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How to see past your own perspective and find truth


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The World’s 10 Safest Countries to Visit Right Now

The Institute for Economics and Peace has released its Global Peace Index for 2018, an annual ranking of the world’s safest countries. Overall, the study found, the world is 0.27 percent less peaceful today than it was at this time … Continue reading

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Brazilian judge to release jailed former president Lula, setting off legal and political uproar — National Post

The order was the latest twist in the tumultuous lead-up to Brazil’s presidential election in October. Even from prison, Lula leads the polls via Brazilian judge to release jailed former president Lula, setting off legal and political uproar — National Post

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Anti-War Semaphore: Hidden Meaning Encoded in a Universal Symbol of Peace – 99% Invisible

Flag semaphore tends to conjure images of modern-day military messaging — Navy personnel, for instance, waving bright squares of signal fabric on ships at sea. Historically, semaphore gained particular wartime prominence during the French Revolution, when it facilitated fast official … Continue reading

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ETIHAD by Kate Feld

The following is the text of a speech I delivered at Manchester Histories Festival on June 7-8 2018, about the situation of Ahmed Mansoor and its relevance to the people of Manchester. I have hauled this long-defunct blog about life … Continue reading

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Tommie Smith’s Iconic Protest Salute Immortalized in Gold by Glenn Kaino – Colossal

Starting in 2013, Los Angeles-based conceptual artist Glenn Kaino has had the opportunity to meet and collaborate with a man whose act of protest had long inspired him. “Bridge” is Kaino’s 100-foot long construction featuring two hundred casts of former … Continue reading

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Banksy Hits Paris with Sharp Political Criticism and Several Mischievous Rats – Colossal

Against the backdrop of Paris Fashion Week which introduced several collaborative projects between high fashion brands and big names from the art world (Dior partnered with KAWS and Takashi Murakami continued collaborating with Virgil Abloh, the new artistic director of Louis … Continue reading

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Childish Gambino – This Is America (Official Video)

Donald Glover Published on 5 May 2018 SUBSCRIBED 2.4M “This is America” by Childish Gambino http://smarturl.it/TcIgA Director: Hiro Murai Producer: Jason Cole of Doomsday with Ibra Ake and Fam Rothstein of Wolf + Rothstein tour tickets and merchandise available at … Continue reading

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An observational exploration of routine, monotony, attention and distraction. Will we continue to let events pass us by uncontested, or will we decide to break the cycle?

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10 highlights from the V&A’s The Future Starts Here exhibition – Dezeen

Ahead of new V&A exhibition The Future Starts Here, the curators pick 10 objects in the show that can help us predict what’s in store in years to come. The 10 designs make up a handful of the 100 objects … Continue reading

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