Category: 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

Hamilton Rent Strike Storms the Courthouse

This post was originally published on this siteOn July 3rd, tenants from the Stoney Creek Towers were dragged before the Landlord & Tenant Board, as their landlords were trying to force them to pay rent.

East Hamilton Rent Strike Crashes Bay Street

This post was originally published on this siteOn Friday June 15th, striking tenants from the Stoney Creek Towers traveled to Bay Street, Toronto’s financial district to pay a visit to the head offices of their landlord’s largest investor.

Against the Google Campus

This post was originally published on this siteIn Berlin, people have been opposing the new Google campus. Not only will this project contribute to gentrification and the start-up-ification of the city, but it will also allow Google to grow its empire of technological domination.

Burning Cop Car #14

This post was originally published on this siteBCC #14 – Rap against gentrification

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 #13: Defend the Block

This post was originally published on this siteIn this month’s Trouble, sub.Media talks to comrades in Montreal, the Bay Area and Berlin to see how people in these cities are fighting back on attacks on their communities by developers, real estate speculators and the tech industry.

Trouble # 12: There Goes the Neighbourhood

This post was originally published on this siteThis episode examines gentrification as a process of capitalist urban development, by taking a closer look at how it’s playing out in three mega-cities: Toronto, New Orleans and Istanbul.

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.