Bag’s Take-Away:
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. 
via MSNBC PhotoBlog
(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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Bag’s Take-Away:

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.

via MSNBC PhotoBlog

(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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Bag’s Take-Away:
How small and frail are the living symbols of power. Pope Benedict and Raúl Castro at the airport in Havana looking for all the world like the focus of tilt-shift photography or like tiny, bent Hiro Hitos making their final bows on the world stage.
via  The New York Times
( credit: Javier Galeano/Pool caption:  Cuba’s president, Raúl Castro, greeted Benedict at the airport. The visit comes at a delicate time for the Roman Catholic Church in Cuba, where it has staked out a mediating role between the people and the Castro government.) 
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Bag’s Take-Away:

How small and frail are the living symbols of power. Pope Benedict and Raúl Castro at the airport in Havana looking for all the world like the focus of tilt-shift photography or like tiny, bent Hiro Hitos making their final bows on the world stage.

via The New York Times

( credit: Javier Galeano/Pool caption: Cuba’s president, Raúl Castro, greeted Benedict at the airport. The visit comes at a delicate time for the Roman Catholic Church in Cuba, where it has staked out a mediating role between the people and the Castro government.)

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