Tens of thousands of low-income seniors, people with disabilities, and working people are being forced out of their Silicon Valley homes.
The graphic video from South Carolina of a 16-year-old young woman tossed and beat up by a school police officer exemplifies the brutality and criminalization the youth face today.
“Tasers are the cattle prods of capitalism, they are going to be used to prod us along and get rid of us.”
The defense of homeless rights is not only the defense of our whole class against the brutal rule of the billionaire capitalist class and its fascist agenda, it is a fight for a new society.
The problem is that the means of life —the production of food, housing, healthcare, etc.,—are privately owned by a handful of billionaires rather than by society as a whole.
The crisis of homelessness could be solved overnight. The only thing standing in the way is the private property relations of capitalism.
When you don’t think of them as dummies, something amazing happens. — In our current time in human history we are as advanced as we have ever been. We can cure diseases that once wiped out thousands of lives. Pictures and video can be captured by a phone that once was only used to make calls. […]
We put up our walls and tune our televisions to “Reality TV” to escape the reality of our depravity.
Currently, 66% of food pantries have had to turn away hungry people due to lack of resources. With no alternatives, it’s probable that many of these people may resort to theft and other crimes to avoid death.
What happens when you give members of a homeless community disposable cameras? A male-oriented company did just that, and the results are stunning.
Call them homeless or “home free,” more folks, mostly men, are making the choice to live out of their cars.
A viral video of a homeless veteran smashes stereotypes and results in a well-deserved chance for a new life.