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Sanctuary Movement

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February 20, 2021

Reflections on a Summer of Militant Action for Housing Justice

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The most clear lesson I learned (or re-learned) this summer is that if we wait for policy change or permission from capitalists and politicians we will never end houselessness. On the other hand, If we continue to assert our human right to housing through occupations and direct actions we can make sure every person in our region has a warm home. 

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February 20, 2021

A Powderhorn Neighbor On Solidarity With Sanctuary

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The backlash from white Minneapolis progressives to radical demands/actions like the encampments, the George Floyd Autonomous Zone, and abolishing the police has taught me a lot about how a lack of real solidarity makes it easy to abandon radical ideas when comfort, control, and security are threatened. 

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February 20, 2021

Sanctuary: How I Came To Find A Home

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I have learned through living in homeless camps that the true war on fascism and the state starts with feeding and sheltering the people you were taught to fear and learning to love those who have suffered the most.