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Why Looking for Light: Jane Bown is the one film you should watch this week – video

Jane Bown, a photographer who was worked for the Observer since 1949, has taken remarkable portraits of artists, politicians, musicians and writers over her career. Here, Andrew Pulver explains why Luke Dodd and Michael Whyte's documentary, which explores Bown's troubled childhood, is worth your …

Big money behind war: the military-industrial complex

In January 1961, US President Dwight D Eisenhower used his farewell address to warn the nation of what he viewed as one of its greatest threats: the military-industrial complex composed of military contractors and lobbyists perpetuating war.<p>Eisenhower warned that "an immense military establishment …

If we don't want to live in shoeboxes, we need to bring back housing standards

It's somehow unsurprising that as rents and house prices go higher, the actual space being sold gets smaller. The enormously lucrative, utterly rigged trap that is housing in the UK is good at providing depressing statistics, and the latest of them comes with a report from insurers LV=, which …

Will the US State Dept Condemn UK's Attempt to Use 'Terrorism' Laws to Suppress Journalism?

Think about the sheer breadth of that statement. Not only are several Guardian reporters and editors also guilty of engaging in “terrorism” under the …

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July 26, 2018<p>Longtime Donald Trump fixer Michael Cohen has released a recording of him and Trump discussing the financing for a hush money deal with …

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French police clash with 'eco tax' protesters in Brittany

French police clashed with angry demonstrators in the Breton city of Quimper on Saturday. They were protesting against a proposed tax on heavy goods vehicles, despite the government suspending plans for the tax during the week.<p>Previous demonstrations by farmers and truckers in Brittany prompted the …

How economic growth has become anti-life

Limitless growth is the fantasy of economists, businesses and politicians. It is seen as a measure of progress. As a result, gross domestic product (GDP), which is supposed to measure the wealth of nations, has emerged as both the most powerful number and dominant concept in our times. However, …

Some British people can't afford to heat their food. Aren't we ashamed? I don't suppose any of the big six energy bosses has wrapped a toddler in a fleece, dressing gown and jumper of an evening: http://gu.com/p/3kvdk/fb

Carlos Burle at Nazaré: the biggest wave ever surfed? - in pictures

Nazaré on the Atlantic coast of Portugal has become a legendary spot in the world of big wave surfing. Brazillian Carlos Burle headed to Praia do Norte and rode what has been called the largest wave ever. We bring you the best images from this astonishing feat

5 Painless Steps for Getting Rid of the Fear of Street Photography Once and for All

“Look at me,” he said. Complying, I turned in the man’s direction. “Look me in the eyes!”… I tried to raise my eyes and look into his, but I …

Nursing ‘crisis’ forcing NHS to recruit 1,000s from overseas

The ‘crisis-hit’ NHS is so short of nurses that it is being forced to recruit overseas, an investigation has shown.<p>Almost 1,400 health workers were …

Inuit struggling with food costs in Canada

James Anaya, the United Nations special rapporteur on indigenous peoples’ rights, is making a long-awaited visit to Canada this week to look into challenges facing that country’s First Nations and the Inuit people of the Arctic.<p>Last year, another UN envoy investigating food issues was critical of …

UK Man Wins Court Case Against BBC For 9-11 WTC 7 Cover Up (Video) | 9/11 and Ground Zero

<b>Story Views</b><p>Tony Rooke refused to pay a TV license fee because the BBC intentionally misrepresented facts about the 9/11 attacks, he alleged. It is …

Composition, Balance and Visual Mass

In previous articles I wrote about the concept of balance in relation to the colours orange and blue, and in relation to composition in the square …

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UN: Syria death toll rises above 100,000

More than 100,000 people have now been killed in more than two years of conflict in Syria, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said, as he appealed for new efforts to convene a peace conference.<p>Ban on Thursday called on the Syrian government and opposition to halt the violence, saying it was "imperative to have a …

Shetland presses for an old oil debt to be repaid, as ministers pass the buck

Ministers in both governments are competing to boast about the immense wealth and business opportunities offered by North Sea oil and gas.<p>Alex …

How to Make an Infrared Camera

We’ve published a few pieces on infrared photography before, and we’ve mentioned how it’s possible to modify a cheap or junk camera to be sensitive …

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Your Government at Work: Documerica Chronicles 1970s America

The mandate for Documerica was intriguingly broad — “photographically document subjects of environmental concern” — and photographers responded with …

Sinking under huge debts and decades of mismanagement, Detroit formally filed for bankruptcy on Thursday, becoming the biggest US city ever to take such a drastic measure. Read the full story: http://t.gu.com/n7tc8 Look through this moving gallery of Detroit in decay http://t.gu.com/n7tqd Watch the video report: http://t.gu.com/n7tte Photo: Downtown Detroit looking south along Woodward Avenue including several buildings recently purchased by the Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert Credit: Rebecca Cook/Reuters

Greek MPs back public sector cuts amid protests

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/995000/995833_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534403123_c2b1d47c4f74c4be0f7a9ec6c7134568<p><b>The parliament in Greece has narrowly approved a public sector reform bill that will see thousands of people lose their jobs.</b><p>In a 153-140 vote, MPs …

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Tim Costello visits a Syrian refugee camp: "This is an enormous crisis"

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On Guardian Cook: The 10 best herb recipes Basil panna cotta, green harissa, a fresh tabbouleh that makes itself overnight – proof that a handful of herbs can transform workaday ingredients into distinctive, delicate dishes http://gu.com/p/3h8nq Photo: Yuki Sugiura for the Guardian

Neoliberalism and public unrest: Time to make the connection | Business & Economy

The people are angry. In Turkey, Brazil, and most recently again, Egypt, thousands have taken to the streets to voice their anger and frustration at the lack of social and economic justice. Political and economic elites, working in tandem, have managed to neutralise the aspirations of ordinary …

5 Incredible Online Communities to Get Genuine Feedback on Your Photography

The thing about the internet is there will always be someone willing to critique your work whether you want them to or not. While a little …