Alfonzo Smith is 17 years old and a promising student at Whitney Young High School in West Chicago. Alfonzo has a dream. He wants to be an actor – a famous actor. So he practices all the time.
Tuesday March 18th, Chicago, Illinois: On our first morning on the journey, we went to see a street rally protest against McDonald’s on West Chicago Avenue. Around 30 workers turned up to shout out their frustration against the multi billion dollar cooperation. One young woman stood out:
Espen Rasmussen Espen Rasmussen (born 1976) is based at Nesodden, close to Oslo, Norway. He works as a photo editor in VG Helg — the weekend magazine of the biggest daily Norwegian newspaper VG. At the same time he is constantly working on his own photo projects. Rasmussen focuses specially on humanitarian issues and the challenges related
Hard.Land is a modern multimedia project – a journey through Blue Collar America to meet the people struggling to keep the American Dream alive: The Middle Class, the unemployed, the new poor, the workers on low or minimum wage – and those who have lost benefits and had a cut in their salaries. We –