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July 25, 2014

The Skies These Days are a Fiery Hail

The Skies These Days are a Fiery Hail
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By Michael Shaw What with all the jetliners and missiles falling out if the sky, what's truly stunning about this photo is that all those projectiles are simply weather.

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July 25, 2014

I Could Show you Photos from the Air Strike on the Beit Hanoun U.N. School Yesterday. Or….

I Could Show you Photos from the Air Strike on the Beit Hanoun U.N. School Yesterday. Or….
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By Michael Shaw What is commanding the world's attention in this latest war and the Israeli bombardment is the toll it has taken, and continues to take on children.

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July 23, 2014

Israeli War: How the Cracks Are Beginning to Show (in 4 New Wire Photos)

Israeli War: How the Cracks Are Beginning to Show (in 4 New Wire Photos)
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By Michael Shaw These photos reflect the growing sense that Israel and the IDF are not going to survive this latest war with the swagger intact.

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July 23, 2014

Yes, News Photos are Becoming More Graphic … and Beautiful

Yes, News Photos are Becoming More Graphic … and Beautiful
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By Michael Shaw I think the degree of artistry and the level of poetry in these photos only increases with the horror. Apparently, the artistry is acting like a buffering agent, the beauty and mystique confounding the more amplified violence and gore.

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July 21, 2014

And Then, There’s Burma

And Then, There’s Burma
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By Michael Shaw While the world is fixated on Gaza, the Muslims in Burma/Myanmar bear the added trauma of being ignored or considered not worth saving.

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