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Month: October 2014

James Tracy / Dispatches Against Displacement @ Floyd’s Old Town, Portland (October 20)

Posted on October 17th, 2014 in Events

Conversation with James Tracy, author of Dispatches Against Displacement: Field Notes from San Francisco’s Housing Wars. A housing activist in the Bay Area since before Google existed, Tracy excavates that history, exploring the battle for urban space—public housing residents fighting austerity, militant housing takeovers, the vagaries of federal and state housing policy, as well as […]

James Tracy / Dispatches Against Displacement @ Green Apple on the Park, San Francisco (October 26)

Posted on October 15th, 2014 in Events

Reading, and discussion of James Tracy’s Dispatches Against Displacement: Field Notes from San Francisco’s Housing Wars. A housing activist in the Bay Area since before Google existed, Tracy excavates that history, exploring the battle for urban space—public housing residents fighting austerity, militant housing takeovers, the vagaries of federal and state housing policy, as well as showdowns […]