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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
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 PST
imageOf all the Stupid things to do
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 PST
textHome Wars by Challa Tabeson
Why Bush Administration is Stirring Things On Civil Liberties...
Posted: Tue, Oct 22, 2002 7:24pm PDT
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 PDT
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 PDT
textFight for the Homeless by Geoff Bercarich
Fight for housing by taking it with force...
Posted: Tue, Aug 27, 2002 5:03pm PDT
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 PDT
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 PDT