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Campania InFelix: The Triangle of Death

By Matt Nager For nearly two decades, Campania, the southern region of Italy where Naples is located, has witnessed the ongoing practice of illegal toxic material dumping. This practice has […]

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General Strike in France

© Anne Holmes 2010 Starting in early September the French began taking to the streets in a series of general strikes following the introduction of a new reform raising the […]

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Land of Oś

By Danny Ghitis This series focuses on the complex nature of life in the Polish town, Oświęcim, better known for its German name, Auschwitz. As a grandson of a Holocaust […]

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Open Letter to The Pulitzer Center and Mr. Vernaschi

I should like to take the time to address some of the issues raised in Marco Vernaschi’s response to his critics on the Pulitzer Center’s website. Both Jon Sawyer, director […]

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Interview with Marco Vernaschi Retracted

For those of you who check in regularly, you may have noticed that I have removed two posts on the subject of child sacrifice in Uganda by the photographer Marco […]

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Magnum Photo: Paolo Pellegrin in Iran Shortly Before Elections

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Happy New Year 2009

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Good Job America!

Christine King Farris, Martin Luther King Jr.’s sister, reacts to the news at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia (couldn’t find the credit) The above photograph is one of my […]

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And Now for Something Completely Different II

On my recent trip to London, I had the great fortune of spending some time with a few admired and celebrated poets from Africa who were on tour in the […]

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And Now for Something Completely Different I

The US Holocaust Memorial Museum recently acquired a photo album compiled by Karl Hoecker, an adjutant to Richard Baer, the Auschwitz camp commander. The album was discovered in Frankfurt by […]

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