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    Of Crimea and Other Crises: Drawings by Dan Perjovschi

    April 8, 2014 - 

    One of Romania’s best-known artists, Dan Perjovschi, shares drawings that ironically address Russia’s occupation of Crimea as well as today’s worldwide crises of inequality, debt and surveillance.  More
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    The Day the Taliban Took Kabul

    March 24, 2014 - 

    When the Taliban first entered Kabul in 1996, writer Habib Zahori was hopeful their presence would usher in an era of peace and stability after years of civil war. His optimism quickly soured. Now, with Afghanistan’s presidential elections and the American troop withdrawal on the horizon, Zahori explains why political transition invokes a sense of wariness.  More
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    What Is a Refugee If There Is No Nation-State?

    February 3, 2014 - 

    Writing from Jordan, a nation that has provided refuge for millions of exiled Palestinians and today also houses hundreds of thousands of Syrians, MTL finds poignant parallels between the Palestinian and Syrian refugee experiences.  More
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    Baghdad Last Night

    January 21, 2014 - 

    Marking the anniversary of the first Gulf War, photographer Sylvia Plachy shares images of the “broken world” she witnessed in Kuwait 23 years ago, which depict the oil fires that darkened the sky for months and debris strewn along the “Highway of Death” leading to Iraq.  More
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    Dadaab: The Clock Is Ticking

    November 4, 2013 - 

    For those familiar with the extreme poverty and crime Somalis face—in their own country and in Kenya’s rapidly growing Dadaab camp—Al-Shabaab’s deadly attack on an upscale Nairobi mall was not a matter of if but of when.  More
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    Editor’s Letter

    Five years after Creative Time Reports’ inception, the project is coming to a close. Editor Marisa Mazria Katz reflects on some of the most moving pieces that solidified CTR as a unique platform that elevates artists’ voices.

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