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Conflict & Justice

China and human rights

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Mary Kay Magistad about two issues involving China -- the financial crisis and human rights. China is preparing to host a summit of Asian and European nations to discuss the financial crisis.

Arts, Culture & Media

Election lingo

The World's podcast "The World in Words" has been documenting the rhetoric and foreign language connections of this election campaign. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with "The World in Words" producer Patrick Cox about his A-to-Z of the 2008 election season.

Conflict & Justice

Virginia's Latino immigrant vote

Virginia has voted for the Republican presidential candidate in every election since 1952, except in 1964. This year may be different. And Virginia's Latino immigrant voters may play a critical role. The World's Jason Margolis has the story.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman looks at "Heavy Voodoo," a newly recorded song by Jamaican reggae legend Lee Scratch Perry. Perry wrote the song some 30 years ago, forecasting the current global economic crisis.