poverty

  • Anti-Fascist Solidarity Fostered At NYC Extreme Metal Festival

    August 7, 2019
    Brooklyn, New York City – 2019 marked the USA’s first anti-fascist extreme metal festival, Black Flags Over Brooklyn. Punks and metalheads of all ages traveled to Brooklyn in January to attend the two-day music-fest and mini anarchist bookfair. At the festival we interviewed anti-racist organizer…...
  • Fort Collins Food Not Bombs Rallies for Rights

    February 17, 2019
    Fort Collins, CO – On February 3, 2019, like on every Sunday, the Fort Collins’ chapter of Food Not Bombs (FNB) cooked up a homemade, nutritious meal for their free meal share at 1pm. However once they arrived at their typical location of Library Park,…...
  • Detroit Coalition Pursues Justice for Illegally Foreclosed Families

    June 15, 2018
    Detroit, MI – On June 14, 2018, Unicorn Riot was live from a press conference held near the new home of Sonja Bonnett’s family. The community was celebrating both Bonnett’s returning to home ownership after her previous home was foreclosed and seized, as well as…...
  • Eighty Families Offer to Purchase Mobile Home Park to Avoid Eviction

    September 25, 2017
    Aurora, CO – On Thursday, September 21, 2017, the organization 9to5 Colorado, hosted a renter’s rights action in solidarity with residents at the Denver Meadows Mobile Home Park. This action was part of a nation-wide Renter Week Of Action organized by Right To The City…...
  • Greece: Alternative Economies & Community Currencies Pt. 2 – Kenya’s Sarafu-Credit

    September 12, 2017
    Athens, Greece – Experimenting with alternatives to capitalism has continued to become more popular as huge wealth divides devour chances of relieving poverty across the world. During the summer of 2017, a speaking engagement at the self-organized squat of Embros Theater in Athens, Greece, showcased…...
  • Denver Human Rights Activist and Community Organizer, Terese Howard, Faces Up to 30 Days in Jail

    August 24, 2017
    UPDATE (8/24/17 at 11:30 AM MDT): On Thursday morning during the press conference outside the Lindsey-Flanigan Courthouse in Denver, Terese Howard spoke to a group of supporters and fellow activists about the city’s back-tracking: Because of a lot of the public pressure that has ensued…...
  • Denver Sweeps Unhoused Residents Amid Class Action Lawsuit

    May 20, 2017
    Denver, CO – On Friday, May 19, 2017, people living without housing in downtown Denver were approached by police and given the equivalent of eviction notices. These interactions with the Denver police are not new or surprising for unhoused residents, but these most recent interactions…...
  • Three Co-Defendants Fight Denver’s Camping Ban in Court

    April 4, 2017
    UPDATE – 4/5/17: Wednesday afternoon, the jury announced that they had found all three co-defendants guilty of violating the Unauthorized Camping Ordinance. Denverite reports: Jerry Burton, Randy Russell and Terese Howard were each charged with violating Denver’s ban on urban camping and interference with a…...
  • Third Push for Homeless Bill of Rights in Colorado Legislature

    February 24, 2017
    Denver, CO – For the third year in a row, the Homeless Bill of Rights, also known as the Right To Rest Act, is going to be reintroduced to Colorado’s legislature, the General Assembly. Denver Homeless Out Loud (DHOL) is the bill’s organizational sponsor and…...
  • RNC Day 1 – Hundreds March Against Trump & Poverty

    July 20, 2016
    Cleveland, OH – Day one of the Republican National Convention in downtown Cleveland was filled with thousands more police than protesters. Two separate protests amassed in rallies attended by hundreds that then marched through the streets chanting against Trump. The first planned march started with…...