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May 17, 2015

Cannes Film Festival / Gaza City Film Festival – Juxtaposition of the Day

Cannes Film Festival / Gaza City Film Festival – Juxtaposition of the Day
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By Michael Shaw Red carpet as metaphor.

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May 15, 2015

Human Jetpacks Over Dubai’s Artificial Islands

Human Jetpacks Over Dubai’s Artificial Islands
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By Philip Perdue — It's as if this photograph catches humanity admiring its own awesome powers of creation.

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May 15, 2015

Burundi in Crisis, Love the Headdress

Burundi in Crisis, Love the Headdress
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By Michael Shaw I was struck by these portraits by photographers for Reuters, AP and AFP/Getty. Along with their existing captions is a second one I've volunteered to think about how these photos are actually consumed.

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May 14, 2015

Eye on Police Violence: NYPD Officer Shoots Crazy Man with Hammer

Eye on Police Violence: NYPD Officer Shoots Crazy Man with Hammer
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By Michael Shaw After all the highly-publicized incidents of police brutality and racial profiling in New York and around the country, what's as much under the microscope here are these militarized police departments.

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May 13, 2015

Boy in the Suitcase: The First Photo of the New Century

Boy in the Suitcase: The First Photo of the New Century
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By Robert Hariman The photo captures the bare life of the human subject in migration; the emblematic equipment of global transportation and a powerful but harsh global economy that permeates everyday life.

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