Beacons of Hope in the European Housing Crisis

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Amsterdam      A housing conference took place in a workers’ center built in the heart of a neighborhood in the 1930s in the midst of the worldwide depression that the conveners thought underscored the possibilities even in the midst of the current European affordable housing crisis.  Guest presentations were made by representatives from Liverpool, Berlin, and …

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Fight for $15 is Fight for 14 Euros in Europe

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Amsterdam      In the second meeting of what we are now calling the “The Organizing Forum” or TOF, which I choose to pronounce as TOUGH, more than forty organizers from the Netherlands, France, Brussels, the United Kingdom, and the United States came together in Amsterdam to share experiences on organizing campaigns, strategy and tactics.  Participants included …

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