Lucian Perkins and Darcy Courteau journeyed through rural Arkansas, long held in the American consciousness as backward and unsophisticated. Instead it's a land populated with imaginative dreamers hanging on to self-sufficient country life ... view full story
GROUND ZERO for the housing crisis in the western United States is in central California, Phoenix, Arizona, and Las Vegas, Nevada. These three places, more than anywhere else in the country, have felt the backlash of the past decade’s extensive predatory lending and mortgage fraud. Today the housing crisis in the Western states has become [...]
From the heart of Hurricane Sandy’s devastation three Facing Change photographers – Alan Chin, and Andrew Lichtenstein – relate their stories in the wake of the one of the most devastating storms ever to strike the eastern seaboard. Alan Chin Staten Island, New York, November 2, 2012 The Forster family unwinds after a long day [...]
In the immediate aftermath of hurricane Sandy, one of the most devastating storms ever to strike the eastern seaboard, three FCDA photographers – Alan Chin and Andrew Lichtenstein – fanned out across the New York City area to capture scenes of the city in crisis. Chin was on hand as firefighters battled blazes in Breezy [...]
Scranton, Pennsylvania almost went bankrupt this summer when the city had less than $5000 left in its accounts. Hundreds of municipal employees, including the mayor and the police and fire departments, went on minimum wage.