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textGuy Debord on capitalist food by NOT BORED!
Article by Guy Debord (1985) on food in capitalist society. First time in English translation....
Posted: Sat, Aug 14, 2004 4:10pm PDT
textBush Regime Plans To Demolish 100,000 HUD Rental Units by Roll Back The Rents
The Nation Is Facing A Monumental Housing Crisis At This Point In Time While The Bush Regime Plans To Demolish 100,000 Rental Units Across The Nation!...
Posted: Thu, Aug 12, 2004 2:15am PDT
textAnd Free To Sleep Under A Bridge, Too by Oread Daily
Three activists of the Vanguard of Red Youth were detained on Sunday during a small rally outside the Federation Council in Moscow. The three, all of whom are participants in a hunger strike which began nearly two weeks ago, were protesting a bill that will replace social benefits with cash payments, which was just approved by the Federation Council. Another four participants in the rally were hospitalized with dehydration....
Posted: Mon, Aug 9, 2004 2:20pm PDT
textCatholic Charities USA Hails House Subcommittee for Protecting Vital Low-Income Housing Pr by Catholic Charities USA
Catholic Charities USA Hails House Subcommittee for Protecting Vital Low-Income Housing Program from Radical Changes, Budget Cuts Will Press Congress to Reverse HUD Directive that Short Changes Section...
Posted: Sat, Jul 24, 2004 10:35pm PDT
textU.S. Policies Blasted at AIDS Conference by Democracy Now (repost)
As the International AIDS Conference in Bangkok comes to a close the U.S. is facing sharp criticism for it's funding policies, the small size of its delegation at the conference, and a lack of action to make generic AIDS medications available. We speak with Rep. Barbara Lee, the only member of Congress to attend the conference and we go to Bangkok and South Africa to speak with AIDS activists on the ground....
Posted: Thu, Jul 15, 2004 8:12am PDT
text'Access to Aids drugs is a major priority' by sources
Bangkok - The International Aids Conference called on Tuesday for scaling up access to life-prolonging medicine for those infected and raised a key question: are patents preventing drugs from reaching millions of needy?...
Posted: Tue, Jul 13, 2004 1:13am PDT
textCondoms vs Abstinence Divides World AIDS Conference by 365Gay
(Bangkok) AIDS conference delegates were deeply split over the use of condoms Monday, with Uganda's leader drawing criticism for insisting they are less effective for HIV prevention than campaigns to promote abstinence and loving relationships....
Posted: Tue, Jul 13, 2004 1:10am PDT
textSave Home Care for Disabled and Elderly by Save Home Care
Arnold Schwarzenegger Plans to cut and terminate the In Home Care Support Services Program This program helps elderly, sick and disabled people to live independently in their own homes....
Posted: Sat, Jul 3, 2004 11:22pm PDT
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;
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 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
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
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
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