On the Revolutionary Fight to End Homelessness and Gentrification

If the government does not provide housing, then the people must take it for themselves.  North Philadelphia resident Jennifer Bennetch and other community members connected through #OccupyPHA quietly started moving families into vacant properties upon the coronavirus outbreak in March 2020. Long before the coronavirus outbreak, Bennetch was already tracking vacant properties owned by the Philadelphia Housing Authority as part of her long-term effort to … Continue reading On the Revolutionary Fight to End Homelessness and Gentrification

City Orders Displacement of Houseless Workers’ Encampment on May 1, Escalating War On The People

By: Huey Dessalines SAINT LOUIS: Ruling class lackey Mayor Lyda Krewson and the City of Saint Louis Health Department have arbitrarily ordered the displacement of an encampment of houseless workers near the intersection of Market and Chestnut streets downtown. Krewson and her lackies are expressing phony concern about “failure to maintain social distancing and people mixing it up”. Throughout her administration, Krewson has earned the … Continue reading City Orders Displacement of Houseless Workers’ Encampment on May 1, Escalating War On The People

COVID-19: No Shelter in Place

By Mary Adcock April 12, 2020 SAINT LOUIS – In the early hours of Friday, April 9, unhoused residents of the tent encampment in downtown St. Louis woke to police and parks employees shaking their tents, expecting the group to immediately disperse and ready to confiscate their tents. St. Louis Police Chief John Hayden said in an email to the department on March 25, “According … Continue reading COVID-19: No Shelter in Place

SDPD Ramps Up Repression During COVID-19 Pandemic

By Hashely Molotok April 7, 2020 SAN DIEGO, CA – In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, San Diego Police Department is ramping up its repression of the working class and homeless community. SD county initially placed a ban on gatherings of 250 people or more and shortly after the “shelter in place” order was given by the State of California, the police didnt miss … Continue reading SDPD Ramps Up Repression During COVID-19 Pandemic

Homeless Families in Los Angeles Seize Housing, Announce Plan to Seize More Properties In Future: MCP’s Position

March 15, 2020 Saturday morning saw an escalation in the proletarian revolutionary housing struggle in California. Homeless families, inspired by the success of Moms4Housing in Oakland after a sharp struggle, reproduced the tactic and seized control of a house in El Sureno. The LA Times reports that they seek to spread the tactic to new properties in the future. This development comes on the heels … Continue reading Homeless Families in Los Angeles Seize Housing, Announce Plan to Seize More Properties In Future: MCP’s Position

Homeless Tension in Salt Lake City

By Joseph Gramsci SALT LAKE CITY: As winter approaches Utah, a state notorious for its freezing temperatures, the Salt Lake City government has decided to close the non-profit homeless shelter, The Road Home. The site will be demolished and the city hopes that the empty lot will sell for around four million dollars. “It’s a pretty good piece of property in the downtown area, and … Continue reading Homeless Tension in Salt Lake City