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March 1, 2015

An Eye Flying Photo: News Pics Playing With Perception

An Eye Flying Photo: News Pics Playing With Perception
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By Michael Shaw If most people who saw this in various "photo of the week" galleries simply thought, "that’s cool," I think there’s more to it than that.

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March 1, 2015

Through CPAC-Colored Glasses

Through CPAC-Colored Glasses
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By Philip Perdue — Real patriotism doesn't mean just loving your country; rather, we true patriots embody the country.

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February 27, 2015

The Face of Battle in the Ukraine

The Face of Battle in the Ukraine
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By Robert Hariman War is far more than battle, from the extensive organization that is required to project power and hold territory, to the thousand ways that it disrupts, distorts, corrupts, and shatters entire worlds.

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February 26, 2015

Poor Kanye: Cell Phones, Martyrdom and Celebrity Culture

Poor Kanye: Cell Phones, Martyrdom and Celebrity Culture
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By Michael Shaw I am partly posting Kanye’s shaming of the celebrity-crazed public and his indictment of mobile photography as an example of how much pictures can take on a life of their own.

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February 24, 2015

“Breaking” Pic from Fukushima

“Breaking” Pic from Fukushima
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By Michael Shaw Don't worry yourself what's bubbling beyond the tarp?

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