Category: Poverty

Live Community Culture

June 2016

A spectre haunts the Americas, a spectre composed of millions of artivists who have united to rescue communities from the attacks of the corporative …

Public Healthcare is “waste” in the eyes of the super rich

June 2016

Underneath the growing division of society into the super rich and the super poor is an ideology that goes by a lot of names—“lean” or “agile” to name two. That …

How we can fight the corporate dictatorship

June 2016

  According to a famous story, car manufacturer Henry Ford and labor leader Walter Reuther toured a new automated engine production plant during the mid-1950s. Ford reportedly commented that all the machines in the plant didn’t pay union dues, to …

revolt and Gargoyles weep

February 2016

revolt
as necessary as food
it is the riffraff
the slaves the freed
into poverty

Police murder of poor continues in Chicago area

February 2016

If the capitalists do not need to hire you, they will not provide your loved ones with mental health treatment services. They will not resolve your domestic troubles …

cold rain

February 2016

cold rain
here you come again
and my friends’ shoes not dry
from the last one

Baltimore: Police violence increases as jobs decrease

February 2016

Last spring Freddie Gray died in Baltimore Police custody. Freddie Gray came from a part of Baltimore called Sandtown. Here one-third of the housing units …

New voter ID laws aimed at the poor

November 2015

“ROLL TIDE ROLL” is the clarion call in Alabama to cheer on the University of Alabama football team. But due to budget cuts in Alabama’s general fund …

We Can Provide Health Care to Everyone

November 2015

  If we need any more reasons to nationalize health care so it can be guaranteed to all, the horror stories in America surrounding the cost and availability of prescription drugs provide many examples. The cost of a drug for …

“Lead astray”: Drinking water in Flint, MI unsafe

October 2015

Despite claims by city and state officials that the water supply in Flint is safe to drink, independent expert tests conclusively show that city’s drinking …