Housing

L.A.’s Class Struggle Looks Like This: The Tenants Movement

It’s well known that L.A.’s housing market is one of the most absurdly expensive in the country — rivaled only by the S.F. Bay Area, New York City, and Miami. In every one of...

Olympia, WA: Displacement in the Name of Safety

Report from the Olympia, WA chapter of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) about continued attacks on the houseless community in the context of the continued push of gentrification and development. After a...
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Parkdale: West Lodge vs. Timbercreek

Action report from Parkdale Organize as struggle against displacement and evictions continue. Video from sub.Media.Tv. The struggle against displacement in Parkdale continues…Today our neighbours at 103 and 105 West Lodge occupied the head offices of...

The View From Here: An Assessment of the East Hamilton Rent Strike

What follows is a brief and rather belated update on the East Hamilton Rent Strike, a seven-month campaign waged by tenants of the Stoney Creek Towers against their landlord, InterRent Real Estate Investment Trust...

Facing A Storm: Mutual Aid In Response to Cold Front in Olympia

Report from Olympia about how various autonomous groups came together and combined community organizing, infrastructure, and outreach to respond to a large scale fold front. The Storm: A record breaking storm hit Olympia last weekend....

Toronto: Jameson Tenants Demand Repairs

Action report from Parkdale: Organize, an autonomous tenant defense group. Today our neighbours from 109 Jameson along with members of Parkdale Organize visited the Forest Hill home of landlords Angelo and Linda Scioscia. We delivered...

Working Class Resistance to Mass Evictions in Ottawa

A look at the Herongate Tenant Coalition and how they organized to stop the eviction of working-class residents. By Sean PhippsOn May 7th 2018, 500 residents of Herongate, a working-class, predominantly Somali neighbourhood in Ottawa,...

Indigenous And Central American Refugees Lock-Down And Prevent Riot Police Raid At The Benito...

Just after 3am on the morning of Saturday December 29, approximately 200 Mexican federal and municipal police in riot gear and armored vehicles, along with 5 grand coach buses, appeared outside of the warehouse...

“Progressive” City Council Member, Local Media, and Business Owners Label Solidarity Network “Terrorist”

The following statement comes from the Olympia Solidarity Network, and pushes back against the claims made by local property owners and politicians, who have attempted to label the community organizing group "terrorist." Lately, Olympia...

Relief Nonprofit Bulldozes Hurricane Survivor Tent City

On December 11, 2018, in Panama City, Florida, a large tent city located in the parking lot of a church was transformed into a demolition site. Hundreds of people were left with nowhere to...