Tenants speak out against racist CP Development

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This move is unsurprising of CP Development, who have a long history of being racist, harassing tenants who complain or organize against the slum conditions, and who are making moves to gentrify the western portion of Wilkinsburg that borders Pittsburgh.

The New Economic Depression and the Housing Struggle

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While tenants are pushed out of their homes and into the streets, the rich continue to live lavishly and untouched during this New Depression. Gentrification plans are still well on their way and the failure to pay rent is the perfect new reason to displace tenants from working-class neighborhoods. The fight to stay in one’s home today is a fight against gentrification and displacement, an act of resistance as the ruling class attempts to force workers into solving their own capitalist crisis.