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.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on May 14 2014 06:55
Alicia Jackson, long-time Portland, Oregon eviction resister is finally seeing the confrontation with the banks coming to a head. Here is the story about how the community came together almost immediately to form an eviction defense when the danger was imminent.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on May 6 2014 22:52
A look at 2014's Portland May Day march, and how to to make it a useful tool in organizing.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Apr 30 2014 01:32
When it comes to fighting the crisis of austerity cuts and financial recession, we need to focus on how to build fighting communities rather than simply reacting to the attacks.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Mar 5 2014 04:45
Here is a brief look at the Portland Solidarity Network and their Don't Shop Fubonn campaign.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Dec 12 2013 19:44
Direct action is at the center of the housing justice, but what do we need to see a movement that is fully realized and can target housing-for-profit at its very core?
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Dec 5 2013 18:02
As the fast food strikes heat up, there are a lot of reasons housing justice activists should come out to support them.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Nov 14 2013 22:28
No matter how you have come to the conclusion that we need community control over land and housing, we have to actually organize if we are going to get there.