Local Poverty and Resistance


CITY FAMILY SPAT: MUNI DRIVERS AND RIDERS ALWAYS DRIVE AND RIDE THE RAZOR'S EDGE

 

 

"Oh!  You gonna  play it that way?  I'm opening the back door for my brotha!"  --anonymous MUNI rider

 

The San Francisco public transit bus system (MUNI) driver's union recently voted against a proposal to change the rules governing how they work, what they get paid, and yet another raise in bus fares for riders.  MUNI drivers have one of the toughest urban jobs, and they have to navigate socio-economic realities as well as the busy streets of the city.

THE WEEKLY OUTRAGE: HATERS IN SAN FRANCISKKKO

 

San Francisco Chronicle columnist C.W. Nevius won the San Francisco Weekly's "BEST OF SAN FRANCISCO" issue.  That amazes me.  It makes me scratch my head more than I already do.

Eating is an Agricultural Act

Eating is an Agricultural Act

 

Crazy to Criminalize

WRAP (Western Regional Advocacy Project) has been documenting the increases of mentally ill people in local jails as a result of diminished funding for mental health treatment and housing, escalation of “nuisance crime” enforcement by police and private security, and expansion of mental health courts.

Tomorrow: Standing Up for Ours Tours Launch!!! - Healing our Communites one 'Hood at a time

Thu, 05/19/2011 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Healing our Communities, Families and Children one 'hood at a time

Young man of color resists neighborhood violence and poverty to share message of peace, healing and self-protection with poor communities of color in California.

Venture and Stand

Urban myths hold secrets only revealed
by hidden cameras mandated by the state
while also underneath lies a vast underground so cruel

Our families can try to remain hidden in body armor
or venture forth with no weapon but trust,
a mission possibly ruinous
hiding in oceans swirling in hate propelled by
imagined flippers until we disappear
or to stay behind in smoking ruins, blacking out

There is no chance without maps, our only weakness denial

GENTRIFUCKATIONS OF THE SOUL: HERSTORY, HISTORY, SAN FRANCISCO'S STORIES--SAVE OUR STORIES!


"I just want to make sure that we are taking into account other policy priorities"
San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener

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