Sunday, April 18, 2021

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Performing poverty in ‘Nomadland’ and ‘White Tiger’

Two acclaimed movies from poverty outsiders don't go far enough in exposing wealth-hoarding and corporate slavery.

The bad narrative of ‘bad choices’

It's an easy way to look away and blame homelessness on poor people.

The next battle for People’s Park

Once again, UC is displacing people to expand its campus. It's a pattern.

It takes a community to survive COVID and cancer

Please take this virus seriously -- it almost killed me. But my community helped me get through some deep health trauma.

‘Throwing us out like garbage’

SIP hotel residents say the city's not living up to its promises -- and contracts.

On homelessness, no more about us, without us

People who have lived unhoused and in poverty need to be part of the official policy conversation.

The privilege of breathing

How can you shelter in place when you have no shelter?

Homeless sweeps come back to the Tenderloin

“They came by and took our tents, said we had to go and not come back or we would be arrested -- you know a sweep" said Johnell, 48, a...

Stop calling the police on us

Stop Calling Stop Stalling  Stop Talking while more Black Sons are fallen  No I mean Stop enabling and Colonizing  a system that kills  more than it does anything else with roots in the original lie...

Safe sleeping spaces — or cages?

C.A.R.E. For the homeless On some street In Saint Pete Looks like A cage For people.... -- excerpt of the poem People Cages by Dee Allen /Po Poet “It feels like we are back in prison,” said...