Labor/Work


Book Review: “The political Legacy of Malcolm X” / Notes From the Inside

Editor's Note: Editors Note: Jose Villarreal is one of several power-FUL PNNPlantation prison correspondents. 

Escribi sobre mi vida/// I'm going to write about my life

BUENO escribi sobre mi vida.

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Mi nombre es Teresa C.

Mis padres: Beatriz Bautista Lerdo,

Mauro Cortes Rosas.

Birth of The Carabao Cleaning Service

It started the moment my uncle, the poet, wrote the lines—

A handful of carabao
Dung has more spirit
Than 10,000 white men

California For Rich People Only-!st Nations, Black, Brown & Poor Peoples State-wide List of Demands for Immediate Change

1st Nations. Black, Brown & Poor Peoples Demands for Justice and Self-Determination

1) A STATE-WIDE Moratorium on Ellis Act/For Profit Evictions of Children, Families, Elders & Disabled peoples from ANY rental property

2) State-wide Moratorium on Luxury Housing Development /Condominium Development

Veteran's Day 2014

On Tuesday November 11, 2014 because I was broke and didn’t feel like standing in line at a soup kitchen I decided to take advantage of the fact that I am a US Military Veteran [US Navy 1983-1987]. Many businesses offered free or discounted goods and services on this day most of them large chain operations. My biggest regret is that I didn’t get up earlier or otherwise plan my activities for that day otherwise I would have got a lot more swag and had a lot more to brag about.

Will Fight a Thousand Times Over: The Power of a Mother


Making History: Minkahyup
Will Fight a Thousand Times Over: The Power of a Mother

Bart Blues




Years before a foot
of track was laid for
the Bart system

my father collected
record albums with
miles of tracks pressed
into the grooves

he had hundreds of them
and he always handled
them by the edges

he didn't want to
get fingerprints, scratches
or dust on them

said it would
ruin the sound

(not to mention waste his hard earned money from his trusted Janitorial
job over on Van Ness Ave)

But as much as
he tried to take care of those
albums, he couldn't keep some
of them from warping and getting
scratched

and those albums would
 

Power Tu D People!

October 7, 2014

Several years ago former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom shared his vision of making SF the greenest city in America while in office. In more recent years Mayor Ed Lee has invited many tech giants into the city which has caused real estate prices to increase drastically. I have an idea that can address the holes in these two mayors' visions for the city.

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