Cholera in the Time of Mugabe

By Digital Journalist May 10th, 2009

© Will Baxter/WpN
A 23-year-old Zimbabwean woman infected with cholera passes in and out of consciousness as she is admitted to the Beatrice Infectious Diseases Hospital and given rehydration fluids through an IV in Harare, Zimbabwe, Dec. 23, 2008.

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A Taste of Grit

By Digital Journalist May 10th, 2009

© Lance Rosenfield
In better times: Jimmy "Stretch" Borunda, 30, a bull rider from El Paso, Texas, prepares for his event at the Del Rio Rodeo on July 7, 2007. He went on to win the bull riding competition. Amateur bull riders across Texas compete in small-town rodeos where their sport is often the highlight of the night. Bull riders risk life and limb for rewards of around $1,000 for the winner, and they often claim to have riding "in their blood." From the series: "Thirst for Grit – Rodeo Bull Riders."

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G20 Protests: Outside the Bank of England

By Digital Journalist May 10th, 2009

© Billy Macrae
Outside the Bank of England In London, an anti-capitalist activist climbs a gate to escape from riot police during the G20 protests. April 1, 2009.

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Anthony Suau – The Housing Meltdown

By Digital Journalist March 8th, 2009

Anthony Suau © 2008
Chicago, Ill., March 28, 2008 — Chicago Mercantile Exchange traders in the open outcry S&P 500 pit as markets continue to swing erratically 100+ points a day up or down. The mortgage crisis is being played out on Wall Street and the world's financial markets.

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Lauri Lyons

By Digital Journalist March 8th, 2009

© Lauri Lyons
Lauri Lyons with flag.

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China’s Labor Crisis

By Digital Journalist March 8th, 2009

© Bernardo De Niz/WpN
Migrant workers who recently lost their jobs wait for compensation outside of factories in Canton, China, on Nov. 26, 2008. China is facing a difficult employment situation in 2009, as the global financial crisis impacts the country's economy.

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Return of the Tartars

By Digital Journalist March 8th, 2009

© Ilker Gurer/WpN
A woman named Husniye (age 76), who is a Crimean Tartar, in a temporary house in Simferapol, Ukraine, on Oct. 6, 2008. Turkic-speaking Tartars, who are almost all Muslim in faith, have a history that dates back to the 8th and 9th centuries in the Crimea. They were exiled by Joseph Stalin by 1944, having been accused of collaboration with German Nazis in World War II. But they have been returning to Crimea since the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s.

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