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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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Don’t Use Harvey as Excuse for Kicking Residents Out of Homes Socialist Alternative helped publish this opinion-editorial piece in The Houston Chronicle, the third largest newspaper in the country. As the floodwaters of Hurricane Harvey...

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“Climate Change hits poor people first,” states Crystal Dávila, “that’s why it’s not talked about in an urgent manner.” The house of the 24 year-old high school teacher was flooded by Hurricane Harvey herself. Six...

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While special counsel Mueller’s 17 prosecutors widen their investigation into the affairs of Trump and his associates, the ground is being laid for a new phase of social and political struggle in the U.S. After...

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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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Hurricane Harvey is a historic tragedy affecting millions of people. Socialist Alternative wishes to express our deepest solidarity to all those who have lost loved ones or homes, and will face hardship for weeks to...

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