London callout: noise demo in solidarity with Barcelona’s war on gentrification

On Monday 8th July at 8.30am, activists will gather in front of Blackstone offices at 40 Berkley Square in London W1 J5AL for a noise demo to show solidarity with Barcelona’s residents fighting against gentrification. Blackstone, a New York based multinational private equity firm and the World’s largest alternative investment company*, is the biggest property

Evict your Landlord: Wir Bleiben Alle! We All Stay.

Today thousands of people marched through Berlin for the Interkiezonale Star Demo against a wave of radical centre evictions – and for the occasion we are pleased to publish this meticulous probe into the situation by anarchist investigative journalist Joe Reynolds. The star demo, so-called for its use of a tactic where different “fingers” of

Squatters digest- low tide: next comes the flood

Welcome to the Squatter’s Digest, a new column for Freedom News, highlighting the ongoings of the squat scene in London and beyond, along with providing opinions on the politics of said goings-on. Quality and coherence are not guaranteed. The 29th of October saw 150 high-court bailiffs and police descend upon the Tidemill Community Garden in

Ridley Road Market Shopping Village traders face eviction

In London gentrification news, Dalston’s Ridley Road Market Shopping Village is due for eviction tomorrow. Shopping Village is an indoor part of the historic, funded in 1880s, market. The market consists of 180 stalls, and while some are currently empty, the space provides a vital low-cost shopping to the locals. Many stalls cater to Hackney’s