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Aug 4, 2015
by Chris Steele-Perkins
(10 years ago Chris Steele-Perkins visited Hiroshima with writer Miyako Yamada to document the stories of Hibakusha - Japanese survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
This is the seventh of a series of posts in which we'll share their recollections of the horrifying events that occurred 70 years ago.)

Mr. Hideo Kimura. Born 1932. 12 years old at time of Hiroshima bombing.

Hideo... More...
Aug 4, 2015
by Stuart Franklin
Jeremy Corbyn, MP for Islington North, and a veteran member of the left-wing of the UK Labour Party, has invigorated the leadership contest for Ed Milliband's replacement. Initially viewed as a rank outsider, his ant-austerity approach in promising to protect public services and increase taxes on the wealth has seen his support for his candidacy rise significantly to become the favourite. A vice-chair... More...
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Aug 3, 2015
by Peter van Agtmael
Last June, ISIS took Mosul, The militants painted a red Arabic ‘‘n,’’ for Nasrane, a slur, on Christian homes. Many residents managed to escape fled to Qaraqosh, less than 20 miles east on the Nineveh Plain, a 1,500-square-mile plot of contested land that lies between Iraq’s Kurdish north and its Arab south.

This past May Peter van Agtmael traveled to the region to photograph Christian refugees who'd... More...
Aug 3, 2015
by Chris Steele-Perkins
(10 years ago Chris Steele-Perkins visited Hiroshima with writer Miyako Yamada to document the stories of Hibakusha - Japanese survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
This is the sixth of a series of posts in which we'll share their recollections of the horrifying events that occurred 70 years ago..)

Ms. Kiyomi Kouno. Born 1931. 14 years old at time of Hiroshima bombing.

Angelic... More...
Featured Essays
Jul 31, 2015
by Patrick Zachmann
Patrick Zachmann's feature documentary film "Mare Mater" has been selected for the 6th "Cine Migrante International Festival and Formation of Immigrant Human Rights " being held in Buenos Aires in mid-September.

“This is about a journey, a journey through memories and exiles. A journey that spins and weaves all the destinies I stumble upon. The fate of the emigrants leaving their country south of... More...
Jul 31, 2015
by Chris Steele-Perkins
(10 years ago Chris Steele-Perkins visited Hiroshima with writer Miyako Yamada to document the stories of Hibakusha - Japanese survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
This is the fifth of a series of posts in which we'll share their recollections of the horrifying events that occurred 70 years ago..)

Mr. Hiroshi Hara. Born in 1931. Exposed at age 13 in Hiroshima.

Hiroshima Peace... More...
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Jul 30, 2015
by Bruce Gilden
A defining characteristic of Bruce Gilden’s photography is his creative attraction to what he calls ‘characters’, and he has been tracking them down all through his career. Growing up in Brooklyn with what he describes as a ‘tough guy’ of a father, Bruce Gilden developed a love of the streets, often calling them his ‘second home’. The unique energy of the streets mesmerized Bruce, an energy that can... More...
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