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Write for Rights: An Illustrated Campaign for Amnesty International Aims to Free People Who Are Imprisoned

“Writing Carries Their Voice” (2020). All images © Amnesty International, A new campaign for Amnesty International exemplifies the power of the pencil in a moving series of illustrations by Bristol-based Owen Gent. Led by creative agency Cossette, the initiative was was designed … Continue reading

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GMWatch mythbuster exposes UK government misinformation on gene editing | The New Dark Age

Just over three weeks into the consultation the “Explainer” suddenly seemed to disappear from DEFRA’s website, possibly as a result of complaints. UK farm and environment ministry DEFRA published an “Explainer” document on gene editing as a guide for members … Continue reading

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LOST | Future Shorts


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Tonika Johnson Discusses Using Photography as a Starting Point to Explore Chicago’s Ongoing History of Segregation

Colossal contributor Paulette Beete spoke with Tonika Johnson in November 2020 via phone. This conversation has been condensed and edited for clarity. Shown above is Wade, an Edgewater resident, sitting on Nanette’s porch in Englewood. Though not Chicago’s true geographic … Continue reading

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David Graeber on the Extreme ‘Centre’

“It strikes me that what’s called the moderates are the most immoderate people possible” Previously unreleased video of David Graeber talking about liberalism. Originally filmed at the start of 2020. We planned to make a dedicated film on the subject … Continue reading

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‘Good on her’: how Jackie Weaver became an internet star | Guardian

Handforth residents, a comedian and young political activists helped explosive parish council meeting go viral t was the distraction the nation didn’t know it needed: a poor-quality recording of an online meeting of a Cheshire parish council, called by two … Continue reading

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Bridgerton’s Black Presence isn’t Total Fantasy, it’s Hidden History | Messy Nessy

BY MARY KAY MCBRAYER FEBRUARY 3, 2021 There’s a reason why Google autofills questions about the authenticity of Black presence in 17th and 18th century Europe – lots of people are asking. The hit Netflix show Bridgerton is Shonda Rimes’ … Continue reading

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Has the threat of Trump really gone? – Timothy Snyder

Timothy Snyder is an American author and historian. He is a professor of history at Yale University and a fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe​) He talks to Krishnan about the future of Trump and … Continue reading

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Debunked: “Socialism Has Never Worked”

Our long form deep dive debunking the false notion that “socialism has never worked.”

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Orwell’s final warning – Picture of the future

George Orwell’s Final Words of warning His prediction of the future 1984

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