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Archive for ‘June, 2014’

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Great Depression: Living Outdoors

The Great Depression produced scenes which today would be incomprehensible. There were Hoovervilles, House Wagons, breadlines, unemployment lines, migrants from the Oklahoma Dust Bowl, and many people simply moving around the country looking for work and a square meal. This essay is dedicated to those people who were on the road in the 1930s.

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Made in America

The suggested reading for this essay is The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (1905) by Max Weber.  Calvinist precepts raising the importance of work to a religious duty encouraged the further development of capitalism. Weber’s argument is the inspiration for this essay.

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Yemeni Military vs. AQAP

Failing to control AQAP (al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula) in the past, the Yemeni military is now faced with a more serious conflict.  Our contributing photojournalist in Yemen, Saleh Maglam, covered the Yemeni Revolution and is now able to report on the current conflict at great personal risk.

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Varanasi: India’s Holiest City

Varanasi, also known as Benares, is the holiest of India’s sacred cities and is the spiritual capital of India. This photo essay was taken by our contributing photojournalist Allen McAvoy in May 2014. The scenes are timeless and have looked much the same for many years.

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