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Marching For The Freedom Of Political Prisoners In Barcelona

  Documentary and Street Photographer Lluis Ripoll is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Demonstration Freedom Political Prisoners – Barcelona Nov. 11th, 2017‘.  To see Lluis’ projects click on any photograph.                     See also:…

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“…in a cell with 3,000 prisoners…” Photographing Members Of The Bairro 18 Gang In A Salvadoran Prison

  Photographer John Sevigny is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Tribe‘.  To see John’s body of work click on any image.             Barrio 18 is a powerful Salvadoran gang whose reputation in the international press is often…

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The Struggles Of Burma’s Former Political Prisoners Rebuilding Their Lives As Illegal Refugees

  Documentary Photographer James MacKay is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘The Prison Without Bars’.  To see James’ body of work click on any image.       Burma’s non violent revolution has seen thousands detained for their political activities and beliefs.…

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America’s Abandoned Prisons

  Fine Art Photographer Lee Saloutos is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From ongoing project ‘Prisons‘.  To see Lee’s projects click on any image.           The Abandoned Prison This series is part of an ongoing project documenting abandoned or closed prisons in the US.…

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Before Demolition – Carabanchel Prison, Madrid

  Photographer Mark Parascandola is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photography essay.  From his project ‘Carabanchel‘. To see Mark’s projects  and galleries of works click on any image.       “Carabanchel” documents Carabanchel´s  former prison, its history and its nearby community. It gives a view into the…

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Social Documentary Photography – 1996 Prison Living Conditions In Venezuela

  Five time Pulitzer Prize nominee, Photojournalist Jon Kral is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.   To see Jon’s portfolio of work click on any image.     Latin Prisons Hell On Earth © Jon Kral In 1996 violent riots were increasing within the prisons throughout Latin…

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Documentary Photography – Uganda’s Prisons

This documentary photography was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Documentary Photographer and Visual Storyteller Kim Verkade.   From project “Uganda” by Kim Verkade         Click on any image to see Kim’s gallery of projects and photographs.           See also: Kratjesbar Eternal…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2018

  Giovanna Cristina Vivinetto     Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2017   Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2016   Edge Of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2015 & 2014

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The Struggles Of A Woman Re-entering Society After Decades Of Incarceration

  Public Defender and Photographer Sara Bennett is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From the ‘Life after life in prison’ project.  To see Sara’s body of work, click on any image.    “I have to go to three state-mandated programs. I like my individual…

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The Complexity Of Gender Identity

  Photographer Artist Monica Gorini is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this project.  From ‘The Wrong Body’ series.  To see Monica’s body of work, click on any image.     Boundaries in human experience Boundaries, real or perceived, and the related concerns are emerging topics in our contemporary world…

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Amazon Minimum Wage $15.00 Hour | Let’s Not Forget About The Robots

  Keep the pressure on the Titan! One cannot go a day without reading bad press regarding the working conditions for Amazon employees.  US$15,00 per hour is a good start, but what about working conditions. One trillion dollar valuation does not go well with the people working their bones off,…

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The Violence South Of The Border | Latin America’s Shocking Crime Statistics Followed By The Darkest Prediction

  I have been pickpocketed in Guatemala, watch torn off my wrist in Peru, boots stolen in Brazil , and my backpack sliced open with a razor blade in Equator. These examples, are all small fry crime, in Central and South America.   Latin America has the largest murder rate…

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“he’s a homosexual, you can do whatever you want” | Stories From Survivors Of Franco’s Homophobic Dictatorship | Spain’s Dark Chapter

  Photographer Luca Gaetano Pira is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this article.  To see Luca’s body of work click on any image.   The Spanish Pink Triangles Four decades have passed since the abolition of the “Social Danger Laws” in 1978. At the time Homosexuality was persecuted…

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Left For Dead | The Eyewitness Accounts Of Rapes, Decapitations, Tortures & Other Crimes Against Humanity | The Rohingya   Decimation

  Reportage Photographer David Verberckt is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Stateless Rohingya‘.  To see David’s body of work click on any image.         During the past several years, I have been documenting the plight of the Rohingya Muslim…

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The Many Facets Of Thai Boxing | Young Fighters’ Struggles & Hopes | Bangkok

  Documentary Photographer Richard Friend is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘In the Ring‘ and ‘Catching Monkeys‘.  To see Richard’s body of  work click on any photograph.           Under an expressway flyover near one of the largest slum…

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Engulfed By Solitude & Sadness In A Place Of Unspeakable Atrocities | Auschwitz & Birkenau Concentration   Camps

  Photographer Dave Bowman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his series ‘Tainted Earth‘.  To see Dave’s body of work click on any image.   Birkenau                 Auschwitz                  …

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The Remaining WWII Veterans Of Magadan, Russia

  Fashion, Editorial and Fine Art Photographer Darya Ryan is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘I Am History‘.  To see Darya’s body of work click on any image.   We live in a world of many wars. The abundance of conflict in…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2017

Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2016   Edge Of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2015 & 2014  

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Without Boundaries Making Dresses For The Devil

  Photographer Alina Fedorenko is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this art project.  From her series ‘Dresses‘.  To see Alina’s body of work click on any photograph.       Dresses “Twelve nails and a rusty pair of scissors. With only these meagre tools at her command, apart from her own…

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“Go to the village hidden in deep snow…” Zaido-A Surviving Ritual In A Dream Place

  Photographer Yukari Chikura is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Zaido‘.  To see Yukari’s gallery click on any image.             ZAIDO ( For my deceased father…)   Nothing had prepared me for my father’s death. He…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2016

  WRITER SWAPNIL MINDHE Plaza Constitución & The Daily Physical Effects Of Argentina’s  Economy     Edge Of Humanity Magazine Contributor’s List 2015 & 2014

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Growing Up In Extreme Violence & Poverty In El Salvador

  Documentary Photographer Adam Hinton is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘El Salvador‘.  To see Adam’s body of work click on any photograph.           El Salvador has a long history of gang violence and many films have…

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Willich I – A Correction Facility In Germany

  Photographer Kathrin Tschirner is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘ JVA Willich – Men’s Block in Willich I ‘.  To see Kathrin’s body of work click on any image.       Willich I is part of a series about functional places to…

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Dahi Handi Celebrations In Pune

  Independent Film Maker and Photographer Ritam Talukdar is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  To follow Ritam’s photo journeys click on any image.     Dahi-Handi Celebrations Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya     Janmashtami also known as Krishnashtami actually describes the birthday of Lord…

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Life In The South African Countryside – 1980’s & 90’s

  Artist and Photographer Roger Ballen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Platteland‘.  To see  Roger’s  body of work click on any image.           Platteland was born of the profound irony that despite the political privilege apartheid…

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The Brothels Of Calcutta: Where Dreams Are Too Far To Be Reached

  Photographer Stefano Zardini is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘The Prostitution‘.  To see Stefano’s body of work click on any image.       In a taxi with me is a man who owns a brothel, he is fat and…

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‘Tūhoe Nation’ The New Zealand Tribe Holding On To Their Sovereignty

  Photographer Birgit Krippner  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Ngāi Tūhoe: A Māori Tribe‘.  To see Birgit’s body of work click on any image.           Tūhoe are a NZ Maori tribe (Iwi) – known as “the…

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Artist Exposé – Digital Art

  Artist Tomoki Hayasaka is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  To see Tomoki’s body of work click on any image.                     See also: Art By Tomoki Hayasaka   Back to HOME PAGE

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Who Died Here? Places & Stories Of Violent Murders In London

  Photojournalist Antonio Zazueta Olmos is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his book/project ‘The landscape Of Murder‘.  To see Antonio’s body of work click on any image.       The Landscape of Murder is a photographic series documenting all the sites where…

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England’s Community For Polish War Veterans: “A Home Away From Home”

  Visual Storyteller Karolina Jonderko is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Little Poland‘.  To see Karolina’s projects click on any image.       “His Majesty’s government will never forget the debt they owe to the Polish troops who…

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Book Review-The Kung Fu Book of Wisdom By Herbie J. Pilato

From a very young age, I have enjoyed reading books relating to Eastern Philosophy.  Over several decades, I have been collecting books on the topic. This book review is the first of a new series on Edge of Humanity Magazine. Do you remember the TV show Kung Fu? This 1970’s…

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  My car broke down today Received A high interest Payday loan No catching the bus The mechanic Will get paid I work For a dollar more Than minimum wage Scared Lose sleep  About becoming homeless Only a couple lost paychecks away Eat no name can or box dinners everyday…

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INMATES – What The Fuck Have I Got Myself Into?

  Documentary Photographer Kamil Sleszynski  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From project ‘Input/Output‘. To see Kamil’s works click on any image.         “Do You know what it’s like to be overwhelmed by fear? Total kind. The kind I felt when they opened…

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Refugees’ Daily Lives In Greece

Photojournalist Joris van Gennip is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘The Aegean Prison‘. To see Joris’ body of work click on any image.                       See also: Waiting for the…

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Keeping Youth Out Of Trouble One Punch At A Time – A Professional Boxer’s Story

  Photographer Theo Gould is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Boxing Gym‘ . To see Theo’s body of work click on any image.   San Andrés Island, one of the lesser known Caribbean Islands, is geographically closer to Nicaragua, yet politically part of Colombia.…

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North Carolina In Black & White

  Photographer David Simonton  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  These photographs are from his project ‘North Carolina‘.  To see David’s  portfolios click on any image.                         See also: Polk Prison By David Simonton   Back to…

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Women & Their Children’s Lives In A Bolivian Jail

  Photographer Hannah Kozak is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Imprisonment of a Woman’s Soul‘.  To see Hannah’s gallery of projects click on any image.     The women in the Bolivian jail of Centro de Orientación Femenino de Obrajes have been incarcerated for…

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Three Women Bonded By Addiction & Homelessness – Skid Row, LA, USA

  Street/Documentary Photographer Suzanne Stein is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.   To see Suzanne’s gallery of photographs click on any image.     Driving through the heart of Skid Row one morning this past spring I spotted a lady standing with a mirror,…

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Daily Life Around Former Auschwitz Concentration Camp, Poland

  Editorial and Commercial Photographer Danny Ghitis is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Land Of Os‘.  To see Danny’s portfolios and projects click on any image.                     See also: Deep Valley Dark…

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Wall Street Still Sucking the Blood from the Veins of the American Public

  It has been several years since the great recession and the American economy is slowly pulling itself out of the abyss.  Real Estate prices have mainly rebounded around the country. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has hit an all-time high of 18,000.Unemployment is at 5%. This is false because the…

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Documentary Photography – Russia’s Domestic Workers

  Documentary Photographer Lilia Li-Mi-Yan is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project and book ‘Masters and Servants‘.  To see Lilia’s gallery of projects click on any image.     In rich houses Service Personnel such as maids, butlers, cooks and gardeners have been…

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Travel/Street Photography From Around The World

This travel/street photography essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Anthropologist & Reporter Michal Josephy.   Click on any image to see Michal’s photographs and reports. Click on any image to see Michal’s photographs and reports. Click on any image to see Michal’s photographs and reports.   See…

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Social Documentary: Mexico Garbage Dump Workers-Their Community, Struggles & Poverty

This social documentary photography was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Photographer David von Blohn.   From project “Linda Vista” by David von Blohn.   Click on any image to see other stories by David von Blohn.     In search of opportunities and escaping the economic crisis in their country,…

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Education, Training And The Middle Class In America

This article was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by AZULDELMAR2KR. Americans don’t resent the wealthy, nor do people around the world. Most know they will never be rich.  They don’t care. What they do expect is to have economic hope, a sense that they will be free from fear…

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The Smuggler – Tanka

  The Peruvian Convinced her to move some snow She hit the jackpot Until the prison door closed Nothing is worth one’s freedom   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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