Re: MATRIX for San Francisco's homeless was the "good old days"?

Tom Boland (wgcp@earthlink.net)
Fri, 14 May 1999 19:57:50 -0700 (PDT)


>> Was MATRIX the "good old days" for San Francisco's homeless?
>> If you experienced Matrix, do you agree or disagree?  Why?
>>
>Sounds like this change in political leadership in SF really amounted to no
>more than rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic. -- Graeme

Graeme, the editorial I forwarded made me wonder what planet the columnist
was from, and what drugs Examiner staff used in "the good old days".

At the Food Not Bombs 95 Gathering, I witnessed two weeks of Matrix.   The
eyes of the riot police were full of fear and loathing.  They reminded me
of the USA's Vietnam era antiwar protest busts.

During Matrix, thousands of homeless people and FNBers were arrested.  If
that's "as good as it gets" in our present political economy, we're in Deep
Doo Doo until we change who's in charge!

Seeking peaceful means to homeless peoples' aims. -- Tom

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/examiner/hotnews/stories/11/winokur
.dtl&type=printable
FWD  San Francisco Examiner - Tuesday, May 11, 1999

     FOR DOWN-AND-OUT, MATRIX WAS THE GOOD OLD DAYS

     Scott Winokur - Examiner Columnist




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