Landlessness/Houselessness


compassion or cocktails

walking down valencia, i see

a woman in a wheelchair

we share hellos and i give

her a buck as i wonder

what her story is—she was

just evicted from her home

or maybe her lover beats her

imagining her hunger and

pain i feel compassion for her

and know i’m the lucky one

because i have a dollar to spare

 

as i leave to walk on, two young

women well dressed and coifed

pass by—and they too must have

a story—maybe one of them has

The Truth Behind Library Gardens

As someone who once lived in substandard constructed Section-8 project-based housing in Berkeley, California for six years, I can assure you that all so-called ‘affordable housing’ built and/or refurbished with HUD (U.S. Government Housing for Urban Development) funding for low-income communities was built with many corners being cut in order to meet the limited financial budget of the HUD funding building subsidy.

10 in San Francisco in need of an A**Whipping

10 in SF in Need of an Asswhipping

by Tony Robles

 

PNN-TV:WeSearch-Berkeley Anti-Poor People Laws Tested

 

WeSearch Study-

Subject: Anti-Poor People Criminalization in Berkeley

Date: July 6, 2015

Location: Berkeley, California

WeSearchers: RYME Youth Skolaz: Heidy, 15 yrs old Ana, 15 yrs old,  Tiburcio 11yrs old

Poverty Skolaz, Muteado Silencio, "Tiny" & Tony Robles

 

The Community Wins

The Community Wins By Tibu

The Ugly Laws in the 21st Century

Editors Note: Heidy is a student-mentee in the Revolutionary Youth Media Education(RYME) summer program at POOR Magazine

The Ugly Laws In The 21st Century

By: Heidy

 

From the late 1860s until the 1970s, several American cities had ugly laws making it illegal for persons with "unsightly or disgusting" disabilities to appear in public. Some of these laws were called unsightly beggar ordinances. Better known as * The Ugly Laws.

Present Day Ugly Laws in Disguise

Editors Note: Ana is a student-mentee in the Revolutionary Youth Media Education(RYME) summer program at POOR Magazine

“Do not judge by appearances; a rich heart may be under a poor coat.”

People tend to judge others based on their appearances, and we have all been taught that one particular saying that you should never judge a book by its cover. However, none of us seem to abide by the things we say or our own ways of thinking.

PNN-TV; War on the Poor Resistors at the US Social Forum 2015 San Jose

PNN-TV: US Social Forum San Jose2015: War ON the Poor Resistor Anthony King. Organizer with CHAM and other power-FUL groups fighting anti-poor people-laws and for tenants rights in the middle of Silicon Valley, San Jose, Northern CalifAztlan.

Anthony King, a revolutionary poverty skola speaks with PNN-TV on the recent attack by Po'Lice and poltricksters of a houseless peoples encampment called "The Jungle" and the situation for poverty skolaz in Silicon Valley

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

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