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On this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we speak with three representatives from the Autonomous Tenants Union Network (ATUN), which includes organizers from Tenant and Neighborhood Councils (TANC) in Oakland, California, the Los Angeles Tenants Union, and the Richmond Tenants Union in Richmond, Virginia.
Any tenant in LA who wants a deeper understanding of the city's gentrification machine should attend the next @atun_rsia meeting at 10AM on Sept 19th. Strategize about combatting development and fighting renovictions.#FuckYourFlips, forever and always. https://t.co/1jEbmh18Ee pic.twitter.com/t8W7r2douT
— LA Tenants Union (@LATenantsUnion) September 11, 2020
We speak on the growing autonomous tenants movement, organizing and resisting eviction during COVID-19, the failures and successes of the wave of rent strikes that kicked off this spring, and how to build mass tenant power in the face of increasing crisis.