Housing

Olympia Downtown Ambassadors: Putting lipstick on a pig

The Olympia Downtown Ambassadors are a group whose stated purpose is to promote a safe and welcoming atmosphere in downtown Olympia for everyone.  read more »

Crowbar Chronicles (fragments from a life made by breaking and entering)

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Translation of classic french text. Lessons learned from squatting (good & bad) in a poetic way. Be sure to convert it to letter format if you're in the US.

Community How To ~3rd Year Edition~ Oct 30 2013

Tri-House SCA

Community theory, communication, and ideas and resources for starting a community with the Lorax Manner Student Cooperative in Eugene, Oregon, as a case study.

The latest edition of Community How To includes the following sections:

 II. Sense of Community
   Membership
      1) Boundaries
      2) Emotional Safety  read more »

People and Planet Before Profits

People and Planet Before Profits - a zine project by friends and organizers at UC San Diego. Summer 2013. Print version.

Digital version here: http://issuu.com/ucsdpeopleandplanet/docs/ppbp

People and Planet Before Profits

People and Planet Before Profits - a zine project by friends and organizers at UC San Diego. Summer 2013. Print version.

Digital version here: http://issuu.com/ucsdpeopleandplanet/docs/ppbp

The Gentrification of the Mind, by Sarah Schulman

Contains full text of Sarah Schulman's Gentrification of the Mind

STREET TRANSVESTITE ACTION REVOLUTIONARIES: survival, revolt, and queer antagonist struggle

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Untorelli Press presents a compilation of historical documents, interviews, and critical analyses of STAR, a group of street queens in early 70s New York City who self-organized for survival and revolt. Contained within are pamphlets distributed by STAR, as well as interviews with and speeches by Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson.  read more »

The Housing Monster, Part 2: The Neighborhood

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This zine is an excerpt from The Housing Monster by prole.info, including Part Two of the book: “The Construction Site”. We at hearts and fists distro have prepared this zine for your reading and printing (just 12 sheets!) pleasure; please freely redistribute.  read more »

Housing Monster, The, Part 1: The Construction Site

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“You see in this world there’s two kinds of people my friend: those with loaded guns and those who dig. You dig.”
-Blondie (from The Good, The Bad and The Ugly )  read more »

Building a solidarity network guide - extended

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A guide to building a successful solidarity network along the lines of the Seattle Solidarity Network.

New version also includes the SeaSol interview with libcom and "Why you should start a solidarity network"

Queensland Squatter's Handbook

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Queensland Squatter's Handbook. Everything you need to know about Squatting in Queensland. Put together by BSN.

anarchism in the philippines (by a3yo)

a short interview with activists from mindsetbreakers manila and housing struggling people plus some short historical comments

Homes Not Jails: Issue 1

Homes Not Jails: Issue 1

Issue 1
A brief introduction to squatting, with tips on how to identify vacant housing, and open and maintain a squat.

Environmentalism and Gentrification

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Sometimes movements for environmental justice fall into the trap of promoting gentrification. We look at how green consumerism, middle-class activist spaces, and even improved public transport can push poor people out of their homes, and how environmental activists can work against it. Written in an Australian context, print format.

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