Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Aug 2 2015 00:36
When organizing around housing, there are almost always extenuating circumstances like bank fraud and illegal actions by property managers and landlords. But what about when there isn't? Do we no longer organize against evictions and foreclosures, or does this reveal the real goal of housing justice work?
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Jul 4 2015 03:05
Video from a 2011 joint action between Occupy Wallstreet and Take Back the Land to target Wells Fargo's investment in the private prison system.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Jun 19 2015 16:40
With recent tragic event bringing the threat of fascist ideas and organizations into front view, we look back on anarchism as a direct challenge to these ideas.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Jun 11 2015 04:37
As the far right begins to rise in the United States, what is the real threat that they hold?
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on May 16 2015 04:21
The Renter's Assemblies are just beginning in Portland, but already they are showing to have the potential to revive a real tenants movement.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on May 6 2015 03:18
A look at where the violence of the police took the stage at 2015's May Day event.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Apr 16 2015 00:21
230 cities around the world joined together for April 15th's Global Day of Action for Fight for Fifteen, and Portland has a unique place in this movement as it joined the mobilization.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Mar 27 2015 01:09
The first part of a speech given at the Howard Zinn Bookfair in 2014 on Take Back the Land, Occupy Our Home, and burgeoning housing movements after the financial crisis.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Mar 4 2015 01:39
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Jan 29 2015 18:06
As we develop new strategies to work on community organizing campaigns, what ideas and strategies can we port over from the history of syndicalist workplace struggles?
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Jan 22 2015 10:45
The Portland Solidarity Network supports two tenants as they make demands on their exploitative former property management company, and the video captures their moment of community power.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Jan 7 2015 23:41
Report back from the 2014 Howard Zinn Bookfair, with a special look at the housing movements present and release of Housing Not Handcuffs.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Dec 29 2014 18:54
When you are creating rhetoric for reform steps, don't let immediate success overshadow the long-term goals.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Dec 27 2014 06:06
Article by guest blogger Brandon Feld, of the Portland Solidarity Network and the Black Rose Rosa Negra Anarchist Federation, about the six practices important to build community power when working on tenant and worker campaigns.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Nov 27 2014 05:09
Here is a detailed look at the recent Mike Brown Solidarity Action in Portland, Oregon, and how it can play into long-term organizing and housing justice.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Sep 28 2014 05:02
Miranda and the Portland Solidarity Network announce victory in their most recent tenant campaign, and look to the future of organizing in the working class neighborhoods of the city.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Aug 27 2014 19:25
Miranda has decided enough is enough and is joining with the Portland Solidarity Network to demand the money she is owed from her former landlord.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Aug 7 2014 04:21
Known as a wonderful radical community space in Portland, Oregon, the Red & Black Cafe has also been an important resource for Portland's houseless community. Now they are in danger of losing their building, so they need our collective help!
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Jun 25 2014 18:30
How can revolutionary organizations approach struggles in coherent and complimentary ways? The "sector strategy" may be a way of targeting a movement from multiple directions to see a vision through.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Jun 13 2014 00:23
The Portland Solidarity Network uses escalation campaigns and direct action to target housing and workplace issues, and now they are expanding out into the working class neighborhoods of Portland's outer east side.