Monday, April 19, 2021

Tommi Avicolli Mecca

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OPINION: Let’s abolish Columbus Day

It’s a simple proposal: Abolish Columbus Day and find another way to honor Italian contributions to this country. That’s what more than 50 Italian academics, artists and activists are currently...

She wanted to go home

  she wanted the memories they stole from her the landlords and their high priced lawyers the judge who declared the theft legal the sheriff who was only doing her job she wanted the...

Why I hate Columbus Day

I hate October 12. It’s the day I’m supposed to wave la bandiera d’Italia, the Italian flag. I'm proud to be southern Italian, which means, in many cases, being mixed...

Landlord tries to justify evicting 100-year-old

Iris Canada’s story has been in the media a lot in the past six months, ever since that afternoon in March when her niece, Iris Merriouns, walked into the...

Why are we still pushing criminalization of homeless people?

  More and more evidence keeps emerging that housing-first efforts, or the placing of homeless people into housing paid for by the city, not only works in getting people off...