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April 10, 2014

Refugee World

Refugee World
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By Robert Hariman So, what’s new about refugee camps? Well, perhaps it’s notable that they are being built in Las Vegas.

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April 8, 2014

Clint Takes Empty Chair to Russia. (No More Fronting For Losers, I Guess)

Clint Takes Empty Chair to Russia. (No More Fronting For Losers, I Guess)
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By Michael Shaw With the waking of the Russian bear, and with the first stirrings of the US presidential season, too, Russian Esquire hits a home run in remixing its metaphors.

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April 7, 2014

On Pieter Hugo’s Portraits of Reconciliation from Rwanda

On Pieter Hugo’s Portraits of Reconciliation from Rwanda
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By Michael Shaw It being both fair and audacious to call them couples, it feels like these pairs have been through hellfire, then grafted together.

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April 7, 2014

Syrian Battlefield Filled With Cameras … But What Are We Looking At?

Syrian Battlefield Filled With Cameras … But What Are We Looking At?
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By Michael Shaw What if I told you this photo was more related to Kickstarter than the overall fortunes of the Syrian rebels in a long running conflict with the Syrian regime?

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April 6, 2014

Obama, Ortiz and White House Photo Access: When You Can’t Handle Your Own Pitching

Obama, Ortiz and White House Photo Access: When You Can’t Handle Your Own Pitching
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By Michael Shaw But, where's the real substance here, with the White House so exercised that selfies are facing a ban? It has to do with two things, visual filibustering and this Presidency's obsession with popular and commercial culture.

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