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  • On February 15, 2003, millions of people in over 800 cities on seven continents marched against the impending invasion of Iraq. It was the largest mobilization of people in human history and yet it remains a little-known story.

    On this Martin Luther King Day show, we look at that history and its relevance to today. A new documentary by this week's guest, Amir Amirani, tells the story...

  • Animator Bill Plympton demonstrates how he animates walking cycles.
  • ... as transcripts from NHK Japan reports. For more LinkAsia blogs and articles, please visit the  LinkAsia Storify page . ...
  • ... to the trends and conversations rising through Asia's blogs and social media. LinkAsia's host, award-winning journalist Thuy ...
  • (Earth Focus: Episode 69) Neonicotinoids are the most widely used insecticides in the world. But they've been linked to the decline of honeybees, which pollinate many food crops. And scientists now say neonicotinoids also harm many terrestrial, aquatic, and marine invertebrates. These pervasive insecticides damage sea urchin DNA, suppress the immune systems of crabs, and affect the tunneling and...
  • Artbound explores arts along the U.S.-Mexico border. Featuring Mexicali Rose, an artist organization in Mexicali, where locals are encouraged to create art to galvanize community involvement; Drones as art, where multiple projects re-appropriating military drones play with the idea of surveillance and mobility; Paul Turounet’s photographs of undocumented border-crossers printed on galvanized...

  • Travel the world with Charlie Annenberg Weingarten and the explore.org team as they embark on a philanthropic mission to experience different cultures.

    The series is produced by explore.org, a philanthropic media organization and a multi-media division of the Annenberg Foundation. Created by filmmaker and philanthropist Charles Annenberg Weingarten to champion the selfless...

  • This dramatized documentary is based on the book "The C Word," the true story of British author Lisa Lynch. She started her blog "Alright Tit" to cope with her breast cancer diagnosis at 28 years old. The touching, humorous, and overall honest film describes Lynch's journey and the support she received from her devoted husband Pete, her family, and...

  • In the final stages before the March 17 parliamentary election in Israel the opposition is mobilizing against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The center-left alliance Zionist Union says its time to lead Israel out of its international isolation. Thousands of Israelis have been demonstrating for political change and reconciliation with the Palestinians, expressing hope for a two state solution.

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