Tag Archives: anti-gentrification

Lessons on Working Together from Tobocman’s “War in the Neighborhood”

Ad Astra Comix have written an exclusive blog for SQUASH, as they gear up to re-release Seth Tobocman’s classic ‘War in the Neighborhood’, a graphic novel about anti-gentrification resistance in New York’s Lower East Side, in the late 80s/early 90s. The article highlights one the comic’s key themes, the challenge of living together under the intense pressure of radical occupation, relevant today as ever.

SQUASH NewsRound: June – July 2013

SQUASH NewsRound June – July 2013: In this month’s edition, the following stories: 1) Rushcroft Road Evicted, 2) Eviction Alert for Grow Heathrow, 3) Brixton Anti-Gentrification Demo, 4) SQUASH at the “People’s” Assembly, 5) Stories in the MSM: Barnet Park Squat, Grayling on Commercial, Roma Eviction from Marble Arch, Property Guardians get some bad press, 6) Squat Resources: Mini-doc with Pete the Temp, Squatting Research, new homeless mag Nervemeter, Housing Crisis radio and European anti-eviction resources