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Israel Continues Its Violent Displacement of Palestinians

2022 brings another year of Israeli violence against Palestinians. Solidarity with the movement to free Palestine from Zionist occupation must remain a priority of the Left.

Sam Carliner

January 26, 2022

New York’s Eviction Moratorium Ends Today. We Demand Free Public Housing For All

New York’s eviction moratorium expires today, and hundreds of thousands of households across the state are at risk of eviction. We cannot turn a blind eye to a single eviction, and we must demand rent cancellation and free public housing for all.

Emma Lee

January 15, 2022

Police Violently Evict Kalamazoo Houseless from Encampment

On October 16, a rally was held in Kalamazoo, Michigan to protest a recent houseless sweep, and show support for the houseless against the repressive policies of the city.

Emma Boyhtari

October 29, 2021

Why Berliners Should Vote Yes to Socialising Big Landlords

The referendum to socialise Deutsche Wohnen and other realty companies is taking place on September 26, parallel to the Berlin and German elections. The latest polls show: we could win.

Nathaniel Flakin

September 6, 2021

A Partial Eviction Moratorium Is Not Enough. Forgive All Rent Now

A partial eviction moratorium went into effect this week in the United States, but it isn’t enough. We must have a full cancellation of rent and forgiveness of all back rent owed.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

August 7, 2021

Capitalist Urban Planning Makes the Case for Socialism

Progressive politicians talk about “community control” of housing and transportation. It is never real.

Scott Cooper

June 6, 2021

Protesters Successfully Shut Down Brooklyn’s Housing Courts

Tenants, organizers, and community members came together in Downtown Brooklyn on Monday, successfully halting 22 evictions.

Frankie Levine

May 4, 2021

20,000 Protest in Berlin After the Rent Cap is Overturned

The only way to stop exploding rents is to put housing under public control by nationalizing Berlin’s biggest landlords.

Nathaniel Flakin

April 26, 2021

Berlin Residents Have Built a Campaign to Expropriate the City’s Biggest Landlord

The German state expropriates things all the time, like when it needs to build an Autobahn. When a pit mine for lignite coal is built, whole villages get nationalized. So why not do the same thing to provide affordable housing for all? 

Nathaniel Flakin

February 25, 2021