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CrowdVoice: Tracking Voices of Protest

Around the world people are fighting for their rights, protesting their oppressive governments, and uniting to take a stand. It’s inspirational to see stories like these and they give hope to people all over the planet. Now you can find ...
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Russian Statues Protest for Pussy Riot

Earlier this year they were a mostly unknown feminist punk band from Russia… but now they have become an international phenomenon and a wakeup call to the reality of social freedoms in the modern Russian Federation. The group, called Pussy ...
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Currency Art: Taken From the Pockets of the Military

Sometimes life creates art inspiration in strange ways. For artist Chad Person, the inspiration for his humorously titled series TaxCut came in the form of a failing soldier in his digital photography class. Person relates on his website how, when ...
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SOPA Venn Diagram

The Internet community has spoken and it appears U.S. lawmakers have listened…for now. Visual News was proud to join the January 18th black-out protest. We’re also excited to be back online sharing great visual content with you. That said, the fight ...
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Ties: Debt Slavery in the USA

With Occupy Wall Street spreading to other nations, the movement continues to grow ever stronger by the day. This piece shows the JP Morgan Chase logo attached to a set of handcuffs, as a short time after the Occupy Wall ...
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The Domino Effect: Unrest in the Middle East

There’s a revolution happening across the Middle East. Sure, it began with Tunisia, but the wide-ranging socioeconomic and political issues that are often characteristic of authoritarian governance — corruption, unemployment, poverty, lack of a free press, and exorbitant food and ...
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Turkish Love and War: Blissful Animation

Covering 294 walls in 4 cities while traveling 2930 kilometers, the Turkish electronic group Sokak Savasa Karsi, cuts out a street based animation against terror and war. To create the animation, figures of soldiers were cut out of ordinary pieces ...