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“Mama, will I ever see you again? Whispered by a child in the hills of San Marcos, Guatemala

 

“Without child care we won’t be able to keep our jobs,” spoken by a mama of three struggling to support her children in Oakland

 

“We don’t work with Indians,” yelled at an indigenous elder in San Francisco by San Francisco Housing Authority worker

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

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