AUSTIN: Flash Demo at Developer’s House Breaks Windows, Security Cameras

Video Still: Protesters on the front porch of developer Gian Michael Piano’s home in Central Austin By Jakob Stein On Tuesday night, a group of community members and activists conducted a flash demonstration at the home of Gian Michael Piano, a manager with Presidium Group, the developer seeking to build the massive ‘Domain on Riverside’ luxury project in East Austin. The group of masked protesters … Continue reading AUSTIN: Flash Demo at Developer’s House Breaks Windows, Security Cameras

AUSTIN: Graffiti Targets “Domain On Riverside” Developer’s House

By Mike Talavera Incendiary received the following pictures from Austin, Texas of graffiti reading, “No Domain on Riverside” at the vandalized house of Gian Michael Piano, a developer with Presidium Group, the main company behind the notorious “Domain on Riverside” gentrifying project in southeast Austin which was approved by city council last October. Resistance against the project, which has yet to begin construction, has distinguished … Continue reading AUSTIN: Graffiti Targets “Domain On Riverside” Developer’s House

AUSTIN: Jumpolin Party Shop Announces Closure of Storefront, Issues Call to Resist Gentrification

Photo: Current Jumpolin Piñata Store location at 2605 E Cesar Chavez in East Austin. By Mike Talavera The Jumpolin Piñata Store, a staple of the East Austin community for over 10 years, announced the closure of its storefront this morning. The statement posted to social media was signed by the owners, the Lejarazu family, and unapologetically blamed gentrification for the store’s demise. Despite the sad … Continue reading AUSTIN: Jumpolin Party Shop Announces Closure of Storefront, Issues Call to Resist Gentrification

AUSTIN: University of Texas Police Press Charges Against Activists Two Months After Protest

Photo: Anti-Gentrification Activists Protest an event at the Blanton Art Museum in November 2019 By David Martinez Two months after an anti-gentrification action at the Blanton Art Museum in November 2019, the University of Texas Police Department (UTPD) is pressing charges of trespassing and meeting disruption against two activists. The charges are a clear attempt to intimidate political activity on campus and across Austin, especially … Continue reading AUSTIN: University of Texas Police Press Charges Against Activists Two Months After Protest

HOUSTON: Protests Continue Against Gentrification of East Houston

Photo: An officer attempts to intimidate protesters at “Unsilent Night,” an event put on by gentrifier interests in Houston. By Jennifer Kelly On December 4, a group of protesters disrupted an event carried out in downtown Houston by the Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP), the non-profit organization behind the Buffalo Bayou East Master Plan, a proposal to build a string of extravagant parks along the bayou … Continue reading HOUSTON: Protests Continue Against Gentrification of East Houston

AUSTIN: Council Postpones Domain On Riverside Vote, Residents Vow Continued Resistance

Photo: Protesters gather outside Austin City Hall against the Domain on Riverside project By Mike Talavera Last Thursday, Austin City Council postponed the final vote on the Domain on Riverside due to a request from the developer’s lawyer, Michael Whellan, who said he was waiting on signatures from Austin Habitat from Humanity to make a change to a “relocation amendment.” They moved the final date … Continue reading AUSTIN: Council Postpones Domain On Riverside Vote, Residents Vow Continued Resistance

Austin: Inquilinos Protestan Contra el Desplazamiento en la Casa de un Miembro del Consejo

Foto: Manifestantes afuera de la casa de Pio Renteria el miércoles por la noche, la pancarta dice: “Desarrolladores, el Consejo, la Policía: Enemigos del Pueblo” Este artículo es una traducción. Por David Martínez  El 18 de septiembre, inquilinos, estudiantes, y trabajadores juntaron con la organización revolucionaria, Defiende el Barrio – Defend Our Hoodz (DOH), en una acción afuera de la casa de Sabino “Pio” Renteria, … Continue reading Austin: Inquilinos Protestan Contra el Desplazamiento en la Casa de un Miembro del Consejo

AUSTIN: Banner Drop Against Domain on Riverside

By Jakob Stein This morning, a banner was dropped on Riverside Dr. over Interstate-35 highway in Austin during heavy traffic. The banner reads, “No Domain on Riverside, Combat and Resist Gentrification.” Community members are rallying today at 6:30pm at Austin City Hall, as City Council takes its final vote on the luxury project known as the “Domain on Riverside.” The project has the potential to … Continue reading AUSTIN: Banner Drop Against Domain on Riverside

AUSTIN: Tenants Protest Against Displacement at Council Member’s House

Photo: Protesters outside Pio Renteria’s House Wednesday night, banner reads, “Developers, Council, Cops, Enemies of the People” By David Martinez On Wednesday night, tenants, students, and workers, alongside revolutionary organization Defend Our Hoodz-Defiende El Barrio (DOH), held an action outside of the home of District 3 Council member Sabino “Pio” Renteria to protest his support for the “Domain On Riverside,” a massive luxury project that … Continue reading AUSTIN: Tenants Protest Against Displacement at Council Member’s House

Los Ángeles: Revolucionarios interrumpen Día Inaugural de una Galería Gentrificadora

Este artículo es una traducción. Por Felipe Vera El 7 de septiembre, la organización revolucionaria contra la gentrificación, Defend Boyle Heights, lideró a activistas militantes en una interrupción de la reapertura de Nicodim, una galería de arte, en su nueva ubicación en el centro de Los Ángeles. Nicodim se ubicó originalmente en Boyle Heights, antes de ser expulsado después de una resistencia de dos años … Continue reading Los Ángeles: Revolucionarios interrumpen Día Inaugural de una Galería Gentrificadora