Forced evictions near and far: Canada’s complicity in the dispossession of Palestinian homes
Does our commitment to reconciliation mean anything while we support settler-colonial regimes abroad?
Mobilizations force Biden to enact new eviction ban
The new eviction moratorium was put in place amid protests at the federal capital led by progressive legislator Cori Bush, along with various social movements in the U.S.
Eviction tsunami crashes, Democrats shrug shoulders
On Saturday, Biden’s half-hearted, last-minute plea for Congress to extend the federal eviction moratorium failed and the measure expired.
One more “flashpoint” in the Los Angeles homelessness crisis
On the morning of March 24, local activists and unhoused residents gathered at Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles to oppose city councilmember Mitch O’Farrell’s looming eviction of the homeless people living around the lake.
Moth-eaten eviction moratorium leaves hundreds of thousands without a roof
During the pandemic, landlords have filed for 284,490 evictions–and that’s just in five states and 27 cities. But how could this be? After all, a moratorium shouldn’t allow for hundreds of thousands of households to fall through the cracks.
Fighting evictions: The 1930s and now
Out of the 110 million Americans who pay rent for housing, by 2021, some 30 to 40 million will face eviction. Such mass homelessness would be an unprecedented social catastrophe with possible revolutionary consequences.
Suspending evictions is about saving landlords from themselves
Millions of U.S. households are already facing desperate crises.