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Global Solidarity Audience and panel of 4 people at the RLS NYC office

Building Tenant Power in Berlin, Australia, and New York

Report back from a gathering of organizers and tenant unions representatives from the U.S., Germany and, Australia held at the RLS-NYC office to provide NYC organizers with an international perspective on tenant power.

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Transatlantic Left Voices Collecting signatures for Deutsche Wohnen & Co. enteignen in Berlin. Photo: Max Rabus/DWE

A Blueprint for a Left That Wins

The Berlin referendum to expropriate big landlords shows how to organize majorities Last month’s successful referendum to “expropriate Deutsche Wohnen & Co.” marks a milestone for the tenants’ movement—in Berlin and beyond. For the first time in German post-war history, a majority voted in favour of socializing large real estate companies to combat displacement and […]

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On the Precipice: A Progressive Agenda in the Biden Era

On the eve of the inauguration of Joe Biden, we at Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung – New York commissioned a series of reports on key political issues. We wanted to hear how experts feel the Biden administration might address these issues and better understand how receptive the incoming administration is to a progressive agenda, and know on what issues progressives will have to continue to put pressure. You can read the complete series below.

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Pushing Biden to Address the U.S.’s Housing Crisis

Biden’s approach to the housing crisis will depend on the ability of an energized mass movement centered around racial and economic justice to put pressure on the Democratic party to take bold steps like forgiving rent debt, holding leaders accountable, or passing the Green New Deal for public housing.

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Ghana Responds to the Coronavirus

Demolishing homes of poor residents in Accra while under lockdown, tells us all we need to know about the Ghanaian state’s treatment of working class people.

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Housing Organizing in NYC During the Pandemic and Beyond

COVID-19 is now pushing hundreds of thousands of the city’s residents further into housing insecurity, and in search for answers to systemic housing problems that were already lurking just below the surface.

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