An international, autonomously organized Request for Proposals, informed by neighborhood assemblies, to re-imagine infrastructures of security in South Minneapolis, particularly the East Lake St. corridor and 9th Ward.
It’s a chronic condition of capitalism that lower-income people in the income distribution of any city are not going to be able to house themselves decently and legally. That’s true if you’re in Nairobi or Lima or New York.
We dedicate this article both to the memory of George Floyd as well as to the freshly founded autonomous zone in Seattle, where activists are further along in the Zurich timeline now than even Minneapolis, where it all started. We salute you!
This is not itself a revolution; it’s just an alternative. But an alternative economy, milieu, society, and politics is quite important for creating a revolution. Squats can be a material, solid, and enduring space for providing and creating these prefigurations of a better world.
Helping children learn how to map is a radical act when they map spaces that have been left out of history; through that process they learn that people have always acted collaboratively and in ways that are beneficial to their communities.
Das Hamburger Beispiel zeigt, wie sich antirassistische Proteste gegen die europäische Flüchtlingspolitik mit lokalen sozialen Konflikten wie den Auseinandersetzung um steigende Mieten und um ein Recht auf Stadt verbinden können.