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PSST! HEY KID! WANT 25 BUCKS? THE SUTRO BATHS FIRE

The title explains it all.  When this poverty skolah was 13, I was hanging out at the Cliff House in San Francisco.  I loved the two steam-powered motorcycles mounted above the doors of the Sutro Baths. 

POOR Press 2011 Books Released in Black History Month!

“POOR Magazine has an open door for whoever wants to enter. I feel a deep admiration and respect and also an eternal gratitude to POOR Press. (POOR Magazine) I can only say thank you to everyone who helped to write my book.” Maria Molina, Migrant Scholar and debut POOR Press Author of her newly released book, “Humble Professional.”

 

Survival Radio

“Mama, will I ever see you again? Whispered by a child in the hills of San Marcos, Guatemala

 

“Without child care we won’t be able to keep our jobs,” spoken by a mama of three struggling to support her children in Oakland

 

“We don’t work with Indians,” yelled at an indigenous elder in San Francisco by San Francisco Housing Authority worker

The People-Led Revolution has Come!

Ben Ali, Tunisian fascist dictator, is gone!

Egypt’s 30-year fascist dictator (and U.S. puppet) Hosni Mubarak is about to go!

We are seeing with our own eyes – at last – real people’s power in action. We are seeing the working class joining hands, the police and security forces included. It’s so exciting, exhilarating!

Plain Cone

 

 Plain Cone

By Tony Robles

 

Grandpa had this way

Of whistling and when I heard

It I thought of caramel corn

And ice cream

 

Grandpa was black, from

New Orleans and his wife

Was San Francisco Irish

But to me they were Grandpa

And Grandma

 

To landlords they were

Not the kind of people

You rented to

 

They had a child, my mother,

PNN RADIO

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