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This detail from an early-20th-century image over the entrance to an arms factory in Belgium depicts a European arms manufacturer selling a gun to a darker-skinned purchaser in an exotic setting.
vol. 6, issue 3 - December, 2012
Detail from the painting Liberty Leading the People, by Eugène Delacroix, commemorating the French Revolution of 1830.
vol. 6, issue 1 - October, 2012
This detail from an illustration in a 1911 Industrial Workers of the World publication depicts a class of workers struggling to hold up finely dressed elites while they drink and dine.
vol. 5, issue 12 - September, 2012
In 2007, Russia planted a titanium flag in the chilly arctic depths at the North Pole.
vol. 5, issue 11 - August, 2012
Canada's Athabasca Glacier.
vol. 5, issue 8 - May, 2012
Hundreds of people who lost jobs when freezing weather hit California in January 2007 line up to register for the Disaster Unemployment Assistance program funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
vol. 5, issue 3 - December, 2011
Oil and coal dominated U.S. energy production in the twentieth century.
vol. 5, issue 2 - November, 2011
A U.S. Coast Guard sailor stands guard over more than 40,000 pounds of Latin American cocaine seized in 2007 and valued at around $500 million.
vol. 4, issue 12 - September, 2011
A ship moves along the Bosporus through Istanbul, part of the only sea route from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean.
vol. 4, issue 11 - August, 2011
A 1900 poster shows President William McKinley campaigning for the maintenance of a gold standard for the dollar, which he said gave Americans prosperity and prestige.
vol. 4, issue 6 - March, 2011
Brazil's President-elect Dilma Rousseff stands before an image of her mentor, President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (Lula).
vol. 4, issue 3 - December, 2010
President Obama signing the new student loan legislation in March 2010.
vol. 3, issue 12 - September, 2010
A sign illustrating Level 5 Water Restrictions in Goulburn, New South Wales, 2006, during the worst of Australia's decade-long drought.
vol. 3, issue 7 - April, 2010
Dry Days Down Under: Australia and the World Water Crisis
UPDATE: This article was updated on January 26, 2011
A collection of packaged food items.
vol. 3, issue 6 - March, 2010
Stalin's boots are all that remain of his statue in Budapest. In 1989, popular revolutions exploded across Central and Eastern Europe, bringing an end to communist rule and the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States. Twenty years later, as eastern Europeans mark the anniversary of these events, Professor Dragostinova analyzes the social and political weight of those boots in the region.
vol. 3, issue 3 - December, 2009
Images like these, of starving children and a malnourished population given to periodic famines, offer a human face to the long standing debate about whether India is "overpopulated" or "underdeveloped".
vol. 3, issue 2 - November, 2009
The Wilds' former home in Detroit, MI.
vol. 2, issue 8 - May, 2009
An Alaskan fisherman holds up part of his catch, a large Alaskan King Crab.
vol. 1, issue 12 - September, 2008
A home for sale in Columbus, OH. Picture by the author.
vol. 1, issue 8 - May, 2008
The Kenya flag.
vol. 1, issue 7 - April, 2008

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