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Montreal: ‘Week of Occupations’ Kicks Off As Vacant Hospital Is Taken

Montreal radicals began a “week of occupations” by squatting an abandoned hospital that they hope to turn into a housing complex. When the police attacked, they barricaded themselves inside. More actions are planned through...

Chicago: Barnett Capital and Police Move to Destroy Squat for Condos

Donate Here On Thursday, May 11, residents were woken up to six cops breaking down their door and ordering them onto the ground. Walking behind them was Steve Mallon, a property manager for Barnett Capital, a...

An Anarchist Response to the Anti-Gentrification Attacks in Philly on May Day

What do vandals get out of destroying a neighborhood? Why do people resort to violence to send a message? Are those who allegedly participated in such an action our comrades? Won’t this kind of...

Philadephia, PA: Anarchists Attack Gentrification on May Day

Lots of people said they went harder than they ever had and learned and experimented at this demo. At least four large condos both finished and unfinished were smashed up so bad that it...

Bloomington, IN: Boxcar Books Needs Help!

DONATE HERE We’re asking for help to keep Boxcar Books & Community Center going. For various reasons outlined below, we’re facing difficulty keeping our space open and need help. We currently don’t have money to...

Bloomington, Indiana: Sabotage in memory of Lambros Foundas

A few nights ago we sabotaged about 50 parking meters by gluing their locks, coin slots, and card readers. This was a simple act which took no specialized skill. Get some superglue, cover your...

12 Points Against Seattle’s New Youth Jail

For more than five years, thousands of people in Seattle have fought the construction of a new $210 million youth jail in Seattle’s Central District, the city’s historically African-American neighborhood. People from all walks of...

Keep It Local: Gentrification and Art in Minneapolis

This past month Frostbeard Studio, a Powderhorn shop specializing in “homemade candles for book nerds,” had its windows smashed out and its walls tagged with anti-gentrification graffiti. Responses to this incident have varied, from...

Oakland: Police Destroy ‘The Promised Land’ Community Village

Editor's Note: We got this story too late and already Oakland, CA police and city works employees have destroyed a beautiful DIY village on unused public land that was put up in response to the...