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Nine Months Later

Rikers seems an unlikely destination for perhaps the most important citizen journalist of the last year. But though the video Orta shot was shared around the world, he stayed right where he was, a young, working-class Latino man in Staten … Continue reading

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How police profile and shame sex workers

In May 2013, Monica Jones, a student and LGBT activist at Arizona State University, was arrested for “manifesting prostitution.” Monica said she just accepted an undercover officer’s offer of a ride home from her favorite bar. Monica is among the … Continue reading

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Zeitouna Spring 2015

    ZEITOUNA is a creative therapy and physical wellness program designed to inspire and heal the youngest victims of the Syrian humanitarian crisis: the children. Watch the Zeitouna Video Karam Foundation’s Innovative Education programs counters these traumatic factors by … Continue reading

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George Polk Awards at LIU

DANGEROUS LINES: CARTOONISTS AND OTHER SUBVERSIVES P A N E L I S T S GARRY TRUDEAU, the new George Polk Career achievement winner JULES FEIFFER, prize-winning cartoonist, author, and playwright DJANGO GOLD, senior writer for The Onion MOLLY CRABAPPLE, … Continue reading

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Fusion: Broken Windows

Last summer, a New York city police officer choked a black grandfather named Eric Garner to death. Garner was suspected of selling loose cigarettes. The arrests of people like Garner are part of a controversial policing tactic called Broken Windows. … Continue reading

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New Internationalist

Molly Crabapple illustrated the cover for this month’s New Internationalist. Inside this issue: Icelandic activist and founder of the Pirate Party, Birgitta Jonsdottir, guest edits an issue on the theme of ‘democracy in the digital era’. It tackles some of the … Continue reading

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The Great Discontent, Issue 2

Molly is featured in the second issue of The Great Discontent, which “offers a candid glimpse into the lives of those who create for a living.” Preorder here. Orders begin shipping the week of January 26th.

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Cartoonists, killed for their art, and humanity

The artists of Charlie Hebdo join a long and tragic tradition. Mocking pen strokes send authoritarians into paroxysm of rage. Governments and extremist groups around the world target cartoonists for arrest, beatings and execution. Bullies can never take a joke. … Continue reading

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Sources and Methods Podcast

This week we talk with Molly Crabapple, an artist and writer who has worked in Guantanamo Bay, Abu Dhabi’s migrant labor camps, and with rebels in Syria. Crabapple is a columnist for VICE, and has written for publications including The … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Chelsea Manning

On Wednesday, Chelsea Manning – heroine, whistleblower and inmate – turns 27. She has been behind bars for four years and eight months, ever since her arrest for leaking ­classified US documents. There isn’t much prospect that she will be … Continue reading

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12/5 Temple of Art Opening

TEMPLE OF ART EXHIBITION & BOOK LAUNCH December 5 – 28, 2014 Artist reception: Friday, December 5th; 8-11PM Since early 2012, Allan Amato has been photographing fine artists and inviting them to interpret those portraits through their particular medium. An … Continue reading

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Preorder: Holiday screenprinted clothing

      Available for pre-order until Dec 2nd are three new items in the webstore. A men’s and women’s sized t-shirt, jersey scarf and a gorgeous sweater dress, all featuring hand screenprints of Molly’s work throughout 2014, these pieces are … Continue reading

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