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March 29, 2019

Mulling on Mueller, Mo’ Beto, and So Much Posterizing: Our Social Week

Mulling on Mueller, Mo’ Beto, and So Much Posterizing: Our Social Week
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By Rian Dundon This week, our social feeds focused on post-Mueller anxiety, more personality politics, and images legitimizing and delegitimizing.

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March 27, 2019

Trump and Reporters on the South Lawn: Getting Stranger by the Day

Trump and Reporters on the South Lawn: Getting Stranger by the Day
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By Michael Shaw The reason I’m writing this is because the photos of Trump and reporters on the South Lawn have become flat out bizarre lately.

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March 22, 2019

Compassionate Christchurch, Youthful Sincerity of the Climate Strike: Our Social Week

Compassionate Christchurch, Youthful Sincerity of the Climate Strike: Our Social Week
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By Rian Dundon Christchurch and the resolve in mourning. Young eco activists speaking with their feet, and their posters. That was our visual focus this week.

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March 20, 2019

The Grieving Woman at the Ethiopian Airlines Crash Site, and the Western Gaze

The Grieving Woman at the Ethiopian Airlines Crash Site, and the Western Gaze
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By Michael Shaw The expression of grief is so intense, I cannot forget it. At the same, however, I feel challenged looking at the photo as a westerner.

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March 13, 2019

S/He Wore A Pearl Necklace

S/He Wore A Pearl Necklace
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By Philip Perdue — The necklace stunt reminds us that guns, masculinity, and domination hang together as part of a hard right political style.

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