Gentrification

Against Amazon and Its World: For An Anti-Amazon Olympics

The following is a call to resist the construction of a new Amazon HQ as well as build solidarity with Amazon workers. To read a background on global struggles against Amazon and the world...

Slumlords on the Run: Tenants Are Launching Rent & Hunger Strikes

Across the US and Canada, while wages are stagnant or falling, rent prices are always increasing, as tech capital and in many instances, the weed industry, is driving up the cost of living through...

Toronto Residents Announce Rent Strike on February 1st

This following report from Parkdale Organize announces yet another rent strike in the Toronto based neighborhood. For more information about Parkdale Organize, check out our podcast interview about their last successful rent strike here.  Tonight,...

Cops, Cameras, and Condos: Bloomington Is Getting Worse

by Barney Szyalak Bloomington is increasingly becoming a place meant for rich and middle class people. In order for that to happen, the city government is cracking down on the presence of poor people in...

Gentrifying Businesses Again Targeted in Atlanta’s Cabbagetown Neighborhood

Stock photo from Williamsburg Observer The following communique was sent anonymously to It's Going Down and we reprint its contents below. The communique reads: On the night of January 6th, we smashed out all 3 of the...

Toronto: Tenants Organize Against Rent Increase at 1251 King West

Our neighbours at 1251 King are beginning to organize against an above guideline rent increase at their building. Their landlord, Nuspor Investments, is trying to raise the rent way above the guideline to make...

Class War on the Lobby Floor: How Tenants Won a Rent Strike

In this episode, we talk to an organizer with Parkdale Organize, an autonomous and grassroots working-class organization in so-called Toronto, Canada, which has worked to build the power of collective action among various apartment...

Atlanta, GA: Two Gentrifying Boutiques Vandalized on Thanksgiving

The following anonymous communique was sent to IGD and we republish it below. The actions were undertaken against gentrification, a process which is pushing out the homeless, poor, and working-class communities of color while...
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Atlanta Food Not Bombs Will Not be Stopped by GSU Police

Atlanta Food Not Bombs has been sharing free food with anyone who is hungry for over a decade. We believe that our need for sustenance cannot be voided by state power, and that no...

Police Action in East Palo Alto Displaces RV Dwellers

75 protesters blocked a street in East Palo Alto to protect families at a police action at 8 am on November 15th. A tow truck pulled up to haul away a dozen RV's occupied...