Power Lines: Police Brutality, Public Transit, and Development in the Twin Cities

  • Posted on: 13 July 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)
photo of Metro Transit light rail train

The Metro Transit police made the news this weekend in the Twin Cities for their significant size increase over the past few years, almost the same day as a video surfaced showing a police officer slam a handcuffed passenger onto the ground for not paying the light rail fare.

Cameras Snatched in Philly

  • Posted on: 7 May 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

On the night of May 3 a few surveillance cameras were taken down from the unfinished developments they were attached to in the Mantua neighborhood, just north of University City in Philadelphia. Removing plastic cylindrical cameras is not hard, grabbing and pulling down or using a long stick is enough to knock one down quickly.

Portland, OR: Anti-Gentrification Sabotage in Solidarity with Baltimore Rebellion

  • Posted on: 30 April 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

On Tuesday night survey stakes were pulled up at a proposed townhouse development off N. Williams Ave in North Portland. This is an small act of solidarity with the uprising in Baltimore carried out in an effort to highlight the relationship between gentrification and the perpetuation of white supremacy, police repression, and displacement. The dispossessed of Baltimore are not alone in their desire to strike out against a society that is intolerable.

-some anarchists

Philadelphia: Attack on OCF Realty car

  • Posted on: 2 April 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

We noticed an OCF Realty car parked in a gentrifying neighborhood in West Philadelphia. OCF Realty is actively furthering gentrification in multiple neighborhoods and has been the target of anti-gentrification actions in the past.

We went out one night last week and slashed two of the car's tires. This took under two minutes.