Global Poverty and Resistance

Amo el Futbol pero Odio su Politica/I love Soccer but hate its politics: PNN Sports in Resistance Series

Muteado Silencio/PNN
Thursday, May 27, 2010

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Muchas diferentes culturas han jugado similares deportes a lo que ahora es el Futbol moderno, nadien sabe exactamente donde y cuando empezo, pero si se sabe que diferentes variaciones que ahora se conoce como futbol empezo hace 3000 años atras.

PROPUESTAS MALAS/BAD PROPOSALS: Poor workers and families and MUNI fare increases and service cuts

Ingrid De Leon/PNN Voces de inmigrantes en resistencia Monday, June 7, 2010 Scroll Down For English Estoy muy preucupada, dia por dia escucho con un gran terror las nuevas propuestas, que porsupuesto estan muy malas. Ahora, estan diciendo que van a recortar mas rautas de autouses y no solamente eso, pero tambien piensan en aumentarle al costo de bus. Por que lo hacen? Es facil de pensar, todos nececitamos usar los autobuses y si le aumentan el precio nos quedamos bien callados y lo pagamos.

50 Years Underground! Assata Shakur responds to 50 years of Media lies and political repression

Assata Shakur
Monday, May 1, 2000

My name is Assata Shakur, and I am a 20th century escaped slave. Because of government persecution, I was left with no other choice than to flee from the political repression, racism and violence that dominate the US government's policy towards people of color. I am an ex-political prisoner, and I have been living in exile in Cuba since 1984.

Who’s The Real Beggar? Supervisor Gavin Newsom’s “23-point plan to end homelessness”

Monday, May 12, 2003

The other day a pit started to form in my gut, a pit I hadn’t felt since my food stamps were cut and I knew I would have to panhandle or borrow money just to get food for me and my mother.

This time the pit was caused by the release of Sup. Gavin Newsom’s “23-point plan to end homelessness,” a frightening template for Giuliani-style homeless “services” including everything from, fingerprint imaging to investigating pup tents, beginning with legislation to criminalize panhandling on the median strips in San Francisco.

A Point of Resistance: The Hunter's Point Uprising of 1966

Jasmine Sydullah/PNN Race and Poverty Reporter
Saturday, September 23, 2006

These are the people the government abandoned: Hurricane Katrina Survivors speak in Oakland's First Congregational Church

Wednesday, September 21, 2005;

“He was our Moses”, they stood together, bodies swaying slowly back and forth as if to carry their weary bodies through and out of the tragedies they had seen– eyes staring straight ahead – skin the color of the earth –holding hands that had held struggle, had brought forth life and had carried humanity to safety. “…

War on the Poor from San Francisco to South Africa: poor people of South Africa resist the Amerikkkan Style Slums Act

Tiny aka Lisa Gray-Garcia/PNN
Tuesday, November 10, 2009

"I conclude that section 16 of the Slums Act is inconsistent with the Constitution and invalid..."
--Statement from the Constutional Court of South Africa

The Inquisition:When POOR Folks Organize: DHS Attacks POOR’s JOBS In The Media Program

Lisa Gray-Garcia aka Tiny
Tuesday, April 9, 2002

It was early, perhaps too early – the light at the newly named daylight was thin and gray. Thick strands of night fog reached into the 6:00 am sky. My body felt cold, empty and raw. I watched normal things like wet streets and moving windshield wipers and shuddered with their strangeness. My head throbbed a steady beat. A glaze of terror racked my body.

I had felt this feeling before. Four years ago – when I was in front of my PAES (welfare) worker, Why didn’t you turn in your month-end report?" She demanded.


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