Monday, August 23, 2004

War by The Numbers

Jeff Johnson's provactive poster makes the deathtoll in Iraq visible.


poster that catalogues in raw numbers the human toll from the ongoing war in Iraq

...it catalogues in raw numbers the human toll from the ongoing war in Iraq. It notes that, as of July 14, 2004, 1,014 soldiers from the U.S.-led coalition had been killed in combat. More strikingly, it then goes on to deconstruct the carnage in exhaustive physical detail: 3,042 pounds of brain matter, 380,422 teeth, 983 tons of flesh and bone, 131,180 fingers.

As Steve Ybarra of Latinos for Democracy says, it's all about visibility.

Read about how the Minneapolis Star Tribune censored Jeff to keep the truth about the war invisible.

Via Political Puzzle.
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