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Ai Weiwei documentary is a portrait of the artist as activist

Watching Alison Klayman’s fascinating new documentary, “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry,” all I could think about was how Ai Weiwei’s life was transformed by a disaster. Like many of his countrymen, the Chinese artist and provocateur was stunned by the death toll from the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. Among the quake’s 70,000 victims were about 5,000 students, […]

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The Work that Links us

No matter where you are, earning a living isn't always easy.

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An Antidote for Crisis Fatigue

It's called information overload, and if it's momentarily sinking me, whose job it is to pay attention to world crises, what must it be doing to donors and constituents and the public in general? Maybe that's where this blog can help. Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Google+