 16 of the 31 people on the FBI Most Wanted Terrorists List. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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Following a huge community backlash, the Joint Terrorism Task Force is abruptly ending a "Faces of Global Terrorism" ad campaign piloted in Seattle this...

National Security Agency headquarters, in Maryland. (Photo from Wikipedia)

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So the government's been spying on us? Arab and Muslim activists in Seattle say they aren't surprised. When news broke earlier this month of the...

A volunteer handed out food from the patio of the Taksim Square Starbucks in Istanbul, Turkey last week. (Photo by Christan Leonard)

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Starbucks has long been a target of anti-corporate protests. But one store on Istanbul's Taksim Square has quietly given aid to Turkish protestors. The anti-government...