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THE EMERGENCY – Trump targets Santa Cruz, state and local leaders support his plan.

January 22, 2020
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THE EMERGENCY  – Trump targets Santa Cruz, state and local leaders support his plan.

First they came for the homeless, and I did not speak out — Because I was not homeless. Then they came for the Mexicans, and I did not speak out — Because I was not a Mexican. Then they came for the Muslims, and I did not speak out — Because I was not...

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Food Not Bombs Celebrates 40 years of direct action on Sunday, May 24, 2020

January 21, 2020
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Food Not Bombs Celebrates 40 years of direct action on Sunday, May 24, 2020

“This cause is a great cause and we’re tired of being treated like dirt. We’re not; we’re human beings. We bleed just like you and we’re good people. We...

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MEDIATION WON’T END CLASS WAR

October 27, 2019
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MEDIATION WON’T END CLASS WAR

Santa Cruz City Manager Martin Bernal knows who he works for and it isn’t the resident of the city. Our city like most in the US is controlled by...

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We Count – The 2020 Census and why the homeless may fear being counted

September 5, 2019
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We Count – The 2020 Census and why the homeless may fear being counted



Another family moves to the streets. They tell me their rent was 
increased by $500 a month. A disheveled lady who may have been in her 
sixties shares that she was...

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THE NEW WAR AGAINST AMERICA’S HOMELESS

June 25, 2019
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THE NEW WAR AGAINST AMERICA’S HOMELESS

Political recalls and the campaign to dehumanize those who live without housing. Millions of America's 140 million poor are already living without housing and many of us are a...

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DON’T LET IT HAPPEN HERE – THERE IS NO PLACE FOR HATE

March 28, 2019
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DON’T LET IT HAPPEN HERE – THERE IS NO PLACE FOR HATE

The campaign of dehumanization is the first step in justifying laws and policies against those without housing. People who would never use racist, sexist, or homophobic language often use...

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FOUR FOOD NOT BOMBS VOLUNTEERS WERE KILLED IN PHILIPPINE DRUG WAR AND ONE VOLUNTEER IS IN JAIL

September 29, 2018
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FOUR FOOD NOT BOMBS VOLUNTEERS WERE KILLED IN PHILIPPINE DRUG WAR AND ONE VOLUNTEER IS IN JAIL

President Rodrigo Duterte launched the “Philippine Drug War” or Oplan Double Barrel (or Operation Double Barrel), in reference to two barangay-government and Philippine National Police (PNP)-coordinated campaigns, is aimed...

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