Slate has started Flickr group for readers to post photographs showing how the recession has affected them. There are some surprising and beautiful photos, not only of abandoned shopping malls (from senor miller):
the contents of evicted homes (from solodad300):
...but also of ways in which people are exploring positive responses to the crisis, like imericancrayon's new sewing project:
Bluestocking's VOICES project hopes to gather similar photos, as well as stories, essays, and artwork, looking at how the economic crisis is affecting people around the world.