AUSTIN: Mayor Pelted with Eggs After Confrontation with Anti-Gentrification Activists

Photo: Austin Mayor Steve Adler at homelessness forum on Tuesday By Ed Dalton Around 9 PM on Tuesday, after leaving a heated forum on Austin’s homeless at St. Edwards University, a black SUV driven by Austin Mayor Steve Adler was pelted with eggs. Eggs hit the driver side windows and windshield, prompting the police to search the wooded area around the action for over an … Continue reading AUSTIN: Mayor Pelted with Eggs After Confrontation with Anti-Gentrification Activists

AUSTIN: ¡Defiende a los Defensores! Una Línea de Tiempo de la Lucha Contra la Gentrificación en Riverside

Foto: Manifestantes interrumpan la reunión del Consejo de la Ciudad en oposición al “Domain en Riverside,” 12 fueron arrestados durante el día Por el Consejo Editorial de Incendiary La semana pasada, el Consejo de Austin dio su aprobación tentativa a la aplicación de rezonificación para el Proyecto Catalyst, también conocido como el proyecto “Domain en Riverside,” una propuesta de reurbanización masiva dirigida por el desarrollador … Continue reading AUSTIN: ¡Defiende a los Defensores! Una Línea de Tiempo de la Lucha Contra la Gentrificación en Riverside

AUSTIN: Consejo Municipal da la Aprobación Inicial al “Domain en Riverside”, 13 Arrestados

Por Gusto Ortiz El jueves, 8 de agosto, el Consejo Municipal votó para avanzar la aplicación de rezonificación para el proyecto “Dominio en Riverside”, acercándolo un paso más a la aprobación total después de enfrentar protestas durante el día. Por orden del consejo de “decoro”, 12 manifestantes, incluidos los inquilinos que enfrentan el desplazamiento, así como las mujeres y las naciones oprimidas, chicanos y mexicanos, … Continue reading AUSTIN: Consejo Municipal da la Aprobación Inicial al “Domain en Riverside”, 13 Arrestados

AUSTIN: Defend the Defenders! A Timeline of the Struggle Against Gentrification on Riverside

Photo: Protesters disrupt City Council meeting in opposition to the proposed “Domain on Riverside,” 12 protesters were arrested throughout that day By The Incendiary Editorial Board Last week, Austin city council gave tentative approval to the rezoning application for Project Catalyst, also known as the “Domain on Riverside” project, a massive redevelopment proposal led by developer Presidium Group. The redevelopment plan would raze over a … Continue reading AUSTIN: Defend the Defenders! A Timeline of the Struggle Against Gentrification on Riverside

AUSTIN: Council Gives Initial OK to Domain on Riverside, 13 Arrested

By Walter Villarreal and Mike Talavera On Thursday, Austin city council voted to move forward on the rezoning application for the “Domain on Riverside” project, bringing it a step closer to full approval after facing protests throughout the day. On council orders for “decorum,” 12 protesters, including tenants facing displacement as well as women and oppressed nations Chicanos and Mexicans, were arrested and taken to … Continue reading AUSTIN: Council Gives Initial OK to Domain on Riverside, 13 Arrested

AUSTIN: Landmark Gentrification Case Heads to City Council

Photo: A Rendering of the Domain on Riverside Luxury Development, Next to Graffiti at the Developer’s Offices By David Martinez Today, the rezoning application for the “Domain on Riverside” project will go before City Council for the first time, marking a pivotal point in a yearlong bout between developer Presidium Group and residents of the East Riverside area. Community members have resisted the application’s progress … Continue reading AUSTIN: Landmark Gentrification Case Heads to City Council

LOS ÁNGELES: No se presentaron cargos por los Primeo de Mayo 24

Originalmente publicado el 26 de mayo, 2019 Por Zein Amari El jueves, los activistas y revolucionarios que fueron arrestados en la marcha militante del Primero de Mayo en Boyle Heights – conocidos como los Primeo de Mayo 24 – comparecieron para su instrucción de cargos. Inicialmente, todos eran acusados de disturbios, pero al final no se presentaron cargos ante el corte. Según algunos miembros de … Continue reading LOS ÁNGELES: No se presentaron cargos por los Primeo de Mayo 24

AUSTIN: Planning Commission Recommends Domain On Riverside Amid Protests

By Jamie Haynes The Austin City Council chambers were filled Tuesday night for the planning commission’s “public” meeting; in addition to community advocates and lawyers in expensive suits, supporters of revolutionary organization Defend Our Hoodz (DOH) made their presence known. As the meeting began, four community members unfurled color posters featuring: Michael Wheelan (Presidium Group lawyer), Fayez Kazi (Planning Commission Chair and founder of Civiltude), … Continue reading AUSTIN: Planning Commission Recommends Domain On Riverside Amid Protests

LOS ANGELES: No Charges Filed for the May Day 24

By Zein Amari On Thursday, activists and revolutionaries who were arrested at the militant May Day march in Boyle Heights – known as the May Day 24 – appeared for their arraignment. Initially, all were charged with rioting, yet no charges ended up being filed with the court. According to some members of the May Day 24, the police may be trying to build up … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: No Charges Filed for the May Day 24

LOS ANGELES: Activists ‘lucha libre’-style cultural performance against gentrification

By Kike Ruido Using the popular Mexican culture of Lucha Libre, activists and political artists this past Sunday turned a section of Elysian Park into a wrestling match between the forces of gentrification and the revolutionaries who fight against it. The event, which was Livestreamed, was dubbed, “La Ultima Caida,” (The Last Fall). It was put together by the progressive artists of BASURA. “La Ultima … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Activists ‘lucha libre’-style cultural performance against gentrification