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Launch European campaign against the financialisation of housing

 The BPW is also a member of The European Action Coalition. The coalition is launching an international campaign against large-scale commodification of housing. It is the result of the elaborate neo-liberal capitalist course that, in every European country, makes life a commodity in every possible way. Whether it's squares,…

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Defend the Right to Housing and to the City – Call for International Action Amsterdam – 28th to 30 of May

Join the international Action and confront the meeting of the 23 EU housing ministers. Don't let them talk behind closed doors about the future of our cities! On the last weekend of May, the housing ministers of all EU countries are meeting in Amsterdam to start work on the first EU Urban Agenda, linked to …

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TTIP: a threat to social housing, land rights and democratic cities

By undersigning groups and persons, on April 17th, 2015 Housing Action Groups in Europe, Friday, 17th April 2015 The undersigning organisations, united in the struggle for the right to housing and to the city, strongly support the protests against the planned free trade agreement TTIP (“Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership” between EU and USA)…

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Poor fetishes, poor critiques: gentrification as violence

Hating on hipsters is not the answer to gentrification. If we want to reclaim our cities, we should organize for genuinely affordable housing in common. Recently, ROAR published an article entitled The Poor Fetish. The piece argues that in cities like London, bored and alienated middle-class people working in 'bullshit jobs' are driving gentrification because …

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Say No to MIPIM and AUSTERITY, Yes to Housing Rights! Action Week 15th to 20th of October London.

Are you a BPW member and do you want to participate in this action week in London? Please contact the BPW as soon as possible. Travel tickets are still available for people who want to participate in this international protest! For more information, read the call below COME TO LONDON on the 15th to 20th OCTOBER! This is a…

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Camelot Europe and the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area on the pillory in Cannes

This year, the businessmen at the annual Mipim real estate festival in Cannes (11 to 14 March) are not alone. For the first time in 25 years of undisturbed real estate deals in the spring sunshine on the Côte d'Azur, they will meet some of their 'end users': The victims of megalomaniac property developments, displaced persons and displaced persons who want their …

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European Day of Actions for the Right to Housing and to the City and against Speculation on October 19

Amsterdam, Athens, Berlin, Budapest, Dublin, Dusseldorf, Geneva, Lisbon, Lorient, Malaga, Milan, Paris, Poznan, Rotterdam, Rouen, Rome, Toulouse, Warsaw mobilized!!! The European coordination of actions for the right to housing and to the city and against speculation calls for a day of action in Europe to fight for the right to housing and to the city, …

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