Local chapters all across the country held presentations commemorating Friedrich Engels and the 200th anniversary of his birth (Nov. 28, 1820), one of the founders… Read More »UNDM honors Engels, commits to fight in the housing struggle
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.
“Displacing people is nothing new. Gentrification is systematic…systematic to the city, the state, and government,” says Tenant 1
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.
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… Read More »NO ELECTION WILL DEFEND OUR HOMES- IT’S UP TO US TO ORGANIZE AND FIGHT!
On May 8th, the mariachis of Boyle Heights held a relief concert to raise funds after many have been unable to work due to COVID-19… Read More »Supporting Boyle Heights Mariachis During the Economic and Health Crisis