Seize the Assets of Russian Oligarchs — And of U.S. Oligarchs Too
Russian billionaires own big swathes of New York City and London. Politicians are saying these mansions and penthouses should be seized. A great idea — but why only apply it to Russian billionaires?
Nathaniel FlakinMarch 21, 2022
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 CarlinerJanuary 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 LeeJanuary 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 BoyhtariOctober 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 FlakinSeptember 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 CozzarelliAugust 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 CooperJune 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 LevineMay 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 FlakinApril 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 FlakinFebruary 25, 2021