Bag’s Take-Away:

Here come the OWS covers. NY Mag’s “Sucks To Be Us” cover features demoralized youth, the hyper-modern motif of the human billboard/protest sign and the play on Arab Spring with the dual Stars-and-Stripes and keffiyeh neck accessories. The twist is that the uprising means there might actually be some hope for the shoe-gazing “post-hope” generation.

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Bag’s Take-Away:

Here come the OWS covers. NY Mag’s “Sucks To Be Us” cover features demoralized youth, the hyper-modern motif of the human billboard/protest sign and the play on Arab Spring with the dual Stars-and-Stripes and keffiyeh neck accessories. The twist is that the uprising means there might actually be some hope for the shoe-gazing “post-hope” generation.

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Topping LIFE.com’s 2011 list of Best Photo Blogs, follow us at: BagNewsNotes; BAG Twitter; BAG Facebook; Bag by Email.

Bag’s Take-Away:
A relief to see an illustration that nails what everybody’s thinking — especially when coverage of the monumental Fukushima melt down is losing out to “don’t-tell-me.”
theweekmagazine:

The cover of next week’s issue
Today, The Telegraph published a story that said the Fukushima 50, the emergency workers at Japan’s battered nuclear plant,  expect that they will die from radiation exposure. We have a story here about the prognosis for these heroic workers.

Bag’s Take-Away:

A relief to see an illustration that nails what everybody’s thinking — especially when coverage of the monumental Fukushima melt down is losing out to “don’t-tell-me.”

theweekmagazine:

The cover of next week’s issue

Today, The Telegraph published a story that said the Fukushima 50, the emergency workers at Japan’s battered nuclear plant, expect that they will die from radiation exposure. We have a story here about the prognosis for these heroic workers.

Tags #Fukushima    #Japan    #Japan Quake 2011    #The Week    #nucle    #nuclear disaster    #News    #Media    #illustration   

Bag’s take-away:
Unless this guy finds a ladder, suggests Japan (up north) might never be whole again.
staff:

In light of the recent disasters, our hearts are focused on the vibrant and wonderful community in Japan.  Your resilience is inspiring, and we hope that recovery will be swift and complete. 少しでも皆さんの力となり、一日でも早く日常の生活が取り戻せる事を願います。
As of today, Japanese is now the newest language available on Tumblr. We’re very grateful for our amazing members in the Japanese community, and we hope you’ll find the new option useful. You can change your language setting on your Preferences page. 
You can also keep up with news from Japan via the #Japan tag page.
To aid the relief and emergency efforts, we’re asking all of our members to contribute to Red Cross International from your Dashboard. Look for the message on the sidebar. Members who donate will unlock the Limited Edition Japanese Tumblr Logo, and Tumblr will match your contributions up to $15,000. 
日本の皆さま, 頑張ってください。
Love, タンブラー

Bag’s take-away:

Unless this guy finds a ladder, suggests Japan (up north) might never be whole again.

staff:

In light of the recent disasters, our hearts are focused on the vibrant and wonderful community in Japan.  Your resilience is inspiring, and we hope that recovery will be swift and complete. 少しでも皆さんの力となり、一日でも早く日常の生活が取り戻せる事を願います。

As of today, Japanese is now the newest language available on Tumblr. We’re very grateful for our amazing members in the Japanese community, and we hope you’ll find the new option useful. You can change your language setting on your Preferences page. 

You can also keep up with news from Japan via the #Japan tag page.

To aid the relief and emergency efforts, we’re asking all of our members to contribute to Red Cross International from your Dashboard. Look for the message on the sidebar. Members who donate will unlock the Limited Edition Japanese Tumblr Logo, and Tumblr will match your contributions up to $15,000. 

日本の皆さま, 頑張ってください

Love, タンブラー

(via copyeditor)

Tags #Japan    #Japan Earthquake    #illustration    #art    #political art