Protest

Maxine Both

War-like pictures depicting France set a light by violent clashes between police and the “Gilets Jaunes”, or “Yellow Vests” movement, circulated widely in the media this past month.

Alia B. Martin

Linnea Lönnberg

Emma Diltz

Mabel Sieh
Vicky Wong

Shaun Randol

Something is being lost in our age of physical and metaphorical din. Political leaders, pundits, activists, journalists, intellectuals, and ordinary citizens are engaging in shouting matches in all forms of media, including social media platforms. The most radical act one can take at this moment, says George Prochnik, is to engage in a patient, reflective retreat from all the noise. A more empathetic society may emerge from the quiet.