'Somebody should shoot him,' remarked Arthur Foreman, 54, one of nearly 1,000 homeless men who make their way to the church each morning. 'He may have stopped a lot of crime but he made it worse for innocent people. He was a terrible mayor for the poor. He's the devil of New York City.'
The human right to food and housing for all is not clearly advocated in the World Social Forum's "Call to Action". Even pro-capitalists can be won over to weakening capitalists ability to exploit if our demands are simple. Hungry kids today could become organizers tomorrow.
Due to the unseemly public efforts of Spann's relatives in seeking
the addition of phony "treason" charges and the death penalty to
Abdul Hamid Walker Lindh, it is worth reviewing the fact that Spann
threatened Abdul Hamid with death. It should be particularly noted
that Abdul Hamid had nothing to do with Spann's death later that day.
In this photoessay/interview, Hans Bennett (photographer and writer for INSUBORDINATION magazine) interviews an anonymous community organizer who enjoys talking about black blocking. Also included are photos that Hans has taken at various protest events. This is part 2 of the series. This first photo is taken at the main gate of Vandenberg Air Force Base, California on Armed Forces Day, May 19 2001.