Occupier California Moms Evicted Quietly, Peacefully. (They Must Be Canadians!)

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A far cry from the raucous civil disobedience housing occupations more than a year ago in Berlin, California's 2 moms + kids illegal occupation of an empty housing investment...

California Eviction Fight: Is The Housing Owner Blameless — Not A Villain?

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We recently posted an article about two women and their children who were squatting in an empty house in Oakland, California, in defiance of the building's owners. The women...

Housing: Asset Or Necessity? Disobedience May Define It, Along With The Future of Capitalism

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Two homeless mothers together with children have occupied an empty house in Oakland, California. Currently, there is more housing held empty by investors speculating in Oakland than there are...

Community Vs Diversity? NYC Affordable Housing Study Reveals No Right Answer

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For years, the City of New York fought to keep hide a study that investigated the impact of affordable housing on neighbourhoods. A judge has now ended the secrecy....

Turn Menace Into Myth: How To Bigfoot An Affordable Housing Crisis

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How Can We Solve A Housing Crisis That Doesn't Exist? That's the headline of a recent Mother Jones article. Indeed! Why not abominalize the affordable housing crisis — send it...

NIMBYite Baby Boomers Go Out With A Bang, Not A Whimper

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"Affordable Housing? How quaint. Of course. Only take it somewhere else. Otherwise I personally guarantee to shove your XXXX up your YYYY until you bleed buckets and scream for...

For The Birds: California Union Lawsuit To Prevent Human Housing

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On one hand are environmentalists concerned with planet's decaying health. On the other, an ever-swelling world population that requires shelter. The clash is inevitable. Environmentalists focus on human activity that...

Does A High Density Planet Demand High Density Housing?

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Rabbits, it might be said, can't breed fast enough to keep up with humans. Look at our world population increasing by the billions. Even in Australia, where rabbits are...

Housing Vs. Environment: Early Skirmishes Signal All-Out Battle To Come

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Consider the American housing sector, together with its political and activist support, which is concerned with building both market rate and affordable housing. Needless to say, it prefers to...

World Wide Survival Wrestling: Green New Deal Versus Affordable Housing

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The article linked below provides a taste of battle-royals to come. On one hand are activists who champion the plight of today's children, struggling tomorrow as grownups to survive in...

A Modest Proposal: See How The UK Housing Market Actually Works!

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It's affordablehousingaction.org's decision to call the following news story 'a modest proposal.' That's partly because the word 'modest' pops up in the article here and there, as in: "Industry analysts...

Taking Control: Updates To Economics And Human Rights Thinking For Today’s Housing

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Can there be any benefit to affordable housing efforts in dusting off old chestnuts? This post takes a look at the spheres of economics and human rights. It also...

Amazon Falls. How Many Outstretched Consumer Feet Were Needed To Trip A Retail Giant?

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How many New York City activists does it take to unscrew a multi-billion dollar commercial lightbulb? Not as many as one might expect, certainly not a majority of people...

Fire-Bombing Banks In Ireland: A Warning For Other Nations?

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The Irish are quick to anger when the border with Northern Ireland is involved. Just recently, someone advised a Belgian bank to hire Unionist security people from the Republic...

Roots Of A Revolution: How Amazon Is Helping Build A New Socialist Movement

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The almost incomprehensible failure of Amazon to support the attempts of its headquarters city to build affordable housing has been the subject of ongoing posts on this blog. Given the...

Karl Marx: Renaissance Bound?

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Perhaps you know Karl Marx as the spawn of the devil who invented the Soviet Union, winner of the free world's Top Evil Empire Prize year after year for...

A La Carte: A Piece Of Activist Art Designed For The Homeless

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Here's an easy-to-solve urban mystery: a repurposed shopping cart appears, piled high with grab bags of belongings as well as bags of various somethings which may defy description but...

What’s The Matta, Piñata? Affordable Housing, That’s What.

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Are you concerned about Affordable Housing? Start a blog — we did. Stage a protest — many have. Or, you could make a piñata . . . .? ....
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