Posts Tagged ‘eviction’

National Day Of Action For Eviction Moratorium

Above photo: Twitter. Participants took to the streets in the hope of swaying the Biden administration. Boston, MA – As part of the National Day of Action to Prevent Evictions, City Life/Vida Urbana organized a rally called “Housing Is The Cure!” on January 13. Protesters gathered outside of the Boston Housing Court on New Chardon Street and […]

Eviction Moratorium Is A Useful Lesson In How Reform Happens

Ray Valentine describes how collective disruption “outside the political process” won tenants significant concessions. It didn’t make a lot of headlines, but in the recent stimulus and government funding deal, Congress extended what is probably the most significant federal housing policy in a generation: the nationwide eviction moratorium. We should study how it came to […]

Family Faces Eviction By Agency Meant To Help Them

By Poor People’s Army, Popular Resistance. January 1, 2021 Above photo: Activist Cheri Honkala at the homeless encampment at 22nd and Ben Franklin Parkway. Alejandro A. Alvarez/Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia, PA – Imagine being a parent, hustling “gig economy” jobs, without a home during the COVID-19 pandemic. For Jasmine and Ariel, this has been the reality […]

Land Grab in Progress: The UN’s Agenda 21 evident in councils’ staggered eviction of people from their lands

This is Agenda 21, now Agenda 2030. Plain and simple. ‘They’ plan to own all property. To get that in a simple clip watch this one. [embedded content] To enlarge on that obtain Rosa Koire’s book Behind the Green Mask. Rosa has many videos on YT (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPUJcxSKTOKaz5tVGfqDmKQ/videos) also explaining the agenda. She spotted it (as […]

Portland Mayor Caves to Anti-Eviction Anarchists, Says More Occupations May Follow

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler admitted Monday that the apology he issued to the squatters of a foreclosed house could lead to similar occupations. The mayor apologized to the anti-eviction anarchists who drove police from a now three-block “autonomous zone.” “I hope it is not an ongoing phenomenon,” Mayor Wheeler said in an article published by […]

Louisville mayor blasts proposal to only extend eviction ban by 30 days

The CDC’s eviction ban is set to end on Dec. 31, but the package proposed by a bipartisan working group of senators would push the expiration date to Jan. 31. Congressional leaders were due to meet Tuesday afternoon with an aim to negotiate some form of relief measure before the end of the week. Instead […]

The Red House And The Future Of Eviction Defense

As I entered what has arguably now become a sort of gated community in reverse, I was welcomed everywhere I went, whether with words of greeting or just the sorts of eye contact that says more than enough.  Not to extend the previous analogy with Palestine too much here, but the feeling is a bit […]

Portland Community Beats Back Eviction, Erects Barricades

Eviction comes when COVID-19 deaths are exploding and the end of the eviction moratorium looms. On Tuesday morning, Portland community members successfully repealed heavily armed and militarized Multnomah County Sheriffs backed by Portland police officers, who were attempting to evict the Afro-Indigenous Kinney family, who has lived in the “Red House on Mississippi” in the […]

WATCH: Eviction Protesters Attack Portland Police, Set Up ‘Autonomous Zone’

Portland Police Bureau officers came under attack Tuesday as they attempted to serve an eviction on a foreclosed house. The previous owners of what is now called the “Red House on Mississippi” were ordered to vacate in September. Portland officers arrived at the “Red House” on Tuesday morning and were greeted by a crowd of […]

Dozens of East Jerusalem Palestinians face eviction following settlers’ lawsuits

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Expansion and Mass Eviction: Israel ‘Takes Advantage’ of Trump’s Remaining Days in Office

In a few words, a close associate of Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, summed up the logic behind the ongoing frenzy to expand illegal Jewish settlements in Israel. “These days are an irreplaceable opportunity to establish our hold on the Land of Israel, and I’m sure that our friend, President (Donald) Trump and Prime Minister […]

Up to 40 Million People Facing Eviction Across America-Coronavirus Surge in Homelessness

By infostormer -October 29, 20200 The Wall Street Journal recently put out a report describing how around 30 million to 40 million people across the country could be evicted after the eviction moratoriums end.https://platform.twitter.com/embed/index.html?dnt=false&embedId=twitter-widget-1&frame=false&hideCard=false&hideThread=false&id=1321070765266161664&lang=en&origin=https%3A%2F%2Finfostormer.com%2Fup-to-40-million-people-facing-eviction-across-america%2F&theme=light&widgetsVersion=ed20a2b%3A1601588405575&width=550pxhttps://platform.twitter.com/embed/index.html?dnt=false&embedId=twitter-widget-2&frame=false&hideCard=false&hideThread=false&id=1321032629320404992&lang=en&origin=https%3A%2F%2Finfostormer.com%2Fup-to-40-million-people-facing-eviction-across-america%2F&theme=light&widgetsVersion=ed20a2b%3A1601588405575&width=550px This is a looming disaster. You can blame the government lockdowns for this. Maybe Anthony Fauci can explain how this amount of people […]

The Next Steps In Eviction Defense

Above photo: Tiago Fernandez/Getty Images. A few thoughts on intentions, tactics, and building eviction defense networks. Oregon – Here in Portland, there are signs that the movement for Black lives and the movement for actually affordable housing are increasingly intersecting in all kinds of ways.  Among the networks engaged in popular education and resistance organizing […]

Portland Protests, The Fire And Organizing Eviction Defense

Portland, Oregon is one of the epicenters of the rebellion against police violence that broke out after the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Portland has a long history of racism and abusive police. David Rovics, a composer, performer, organizer and activist, joins Clearing the FOG to speak about the history of Oregon as a […]

Trump’s Eviction Moratorium Falls Too Short

Trump’s Eviction Moratorium Falls Too Short Above photo: Protestors demonstrate during a ‘No Evictions, No Police’ national day of action protest on September 1, 2020 in New York City. Tenants and progressive leaders who cried out for a national action must now grapple with two truths. This eviction moratorium will save lives, but everything about it […]

Houseless Resist Second Eviction Effort In Philadelphia

Above photo: Activist Samantha Rise speaks as others hold makeshift shields to protect houseless encampment on Aug. 18. An encampment of over 100 houseless people sits on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway here, steps away from the iconic art museum of “Rocky” movie fame and under the noses of the Philadelphia bourgeoisie. JTD camp is a self-declared […]

General Strike: The Eviction Crisis Escalates

Above photo: Cancel Rent banner from GenStrike. With an estimated 17 to 40 million people at risk of losing their homes by the end of September, and with the failure of the federal government to pass an eviction moratorium or an unemployment benefits extension, the greatest eviction and foreclosure crisis since the Great Depression is now […]

General Strike: The Eviction Crisis Escalates

Above photo: Cancel Rent banner from GenStrike. With an estimated 17 to 40 million people at risk of losing their homes by the end of September, and with the failure of the federal government to pass an eviction moratorium or an unemployment benefits extension, the greatest eviction and foreclosure crisis since the Great Depression is now […]

Democrats Offer Half-Hearted Measures To Impending Eviction Crisis

Above photo: A view of a poster saying Cancel Rent Cancel Mortgage during the coronavirus pandemic on May 18, 2020 in Brooklyn Borough of New York City. By John Nacion from STAR MAX/IPx . The federal moratorium on evictions expired this week, leaving 12 million renters at risk of losing their homes, and much as they did […]

U.S. Household Eviction Crisis: 43% of American Renters Now Face Risk of Eviction

Posted on July 29, 2020 by martyrashrakat By Eric Zuesse Global Research, July 29, 2020 Nationwide in the U.S. on July 28th, the “Estimation of households experiencing rental shortfall and potentially facing eviction” is 43.12%, according to Stout Risius Ross, LLC, “Based on Household Pulse Survey data” (from the U.S. Census Bureau). An infographic by Niall McCarthy of Forbes shows the state-by-state percentages, […]

U.S. Household Eviction Crisis: 43% of American Renters Now Face Risk of Eviction

Posted on July 29, 2020 by martyrashrakat By Eric Zuesse Global Research, July 29, 2020 Nationwide in the U.S. on July 28th, the “Estimation of households experiencing rental shortfall and potentially facing eviction” is 43.12%, according to Stout Risius Ross, LLC, “Based on Household Pulse Survey data” (from the U.S. Census Bureau). An infographic by Niall McCarthy of Forbes shows the state-by-state percentages, […]

“Like Nothing We’ve Ever Seen” — Imminent Eviction Wave Is Coming To These States

By Tyler Durden The eviction moratorium expired last Friday nearly four months after the US economy effectively shutdown due to the covid pandemic, and more than 12 million renters – all behind on rent payments because of the virus-induced recession – are now at imminent risk of getting booted to the curb. This Friday, some 25 million […]

Tech Giants Eye Lucrative Rent Market as End to Eviction Moratorium Could Leave Millions Homeless

In a ‘normal’, pre-pandemic economy, a number roughly equal to the population of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania – or about 3.7 million people – are evicted every month in the United States, according to Matthew Desmond, principal investigator of Princeton University’s “Eviction Lab” project, which tracks evictions throughout the country and produces the first nationwide eviction database. But, […]

Colorado Eviction Courts Overwhelmed As Housing Crisis Unfolds

It is official. Consumers in Colorado appear to be tapped out. This comes at a time when the recovery is now tied for the second-longest economic expansion in American history. The stock market is near an all-time high, unemployment is the lowest in two decades, consumer confidence is beyond euphoric, and Trump […]

Democracy: Israel delivers eviction orders to villagers in Negev desert despite the fact they are Israeli citizens

     Eviction and demolition orders posted on buildings in Bedouin village of Umm al-Hiran that has been the subject of a years-long legal battle Residents of the Bedouin village of Umm al-Hiran in the Negev (Naqab) desert in southern Israel on Wednesday received eviction and demolition notices which were posted on their doors by Israeli […]

US-born rabbi aids East Jerusalem eviction

Michael F. Brown Rights and Accountability 14 September 2017 Israeli settler leader Arieh King observes protests against an eviction he pushed for in occupied East Jerusalem; Ben Packer supported that eviction.  Oren Ziv ActiveStills Ben Packer, a US-born rabbi, is helping to push Palestinians out of their homes. Last week, the Shamasneh family was evicted […]

‘Indiscriminate use of violence’: Police clash with migrants protesting eviction in Rome (VIDEO)

Scuffles broke out in central Rome early Thursday, as officers tried to squeeze out around a hundred refugees from Independence Square, which they have occupied since the weekend. Police in riot gear deployed water cannon against the migrants, who used pepper spray and threw stones and bottles at the officers, La Reppublica reports. Two people […]

‘Nowhere to go’: Palestinian family on brink of eviction by Israel from home of 50yrs speaks to RT

The Shamasne family have been living in East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood since 1964, when the area was under Jordanian rule. When Israel took over East Jerusalem in 1967, nobody claimed the rights to the property. The issue came to light after an Israeli right-leaning settler group, the Israel Land Fund, found the previous owners […]

Copblock Radio EP 124: “Whats With The Flag Worship?”

This week on Copblock Radio our hosts were myself (Severin Freeman) from Lehigh Valley Copblock, Matt Taylor of Carbon County Copblock, and Joshua Scott Hotchkins from Iowa City Copblock. We attempted to get the phone lines working, but discovered there were still a few glitches to work out– we apologize to those who tried to […]

Yes, Your Quadroon Daughter has to Go Back

Andrew AnglinDaily Stormer May 12, 2016 National Action staged a demonstration Saturday in Bath, and were approached by a woman with her half-breed daughter, asking if the daughter would have to go back. This is supposed to be some type of riddle/gotcha, where they say “oh, but it was born here, and it is half […]

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