Archive: March 2018

Cover Story

Our youth demand: Stop the killing

The recent killing of Florida high school students has shocked the country’s conscience and galvanized young people especially. Students are planning a national march and school walkouts. America’s youth are …

Editorial

Keep Water Public

Water. There is no life without it. Despite covering about 70% of the Earth’s surface, only 3% of it is fresh and suitable for drinking. Over one billion people lack access to water and another 2.7 billion find it scarce for at least …

Women’s History Month

Within these pages of the People’s Tribune are strong articles by woman, in honor of Women’s History Month. While women are increasingly represented in the elite …

Evicted in Googleville

CalTrans recently evicted residents of San Jose’s largest homeless encampment since the “Jungle” in a massive sweep on the morning of February …

Homeless show how true community works

In Richmond VA, homeless people sit up all night on torturous wooden seats in a dank basement courtroom, or freeze outside; this is what passes for ‘shelter’ …

‘All we have is an idea’

Today, at 5 am, the police raided our city hall location. They did it with less than 24 hours notice. They displaced over 40 people. Those displaced were seniors …

‘We just reach out and help’

The best things about what we have now is that these are not people who are choosing to be here cuz they need a place to stay, they’re tenting up here …

manifesto

he writes his manifesto
on a scrap of cardboard:
‘share the love’

Dear Welfare Queens

I live in a little apartment on the second floor of a house with my son who is 15 and has two disabilities. I make deliveries during the day for Postmates when …

‘You are our voice’

“When Senator Cantwell’s office called me and invited me to join the State of the Union address in Washington, DC, I felt it was my opportunity to …

A Dreamer breaks her silence

Everyone has a shadow—even when it is dark, it’s still there. But what happens when instead of letting your shadow follow you, you become your own shadow …

We have to learn to work together

“There are 400 families in America who make an average of $97,000 per hour and the people [are fighting just to] make $15 and the majority of us …

Be strong, stay woke

    I’m full of promise but I need help! Confused! Misguided! Mentally disturbed child with nothing to go back home to except drugs, danger and the streets. Emotionally drained from depressing personal situations. My mind is on overload. I …