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August 27, 2015

Greenwald on the Depiction of Trump and Ramos as Mirrors

Greenwald on the Depiction of Trump and Ramos as Mirrors
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By Michael Shaw The image seems to specifically key off Greenwald’s criticism of a WAPO article drawing an equivalence between Ramos and Trump as provocateurs.

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August 27, 2015

The Virginia TV Murder and the Cincinnati Cop Video: The Larger Gesture

The Virginia TV Murder and the Cincinnati Cop Video: The Larger Gesture
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By Michael Shaw With eyes out for symbolism, that arrangement of the hand and fingers is as representative and fraught as any other in this country today.

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August 26, 2015

More Katrina in Retrospect: Blinded by the Light

More Katrina in Retrospect: Blinded by the Light
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By Michael Shaw The question we asked at the time, and we're asking still, is why the photos published inside the Superdome were so artful and distant?

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August 25, 2015

Since Katrina, What’s So Different? — Outside the Crawfish Shak

Since Katrina, What’s So Different? — Outside the Crawfish Shak
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By Michael Shaw One thing that characterizes a good deal of these retrospectives is the sense that: that-was-then-and-this-is-now. What stands out to me is how much the racial schism then mirrors the racial schism today.

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August 24, 2015

On the TIME Trump – American Eagle Shoot … Beyond the Ha, Ha, Ha

On the TIME Trump – American Eagle Shoot … Beyond the Ha, Ha, Ha
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By Michael Shaw If you get too (or completely) distracted by Trump, either through offendedness or amusement from the farce, you’re going to miss the deeper take-away here.

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