Politix 2

Sticker of old Karl, can it get more political than this? I am not sure, but lets take a look at the second round of San Francisco street art as politics.

Old stencil of Cindy Sheehan running for Congress. Sheehan ran on a platform of single-payer health care, media reform, overturning all free trade agreements, repealing the Patriot Act, renewable energy, nationalizing oil and electricity, ending the War on Drugs, legalizing cannabis, ensuring all talks in the Middle East are fair to all parties, ending torture, closing Guantanamo Bay detention camp, overseas commitment to cleaning up Superfund sites, ending deregulation, ending No Child Left Behind, and legalizing same-sex marriage, according to Wikipedia. She lost to Nancy Pelosi.

More old school hippie stuff, we used to call this symbol anti-atom. It was started in the fifties in England, the little arms are flag letters for N and D (Nuclear Disarmament).

Proposition L restricts sitting or lying on sidewalks citywide from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., and requires the City to maintain a neighborhood outreach plan to provide access to social services for those who need it. Police officers must give a warning before they can give a citation and the ordinance cannot be used to restrict the people’s rights to free speech and peaceful assembly (if they have bought city permits). A single offense will result in a $100 ticket, while subsequent offenses may result in 30 days in jail.

Poster on Valencia. This is funny to some people, sad to others. It is funny to me, because I know he’s pointing to a liposuction machine.

Corporations are people too.

Bring Our Murals Back.

Resistance is fertile. Here is the URL of the poster: http://thecloud.crimethinc.com/pdfs/the_police.pdf The text goes like this: In every nation, in every age, you tell us you’re indispensable, that without you we’d all be killing each other. But we know well enough who the killers are. You won’t fuck with us much longer. Police everywhere, justice nowhere.

This had gotten some kind of Pulitzer when it came out as a photo. Eddie Adams was the photographer. Colonel Nguyễn Ngọc Loan executed Nguyễn Văn Lém with shot to the head, February 1, 1968.

0013 Grace

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