A #woman pulls a baby on a pallet as they prepare to move to a new temporary camp for migrants and #refugees, on the island of #Lesbos, #Greece. (Yara Nardi / REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 22 -28 September

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all. EMILY DICKINSON

Kuma a Shiba Inu (R) looks at AIBO playing after a funeral for 19 'dead' pet robot AIBOs at the Kofuku-ji temple in Isumi, Chiba prefecture. (AFP)
International POW

International POW: 24 February – 2 March

Like a drug, the machine is useful, dangerous and habit-forming. The oftener one surrenders to it the tighter its grip becomes. – George Orwell, The Road

Migrant domestic workers of various nationalities attend the launch of the first domestic workers union, at at the headquarters of the National Federation of Unions for Workers and Employees in Lebanon (FENASOL) in Beirut. There are an estimated 200,000 migrant workers in Lebanon, primarily from Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, the Philippines and Nepal. Many have their passports confiscated by their employers upon arrival in Lebanon and are locked up insides homes. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 22 – 28 January

Social media are a catalyst for the advancement of everyone’s rights. It’s where we’re reminded that we’re all human and all equal. It’s where people

A woman protests against satirical French weekly Charlie Hebdo, which featured a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammad as the cover of its first edition since an attack by Islamist gunmen, in Beirut's southern suburbs. The text on the headband reads in Arabic: " I'm at your service oh Mohamad". (Khalil Hassan / REUTERS)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 15 – 21 January

Love is snowy, like the raincloud I left in the freezer. I would ski on the slope of your kiss, but I’d be fearful of

An Orthodox Christian dips into the icy waters of a pond in Moscow, Russia, during the celebration of the epiphany holiday – the day the spirit of God descended upon believers in the shape of a dove during Jesus’s baptism in the river Jordan. (Vasily Maximov / AFP - Getty Images)
International POW

International POW: 13 – 19 January

Don’t ever let somebody tell you you can’t do something, not even me. Alright? You dream, you gotta protect it. People can’t do something themselves,

Residents smoke a hookah in snow-covered Jizeen, southern Lebanon. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 7 – 14 January

I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know,

A Filipino boy runs amongst black smoke, billowing from electrical wires being burned by scavengers, at a dumpsite in Manila, Philippines. Scavengers earn about P150 (US $3) a day by selling recyclable scraps, copper and other metals they find in the heap of garbage. (Aaron Favila / AP)
International POW

International POW: 6 – 12 January

Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it. ― Noam Chomsky.