Articles Tagged “crackdown”

  • City of Berkeley Seeks to Criminalize Homelessness

    Nearly half of America is poor or “near-poor,” government statistics show—below or near the poverty line, barely making ends meet. Anywhere from 1.5 million to 3.5 million Americans are homeless, and one in six children go hungry. Yet here in Berkeley, California, one of the country’s most famously liberal cities, business leaders aim to fine homeless people $75 for sitting on the sidewalk in commercial strips.

  • Action Alert: Free Tibet,March on the Torch!

    Action Alert: Free Tibet,
    March on the Torch!

    Protesters risked life and limb today when they unfurled a massive “Free Tibet” banner on the Golden Gate Bridge. (More photos after the jump.) Photo courtesy Jim Herd, By Chris Daly April 7, 2008…