Labor/Work


Microeconomics: Scavenging to Survive in Pasadena

To support her family, an undocumented worker gathers recyclables from street-side containers. 'I do it out of necessity,' she says.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008;

para espanol, mira abajo

It's not yet 3 a.m. Juana Rivas grabs her shopping cart and steps off the curb into the dark.

She shields herself from the cold with a sweat shirt and jacket, along with a pink hat and gloves she bought at the 99-cent store. Only a barking dog interrupts the silence.

Cleaning Lady

Cleaning Lady

By RWS

Highly vulnerable and easily exploitable

Monday, February 15, 2010;

People protest the treatment of sex workers

Voices shouted out on Polk Street near Sutter Street in San Francisco. Organized by Rachel West of US PROS (US Prostitutes Collective), a group gathered to protest the treatment and plight of sex workers. This is a highly vulnerable and easily exploited group that now faces further oppression by an increasingly aggressive SF Police force.

Notes of an Uncle Tom

Tom, Tom…Come in Tom. Do you read me Tom?”

TRAMP TRAILS THE ARTICLE

HELLO,  my name is HANZ HARVEY BUTTERFIELD and “I AM HOMELESS!!!”
Above is the title and lead character name of a fictional short story I’m writing based on my own, very real, 12 years spent homeless.

Who Else But US?

Hey! Misaligned nation in a candy-coated thumbscrew
Who's gonna bring the REAL news to you?
Sometimes homeless humans, finding lucrative jobs
Significant employment, the system otherwise robs
Inspecting the issues, taking a stand
Providing needed insight, impact by demand
Making a difference, one paper at a time
For the reader AND the seller--just spare a dollar (not a dime)
 

Monday -The Death of A Block Grief Rally - Killed by a Corporate Hospital (Proposal)

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

 

 

The Death of a Block-killed by a Corporate Hospital (proposed)  Grief Rally and Press Conference

California Pacific Medical Center an affiliate of the Sutter Health Network shuts down a neighborhood, evicts elder and disabled tenants, closes family owned small businesses and forces the unemployment of immigrant poor workers 

PNN RADIO

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