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ArgentinaPic du Jour

De las Vueltas River Valley, Argentina

From a day hike along Patagonia's Fitz Roy Trail...

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Salt Miner, Salar de Uyuni

At work on the planet's largest salt flat....

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PeruPic du Jour

Zorritos Sunset

Fishing boats on the Pacific coast in Zorritos, Peru. ...

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USA

Who Should Bernie Voters Support Now? Robert Reich vs. Chris Hedges on Tackling the Neoliberal Order

This debate broadcast a few days ago on Democracy Now mirrors my personal politics and echoes my frustrations with this year's US election...

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‘I, Racist’ Revisited – Thoughts on a Conversation Americans Don’t Know How to Have

Facebook reminded me this morning that I shared this insightful piece by John Metta from Medium “I, Racist,” a year ago today;...

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Urban Canvases: 11 Street Art Snaps from San Jose, Costa Rica

A brief survey of the diverse street art found in the streets of the Costa Rican capital....

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FeaturedPic du JourUSA

The Myth of Trump’s Self-Financed Campaign

For the "Lies, Half Truths and Electioneering Deceptions that Become true if Repeated Often Enough" file, because I know we all keep such...

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USA

Longform Podcast: In Conversation With Nikole Hannah-Jones

Another excellent podcast from Longform, this time in conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones who covers civil rights for The New York Times...

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USA

Former CIA Officer Amaryllis Fox on Learning to Listen to Your Enemy

Food for thought from a former CAI officer who last week spoke publicly for the first time about her undercover work as a counterterrorism...

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FeaturedPic du JourUSA

Orlando, AR-15s, ISIS and Homophobia

Before everyone's attention returns to cat pictures on Facebook, some rambling thoughts on Sunday morning’s slaughter in Orlando....

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BoliviaPic du JourStreet Photography

A Woman and her Dog, La Paz

Like her owner, the dog was wrapped in a cape, fastened by two buttons just below his neck. Both were begging....

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EcuadorPic du JourStreet Photography

The Solitude of Shadows, Quito

Finding solitude in the busiest of places....

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BoliviaPic du Jour

Hikers, Isla Del Sol, Bolivia

Anyone going on a hike today?...

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ColombiaPic du JourStreet Photography

Recycler, Bogota

Unsung heroes....

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EcuadorPic du Jour

Earthquake in Ecuador: Images from Jama – Updated

Updated: 19 April 18:15 GMT An emergency appeal from the United National High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), which reminds us: The aim...

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Remembering the Ecuadorian Potato Lady

A very brief unintentional consideration of the potato. ...

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Barrio San Vicente, Cali II

Recyclers, Day Sleepers and The Woman in Red...

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BoliviaPic du Jour

Lake Titicaca Sunset

Facing Isla del Sol, the island where the Inca believed the sun was created....

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ArgentinaPic du JourUK

Mannequin Monday #95 (Falklands/Malvinas War Anniversary Edition)

Recalling the Falklands War With a T-shirt and a Battered Mannequin....

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Bolivian Highland Landscapes: Laguna Honda, Hedionda and Canapa

An image gallery and travel notebook on the Andean high altitude lakes near Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni, the planet's largest salt flat....

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