Month: July 2016

Artist of the moment………..photographer Dorothea Lange

Steinback country …..
The depression ……..

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Dorothea Lange was an American photographer was renown for his images of the Great Depression era. Dorothea Lange was born in Hoboken, New Jersey in the year 1895. Her most famous works deal with migrant workers and

Lange had a difficult childhood as her father abandoned the family. She also was a victim of the disease polio. This caused her to have weak legs and she walked with permanent limp.

The artist attended Columbia University located in New York City where she studied photography. After college was able to work in the studios of many famous photographers.

Lange worked for the government program (F.S.A.) at the Farm Security Administration.

Talk about an artistic husband and wife duo, Dorothea Lange was married to American western painter Maynard Dixon. The couple had two children. After the couple divorced Lange married an economics professor. Lange and the professor travelled about the country and…

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The SDLP And Colum Eastwood: Make Me Green, But Not Just Yet

being a half-nationalist is as credible as being a half-virgin

AN SIONNACH FIONN

So is it Colum Eastwood, the SDLP leader, or the members of the press who are sending mixed messages on the regional party’s attitude to the post-Brexit calls for a reunification referendum? From a short piece by the Irish Examiner:

“Colum Eastwood has said that the reunification of Ireland is “the biggest and best idea around” adding that it would be a “natural” way forward in the context of Britain leaving the EU.

His comments come after Enda Kenny this week opened up the possibility of a border poll in the context of Brexit negotiations.

Mr Eastwood, who was speaking in Glenties this morning said: “Much of the headline talk at MacGill this week has focused on the prospect of a further constitutional change through the calling of a border poll.

This is a natural and welcome development.”

He told those attending the summer school that the events of the past few…

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