Tag Archives: eviction

Handicap This! March-April 2014

Cops beat deaf man in Hawthorne, Calif.; Assad’s forces torment man with Down Syndrome in Syria; South Carolina abuses mentally ill prisoners; disabled Chicago woman illegally evicted. Continue reading

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Abahlali: ‘Our Movement is Under Attack’

The evictions in Cato Crest started as ethnic evictions. They are now political evictions. The war on our movement is a war on democracy. We urge the media to rush to Cato Crest now. Continue reading

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Paths of destruction

From the May-June 2012 issue of News & Letters: Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2012-2013 (continued from Part II) III. Paths of destruction A. From war to war to war War is one of the rulers’ most potent counter-revolutionary weapons when … Continue reading

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South Africa: ‘No Land! No House! No Vote!’

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: South Africa: ‘No Land! No House! No Vote!’ Editor’s note: Zimasa Lerumo is coordinator of Abahlali baseMjondolo-Western Cape Youth Project and involved in the “No Land! No House! No Vote!” … Continue reading

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Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: Anti-Eviction Campaign Chicago–Cook County’s Anti-Eviction Campaign activities include rallies, meetings with Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, door-to-door canvassing in Chicago neighborhoods where there are many foreclosures and talking to people … Continue reading

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‘No foreclosures! I’m not leaving my house!’

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: ‘No foreclosures! I’m not leaving my house!’ On Jan. 13 Silvia Baca appeared in Housing Court and found that the loan company had sold her house on Nov. 4–for one-fourth what … Continue reading

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Sheriff Dart on notice

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Sheriff Dart on notice Chicago–In Illinois, a five-day notice is supposed to be given before you are evicted. (It doesn’t always happen.) On Oct. 14, we gave Cook County Sheriff Tom … Continue reading

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