LOS ANGELES: Protesters Gather at Property Manager’s House

By Zein Amari On Sunday June 30, in a neighborhood of Inglewood, activists and supporters from Serve The People – Los Angeles (STPLA), Defend Boyle Heights (DBH), and tenants from the 28th Street Barrio gathered in front of the house of Curbin D. Pitts, the property manager of 845 and 812 E. 28th St. Griffith Apartments. Activists from STPLA explained that Pitts was protested for … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Protesters Gather at Property Manager’s House

PITTSBURGH: Amenaza de desalojo de Activistas Comunitarios obstruido por Servir al Pueblo-Pittsburgh y Movilización de la Comunidad

Originalmente publicado el 28 de mayo, 2019 Por Alex Meins Entre las 8 y las 10 de la noche del jueves, Servir al Pueblo – Pittsburgh (STP) y los miembros de la comunidad se movilizaron en Larimer para cerrar un intento de desalojo de un activista comunitario contra la gentrificación. Poco antes de las 8 pm, four miembros de Rhino Security, la fuerza de seguridad … Continue reading PITTSBURGH: Amenaza de desalojo de Activistas Comunitarios obstruido por Servir al Pueblo-Pittsburgh y Movilización de la Comunidad

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

PITTSBURGH: Developer Keith Key’s Rental Office Hit with Propaganda

By Alex Meins Propaganda outlining the crimes of developer Keith Key appeared early Friday morning at Key’s rental office in the Larimer neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Posters plastered across the window of the office called on Key to stop retaliatory evictions and labelled him an exploiter of his own people, a fake progressive, and a friend to gentrifiers. Two hammer and sickles were painted in red … Continue reading PITTSBURGH: Developer Keith Key’s Rental Office Hit with Propaganda

AUSTIN: Planning Commission Chair Does Business with “Domain on Riverside” Developers

By Dylan Dissenso At the upcoming planning commission hearing on Tuesday, newly-elected commission chair Fayez Kazi and his colleagues will likely decide whether or not to recommend the “Domain on Riverside” application, a proposal to remake the Ballpark, Town Lake, and Quad apartment complexes on East Riverside into a yuppie wonderland of luxury condos and high-end retail. While the hearing is public, the dealings behind … Continue reading AUSTIN: Planning Commission Chair Does Business with “Domain on Riverside” Developers

PITTSBURGH: Threatened Eviction of Community Activist Stopped by Serve the People-Pittsburgh and community mobilization

By Alex Meins Between 8-10pm Thursday, Serve the People-Pittsburgh and community members mobilized in Larimer to shut down an attempted eviction of a community anti-gentrification activist. Shortly before 8pm, 4 members of Rhino Security, the private security force of developer Keith B. Key of Keys Property Management Services (KPMS), threatened a community activist in the Larimer neighborhood with eviction. She and activists of Serve the … Continue reading PITTSBURGH: Threatened Eviction of Community Activist Stopped by Serve the People-Pittsburgh and community mobilization

PITTSBURGH: Bourgeois Mayor and Councilman Forced to Flee Working Class Neighborhood

By James Hass On Saturday, activists with Serve the People – Pittsburgh and community members from the black neighborhoods Lincoln-Lemington and Larimer succeeded in disrupting and shutting down Mayor William Peduto and Councilman Ricky Burgess’s ribbon-cutting event for a much-loathed “spray park” at Lincoln-Lemington’s Paulson Playground. This event, meant to be a public relations victory lap for phony-progressive Mayor Bill Peduto and gentrifier Councilman Ricky … Continue reading PITTSBURGH: Bourgeois Mayor and Councilman Forced to Flee Working Class Neighborhood