POOR's Mission

POOR Magazine is a poor people led/indigenous people led, grassroots non-profit,arts organization dedicated to providing revolutionary media access, art, education and advocacy to silenced youth, adults and elders in poverty across the globe.

All of POOR's programs are focused on providing non-colonizing, community-based and community-led media, art and education with the goals of creating access for silenced voices, preserving and degentrifying rooted communities of color and re-framing the debate on poverty, landlessness, indigenous resistance, disability and race locally and globally.

POOR Magazine

POOR Magazine Revolutionary Journalism, poetry, & prose on issues of poverty, racism, disability, in/migration, border fascism, incarceration, welfare (de)form, profiling, indigenous resistance, art, media, and more by the folks who experience these struggles first-hand.

(POOR Magazine -The print edition- Is currently out of print due to lack of funding. Some copies of Volume #4: MOTHERS still available by mail order. Contact deeandtiny@poormagazine.org)

Blogs and Journalizm by Poverty Skolaz locally and globally linked below:

Landlessness and Colonization on a Waiting List

Picture credit http://www.firstnations.eu/indian_land.htm featured online firstnations.eu. "No Justice on Stolen Land," protest placard. Photo: anon

Poem is dedicated to Indigenous Elder Scholar, Myron Standing Bear and his struggle to receive his housing that was stolen from him by members of the San Francisco Housing Authority . He went from #1 to #564 on the S.F.H.A. Housing Waiting List for being Indian.



“We don’t work with Indians!”

GENTRIFUKATION TOURS “R” US (Aburgesamiento Gira “Somos” Nosotros)





 (Aburgesamiento Gira



“Coming to a Displaced, Dismantled, Redeveloped Neighborhood Near You”

Bird on a wire: A raven speaks out on the blue angels and other things

Bird on a wire: A raven speaks out on the blue angels and other things

By Revolutionary Worker Scholar

Note: I was lucky to encounter the raven after many weeks of trying. I endured its laughter while trying to coax it from its wire with breadcrumbs. After 2 weeks of this, the raven finally granted me a much-coveted interview about the Blue Angels.

Q: What do you think of the blue angels?

A: I don’t stay up nights thinking about them

Q: Why not?

A Letter to Tim Lincecum's Mother (Nanay)

Letter to Tim Lincecum’s Mother (Nanay)

By Revolutionary Worker Scholar


The speed of light

Is a vision

That looks right

Back at you

--Tiburcio Garcia-Gray


Dear Mrs. Lincecum:

A place of safety, refuge, sanity, and quiet contemplation.

What Homefulness means to me

....A place of safety, refuge, sanity, and quiet contemplation.

Not Always fear-near the-1st of the month a place where I can invite

Voices for Climate Justice


            In the wake of endless corporate media reports on whether or not climate change is real and how many polar ice caps are melting, a 48-page classified report created by Homeland Security was released last year at a special house subcommittee hearing chaired by Representative Anna Eschu on the "security impact of global climate change."

Homefulness is Eldership

What Homefulness Means to Me


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