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March 10, 2008

Grayed Out Mao


This shot — from this morning’s Reuters Editor’s Choice — seems a particularly eloquent visual commentary on how environmental crisis has begun to supersede (blanket?) other political concerns.  Weird twist, too, the photographer’s name is Gray.

Reuters Editor’s Choice (March 10, 2008)

(image: David Gray/Reuters. Caption: Pollution haze is seen behind a paramilitary policeman standing in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square March 10, 2008.)

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