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Edward Snowden Is Not Down With WikiLeaks' Methods

NSA whistleblower thinks some curation might be in order.<p>WikiLeaks is on a bit of a roll at the moment, most notoriously with its release of thousands of emails and even voicemail recordings from the U.S. Democratic National Committee (DNC) and the Democratic party’s donors.<p>It has also recently …

Edward Snowden

The Storytellers of Les Rencontres d'Arles

<i>* Traduzione italiana in calce.</i><p>The <b>47th edition</b> of the famous French festival founded by photographer <b>Lucien Clergue</b>, the Rencontres d’Arles, kicked …

Arles

The Very Best Things to See at Rencontres d'Arles 2016

Every year, the sleepy city of <b>Arles</b> in the south of France comes to life as its eponymous festival sweeps in for a three-month-long celebration of …

Photography

The Turkish purge so far https://t.co/QKn4l4cctb

Worlds Made By Hand: "Survival Of The Fittest Will Replace Checking In On Facebook"

Having recently finished reading <b>The Harrows of Spring</b>, the fourth and final novel of Jim Kunstler’s <b>World Made By Hand</b> series, <b>I couldn’t help but</b> …

Facebook

Turkey Creates "Traitors' Cemetery" For Dead Coup-Plotters

Following the "credible evidence" provided by Amnesty International on the torture and mistreatment of alleged coup-plotters in Turkey, The …

Cemeteries

Woody Guthrie Wrote of His Contempt for His Landlord, Donald Trump’s Father

More than a half-century ago, the folk singer Woody Guthrie signed a lease in an apartment complex in Brooklyn. He soon had bitter words for his landlord: Donald J. Trump’s father, Fred C. Trump.<p>Mr. Guthrie, in writings uncovered by a scholar working on a book, invoked “Old Man Trump” while …

Woody Guthrie

The Narcissistic City

<i>What kind of gaze does the city license? What kind of gaze does it induce, determine, inform, program, organise? What is the nature of the city as reality, as image and as symbol? What is this object of desire, at once near and ungraspable, fascinating and repulsive, attractive and intractable,</i> …

It’s just life: The democratic eye of William Eggleston

When William Eggleston started taking photographs in the 1960s, colour was favoured by ad execs, while fine art photography remained firmly in the …

Photography

WikiLeaks Has Officially Lost the Moral High Ground

Because hacktivism shouldn't mean doxing, anti-Semitism, or (maybe, possibly, probably not) colluding with Vladimir Putin. The post WikiLeaks Has …

WikiLeaks

Vatican library digitises 1,600-year-old edition of Virgil

The Vatican Apostolic Library has digitised one of the world’s oldest manuscripts, an illustrated fragment of Virgil’s Aeneid that dates back 1,600 years.<p>Created in Rome around 400AD, the Vatican Virgil consists of 76 surviving pages, and 50 illustrations. The fragments of text are from the Latin …

Manuscripts

The 9-Point Guide To Deciphering Political Propaganda

<b>Given we are eyeballs-deep in the US presidential election cycle, now seems a particularly appropriate time to share some observations on the topic</b> …

Rhetoric

Recipes from the Photographer's Cookbook

It was 1977, and Deborah Barsel, assistant registrar at George Eastman House (as the George Eastman Museum was then known), struck upon the idea of …

Cookbooks

Judging a dummy award… | Conscientious Photography Magazine

This year, Cortona on the Move (CotM), the photography festival located in an impossibly picturesque Tuscan village, added a photobook-dummy award to …

'I've seen horrible things': photographer Laia Abril on her history of misogyny

‘My project begins in the 19th century,” says Laia Abril, as she guides me through A History of Misogyny, Chapter 1: On Abortion, her sometimes disturbing exhibition at the Arles photography festival. “Back then, the problems facing women trying to control their reproduction were medical and …

Historical Photography

Mariken Wessels, Taking Off. Henry My Neighbor

JTF (just the facts): Published in 2015 by Art Paper Editions (here). Softcover, 330 pages, with hundreds of black and white and color reproductions. …

Self-sufficiency

Goodbye Fourth Amendment: Homeland Security Affirms "Suspicionless" Confiscation Of Devices Along Border

by williambanzai7 - Jul 21, 2016 11:48 AM<p>A Goldman Sachs Production...<p>The Bank of Japan admitted back in June helicopter money is not on the agenda. …

Security

If We Can't Be Honest, No Solution Is Possible

by GoldCore - Jul 22, 2016 7:37 AM<p>Since hitting its high of over $1,900 an ounce in 2011 after a 12 year bull run, gold fell steadily until 2015 when …

Asia

Jill Stein Pledges to Grant Edward Snowden a Full Pardon and Appoint Him to Her Cabinet

Edward Snowden, America’s #1 fugitive, would not only get a full pardon under a Jill Stein administration, but would get a promotion to one of the …

Green Party

​What the Graphic Coverage of the Nice Attack Tells Us About the Media

(Photo by Theirry Ehrmann via)<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE France</i><p>From close-ups of lifeless bodies and clips of a lorry ploughing into a crowd to interviews with heartbroken relatives, the manner in which the French media covered Thursday's Bastille Day attack on the Promenade Des …

Journalism

This Is the Riot Gear Cleveland Cops May Wear at the RNC

From the column 'The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election'<p>This is one of the 2,000 suits of body armor issued by the Cleveland Police Department to its officers in the run-up to the 2016 Republican National Convention. These suits were paid for through a $50 million National Special Security Event …

Cleveland

How A Google April Fools' Joke Unleashed The Zombie Apocalypse

Gun Control - One Of The Main Ways To Combat Terrorism Proposed By Liberals - Wouldn't Have Stopped The Terrorist From Killing 80+ In Nice, France<p>Do …

Google

AP EXPLAINS: Why does Turkey have a long history of coups?

Turkey plunged into chaos as forces loyal to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan quashed a coup attempt in a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire that left scores dead. Thousands were arrested amid vows the plotters would "pay a heavy price for their treason." The Associated Press looks at …

Political history

Steve McCurry's famous photograph, with cat added.

The world in turmoil and a strong statement from the arts @florianHEINKE #democracy #Turkey #nice https://t.co/lRIkzEn4FM

Turkey rounds up 52 military, seeks to detain 53 judges

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency says detention orders have been issued for 53 more judges and prosecutors while 52 military officers have been rounded up for their alleged roles in the failed coup.<p>The reports Sunday followed an intensive crackdown against the …

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

After 50 years, the Freedom of Information Act needs updating

In 1953, newspaper attorney Harold Cross authored a report titled “The People’s Right to Know,” in which he made the case for government transparency. “Public business is the public’s business,” he wrote. “Freedom of information is their just heritage. Without that, the citizens of a democracy have …

Political history

Edward Snowden speaks out against new Russian law

The former NSA employee finds the new legislation 'repressive.'<p>Whistleblower Edward Snowden has spoken out against Thursday's law introduced by Vladimir Putin, referring to the anti-terror legislation as "repressive" and noting that it's a "dark day for Russia."<p>The activist didn't spare any his …

Russia

Russia's new surveillance laws are stupid and will cost billions

On Thursday, Russian president Vladimir Putin signed new laws that will see internet and telecom service providers collect users’ private information, store it for up to three years and hand it over to the government on request.<p>In addition, calls, texts, photos, and internet activity will have to …

Russia