At September 9th, pro-DACA rally in front of Idaho capitol building in Boise. Photo credit: Sam Mayfield

“We All Have Dreams:” Voices in Support of DACA from the Pacific Northwest

September 12, 2017 Sam Mayfield and Ben Dangl

Thousands gathered in Boise, Idaho last Saturday to voice their support for DACA and protest Trump's plans to end the program. “There are so many injustices currently happening and DACA is not one of them,” Cristina, in attendance at the Boise rally, told Toward Freedom. “DACA students and DACA recipients are not criminals. They are students going to college, trying to be someone in life.”

A woman sits with her child next the barrier separating the protesters from the Presidential Palace. All photos by Jeff Abbott.

Guatemala’s Government Palace and the Street: Indigenous Campesinos Occupy Capital to Protest Land Conflicts

August 17, 2017 Jeff Abbott

One hundred Q’eqchi Maya families have established an encampment next to the Presidential Palace in Guatemala City to protest the government's unwillingness to resolve agrarian conflicts in their territory. “We are here in front of the National Palace because of the failure of the state," indigenous activist Carlos Choc explained. "Our Q’eqchi communities have risen up."

Trump at speech for the Boy Scouts of America.

Donald Trump is Not a Boy Scout

July 25, 2017 Norman Stockwell

Trump recently went to the 19th National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia and addressed a crowd of 40,000 young scouts, and apparently, potential future Trump voters. His comments sounded more like a campaign rally than a talk to future young leaders.

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