Gentrification

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...

Bloomington, IN: Community Picnic to Take Back People’s Park!

When: Sunday, June 18th at 4pm This week, Bloomington Police began to occupy People’s Park, heightening policing and surveillance, harassing community members into leaving the park, and preventing food sharing and basic habitation of the...
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Parkdale, ON: Residents on Rent Strike Occupy Landlord & Tenant Board

On Wednesday June 7th, tenants from the Toronto neighbourhood of Parkdale occupied the Landlord & Tenant Board to shut down a hearing for an above guideline rent increase at an apartment building at 87...

San Francisco, CA: Does Capitalist Pride Gross You Out?

Editor Note: Gay Shame is a movement from within queer communities described as a radical alternative to gay mainstreaming and directly posits an alternative view of gay pride events and activities which have become...

Founding Declaration of Anita Place Tent City, Maple Ridge

Editor's Note: 'Anita Place' is a growing encampment of formerly houseless people who took over and self-organized a community occupation of land to deal with the increasing crisis of evictions, homelessness, and gentrification in British Columbia....
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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...

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...