Category: anti-gentrification

Parkdale vs Timbercreek

This post was originally published on this siteOn March 13th, tenants from Parkdale paid a visit to their new landlord, Timbercreek Asset Management

Trouble #13: Defend the Block [Trailer]

This post was originally published on this siteGentrification, like all facets of capitalism, is often presented to its victims as a natural process. Shrouded in the logic of progress and polished up with euphemisms like “neighbourhood revitalization” or “urban renewal”, the violent displacement that it brings in its wake is carefully hidden behind a cover… Read more »

Trouble #12: There Goes the Neighbourhood Trailer

This post was originally published on this siteIn this month’s episode of Trouble, the first in a two-part series, sub.Media examines gentrification as a process of capitalist urban development, by taking a closer look at how it is playing out in three mega-cities: Toronto, New Orleans and Istanbul.

Defend Berlin Wedding

This post was originally published on this siteA crew of anti-capitalists in Berlin were tired of yuppies turning their working class neighborhood of Wedding into some bougie “revitalized” area. So they set out in the night to let these fuckers know what’s up: housing is not a commodity!