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textHealth Care System & Black Disabled People by Jane Dunhamn
Congressional Black Caucus Forum on the Health Care System held in New Jersey. The voice and concerns of people of color with disabilities was repersented by New Jersey Minorities with Disabilities Coalition....
Posted: Tue, Jun 22, 2004 5:00pm PDT
textHUD, Alphonso Jackson Nightmare & Section 8 Disaster by Roll Back The Rents
HUD Secretary Alphonso Jackson Sabotages The Section 8 Housing Voucher Program! For The Latest In Tenant/Housing News, Join, Roll Back The Rents! Just Send An E-Mail To; RollBackTheRents-subscribe@yahoogroups.com...
Posted: Sat, Jun 19, 2004 1:06am PDT
textPreventing Homelessness Among People Leaving Prisons by .
Examines homelessness among former inmates, shares examples of corrections agencies' efforts to address it, and offers insights from the Vera Institute's Project Greenlight, an in-prison program that provided comprehensive transition services, including housing assistance....
Posted: Mon, Jun 14, 2004 9:41am PDT
textReagan and the Homeless Epidemic in America by Democracy Now (repost)
Reagan's budget cuts and overhaul of tax codes led to an explosion of homelessness in the U.S. during his 8 years in power. We speak with Carol Fennelly, a leading activist on homeless issues during the Reagan presidency. [Includes transcript]...
Posted: Sun, Jun 13, 2004 9:50am PDT
textDisability Victory Hinged on 5-4 Supreme Court Balance by NOW
In a 5-4 ruling enforcing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) against a government entity, Justice John Paul Stevens said on Monday that previous government efforts have failed to adequately remedy "a pattern of unequal treatment in the administration of a wide range of public services, programs, and activities, including the penal system, public education, and voting."...
Posted: Wed, Jun 2, 2004 1:00am PDT
text"In the Class Struggle, Which Side are You On?" - An Interview with OCAP's John Clarke by JankyHellface (repost)
The Ontario Coalition Against Poverty http://www.ocap.ca/ is a grassroots anti-poverty organization based mainly in the city of Toronto in Ontario, Canada....
Posted: Tue, May 11, 2004 2:01am PDT
imageAdverse Possession: How To Squat
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by kirsten anderberg
People squat for many reasons; to bring attention to the homeless and affordable housing crisis, to build community, etc. The Page Street Squats are such an example. Squatting has a long history and this article looks at the reasons why people squat and HOW to squat today......
Posted: Thu, Apr 29, 2004 10:08am PDT
textSouth Africa - Squatters and police clash after raid by JankyHellface (repost)
Furious residents attacked police and vented their anger at passing vehicles, throwing stones at them and hitting them with knobkerries....
Posted: Mon, Apr 26, 2004 12:58pm PDT
textBrazilian squatters stage mass invasion of unused property in Sao Paulo by repost
Squatters staged mass property invasions in Brazil's largest city Monday, saying President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's effort to redistribute land to the poor is falling short....
Posted: Mon, Apr 19, 2004 11:52pm PDT
text1000 HAVE-NOTS STORM ELITE HOTEL IN MONTREAL by Anonymous
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Posted: Thu, Apr 15, 2004 6:56pm PDT
textThe Case of Leonard Peltier by Tacoma
Below you will find a new detailed article on the case of Leonard Peltier. This article explains why Leonard’s case is so important to all of us and why support events like the Feb. 7th Tacoma Peltier March are needed to be supported by all who believe in social justice and peace....
Posted: Mon, Jan 12, 2004 3:21pm PST
textVeterans' Drug Bills May Soar by elpas
WASHINGTON -- The Bush administration is considering dramatic increases in the fees military retirees pay for prescription drugs, a step that would roll back a benefit extended just 30 months ago and could alienate an important Republican constituency at the dawn of the 2004 campaign season....
Posted: Sat, Jan 3, 2004 5:17pm PST
textFrom the Shelters: The Choices of Women by Andrei
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Posted: Fri, Dec 26, 2003 1:59pm PST
textFrom the Shelters: The Choices of Women by Bandh
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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
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Posted: Sun, Jul 13, 2003 8:33pm PDT