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February 10, 2020

Under MAGA, the Convergence of Militia and State

Under MAGA, the Convergence of Militia and State
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By Philip Perdue — Those armed men prowling the Kentucky statehouse made one thing clear. Second amendment activism has fused with the militia movement and white supremacy.

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February 3, 2020

Wedding Humor in the Age of Apocalypse

Wedding Humor in the Age of Apocalypse
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By Michael Shaw Thinking about wedding pictures in apocalyptic times, these pictures feed off the survival calculations forced on young people today.

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January 29, 2020

Athletic Upskirting at the Australian Open

Athletic Upskirting at the Australian Open
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By Karrin Anderson — These newswire photos from the Australian Open help create a culture that undercuts women athletes and endangers women more broadly.

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January 22, 2020

The Trump – Greta Thunberg Photo Crossings

The Trump – Greta Thunberg Photo Crossings
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By Michael Shaw Once again, young Greta Thunberg and Donald Trump find their way into the same international meeting photo. As the climate degenerates, we can expect more.

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January 8, 2020

Mitch Epstein’s Pipeline Activist

Mitch Epstein’s Pipeline Activist
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By Michael Shaw Epstein's photo of Pennsylvania's Ashton Clatterbuck captures the urgency of the climate crisis, and it's appropriately fitting.

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