Author: Ann Brown

Canary Effect

The Canary Effect: Native America’s Tragic History

“We got a story to tell—a good story. And it’s about time the rest of America find out.” –Sen. Daniel Inouye, fmr. chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs THE HISTORY OF THE NATIVE AMERICAN is a story of people decimated by a campaign of federally-directed genocide and cultural repression. This tragic history is Read More


How You Can Support Social Issue Photography

HOW DOES A PHOTOGRAPHER ENGAGE WITH A SOCIAL ISSUE? An initiative by Magnum Photos called The Emergency Fund aims to support independent photographers who are committed to engaging with social issues over the long-term and on projects that need more media attention. The projects are selected by an editorial board that reviews proposals from 100 Read More

Development Blog

Aid or Trade: Why You Should Read These Top Development Blogs

THIS MONTH THE U.K. ANNOUNCED IT WOULD END AID TO INDIA, saying it would focus instead on trade It brought up the ever-present question. What good does development do, and how will it work moving forward? If you’re like me, you want to hear what development does, and doesn’t, do. Here’s where you find insight: Read More


Tibetan Writers Sentenced for Speaking Out

“[This magazine] has come into your hands out of a determination to vindicate the many who succumbed to the tribulations of 2008.” —Garmi, one of three Tibetan writers sentenced THREE WRITERS WHO DARED TO PUBLISH articles about the March protests in Tibet were sentenced to three and four years in prison by Chinese authorities last Read More

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