Available now on a sidewalk near you, and on this website as downloadable PDF: Michelle Diehl and Terry Messman on Berkeley merchants' "sit-lie" ordinance and protests to defeat it. Carol Harvey on an empty building takeover last month in San Francisco. Brian Woodson, West Virginia AFSC staffer Rick Wilson, Judy Andreas, Lynda Carson, and Jack Bragen on pressures on the poor in the economic recession. Mary Meriam reviews poet Julia Vinograd's collection, When Even the Sky Hurts. And more ...
The April issue of Street Spirit is now out, on the streets and as a PDF on this website. Sally Hindman, Sue Halpern, and Carol Denney write about Berkeley's responses to our homeless residents. Linda Carson and AFSC staff Eric Moon on budget priorities in Sacramento, Whitney Gent and AFSC's Sandra Schwartz on priorities in Washington DC. David Hartsough reviews Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta's Refusing to Be Enemies. And articles by Michael Hubman, Norman Solomon, Judy Andreas, and T.J. Johnston, plus poetry.
In our March issue, Street Spirit features Carol Harvey on "People's Power and the Struggle Against Poverty," linking civil resistance in Middle Eastern countries with progressive demonstrations in the US Midwest. ALSO: Judy Lightfoot, Lynda Carson, Arnie Alpert, Aura Kanegeis. Paul Bodin of Western Regional Advocacy Project, on the obsolescence and loss of public housing nationwide. Lydia Gans and Buford Buntin on "food insecurity" in the SF Bay area. Labor historian David Bacon on firings and deportations from burrito chain Chipotle.
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