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A woman’s family transports her body after she leapt to her death in Yangji, China. The woman committed suicide in response to developers demolishing her home to make way for a stadium. 
With any form of capitalism comes the various forms of problems capitalism brings with it. China’s only PR hope is that these problems are solved before the West’s access to social issues in China becomes stronger. 
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(credit: Reuters caption: Xian, center, the husband of Li Jie’e, accompanied by his son Xiyong, right, pushes his wife’s body on a transport stretcher as another relative, left, burns incense in Yangji village on May 10, 2012.)
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A woman’s family transports her body after she leapt to her death in Yangji, China. The woman committed suicide in response to developers demolishing her home to make way for a stadium.

With any form of capitalism comes the various forms of problems capitalism brings with it. China’s only PR hope is that these problems are solved before the West’s access to social issues in China becomes stronger.

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(credit: Reuters caption: Xian, center, the husband of Li Jie’e, accompanied by his son Xiyong, right, pushes his wife’s body on a transport stretcher as another relative, left, burns incense in Yangji village on May 10, 2012.)

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Obama gives a native greeting to citizens of the Republic of Hawaii attending the APAICS conference. More fodder for those who chide Obama for going around the globe apologizing and salaaming world leaders.
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(credit:Reuters caption:  U.S. President Barack Obama gestures shaka at the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) 18th annual gala dinner in Washington May 8, 2012. The shaka sign is a common greeting gesture. It is often associated with Hawaii.)
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Obama gives a native greeting to citizens of the Republic of Hawaii attending the APAICS conference. More fodder for those who chide Obama for going around the globe apologizing and salaaming world leaders.

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(credit:Reuters caption: U.S. President Barack Obama gestures shaka at the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) 18th annual gala dinner in Washington May 8, 2012. The shaka sign is a common greeting gesture. It is often associated with Hawaii.)

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Strewn but standing. A beautiful shot of a seemingly levitating pine tree uprooted in last year’s tsunami in Japan.
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(photo credit: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images caption:  Pine trees, uprooted during last year’s tsunami, lay strewn over the beach in Rikuzentakata, Japan. Areas that were hit hardest still struggle, with the approach of the anniversary of the disaster that left 15,848 dead and 3,305 missing.
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Strewn but standing. A beautiful shot of a seemingly levitating pine tree uprooted in last year’s tsunami in Japan.

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(photo credit: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images caption: Pine trees, uprooted during last year’s tsunami, lay strewn over the beach in Rikuzentakata, Japan. Areas that were hit hardest still struggle, with the approach of the anniversary of the disaster that left 15,848 dead and 3,305 missing.

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The Revolution Lives! Love the old fashioned rifles and barn hay. 
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(photo credit: Kim Kwang Hyon/Associated Press caption: Pyongyang, North Korea — North Korean soldiers chant denunciations of South Korean President Lee Myung-bak as a morale-building exercise at a military base on their country’s southwest coast, opposite South Korea’s Baengnyeong Island.) 
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The Revolution Lives! Love the old fashioned rifles and barn hay.

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(photo credit: Kim Kwang Hyon/Associated Press caption: Pyongyang, North Korea — North Korean soldiers chant denunciations of South Korean President Lee Myung-bak as a morale-building exercise at a military base on their country’s southwest coast, opposite South Korea’s Baengnyeong Island.)

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