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Demonstrators protest the Keystone XL pipeline, which has since been rejected by President Obama, outside the White House.

Jan. 19, 2012

Yesterday, President Obama rejected the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, making good on a promise to not give in to Republican ultimatums. The project was supposed to carry heavy crude oil from the tar sands of Alberta, Canada to refineries on the Texas coast. Worldview speaks to University of Alberta professor and philosopher Davis Goa about the cultural, psychological and social tolls of the project. And, on Global Activism, Beth Skorochod of Population Services International (PSI) discusses her HIV prevention work with men who have sex with men in Togo. Sodomy is illegal in the West African country.