Gentrification

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...

Atlanta, GA: Anti-Gentrification Sabotage Against Relay Bikes

This following communique about an anti-gentrification action was anonymously submitted to IGD, we reprint it below.   Last week, we sabotaged 45 Relay bikes in Little 5 Points, Inman Park, and Old Fourth Ward. The Relay bike...

“We’re Not Leaving”: Chicago Squatters Resist Eviction

This statement published below comes from a group of squatters who have occupied a building owned by Barnett Capital, one of the driving forces of gentrification in Chicago. The squatters state that they are...
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“This is Parkdale”: How Tenants Launched A Rent Strike & Won

In the summer of 2017, in the Toronto neighbourhood of Parkdale, over 300 tenants living across 12 apartment buildings went on rent strike to protest a wave of rent increases that would have displaced...

Flagstaff, AZ: ’Gentrify in Hell’ Banner Depicting KKK Figure Hung from Tower Crane

Flagstaff, AZ — (Sunday, October 29, 2017) Under the cover of darkness, while pre-halloween revelers were meandering through the cold streets of Flagstaff, some stealthy folx scaled the tower crane above the monstrous “Hub”...

“Right-Wing Gentrification Gangs”: White Nationalists and Atlanta Property Development

Introduction Since the early 2000s, Atlanta white nationalist attorney Sam Dickson has been accumulating property in Atlanta, making a profit from gentrification and rising property values in our city. Dickson has built a “multi-million dollar...
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Metropolis: A Film About Seattle

Interviews, commercials, news broadcasts, and original footage shot over the course of 2012 weave a frenetic web of associations that definitively end the myth of the green and sustainable city - Seattle. an anti-commercial. ...

Occupy Bay Street Report-Back: Celebrating the Memory of Eric Garner

On July 17th, over a hundred people from all over New York City gathered for Occupy Bay Street in Tompkinsville Park, across the Street from the site where Eric Garner was murdered by the...

No to Gentrification, Yes to Rent Strikes: An Interview With Toronto’s Parkdale Organize

Recent events have made it tragically clear how dangerous it can be when tenants’ concerns about their homes are ignored. In this context, it’s inspiring to take a look at Parkdale, an area in Toronto, Canada where...

How Angry People Are Fighting Gentrification in Montreal

As rising housing prices push more of us into difficult situations here in Hamilton, it can be hard to find inspiration for how to fight back against gentrification. But just down the 401, anarchists...