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:

Who's the Mack?

 

 

 

Generational Culture Pimping: Hollywood and the Young Non-White Male’s Upbringing

Summer of Trauma: Tent City, Alaska

 

 When Jerry Garcia sings the verse:

 

Busted down on Bourbon Street

Set up like a bowling pin, knocked down

What a long a strange trip this been

 

It always reminds me of the long 3 months of trials and tribulations I went through to make enough money to break free from tent city in Valdez, Alaska. 

 

 

I have the best lawyer - God!

A life-long Mission resident fights eviction for all of us

 

"I will continue to fight! I'll bring this all the way to the supreme court if necessary.." Jose Morales' voice was loud and clear, seamlessly moving between English and Spanish as he outlined his refusal to be illegally evicted from his residence of 40 years in the Mission district of San Francisco.

From Public Housing To Homelessness

A single mother relates the horror story of displacement out of San Francisco Public Housing into Homelessness

 

The deep sounds of never ending, mind-numbing,headache generating traffic bombarded the weather-beaten glass of the 6 motel (not to be confused with the pricier Motel 6), as I sat with displacement survivor and former Valencia Gardens tenant Linda William.

This is for all our ancestors who were removed, displaced and evicted..

Indigenous peoples from San Jose to New Orleans who have survived and resisted eviction, gentrification and displacement joined POOR Magazine's First Annual TAKING BACK THE LAND CEREMONY

 

Be bop bebop..bop..bop

I can’t Go To School!

Low income and working poor parents protest the closure of Infant and Toddler Child Care Centers in the Bay Are and beyond

 

We Shall Not Be Moved!

The People of the Bayview gather to resist the lies of corporate and City-sponsored displacement and 21st century Negro removal in Black History Month.

 

HELLthcare at Kaiser Permanente

A man is denied access to health care from Kaiser after being told he has "six months to live."

 

 

'Kaiser killed me,' said William Fortson, a guest speaker at POOR magazines monthly Community Newsroom meeting.'Kaiser killed me.' Say what?? Is this the same Kaiser that has spent millions of dollars in a marketing campaign telling us how well they take care of us; the same Kaiser insurance my job supplies me with?

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