today we honor comedian Dick Gregory for today he would’ve been 85 years old. Later Poor News Network explores America’s war on the poor.
Criminalization of Poverty
We speak with SF Native and advocate Amy Weiss about homelessness in SF and the impact its having on the city and the St Francis Challenge they developed that provides tiny houses and shelters.
Historic Colombian Peace Deal Must Include Women, Address Sexual Crimes on Both Sides, Say Advocates; Is an Arkansas Town Operating a “Hot Check” Court as an Illegal Debtors’ Prison? The Criminalization of Poverty: Woman Describes Fines & Arrests After $1.07 Check Bounces; Judge Denies Hepatitis C Cure for Mumia Abu-Jamal, But Finds Lack of Care … Continued