housing

Homes to Those Who Live in Them!

The demand often raised in the renters’ protests that housing should not be a commodity is a correct and an important one. But it amounts to nothing as long as the relations of power and domination of this society are not called into question.

Fighting the Vampire Landlords

A look at the current housing crisis in Aotearoa/New Zealand

We’re All Staying? Anti-Gentrification Struggles in 1990s Berlin

"Stop Leaving Buildings Empty - Flats For All - Affordable Rents"

Article from Black Flag #220 (2001) on struggles against the gentrification of Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin.

No to Eviction! Defend the Occupation Carlos Marighella Against the Genocide Racist State of Brazil

A statement from the Federation of Brazilian Revolutionary Syndicalist Organizations opposing the forced eviction of 85 families. First published by the International Confederation of Labour.

Liverpool Anarchist #10

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Latest issue of the Liverpool Anarchist with articles on the Manchester and Kirkby rent strikes, Birkenhead Teaching Assistants and a revolutionary vision for housing.

Eviction Defense Handbook

A guide to resisting evictions from Housing/Eviction Defense Solidarity Durham. This guide was written for tenants in Durham, North Carolina and so is based on the NC/US legal system, but some of the information will be useful to people elsewhere.

Mike Lee, RIP

Mike Lee

Gus "Mike" Lee, an anarchist militant, passed away this week in Berkeley, California at age 64. He spent decades living on the streets and struggling with other homeless people. He was a wingnut and could be extreme, but was also the most fearless radical I've ever met in my life.

Unrest in the USA: A Perfect Storm

The spread of COVID-19 to the United States earlier this year both triggered and exacerbated the economic crisis which has been building up for decades. Around 50 million workers in America have been thrown out of work since the start of the lockdown, the great majority of whom have no alternative source of income for the necessities of life.