Category Archives: Politics

Unembedded photojournalists in Iraq

Thorne Anderson, featured in Plazm #29 alongside other unembedded photojournalists in Iraq, will be in Portland on Wednesday, May 26 as part of Oregon Humanities Think & Drink happy hour conversation. Photography curator and writer Kirsten Rian and photojournalist Thorne Anderson … Continue reading

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Rebranding the Mercenary

Blackwater, the notorious private army, contracted by the Bush administration to protect “high value” military personnel, and accused of numerous crimes against Iraqi civilians, has recently undertaken an extensive brand repositioning.  The corporate name itself, Blackwater, had become a public relations … Continue reading

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Senate Vote Prohibits Arts Recipients in Economic Stimulus Funding

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) offered a “compromise” amendment which passed the Senate as part of the economic stimulus package. The compromise prohibits arts funding. Now is the time to call your Senators and Representatives to let them know that art … Continue reading

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