Statements & Media

  • Community defense is in the streets, not the ballot box!

    December 3, 2020Community defense is in the streets, not the ballot box!
    The 2020 election cycle has finally come to an end, most notably ending in the upset win of Joe Biden over incumbent President Donald Trump. While many were quick to celebrate Biden’s win as a victory for the people, within days of his win being decided, the Biden administration has already proven whose interest it ...
  • The New Economic Depression and the Housing Struggle

    October 20, 2020The New Economic Depression and the Housing Struggle
    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 ...
  • NO ELECTION WILL DEFEND OUR HOMES- IT’S UP TO US TO ORGANIZE AND FIGHT!

    October 1, 2020NO ELECTION WILL DEFEND OUR HOMES- IT’S UP TO US TO ORGANIZE AND FIGHT!
    With an election approaching in just over a month, politicians and advocacy groups across the country are doubling down on their electoral rhetoric. Many lament the low voter turnout rates in the United States – with roughly half of those eligible choosing not to vote – and blame the failures of the US government on ...
  • When Landlords Try to Bite- The Neighborhood Bites Back! Fight Back Against Landlord Repression!

    August 30, 2020When Landlords Try to Bite- The Neighborhood Bites Back! Fight Back Against Landlord Repression!
    In the wake of an economic depression, pandemic-related shutdowns, and rent strikes, landlords all over the country are cracking down on tenants to secure their profits and repress any attempts at organizing. Whether they do this openly or subtly, their aim is to suit themselves and bring harm to workers. Their tactics are easily readable, ...
  • July 1st, National Rent Strike Day of Action

    June 29, 2020July 1st, National Rent Strike Day of Action
    On July 1st, United Neighborhood Defense Movement is calling for a National Rent Strike Day of Action! We call on organizations across the country to host demonstrations and agitate in the neighborhoods where rent strikes are happening. If no rent strikes are happening where you are, agitate on the need for rent strikes, and to ...