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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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Britain’s rulers keep failed policy of austerity

The “bedroom tax” will force those living in a property with a spare bedroom to take a cut in their housing benefit. Those in under-occupied properties can face a reduction of up to 14% in housing benefit for single rooms and 25% for two unoccupied rooms. Continue reading

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World in View: Israel: ‘Egypt is here’

From the September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: World in View: Israel: ‘Egypt is here’ by Gerry Emmett Israel has seen an unprecedented protest movement grow in the wake of the Arab Spring. Around 250,000 people marched through Tel … Continue reading

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July -August 2011 Readers’ Views

From the July-August 2011 issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views Contents: AS REVOLUTION AND COUNTER-REVOLUTION TAKE WORLD STAGE CHINESE ART PROJECT HEALTHCARE IN 2011 NEW RIGHT=OLD LEFT? FREEDOM RIDES, 50 YEARS AFTER WOMEN’S LIBERATION SPEAKS IN MANY VOICES BURMA … 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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