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Friday, 21 November 2014

It Changes Everything (Perilous Sanctuary)

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Child of an FSA -- R.R. borrower? in front of house, Puerto Rico: photo by Jack Delano, December 1941 or January 1942 (Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Collection, Library of Congress)


Nothing changes everything.
Everything changes nothing.
We're all about change
for a while then not; times
are tough, then that's enough
of not
enough. Change nothings
everything. Metal will never
evolve into life,
no
 
Metal however
precious
will ever
evolve into life.



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Astrid Silva: 'It changes everything.' Vegas has a new star. #immigration: image via Rory Carroll @rorycarroll72, 21 November 2014
 
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Full house at Las Vegas's Hermandad Mexicana office for Obama's speech. #immigration: image via Rory Carroll @rorycarroll72, 21 November 2014

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Katia Pereilla: 'thousands of children will sleep tight tonight knowing they parents won't be deported.' #immigration: image via Rory Carroll @rorycarroll72, 21 November 2014


Whoops and cheers when Obama appears. Then complete silence, straining to catch every word. #immigration: image via Rory Carroll @rorycarroll72, 21 November 2014


Obama's challenge to congress - 'pass a bill' - elicits biggest cheer yet. #immigration: image via Rory Carroll @rorycarroll72, 21 November 2014


That's Astrid Silva in the red. #immigration: image via Rory Carroll @rorycarroll72, 21 November 2014


Tears, cheers. #immigration: image via Rory Carroll @rorycarroll72, 21 November 2014


Nooo! Screen freezes. #immigration: image via Rory Carroll @rorycarroll72, 21 November 2014


Astrid Silva trembling, happy, relieved that parents won't be deported. 'I don't have to be scared.' #immigration: image via Rory Carroll @rorycarroll72, 21 November 2014


Astrid's boss Theresa Navarro. 'It's given us hope. We'll vote in 2016 to get a president who makes this permanent.' #immigration: image via Rory Carroll @rorycarroll72, 21 November 2014


Baseball game, Sixto Escobar Stadium, San Juan: photo by Melvin Lauver, c. 1946-48; image by Tom Lehman, 10 July 2011
 

Dressed as a princess, Jennifer Knoepfel, is helped with her dress during the Saturday night stock car races, Agassiz Speedway, Agassiz, British Columbia. Jennifer dressed up in the long gown and tiara as part of her duties presenting the trophies to the winners of the night's competition: photo by Andy Clark / Reuters, 7 July 2012
 


Will Power of Australia, bottom, goes under the car of Mike Conway of Britain during the Indianapolis 500 auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana: photo by Peter Kirles / Reuters, 27 May 2012


Worker on Irrigated agricultural land on Oxnard Plain, a prime farming area now being developed for housing near Oxnard, California, north of Los Angeles: photo by Charles O'Rear for the Environmental Protection Agency's Project DOCUMERICA, June 1975 (US National Archives)
 

Colorado River at the Mexican border, Yuma County, Arizona: photo by Charles O'Rear for the Environmental Protection Agency's Project DOCUMERICA, May 1972 (US National Archives)



Colorado River on the Mexican side of the border: photo by Charles O'Rear for the Environmental Protection Agency's Project DOCUMERICA, May 1972 (US National Archives)


Colorado River on the Mexican side of the border: photo by Charles O'Rear for the Environmental Protection Agency's Project DOCUMERICA, May 1972 (US National Archives)



Las Vegas street scene: photo by Charles O'Rear for the Environmental Protection Agency's Project DOCUMERICA, May 1972 (US National Archives)
 

A migrant family looking for work in the pea fields of California: photo by Dorothea Lange for Federal Resettlement Administration, 1935 (Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)


Maybe read a few books. Or graduate beyond trolling. RT @owillis: the GOP prepares its response to #ImmigrationAction: image via T. Becket Adams @BecketAdams, 21 November 2014
 
Photo by Matt Black - The Dispossession - A stranded migrant in his shanty

A stranded migrant in his shanty, Fresno, California: photo by Matt Black, 2011 (Matt Black Photography)

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Monte Albán, Zapotec/Mixtec site, highland Oaxaca: photo by Reinhard Jahn, 26 December 2003



Left behind by his migrant children, an ailing man lies in his yard, San Miguel Cuevas, Oaxaca, Mexico: photo by Matt Black, 2011 (Matt Black Photography)

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Mexican man in front of movie theatre, San Antonio, Texas: photo by Russell Lee, March 1939 (Farm Security Administration Collection, Library of Congress)
 


Marks, Mississippi: photo by janet larson (silvrdollmoon), 11 October 2013



Lockhart, Texas 1978 (from the Archives): photo by Don Hudson, April 1978


Untitled (Mount Desert, Maine): photo by Patrick Joust, June 2013

When you visit Pine Bluff, you can see it suffers from a broken heart. Kareem Bearden works the night shift at a drive-through liquor store on the outskirts of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, He moved to town a few years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin when a friend opened the store: photo by William Widmer via NYT Photo on twitter, 15 July 2014


 Tlalpan, Mexico City: photo by Jair Cabrera Torres (rastamaniaco), 24 November 2013
 

Iztapalapa: photo by Jair Cabrera Torres (rastamaniaco), 15 September 2012



Mexico City: photo by Jair Cabrera Torres (rastamaniaco), 20 January 2013
 

Metro, Mexico City: photo by Jair Cabrera Torres (rastamaniaco), 4 February 2013
 

St. Jude the Protector, Mexico City: photo by Jair Cabrera Torres (rastamaniaco), 28 July 2012
 

St. Jude the Protector, Iztapalapa: photo by Jair Cabrera Torres (rastamaniaco), 17 March 2012
 

Exit, Gomez Palacio, Durango: photo by Jair Cabrera Torres (rastamaniaco), 1 June 2012
 

Durango: photo by Jair Cabrera Torres (rastamaniaco), 27 April 2012


Man on roof, East Oakland, night: photo by Dennis McGuira, 10 March 2012



East Oakland (North Kennedy Tract): photo by djpurity, 12 April 2009
 

Even Oakland: photo by Presley Martin, 12 January 2006

  Night Releases, Mississippi River Corridor, Louisiana: photo by Richard Misrach, 1998
 

If anyone is on a flight to Acapulco, good luck. Students are blocking the airport. #VivaMexico #YaMeCanse #Mexico43: image via Random Walker @Morology, 10 November 2014


Swamp and Pipeline, Geismar, Louisiana: photo by Richard Misrach, 1998