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August 14, 2014

On the Snowden WIRED Cover Issue: Still Missing

On the Snowden WIRED Cover Issue: Still Missing
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By Michael Shaw At the expense of releasing to the public more "raw data," it's as if WIRED and Platon redact from us the actual man experiencing his actual and ongoing trials.

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August 13, 2014

Beyond the Hoodie: Michael Brown’s Extended Arms

Beyond the Hoodie: Michael Brown’s Extended Arms
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By Michael Shaw After the Michael Brown killing, the symbolism that emerges as standing for the systemic dehumanization of young black males is the gesture of extending one's arms to the sky.

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August 12, 2014

If it Loots, it Leads: Stereotyping the Police Shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson

If it Loots, it Leads: Stereotyping the Police Shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson
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By Michael Shaw For these acts and images to do more than express the release of anger over one more senseless killing is still another textbook example of America's racial and class polarization.

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August 11, 2014

The Art of War

The Art of War
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By Michael Shaw Is America equipped to fight adversaries that do not follow traditional rules of engagement?

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August 9, 2014

From Plymouth, CA: Is This a News Photo?

From Plymouth, CA: Is This a News Photo?
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By Michael Shaw As a sometimes series, we're interested in how much a particular photo has informational value...

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