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Detroit defends homes

Detroit Eviction Defense came out of the Direct Action Workgroup of Occupy Detroit about two years ago. We work with people who want to save their homes. We have saved about 60 so far. 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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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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Support the Rogers Park Community House! Stop the evictions!

(Updated 8/19 according to corrections from Jorge Ortiz) There was a series of events today in support of the Ortiz family of 7463 N. Ridge in Chicago. There will be an article about the events in the next issue of … Continue reading

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