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Nina Berman is a photographer and the author of Purple Hearts: Back From Iraq.
Air Too Dangerous to Breathe: How Gas Drilling Can Turn Rural Communities Into Industrial Wastelands [With Photos]
Posted on: Dec 13, 2011, Source: AlterNet
Drilling is just the tip of the iceberg. Compressor stations have been associated with significant headaches, bloody noses, skin lesions, blisters, and rashes.
Fight or Flight: Meet the Residents Taking on Gas Drillers, and Those Packing Their Bags [With Photo Slideshow]
Posted on: Oct 31, 2011, Source: AlterNet
As rural areas become industrialized thanks to gas drilling, residents have to make difficult choices.
Maryland AG Threatens to Sue Company Responsible for Pennsylvania Fracking Spill
Posted on: May 4, 2011, Source: AlterNet
The AG said the legal action was necessary following a well blow out, which spilled thousands of gallons of fracking fluids across farm lands and into a vital waterway.
"They Are Afraid Their House Could Blow Up": Meet the Families Whose Lives Have Been Ruined by Gas Drilling [Photos By Award-Winning Photographer Nina Berman]
Posted on: Apr 11, 2011, Source: AlterNet
"We're not asking for a lot and now they're taking it all away. In a million years, I never would have thought that people could do this and get away with it."
Glenn Beck Book Tour Makes Bizarre Visit to Heartland America
Posted on: Dec 19, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Photographer Nina Berman took photos of the economically depressed town where Beck staged his latest PR stunt.
Double Jeopardy: The Harsh Reality for Iraqi Immigrants Trying to Live in America
Posted on: Apr 24, 2009, Source: AlterNet
Recently arrived refugees wonder how they're supposed to become self-sufficient in the worst economy since the Great Depression.
The America We Never Seem to Talk About (Photo Essay)
Posted on: Nov 3, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Brenda Ann Kenneally captures the female working poor and culture of incarceration in Troy, N.Y., where the presidential race has little resonance.
Winter Soldier: Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans Speak Out [Photo Essay]
Posted on: Mar 15, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Hundreds of veterans are testifying against war crimes this weekend in Washington, DC. Nina Berman shares their stories.
Iraq: When Killing Becomes Personal [Photo Essay]
Posted on: Nov 7, 2007, Source: AlterNet
Embedded photojournalist Ashley Gilbertson offers an unsanitized view of Iraq.
Portraits of Clergy Sex Abuse (Photo Essay)
Posted on: Oct 31, 2007, Source: AlterNet
Abuse is rampant among clergy, who, too often, remain unchecked in their power and unpunished for their crimes.
Iraq's Brutally Wounded (Photo Essay)
Posted on: Oct 17, 2007, Source: AlterNet
As Americans try to help the many wounded veterans returning from war, many more thousands in Iraq have suffered, yet have no way of receiving care.
A Love of America Turned Ugly [Photo Essay]
Posted on: Oct 10, 2007, Source: AlterNet
White House photographer Christopher Morris' reveals how American pride has blinded us to the reason others hate us.
What a War on Iran Might Look Like [photo essay]
Posted on: Oct 3, 2007, Source: AlterNet
Photos of the aftermath of Israel's air strikes on Lebanon give an idea of what a war on Iran might look like.
Iraq War: Love and Personal Loss [Photo Essay]
Posted on: Sep 26, 2007, Source: AlterNet
Andrew Lichtenstein's new book, <i>Never Coming Home</i>, shows the faces behind the Iraq War casualty statistics.
Nuclear War Play
Posted on: May 14, 2007, Source: AlterNet
Replete with fake blood and hired nuclear fallout victim actors, the Pentagon is in the midst of simulating one of the largest nuclear detonation exercises ever.
Audio Slideshow: From Washington, DC with Peace
Posted on: Jan 29, 2007, Source: AlterNet
Hundreds of thousands of people marched on Washington this Saturday to protest the war. Experience it yourself with imagery and sounds captured by photojournalist Nina Berman.
Body Armor for Dogs: Media Hype Creates Yet Another Need
Posted on: Nov 29, 2006, Source: AlterNet
Patriotic and misguided fervor saddles police dogs with unnecessary and pricey protection.
Does the Military Send Sick Soldiers to War?
Posted on: Nov 2, 2006, Source: AlterNet
The Army wanted to make an example of Anthony Vanderpool. But what they may have done was make a mentally unbalanced man even worse.
Live From Iraq
Posted on: Dec 14, 2005, Source: AlterNet
In the book, 'Unembedded,' four independent photojournalists reveal the human face of war-ravaged Iraq.
Winter Soldiers' Stories
Posted on: Aug 24, 2005, Source: AlterNet
A rereleased 1971 documentary offers firsthand accounts of Vietnam soldiers who witnessed -- and committed -- barbaric acts of brutality as part of their 'tour of duty.'
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