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September 12, 2014

9/11: Remarkably, A Photo of the Towers From Thirteen Years Away

9/11: Remarkably, A Photo of the Towers From Thirteen Years Away
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By Michael Shaw I wouldn't have imagined seeing a photo yesterday -- initially, a Twitter blip amidst the moments of silence, the first responders, the enormous flags in the football stadiums, the burning embers, the falling men -- that would actually cause me to look on that day anew.

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September 12, 2014

As Obama *Takes Stand* Against ISIS, What Ever Happened to Oval Office Address?

As Obama *Takes Stand* Against ISIS, What Ever Happened to Oval Office Address?
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By John Murphy After President Obama delivered yet another one of his weird, standing at a podium televised speeches last night, several people were wondering whatever happened to the classic Oval Office Address. So far as I can tell, the story goes something like this....

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September 11, 2014

Fashion Week from an Untrained Eye: Shots of Models Eating

Fashion Week from an Untrained Eye: Shots of Models Eating
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By Michael Shaw The most engaging view of culture and politics right now might be on or around the runway

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September 10, 2014

The Focus on Janay Rice: The Pictures are Powerful, but Why are They Necessary?

The Focus on Janay Rice: The Pictures are Powerful, but Why are They Necessary?
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By Karrin Anderson — Visuals that train the focus on Janay Rice rather than her husband play into the narrative that Ray Rice and the Ravens worked hard to construct—this is a marital problem rather than a criminal offense.

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September 8, 2014

What’s Up With Those Middle East Edition Businessweek Covers?

What’s Up With Those Middle East Edition Businessweek Covers?
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By Michael Shaw I don't know, looking at these covers they seem unusually inflamed.

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