In Ed Kashi’s photo from August 2017, Laurel Cline visits her mother Lenora in a nursing home in Los Angeles, California. This morning, AP announced a new report detailing misuse of antipsychotics in nursing homes. Analyzing the latest government data, Human Rights Watch estimates that there are currently about 179,000 people in nursing homes who get antipsychotics every week without having a diagnosis for which the drugs are approved.
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Stefano De Luigi will be taking over Open Society Foundations’ Instagram with his project “Bushmeat, a Silent Ecological Disaster.”
The project is about how the illegal trade of protected fauna, ivory, and bushmeat contribute to extinction, environmental destruction, and fund terrorist groups in Cameroon and Chad.
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Harper’s Magazine features “Lines and Lineage” as a 12-page spread in the February 2018 issue. A subscription is required to view the entire feature online. The project was realized with a CatchLight Fellowship in partnership with the Pulitzer Center.