Posts Tagged 'Adobe Photoshop'

Thelma Mejia – Journalism in Honduras Trapped in Violence

He heard about a vehicle that had rolled and was the first on the scene of the accident. When he saw four men in the car, he called the emergency number, for help. Little did he know that they were members of a powerful “mara” or gang.

Furious that he was making the phone call, they shot and wounded him, and forced him to get back into the TV station’s van, along with the cameraman and driver, and drove off with ...

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Rev. Billy Talen – Standing Rock: A Moment of Clarity for Progressive Activists

Earth-force meets money-force at Standing Rock. I’m so relieved I’m here. It scares me to think that I might have missed this.

We get up at dawn. Four hundred people walk slowly in a light snow to the river by the camp. A teacher is talking. His headdress is a crisscrossing of long, narrow feathers. He is of the Havasupai, the people who live by the blue-green waterfalls at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. He calls out across the river. ...

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Kate Fried – Bottled Water Goes Off the Deep End

Because they peddle one of the most basic and ubiquitous resources on the planet, bottled water companies are notorious for manufacturing demand for their products, often by resorting to old Madison Avenue mind games, like exploiting our subconscious interest in exclusivity or by suggesting that their products are more pure than tap water.

Perrier was once extolled as the “champagne of water.” For a time, Evian, partnered with fashion designer Christian Lacroix to sell its water in limited edition, blinged out ...

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Andrew Griffin – Too Much Trump? Brilliant Filter Rids the Entire Web of the Donald

Donald Trump can be entirely banned from the internet [3] using a Chrome extension.

The software analyses websites for the use of his name and stops access to any website that contains it.

Its creator says that the tool hasn’t just been created to filter out the often incendiary pronouncements of the presidential candidate [4] — but in the hope of broadening the debate, too.

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John Scales Avery – The Need For A New Economic System; part 2

Part 1 of this series of articles documented the world’s urgent need for a reformed economic system. Here are a few more links that underline the pressing need for change.

We urgently need to shift quickly from fossil fuels to renewable energy if we are to avoid a tipping point after which human efforts to avoid catastrophic climate change will be futile because feedback loops will have taken ...

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