Politics in Photography

Space X Success

Space X Dragon reaches space station

History is made as Dragon 9, the first commercially launched spacecraft, docks with the International Space Station. Cudos to president Gwynne Shotwell and team at Space X, led by founder Elon Musk.

Heartening to see this U.S. entrepreneur-led company based in El Segundo manufacturing the new era in space travel. So now NASA can refocus its mission. What will be NASA’s future?

 

Photo courtesy of NASA

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ONE YEAR LATER

 

TSUNAMI AFTERMATH IN JAPAN 2011

This photo was posted one year ago on DP. This week many sites are featuring striking then and now pictures of Japan. Below is the link to the New York Times feature.

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/03/01/world/asia/JapanBeforeAfter.html

Photo above courtesy of AP Photo/Kyodo News

 

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Occupy on Parade

We the People, photo by Mike Chickey

Occupy the Rose Parade was a calm, cooperative event on January 2. Though not covered by the TV stations airing the parade, they made news on many other outlets and the giant Constitution carried by Occupiers made the point…We the people…

Photos by Mike Chickey

 

For full galleries, visit

OCCUPY ROSE PARADE  ~ PART 1
OCCUPY ROSE PARADE PART 2

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Revolutionary

Steve Jobs 1955-2011

Photo via apple.com. The Apple ID for this photo says it all:  t_hero. I had the first Mac ever made, and as I write this on my imac that I bought primarily to work on my photos, I thank you.

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Do You Agree with the Protest?

Wall Street is Protested (Photo via The Atlantic)

It’s big, and it’s spreading. Protesters have had it with the US government and its banking and business policies. So the “leaderless resistance” has sprung up across the country much like the recent Arab protests. As the event enters its third week on Wall Street, the sentiment has spread to Chicago, Los Angeles, and Seattle. Follow the movement’s posts at #occupywallstreet. Check out more photos of the events at The Atlantic.

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