squatting

Film

Fighting, Drinking and Dumpster Diving – My Life as a Crust Punk

Martine Blue has turned her days as a gutter punk into a new film, ‘Hunting Pignut'.
Tiffy Thompson
9.14.17
Grenfell Tower Fire

Should Rich People's Houses Be Seized to Help Grenfell Victims?

What to make of Corbyn's idea to "requisition" empty houses for people displaced by the fire.
Yohann Koshy
6.16.17
squatting

How Squats Can Shape the Cities They're in

An interview with Alexander Vasudevan, the author of a new book about squatting around the world.
Yohann Koshy
3.31.17
Black History Month

The Fight to Save the House of James Baldwin

The property is slated to be razed and turned into luxury apartments, but activists say the author's home is an important piece of black history worth saving.
Matt St. John
2.24.17
housing

The Anarchist Squatters Housing Manchester’s Most Vulnerable Homeless People

We hung out with the Manchester Activist Network, which is putting people up and helping them get off Spice.
Matt Broomfield
12.21.16
Stuff

I Turned a Shuttered Women’s Prison Into a Protest Squat

We hung out with the group of homeless men who've made an old prison their new home – and have a day left before they're due in court.
Alex King; Photos: Theo McInnes
10.27.16
Stuff

From the Magpie to Demolition Diner: Memories of Bristol’s Best-Loved Squats

One of the city's last squats was auctioned off in April, so we spoke to some squat scene veterans about their memories.
Jessica Bateman
10.15.16
News

Welcome to NOMA, Manchester's Dire New Gentrification Project

Property sharks are using north Manchester's rich history for marketing, while simultaneously destroying a historic pub.
Stephen Kingston
8.31.16
Stuff

How to Claim Squatter's Rights to Stop Paying Your Rent

What is America if not a giant squat on someone else's land?
Jacob Harper
7.22.16
Britain at Night

This Is the Guy You Call When You Want to Put On an Illegal Rave

"When the police come down, the police aren't in charge, we're in charge."
Sam Wolfson
5.18.16
Photo

Amazing Photographs of London Squatters in the 70s and 80s

Mark Cawson documented his time living in unoccupied buildings in the English capital. Now, his photographs are being exhibited for the first time.
Bo Franklin
10.7.15
News

Anarchists Have Taken Over a Building in Athens to House Refugees

Members of the Anti-authoritarian Movement plan to fix up the space and turn it into temporary accommodation for refugees.
Melpomeni Maragkidou, Photos by Panagiotis Maidis
9.28.15
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