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Interactive Essays
Libera MeBurma: Behind the Conflict
Libera Me
by Alex Majoli

This story is a personal exploration of loss, separation, heaven and hell. Inspired by Pirandello's play "Six Characters in Search of an Author,” Majoli elaborates on the notion that we are all "actors of life."

Burma: Behind the Conflict
by Magnum Photographers

The current conflict in Burma is just the latest symptom of a political and social disorder that has plagued the country for decades. In this essay, writer and columnist Brendan I. Koerner, whose latest book led him to an extensive research trip to Burma, comments on the background of its current troubles.

Book of the Week
<i>Under a Grudging Sun</i>
Under a Grudging Sun
by Alex Webb
In Under a Grudging Sun, Alex Webb focuses on "sad and beguiling Haiti" during the brief period after the departure of its dictator, Jean-Claude Duvalier. Webb had made several trips to Haiti before Duvalier left, but when he first returned during "Haiti Libere," he was struck by the new sense of freedom and openness among the people. Here is the photographic story of that time, when some of the poorest, most oppressed people in the Western Hemisphere had hope for democratic reforms. And here also is the dashing of that hope and the horrifying and violent chaos that enveloped Haiti.
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Award-Winning Work Series
Part I: Water in Sahel

by John Vink
Western Africa has a fragile ecosystem. The water supply is limited—and based primarily on rain. While Sahel was undergoing severe drought in the 1980s, Belgian photographer John Vink was there to document the situation. For this body of work, Vink received the prestigious W. Eugene Smith Grant in 1986.
Robert CapaQuote of the Week
The truth is the best picture, the best propaganda.
— Robert Capa