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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
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
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
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
imageMay Day: Remembering the street peddlers (by Latuff)
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by Latuff
Copyright-free photos by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff on behalf of Brazilian and worldwide street peddlers....
Posted: Wed Apr 30, 2003 9:10PM
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
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
imageBrazilian people (Photos by Latuff)
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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
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
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
textThe Director and the Homeless Women by Janice W. Stevenson
A religious charity controls their guests so extensively that when two mothers of six children for exercised their freedom of speech they were thrown out of a homeless shelter...
Posted: Fri Dec 6, 2002 7:28AM
imageOf all the Stupid things to do
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by rcplank Rockford Il.
Anyway, Rockford Illinois' finest raided these places and threw all of the residents out. These included elderly and ordinary people. This chart details the prisoner markings used in German concentration camps. Badges identify the following categories of prisoners: political, professional criminal, emigrant, Jehovah's Witness, homosexual, German shy of work, and others. The hierarchical ordering of prisoners sentenced to concentration camps created a Byzantine world of power relations....
Posted: Sun Oct 27, 2002 4:51AM
textHome Wars by Challa Tabeson
Why Bush Administration is Stirring Things On Civil Liberties...
Posted: Tue Oct 22, 2002 7:24PM
textHomeless Disabled Vets May Have Been Exposed to U.S. Chemical and Biological Warfare Tests by Lynda Carson
Investigation into the Defense Departments use of chemical and biological warfare tests upon U.S. civilian and military populations picks up speed as the Bush Administration pushes for war against the people of Iraq....
Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2002 2:57AM
audioMartina Gillis discusses welfare reform (video/x-pn-realvideo 3.2MB) by Sarah Olson, SF Liberation Radio 93.7
Martina Gillis of the Coalition for Ethical Welfare Reform discusses issues facing working poor and people on welfare. 27 minutes...
Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2002 8:48PM
textFight for the Homeless by Geoff Bercarich
Fight for housing by taking it with force...
Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2002 5:03PM
textDC: Mayday 4 Face Felony Charges for Building Occupation by Mayday DC
4 MAYDAY DC activists face a minimum of 2 years in jail, maximum 15, for alleged burglary, 2nd degree....
Posted: Fri Aug 9, 2002 6:42PM
textWashington, DC: Housing activists arrested - please call mayor, council by Chuck0
Activists who occupied Franklin School now at Fifth District police station. How to call Mayor, City Council....
Posted: Fri Aug 9, 2002 12:34PM
textDC: Mayday DC Coalition Occupies Franklin School, Issues Six Demands to City by by Eric Laursen
Mayday DC, a coalition for the homeless, occupied the Franklin School in downtown Washington this morning. They released six demands to the City Council and Mayor's Office....
Posted: Fri Aug 9, 2002 12:33PM
textWashington, DC: Olive Branch House Evicted by Chuck0
Four federal marshalls and a few MPD officers came at a little before 9:00 this morning, August 7. They came to the door with shotguns drawn. The marshals presented eviction papers, asked for residents' identification and photographed the residents, including some rudely awakened and still in their pajamas....
Posted: Wed Aug 7, 2002 9:27AM