Looking Ahead 1

Jane McClenahan writes: As we move into 2014, I’d like to share a few things I’m following this year. It’s a list to encourage discussion, is far from exhaustive and is shamelessly biased towards my own interests.

Terracotta army of Chinese Emperor Qin Shi Huang, third century BC. Photo by Barbara Borst

Terracotta army of Chinese Emperor Qin Shi Huang, third century BC.
Photo by Barbara Borst

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Proposal to let immigrants vote in New York elections Reply

Maggy Donaldson reports on the drive to make New York the first big U.S. city to allow legal immigrants to vote in municipal elections.

New York City non-citizen eligible voter population by council district, based on census data. Map courtesy of NY Coalition to Expand Voting Rights.

New York City non-citizen eligible voter population by council district, based on census data. Map courtesy of NY Coalition to Expand Voting Rights.

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Peru: Pulling back the Veil 1

The eight journalists were buried in four graves excavated next to a creek near Uchuraccay. Their bodies were exhumed four days after they were massacred. Photo courtesy of Carmen Hulbert.

The eight journalists were buried in four graves excavated next to a creek near Uchuraccay. Their bodies were exhumed four days after they were massacred. Photo courtesy of Carmen Hulbert.

Leave Lima, travel a long road to 4,000 meters up in Peru’s central highlands and you come to Uchuraccay. It’s a remote and desolate place. Most people outside Peru have never heard of it. Jane McClenahan on a story rarely been covered in mainstream media.

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