Johnny Magdaleno

Art

Animated TV Shows Turn Into Static, Coded Canvases

Casey Reas manipulates TV transmissions into visual works reminiscent of Pollock.
Johnny Magdaleno
9.5.16
Art

Driving a Bikable Work Station from Barrio to Barrio, Amor Muñoz Creates Jobs In Mexico City

The 'MA4' project imbues communities with functional DIY electronic textiles.
Johnny Magdaleno
9.4.16
crime & drugs

Welcome to the youth murder capital of California

Monterey County has California's highest homicide rate among 10- to 24-year-olds. And most of those murders occur in the troubled city of Salinas.
Johnny Magdaleno
7.27.16
Science

Alistair McClymont, Creator of Artificial Tornado Machine, Captures the Beauty of Science

This beautiful and scary art what happens when an artist studies scientists at work.
Johnny Magdaleno
2.16.16
africa

South Sudan's President Refuses to Endorse Peace Deal as Deadline Passes

The agreement gives President Salva Kiir a majority stake in a transitional government. Rebel leader Riek Machar expressed shock to reporters after learning that Kiir had declined to sign.
Johnny Magdaleno
8.17.15
africa

South Sudan Leaders Start Up Talks to End Bloody Civil War — Again

Another round of peace talks between the country's warring factions has begun, but if Thursday's opening remarks are any indication, compromise will be as challenging as ever.
Johnny Magdaleno
8.6.15
Politics

Ethiopians Aren't Optimistic That Obama Can Help End Country's Human Rights Abuses

Ethiopia has maintained Washington funding despite reports by the US State Department that paint the country as one of the worst human rights offenders in sub-Saharan Africa.
Johnny Magdaleno
7.27.15
africa

South African Police Acted Without 'Command and Control' in Marikana Mine Massacre

In one of the most high-profile assaults since the end of apartheid, South African police killed 34 miners striking for higher wages and better living conditions in August 2012.
Johnny Magdaleno
6.26.15
africa

Ethiopians Call for Revenge on the Islamic State at Violent Protest Over Mass Killing Video

A massive, peaceful protest in Addis Ababa over the Islamic State’s murder of more than 20 Ethiopian Christians turned violent as demonstrators called for vengeance.
Johnny Magdaleno
4.22.15
africa

Kenyans Search for Loved Ones and Answers on Government’s Poor Security After University Attack

Authorities have been criticized for failing to sufficiently step up security at Garissa University, where at least 147 students were killed by al Shabaab militants, despite evidence they knew of the threat.
Johnny Magdaleno
4.3.15
africa

Threat of Post-Election Violence Looms in Nigeria — But Not Necessarily From Boko Haram

Incendiary campaign rhetoric, armed militias, and trigger-happy police could once again shatter the promise of a peaceful democratic result to Nigeria’s presidential election.
Johnny Magdaleno
3.29.15
africa

Sierra Leone’s President Fired His Vice President and Now All Hell Is Breaking Loose

Police stormed the headquarters of the country’s bar association Friday as lawyers gathered to decide whether the president’s decision to fire his vice president was unconstitutional.
Johnny Magdaleno
3.22.15
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