Moratorium or Not, Tenants Organize to Fight Evictions, Slum Conditions Across US

Photo: Tenants actions in Indianapolis, Providence, and Kansas City By David Martinez with Vincent Cross, Arthur Boukman, Josefina Morales The expiration of the federal eviction moratorium at the end of July sent the government scrambling to implement another eviction ban, one which predictably does not truly address the looming mass eviction crisis. For a picture of what the current situation looks like for tenants on … Continue reading Moratorium or Not, Tenants Organize to Fight Evictions, Slum Conditions Across US

Providence: City Council to Increase Police, Protesters Target Home of Councilmember

By Rekia Amoni and Nélida Tello On November 5, Providence City Council Majority Leader Jo-Ann Ryan introduced the “City-Wide Public Safety Plan,” which will increase the size of the city’s police department by 80 officers. In response, a small group of protesters lit fireworks outside of Ryan’s house during a City Council Committee on Finance Zoom call, demanding the resolution be dropped. The plan expands … Continue reading Providence: City Council to Increase Police, Protesters Target Home of Councilmember