Global Poverty and Resistance


Voices of Poverty Scholars: First Annual Tenant Convention discuss tenant rights, police brutality, criminalization of poverty

Marlon Crump Poverty Scholar POOR News Network
Wednesday, December 20, 2006;

'It is literally a crime to be poor in this country, the United States of America.' Rene Saucedo's words reverberated across the auditorium, at the First Annual Tenant Convention, held in November at the Luna Sea Theater. Saucedo's words are all too familiar for those of us who are living poor in this country.

Ashraf Cassiem: South African Resistance Against Evictions

Marlon Crump
Wednesday, November 18, 2009;

“We didn’t have a name, we didn’t have an identity, but our action gave us an identity.” Ashraf Cassiem, lead organizer, chairperson of Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign, explaining the birth of the community organization.

Earlier this year, my family of POOR Magazine/PNN learned of their struggles within the South African communities of Cape Town, Durban, and Johannesburg, among others. Since then, a series has been produced for their silenced, unheard voices.

The David Campos Story: Making Sure that All people are heard

MARLON CRUMP
Thursday, October 2, 2008

"There is a legislation of an immigrant's Municipal I.D Card. We want to make sure that the police department (San Francisco Police Department) acknowledge immigrant rights."

In the upcoming November 2008 election for District 9's current incumbent, Tom Ammiano's seat, San Francisco Board of Police Commissioner David Campos voiced his concerns regarding a number of issues, including immigrant rights here, in San Francisco, CA to my fellow POOR Magazine comrades.

Moving Off the Lie of The Budget Cut into Community Reparations

The People Draft a Manifesto for Change and introduce Community Reparations

Manifesto for Change

The Manifesto For Change is a truly "green" model for housing, art, micro-business, spirituality, interdependence, self-accountability, care-giving and community....

Transforming Philanthropy into Revolutionary Giving

..and Dismantle the Non-Profit Industrial Complex..!

Los tres de Angola: la tortura en nuestro propio traspatio / The Angola Three: Torture in Our Own Backyard

Culpables del practicar el "Panterismo Negro", tres presos politicos han resistido la tortura en una moderna plantacion de esclavos del estado de Louisiana, EU, durante casi cuatro decadas. /

Together, Robert King, Albert Woodfox, and Herman Wallace have spent more than 100 years in solitary confinement.

Global Climate Change Kills

Over 1,500 farmers in an Indian state committed suicide after being driven to debt by crop failure, it was reported today.

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