Another Referendum to Expropriate Berlin’s Biggest Landlords
Two years ago, 59.1 percent of Berliners voted to socialize real estate companies. But nothing has happened. Now another referendum has been launched.
Nathaniel FlakinOctober 6, 2023
The Housing Crisis and Migrant Crisis Are Crises of Capitalism
As thousands of people come to the U.S. seeking shelter, politicians around the country are claiming that housing in the U.S. is already in crisis and that there is no room for them. Both the “migrant crisis” and “housing crisis” are crises created and exacerbated by capitalism.
Mike PappasSeptember 20, 2023
Massive Looting of Public Resources at Stake in District Detroit Redevelopment Scheme
Billionaire developers in Detroit have proposed capturing almost one billion dollars in public money to fund their newest project. The deal is far from sealed, but organized community opposition will be necessary to prevent approvals from sailing through.
Rita SingerFebruary 3, 2023
Disabled Black Detroiter Facing Eviction from Prominent Nonprofit
Housing justice and anti-police brutality groups stand with a Black Detroiter fighting an unjust eviction by a major nonprofit in Detroit.
Brian H. SilversteinOctober 9, 2022
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.
Samuel KarlinJanuary 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