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Rent and Its Discontents

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Against the landlords and the police, in cities poisoned by wealth.

1915: Glasgow Rent Strike

IN 1915 overcrowding gave landlords in Glasgow took advantage and increased the rent and evicted thousands who couldn't pay. In response the women of the estates banded together and chased away the eviction agents.

Portland Renters Confront County Over Rising Rents and Evictions[VIDEO]

Portland Tenants United leads renters to challenge the Multnomah County Commission to use emergency powers to halt rents and evictions and treat Portland's gentrification as a wave of destruction.