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textFrom the Shelters: The Choices of Women by Andrei
Posted: Fri, Dec 26, 2003 1:59pm PST
textFrom the Shelters: The Choices of Women by Bandh
Posted: Tue, Dec 23, 2003 5:43pm PST
textGunmen in Guatemala Shoot Dead Priest Who Spoke For The Poor by afsd
Father Ruiz, regarded as a staunch defender of the poor, was murdered for speaking out....
Posted: Tue, Dec 16, 2003 4:42pm PST
textRandians: Christmas Should Be More Commercial by Leonard Peikoff
Ayn Rand Institute WHY CHRISTMAS SHOULD BE MORE COMMERCIAL Christmas should celebrate reason, selfishness and capitalism...
Posted: Tue, Dec 16, 2003 3:07pm PST
textAn Aisle Seat - Same Sex Partners' Rights in Ca. by Kirsten Anderberg
Ca. is leading the way, with AB 205, just passing, to give registered domestic partners many of the same state rights as legally married couples......
Posted: Wed, Sep 24, 2003 7:43am PDT
textThailand To Send Tens Of Thousands Of Homeless to Concentration Camps Before Bush Visit by scary
The Thai authorities have said they want to clear Bangkok's streets of thousands of homeless people ahead of a meeting of world leaders next month....
Posted: Wed, Sep 17, 2003 4:27pm PDT
textDefend OCAP and John Clarke by Richard Mellor
John Clarke, an Ontario Coalition Against Poverty organizer is facing up to five years in prison for defending the homeless...
Posted: Wed, Aug 6, 2003 9:47pm PDT
textCKUT Radio: Tent City Montreal by Stefan Christoff
Posted: Sun, Jul 13, 2003 8:33pm PDT
text1,112 and Counting by Larry Kramer
This is a groudbreaking essay that helped start the fight against AIDS....
Posted: Tue, May 20, 2003 11:51am PDT
...increased police enforcement of so-called "quality of life" laws disrupted the relative safety found in the loose-knit community of campers and folks living in their vehicles in that neighborhood, and ultimately displaced an estimated 100 homeless people, leaving them at increased risk for hate attacks....
Posted: Mon, May 19, 2003 11:39am PDT
textAN AMERICAN EPIDEMIC: Hate Crimes Against Homeless People by chance martin
As disturbing as the case descriptions contained in NCH's report are, what is even more ominous is that homeless people have almost no protection against such cruelty. Poor people are not a protected class under federal civil rights statutes, and none of the current hate crime laws in the United States include or acknowledge hate crimes based on economic or housing status....
Posted: Mon, May 19, 2003 11:33am PDT
textADAPT Gridlock Forces DOJ Talks & Commitment to Review Institutions and States’ ADA Plans by Blane N. Beckwith
ADAPT stopped traffic on busy Constitution Avenue, and on surrounding streets including an entrance to I395, for seven hours Monday to gain a meeting with U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) officials....
Posted: Wed, May 14, 2003 9:36pm PDT
text100 from ADAPT Arrested at White House Demanding Apology from President for “Stolen Lives” by Blane N. Beckwith
100 from ADAPT Arrested at White House Demanding Apology from President for “Stolen Lives”...
Posted: Wed, May 14, 2003 9:30pm PDT
textWashington DC Housing Authority Threatens Arrest of Dissenting Residents by Friends and Residents
DC Housing Authority Locks-Out Public Housing Residents from Community Meeting - Threatens to arrest residents who expressed dissent at the meeting - Removes all residents under age 18...
Posted: Thu, May 8, 2003 12:12pm PDT
imageMay Day: Remembering the street peddlers (by Latuff)
by Latuff
Copyright-free photos by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff on behalf of Brazilian and worldwide street peddlers....
Posted: Wed, Apr 30, 2003 9:10pm PDT
audioHomelessness Radio Marathon on now (audio/x-mpegurl 0.1KB) by imc-audio
The Homelessness Radio Marathon is on now....
Posted: Wed, Feb 5, 2003 11:13pm PST
textR2K- Feb. 18, 2003 Trial for Tenant Organizer Camilo Viveiros by repost
Camilo Viveiros, a tenant organizer for the Massachusetts Alliance of HUD Tenants in southeastern Mass., was arrested along with over 400 other protesters in Philadelphia in August 2000 during the Republican National Convention....
Posted: Thu, Jan 30, 2003 7:26pm PST
imageBrazilian people (Photos by Latuff)
by Latuff
I'd like to introduce you a little of a poor but strong people. My people. The Brazilian people. And the best way to find them is traveling on board of suburban trains of Rio de Janeiro. Join us in this trip and see a few of day-by-day from these Brazilians....
Posted: Sat, Dec 14, 2002 8:14pm PST
textCity Hall from Guarulhos (PT) block the homeless from get their land by cmi-br
The two thousand families from MTST in Osasco was first deceived by the State Government that had promised a slow and pacific removal but it promoted a violent and hasty eviction. Then they had been forbidden by the Municipal Government of Guarulhos (PT) to enter in the land that the State had assigned to them....
Posted: Sun, Dec 8, 2002 8:49am PST
textTwo thousand families were evicted in Osasco by cmi-br
Two thousand families from the Carlos Lamarca Squat in Osasco, were evicted. The Riot Police is at the place that looks more like a war field....
Posted: Fri, Dec 6, 2002 11:23am PST
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