Global Poverty and Resistance


Is It a Raise or a Ripoff?

June 24, 2014

Seattle and San Francisco are both raising their minimum wage. In San Francisco, the average studio will rent for $1,0000 to $2,000 per month. Seattle has similarly high rental rates. Considering that, $15.00 per hour is not that much of a raise.

We are Hiding Out With No Water-Water Stolen from Thousands of Poor folks in Detroit by Privatization

"We are hiding out in our own house with no water, " Shelah a 15 year youth and poverty skola whispered on the phone to me. She went on to tell me she and her mama and 9 year old brother were one of thousands of poor families who had their water service cut off in the last few months by the Detroit Water and Sewage District

The Lumpen HAS Stood Up!

May 20, 2014

The people concentrated in US prisons are largely Lumpen. In the classical sense the lumpen-proletariat are a subgroup of the proletariat. In the US this can better be defined as simply the Lumpen class. A “class” simply means people who have a common social or economic relation to society. I.e. in our case, as prisoners we share common relations to the capitalist mode of production--we don’t have a pot to piss in--that currently exists in US society. Our interaction to the means of production results in us existing as Lumpen.

Not Ghost Town, But Homefulness Town: Re-Views for the REvoluTion

April 14, 2014

At POOR Magazine's indigenous news-making circle we call Community Newsroom this April there was a storming result of women and organizations coming together with holiness to lead the circle. We got visitors from other parts of the country, and what they said confirmed that for some reason, gentrification and mistreatment is going on all over the United States. Our visitors came from Detroit to screen their film, “We Are Not Ghosts.”

No Justica en las cortes para inmigrantes/ No Justice in the kkkourts for immigrants

No Justicia en las cortes para los inmigrantes (scroll down for english)

 

The Houseless Folks

“They are 10,000 houseless folks in San Francisco and 30,000 vacant homes in San Francisco”

Uncle Bruce aka Bad news Bruce

 

Inspire by Felicia

 

The Houseless are always told what to do, and what Not to do

Where to sleep and where not to sleep

What time they need to go sleep and what time they need to get up

Where to eat, and what to eat

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