Peggy Bocks

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Why I Use Getty Images to Sell My Photos

By doing a quick calculation, my photos make up 0.002% of the still images available on GettyImages.com. Which means I have 1,600 photos for sale out …

Trump's Martin Luther King 'Tribute' Is Repulsive as Hell

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.. People across the country have been paying tribute to King and his …

In Peru, a Still-Hidden Alternative to Machu Picchu

I was standing in a cloud forest in northern Peru, 10,000 feet above sea level. Quiet cloaked the more than 400 cylindrical homes and ceremonial buildings that make up the most important settlement of the Chachapoyas, or “Cloud Warrior” culture. Farther out were limestone walls up to 65 feet high. …

South America

Jennifer Lawrence, A New Light

She may be the highest-paid actress in the world, but Jennifer Lawrence has had a tough year: an emergency landing, a romantic breakup, and her (reluctant) first nude scene, for this month’s Red Sparrow. It all has her looking to the next phase in her career—and life.<p>It is nearing dinnertime as I …

Unprecedented Battle Looming: AT&T Threatens To Take Trump And DOJ To Court Over Time Warner Deal

U.S. antitrust regulators from the Department of Justice have reportedly demanded that AT&T and Time Warner Cable sell off Turner Broadcasting, the major cable group that includes CNN, in order to complete the companies’ $85.4 billion merger deal. The surprising requirement for approving the …

Time Warner

Paradise Papers: Everything you need to know about the leak

What are the Paradise Papers?<p>The Paradise Papers are a huge leak of financial documents that throw light on the top end of the world of offshore finance.<p>A number of stories are appearing in a week-long expose of how politicians, multinationals, celebrities and high-net-worth individuals use complex …

Corruption

Birth of a White Supremacist

Mike Enoch’s transformation from leftist contrarian to nationalist shock jock.<p>This summer, after a loose coalition of white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and Confederate apologists announced that they would hold a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, promotional flyers began to circulate on the Internet. …

Don't look away now, the climate crisis needs you | Naomi Klein

The Guardian is embarking on a major series of articles on the climate crisis and how humanity can solve it. In the first, an extract taken from the Introduction to THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING by Naomi Klein, the author argues that if we treat climate change as the crisis it is, we don’t just have the …

Climate

Everything you wanted to ask about the Guardian's climate change campaign

If you look back, when John D Rockefeller Sr got into the business, we got our oil from whales. His big breakthrough was to get oil out of the ground. The breakthrough now is going to be in clean energy. You should be there at the forefront. Those are the investors who are going to make the most …

Climate

Climate change: why the Guardian is putting threat to Earth front and centre | Alan Rusbridger

Climate change,Environment,World news,UK news,Science,Politics,Economics,Cop 20: UN climate change conference | Lima,Climate change<p>As global warming argument moves on to politics and business, Alan Rusbridger explains the thinking behind our major series on the climate crisis<p>Journalism tends to be …

The argument for divesting from fossil fuels is becoming an overwhelming one | Alan Rusbridger

Energy,Energy industry,Climate change,Environment,Greenhouse gas emissions,Fossil fuel divestment,Fossil fuels,Coal,Gas,Oil,COP 21: UN climate change conference | Paris,Renewable energy<p>As progressive institutions, the Gates Foundation and Wellcome Trust should commit to taking their money out of …

Syria’s truth smugglers | Julian Borger

A team of Syrian investigators have risked their lives to collect secret government documents that provide evidence of war crimes by Bashar al-Assad and his regime. Will an international court ever hear their cases?<p><b>One day in February 2014</b>, a dusty and dented pick-up truck approached an Isis …

Demand for rapeseed oil turns farmers' fields to gold

Number of British farms growing rape increases rapidly as consumers turn to cheaper, healthier alternative to olive oil<p>It is a heart-warming sight that deserves to be bottled. On a sunny May morning in east Suffolk as far as the eye can see, the flat but gently rolling fields are a vibrant shade of …

Farming

The Untold Story of Silk Road, Part 2: The Fall | WIRED

<i>Read part I of this story here.</i><p><i>“I imagine that someday<br>I may have a story written about<br>my life and it would be<br>good to have a detailed account of</i> …