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#Berlin, #Syndikat: The neighbourhood after the eviction – angry, shocked, but we must carry on

Berlin. Neukölln. Report from the neighborhood meeting on August 16.

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The Hague Calling: Housing Action Days

The Hague. Netherlands. On Friday and Saturday 31st of July and 1st of August, HOUSING ACTION DAYS will take place in The Hague. The theme for Friday is social housing and precarious modes of housing, and the theme for Saturday is the selling out of the city and gentrification. During these two days we will make a collective fist against precarity and the housing shortage.

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A call from #Berlin: Attack the city of the rich – defend the projects

The gentrification in Berlin continues incessantly, and with it displacement. Not only people but also spaces are affected: Spaces of the radical movement, open spaces, safer spaces for people affected by discrimination, non-commercial spaces, spaces of subculture, of political networking and spaces where people try to live concrete utopias.

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Los Angeles: The Miraculous North East Militia

Just northeast of downtown Los Angeles is the neighborhood of Highland Park, currently the target of blatant gentrification. According to most people, the completion of the Metro Gold Line in 2003 was the first step in this process, although it took years to feel the effects. Few people rode the Metro into the Highland Park station and most commuters just went between downtown and the end of the line. After the economic recession hit in 2008, the gentrification of Highland Park truly began, just as it did in a dozen other major cities. With thousands losing their houses to foreclosure, greedy speculators and house flippers soon moved in to restructure the neighborhood and alter its population.

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#Athens, #Exarcheia: Narcomafia, #Airbnb & Counterinsurgency – continuing the discussion.

Athens, Exarcheia: Friday nights around 1030-11pm is prime time to disrupt this trade and tourism in the area. Our presence in the square and streets with slogans, occupation and direct action is enough. Consistent, weekly Summer action will impede customers on the square and make tourists rethink their museum.

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#Hamburg: Two occupations during #MietenMove demo against gentrification and high rents – A reportback

On Saturday more than 6000 people took the streets against high rentsd and gentrification on a rainy day in Hamburg (German territory). During and after the demo there were two occupations. A reportback.

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#Syndikat stays – Report from the #Berlin Ku-damm

In Berlin there is an open hunt for real estate as well as land. Tenants are overrun and/or displaced by speculators with brutal rent increases.

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Round-Up of Repression Against Social Spaces in Italy

Italy is the third largest AirBNB market behind the US and France, and Firenze (Florence) is one of the cities most affected by this new restructuring. Repression against social centers is growing.

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