Monthly Archives: December 2013

SeaWorld’s Very Rotten Year

This year may go down in history as the beginning of the end of keeping killer whales in captivity in the United States. Theme parks like SeaWorld only have themselves to blame. While the marine mammal theme park limps toward … Continue reading

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I Remember Mandela: My Personal Encounter with a Freedom Fighter

I realize this is off topic, but I recently posted the following account of my personal memories of meeting Nelson Mandela, a leader in the fight for freedom, at TakePart.com. I was an exchange student in South Africa during the … Continue reading

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Willie Nelson: I Don’t Agree With SeaWorld

UPDATE – DEC 6, 2013 – Willie Nelson has confirmed that he pulled out of a concert at SeaWorld because he doesn’t “agree with the way they treat their animals.” Just days after the musical group Barenaked Ladies announced they … Continue reading

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Willie Nelson Cancels SeaWorld Concert

Just days after the hit musical group Barenaked Ladies announced they were pulling out of a tour date at SeaWorld Orlando, country-music legend and animal welfare activist Willie Nelson also cancelled his own performance at the park’s Bands, Brew & … Continue reading

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