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Hannah Sell, Socialist Party deputy general secretary The abolition of ‘Clause IV Part IV’ – the socialist clause in the Labour Party’s constitution introduced in the aftermath of the Russian revolution – was carried out...

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Like most cities across the country, Minneapolis is facing a burgeoning housing crisis. In Minneapolis this year, the homeless population rose by 4.5% – the first time it has increased since the national foreclosure crisis...

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Every day in Seattle, the signs of the housing crisis grow: more tents under highway overpasses, more RVs along the streets, and more luxury apartments being built. It’s hardly surprising that working people are feeling...

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In September, the Houston Housing Authority (HHA) gave eviction notices to 180 low-income, elderly, disabled, or veteran residents at 2100 Memorial, a public housing high-rise. They were given five days to vacate their units. The...

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The for-profit housing market is failing working people. Ten years after millions of homes were lost to Wall Street in the 2007-2009 foreclosure crisis, there has been a sharp decline in homeownership while the number...

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Minneapolis is facing a growing housing crisis. Every day, more working people and people of color are displaced by skyrocketing rents. Big developers are building condos all over Ward 3, where Ginger Jentzen is running...

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That Seattle is in the midst of a housing crisis is indisputable. The latest one-night count of the city’s homeless population found 11,643 people living on the streets. Of those, around 5,000 became homeless in...

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UPDATE: After this article was posted, the campaign described below received this local news coverage: http://abc13.com/seniors-fight-to-stay-in-their-homes-despite-damage/2523932/ https://www.click2houston.com/news/judge-agrees-to-hear-case-after-senior-living-center-tried-to-force-residents-out-following-Harvey https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/news/2017/10/12/242175/hearing-on-evictions-of-senior-citizens-from-2100-memorial-drive-is-postponed/ http://www.khou.com/news/local/neighborhood/seniors-sue-to-stay-in-affordable-housing-following-harvey/482881694   Hurricane Harvey was a historic tragedy for the Gulf Coast, destroying thousands of homes and...

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Marta Chromova, Sotsialisticheskaya Alternative (CWI), Moscow In early March, a group of Duma Deputies from the ruling United Russia party proposed amending the law “on the status of the Russian Federation’s capital”. The aim of...

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Paul Kershaw, Socialist Party, London The fire at Grenfell Tower in West London spread with horrific speed and witnesses have described heart-rending scenes as residents attempted to escape. This is a terrible tragedy and there...

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