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Jul 2, 2019
by Christopher Anderson
Christopher Anderson began photographing New York City cops in the wake of 9/11, as the visual landscape of the city he called home began to change. Bomb blast barriers went up, cops carrying larger guns seemed to be everywhere, and whilst the increased presence of security was designed, in part, to make New Yorkers feel safe, it reminded Anderson that something was deeply wrong.

Then, in the wake... More...
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Mar 27, 2019
by Peter van Agtmael
The 2015 death of suspect Freddie Gray at the hands of police officers caused public outrage and prompted a reassessment of the Baltimore Police Department's doctrines. Many residents of the city's high-crime and predominately African-American neighborhoods had long criticized the BPD's posture of an occupying army in enemy territory. In 2016 the US Department of Justice accused the BPD of racial discrimination... More...
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Mar 27, 2019
by Chris Steele-Perkins
Hundreds of thousands of people have marched in central London on March 23rd, 2019, calling for another EU referendum, as MPs search for a way out of the Brexit impasse. Organizers of the "Put It To The People" campaign say more than a million people joined the march before rallying in front of Parliament. Protesters carrying EU flags and placards called for any Brexit deal be put to another public... More...
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Mar 27, 2019
by Matt Black
With a median age of 45, Maine is the “oldest” state in the US. If trends continue, Maine’s seniors will outnumber younger demographic groups by 2020 and by 2030 the state may have more residents aged 65 and older than under 18. Of specific concern is the fact that many of the state’s oldest residents live below the poverty line. A lack of government assistance makes life difficult, if not dangerous... More...
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Mar 20, 2019
by Magnum Photographers
With the long-running Brexit saga struggling to find any consensus politically or the wider population, the polarisation of opinion in the UK is visualized at its height outside the Houses of Parliament. Remain and Leave supporters to gather daily in various forms of clothing and temperament in the hope of persuading the politicians (and the population passing by) that their opinion is the right one.... More...
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Mar 20, 2019
by Enri Canaj
"Niger is a key transit point for Sub-Saharian migration, and its central cities have been a common stopover for migrants and refugees passing through the country since a long time.
In many scenarios, the original plan for many migrants is to go to Europe and, for the ones that are not able to accomplish it, the journey ends in the city of Agadez, known as “ the desert entrance”. Since 2016, the road... More...
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Mar 13, 2019
by Rafal Milach
Established in 1862, the Sokol (Falcon) gymnastic-cum-paramilitary organization created the foundations of contemporary concepts of the Czech nation. During the interwar years, the many thousands of synchronized displays given by the Sokol clubs came to symbolize the popularization of the nationalist ideology and the notion of society’s mental and physical renewal. The organization, which had sympathized... More...
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