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Record early river-thaw in Siberia

fstammle , May 19th, 2020


The warm weather in Siberia seems to have led to an exceptionally early ice-thawing on Siberia’s major rivers. The specific of the river geography here is that all…


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Scientists Predict the Future for Antarctic Ice

Chelsea Horton , April 22nd, 2020


The Antarctic ice sheets are losing mass at an accelerating rate. How do scientists explain and engage with this increasingly urgent climate crisis? Antarctic ice looms. Literally. Much…


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What to Call US Border Detention Centers?

Adam Hodges , August 5th, 2019


The controversy over the term “concentration camps” stems from the connotations it carries, setting up analogies that risk hyperbole and overlook the complexities of historical comparison. The governm…


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DragNet: February 1 – February 15, 2018

anthropoliteiaadmin , February 20th, 2018


Image from ACLU.org For this dragnet update we have several fascinating articles to highlight. Among the stories from the United states was  an article on  the NYPD’s unofficial power…


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Anthropology in Unseen Spaces

Alexandra Frankel , November 3rd, 2017


Documenting the human costs of the US security-state. This spring, Esperanza, a Salvadoran woman in the small California Central Valley town of Mendota, was on her way to church…


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Migrant Resilience and Refuge in the Trump Era

Alexandra Frankel , June 16th, 2017


As we enter a new deportation era migrant communities near and far from the border are getting organized. This article is part of the Maintaining Refuge series. Following the…


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Stolen Art

Whitney Carter , March 15th, 2016


Hiding in Plain Sight Bell-krater featuring an elderly satyr and a young Dionysus. Attributed to Python (Greek, South Italian, Paestan, active mid-4th century BC). Polaroids of this bell-krater…


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