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:

Chalking Olympia Shitty Hall to End poLice Use of Force

On Monday, August 15, 2016, members of the community of Olympia, WA responded to POOR Magazine's National Call for a State Of Emergency/Moratorium on all Use of Force by PoLice.  

 

Eviction of Elders = Death: 100 year old Black Elder Recieves Sherriff Notice to Vacate and goes to ICU-

IRIS CANADA HOSPITALIZED
Iris Canada, the 100-year-old African American woman being evicted from her Western Addition home of over 50 years, is in the hospital right now after she was served with a sheriff's notice to vacate her apartment this Wednesday.

According to her niece, Iris Merriouns, she called Peter Owens, one of her evictors, and when he didn't answer, left a message begging him not to do this to her, not to evict her. Then her heart rate accelerated and she was rushed to the emergency room.

All Jails Are Toxic

For too long, harmful law enforcement and detention policies have worsened mental health and public safety outcomes.

Found By Pest Control

We begin to take or adapt to our surrounding neighbors schedules or routines without meaning or noticing that we do.

A Multi-Nationed Prayer of Protection from Dakota Lands to Ohlone Lands- Poverty, Climate Change and the Dakota Access Pipeline Indigenous Resistance

Poverty, Climate Change and the Dakota Access Pipeline Indigenous Resistance 
by Tiny, Daughter of Dee, Mama of Tiburcio

Three Stooges Is Racist

When I was younger (and even now) I watched the Three Stooges and other old shows. I have always loved things from the 19th Century cartoons, songs, TV shows and elders. But, I always loved the Three Stooges. But then another night I was watching Three Stooges and I realized that the show was really racist. The show made black people look stupid and said all kind of racist slurs against different cultures.

Wells Fargo Took My House the IRS is Taking Everything Else

Four years ago I met the love of my life. As a 62 year old male bachelor/Hippie Madman, I met the love of my life.  We got hitched, I’ll just say our life together is perfect as a saltnpepper low income senior. With senior and disability problems. I am not saying we don’t debate. We do that. Quite loudly sometimes. Outside of that we get along great. As I say, she has spiced up my life.

The Phillippine Exportation/ Notes from the Inside

Editors Note: Jose H. Villarreal is one of several power-FUL PNNPlantation prison correspondents.

Why Two Frida's? / Notes from the Inside

Editors Note: Jose H. Villarreal is one of several power-FUL PNNPlantation prison correspondents.

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