Artist Creates 17 Illustrations To Reflect On Our Lives During The COVID-19 Crisis

Artist Creates 17 Illustrations To Reflect On Our Lives During The COVID-19 Crisis

According to TYH Tang Yau Hoong: “The COVID-19 pandemic is not over yet, and perhaps this is an opportune moment to reflect on our lives. Quarantine, lockdown, social distancing, work from home are the new normal in 2020, and this pandemic taught us, humans, so many lessons. Continue reading »

Here Are 20th Century-Inspired Propaganda Posters About The COVID-19 Crisis In The US

Here Are 20th Century-Inspired Propaganda Posters About The COVID-19 Crisis In The US

There used to be a time when posters had great influence on the shaping of people’s behavior and opinions. I am, of course, referring to the old-school propaganda posters from the 20th century. The medium was quite popular from around the time of the two World Wars all the way up to the late 1980s. Continue reading »

“The Empire Against The Crisis”: Darth Vader Forced To Do Odd Jobs

"The Empire Against The Crisis": Darth Vader Forced To Do Odd Jobs

With his series The Empire against the Crisis, the Belgian photographer Michaël Massart stages the bankruptcy of the Galactic Empire, while an unprecedented financial crisis hits the entire galaxy. A difficult situation that forces Darth Vader and his Stormtroopers to do odd jobs. A funny and quirky project around the Star Wars saga, but which also illustrates the difficult and real life of thousands of people. Continue reading »

Venezuelan Crisis Leaves Families With Empty Fridges

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A combination photo shows the contents of peoples fridges in Caracas, Venezuela April 2016. The combination of Venezuela’s sky-rocketing prices and chronic product shortages have left many struggling to put regular food on their tables and maintain a balanced diet. Amid a severe recession and dysfunctional state-run economy, poorer families say they are sometimes skipping meals and relying more on starch foods. According to one recent study, 87 percent of Venezuelans say their income is now insufficient to purchase their food needs. (Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters) Continue reading »

Financial Crisis in Russia

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People walk past boards showing currency exchange rates in Moscow, December 17, 2014. The dramatic fall in Russia’s rouble slowed on Wednesday, with the government selling foreign currency to prop it up after a 50 percent fall against the dollar this year. (Photo by Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters)
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