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timelightbox: “Mr. President Your people are dying People eat from the garbage Look what is happening in your country Misery is everywhere People have nowhere to sleep Today I speak fearlessly on behalf of the people Crushed under the boots of injustice” With these words, Tunisian rapper Hamada Ben Amor, also known as El Général, became one of the loudest voices of the Arab Spring. Recorded in...
Managing editor Richard Stengel talks with Kurt Andersen, author of our cover story, about the decision to recognize the global protest movements of 2011 in TIME’s Person of the Year issue.
Shepard Fairey Talks About Creating TIME's Person...
Shepard Fairey’s iconic designs require work by hand and digital rendering, so when faced with creating an image that must illustrate a body of unrest that has spent the year not only protesting on the streets, but online, he’s a perfect fit. As the artist behind our Person of the Year 2011 cover commemorating this year’s pick, The Protester, Fairey says his cover image is based...
Longreads: Writer Lev Grossman: My Top 5 Longreads... →
longreads: Lev Grossman writes about books and technology for Time magazine. He’s also the author of the bestselling novels The Magicians and The Magician King. *** • “One Man’s Quest to Outrace Wind,” by Adam Fisher, Wired Why do I never find stories like this? Probably because I’m…