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:

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,

Don’t Let Eviction Kill More Elders

The North Beach Eviction of low-income elders must be stopped

If I Were A Bell: A Tribute to Teena Marie

Lady T
By Tony Robles

I’m for the real…and for you I’m true blue
--Lover Girl by Teena Marie

GEORGE (GASCONE) AND THE SIX FORTY-SEVENS: ILLEGAL LODGING IN SAN FRANCISCO

Will George Gascone, the new District Attorney of San Francisco, increase the number of arrests for 647E (the Illegal Lodging statute)?  This law goes back to Gold-Rush times, originally intended to stop people from claim-jumping someone elses gold mine.   

TALK TO THE HAND: SPORTS (MUSIC, ETC) IN AMERIKKKA

1. Madness, Metaphors, and Mud In Yer Eyes, Oh My!

PNN RADIO

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