Karla Hunter

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Why the Phrase 'Late Capitalism' Is Suddenly Everywhere

An investigation into a term that seems to perfectly capture the indignities and absurdities of the modern economy<p>A job advertisement celebrating sleep deprivation? That’s late capitalism. Free-wheeling Coachella outfits that somehow all look the same and cost thousands of dollars? Also late …

Economics

Street Photography: 28 Common Mistakes to Avoid

Here are 28 common mistakes to avoid when you shoot street photography.1. Always Using Manual ModeOne common misconception and street photography …

Street Photography

Can this man successfully treat opioid addiction with marijuana?

A controversial new treatment facility in Los Angeles wants to find out if cannabis can help keep opioids from claiming more lives to addiction<p>When Joe Schrank got the call six years ago that his friend Greg Giraldo had been found unconscious after an overdose in a New Jersey hotel room, he was not …

These are the basic lighting techniques you need to know for photography and film

Whether you’re a photographer or a filmmaker, understanding the principles of light and how it will affect your subject are important. It doesn’t …

The big journalism void: 'The real crisis is not technological, it’s geographic'

Twenty-four years ago, in the summer after my third year of college, I took a barely paid internship at the local newspaper in Missoula, Montana. I agreed to spend a few hours a week working at the paper in exchange for a couple hundred dollars over three months.<p>To pay my bills, I worked at a …

Complete Lightroom and Photoshop Portrait Retouching Tutorial

Most online photography tutorials focus on one thing—how to sharpen better or how to retouch shiny skin, for example. This video goes way beyond …

These photos capture the power of protest on the streets

It’s difficult to think of America’s future without feeling like everything is well and truly fucked. By next week, You-Know-Who will become the 45th president of the United States, leading the country into an uncertain future with the bold promise to “make America great again”.<p>New York has already …

The fear of photographing in public and how to overcome it

The joy of Photographing on the street comes from close and engaging photos. Displaying the human nature and emotions in a way that the audience can …

7 Relationship Mantras to Stop Small Misunderstandings from Turning into Big Mistakes

This past December a busy attorney named Valentina and her 10-year-old son, Marco, moved into their new home in New England. The winter season was …

How to escape the overthinking trap: stop judging yourself | Mark Rice-Oxley

The despair from comparing ourselves with others is the original fake news. We need to develop a new relationship with our thoughts<p>Before Christmas I took a young relative to a jazz concert. The thought of it ruined his whole day. He scuffed around the house like an alt-right voter at a refugee …

Fake News

The great opioid epidemic

By Editorial Board<p>AN ALL-TIME record 52,404 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2015, according to the latest data released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Once rare, these avoidable deaths are now more common than auto-accident fatalities or gun-inflicted homicides …

Antidepressants

Myanmar health authorities struggle to prepare for Zika outbreak

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar is largely unprepared for an outbreak of Zika, experts say, with the health ministry slashing anti-virus measures due to lack of funds, overworked doctors skipping check-ups and pregnant women saying they are in the dark about the dangers.<p>Worker fumigates along a street …

How Not To Suck At Meditation

Deep breath, everybody<p>Meditation is ironically one of those activities that can be stressful the more you think about it—especially for the newbie. If this sounds familiar, it probably means that you're someone who can benefit from meditation, if only you could get over stressing about it. Cool …

Where Even Nightmares Are Classified: Psychiatric Care at Guantánamo

Every day when Lt. Cmdr. Shay Rosecrans crossed into the military detention center at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, she tucked her medical school class ring into her bra, covered the name on her uniform with tape and hid her necklace under her T-shirt, especially if she was wearing a cross.<p>She tried to …

The 5 best new cameras for travelers

For travelers who are serious about their photos, smartphone snaps just don’t cut it—no matter how good the latest iPhone camera may be.<p>It’s almost …

Vintage Photos of New York and Boston That Look Like 'Stills from a Horror Film'

These street photos by Richard Sandler are "also a love-letter. A love-letter to our world and everyone around us," writes Jonathan Ames in the photographer's new book 'The Eyes of the City.'<p><i>Grand Central Terminal, NYC, 1990</i><p><i>The following excerpt is from photographer Richard Sandler's new book 'The</i> …

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 41 – How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie (1936)

The original self-help manual on American life – with its influence stretching from the Great Depression to Donald Trump – has a lot to answer for<p>The selling of the American self, and its dream of a better future, began with the Declaration of Independence and founding father Benjamin Franklin, who …

Selling

7 Ways to Be a More Loving Partner

You may already be rolling your eyes at the vast oversimplification of this title…and if you were to go back to read the many articles I’ve written …

Self-help

Critical Thinking in the 21st Century and Beyond

One of my fondest memories of school was my science teacher, Mr. South. Having attended a K-8 consolidated school in rural NJ, we knew who all the …

Photographer Challenges Herself To Shoot With A $1 Camera, Here Are The Results

When Skyler Adams realized she was more obsessed with buying new expensive gear than actually taking photographs, she decided to do an experiment. …

Lived Brutalism: portraits from Robin Hood Gardens housing estate – in pictures

Since its completion in 1972, Robin Hood Gardens estate in east London has garnered much attention, due to its monumental brutalist form and, latterly, its dilapidated condition. Dismayed by the absence of the residents’ views in any coverage of the estate – which is due to be demolished after …

Inside the Libyan Detention Centers Where Humanity Ceases to Exist

Women refugees and migrants queue in the prison yard as they are loaded onto buses to be transferred to another detentio<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Narciso …

NiUnaMenos: How the brutal gang rape and murder of a schoolgirl united the furious women of Latin America

Latin America has a serious problem with violence against women. And according to the UN, it’s getting worse.<p>This week, tens of thousands of women took to the streets in cities across Argentina, Chile, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Guatemala and Mexico, wearing black and carrying signs …

'Hooligan Sparrow' Fights For Justice For Sexually Assaulted Schoolgirls

Americans can watch a documentary about China that's not yet been officially shown in mainland China because of its subject matter. <i>Hooligan Sparrow</i> is about six schoolgirls, ages 11 to 14, who in 2013 were allegedly taken by their principal to a hotel in another town, where he and another man …

Images: Artist Jacky Tsai Thrusts Western Comic Heroes Into Traditional Chinese Paintings

Check out these paintings from artist Jacky Tsai that feature comic book characters in Chinese paintings.<p>This is a series of paintings titled "The …

Comic Books

Live-In Sex Servants: 6 Ways People Exploit The Homeless

The homeless are capitalism's exes. We try to ignore them because we're living with capitalism and believe everything it tells us about how they …

Why won't 541,000 young Japanese leave the house?

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Hideto Iwai was 16 he shut himself away in his room and refused to come out for four years.<p>Now a successful playwright, Iwai -- who talks candidly about his reclusive past -- had tried to strike out on his own at 15, but when he met with failure, his belief in both himself and the …

Peter Zelewski's 100 portraits of Londoners captures the diversity of a global city

In his series People of London, award-winning photographer Peter Zelewski dedicated hundreds of hours to explore every corner of the city to capture …