[de.indymedia:] [B] Join the „United we Fight“ Demo & Discussion and Action Days 30.10.–1.11

United We Fight- Con­nect Urban Strug­gles, Defend Auto­no­mous Spaces

Inter­sec­tio­n­al call for the Demo on 31.10 and the Dis­cus­sion and Action Days 30.10. – 1.11.

In the last few years we have seen how Ber­lin is chan­ging through the pro­cess of gen­tri­fi­ca­ti­on that expels us from our neigh­bor­hoods, through evic­tions (5.000 per year), rent incre­a­ses, making life unbe­ara­ble and incre­a­sing poli­cing of public spaces. In the end, gen­tri­fi­ca­ti­on chan­ges the social geo­gra­phy of the city. Fur­ther­mo­re, the Ber­lin Government sells the city as „alter­na­ti­ve“, while simul­ta­ne­ous­ly evic­ting us from our poli­ti­ci­zed spaces of inter­ac­tion, coor­di­na­ti­on, crea­ti­on and sub­ver­si­ve life­style. The city is being sold to capi­tal; used as a tou­ris­tic attrac­tion avail­ab­le only to tho­se pri­vi­le­ged enough to pay very high pri­ces for chic new­ly built or reno­va­ted spaces, with con­struc­tion com­pa­nies and spe­cu­la­tors pro­fi­t­ing, the prac­ti­ce repeated by real esta­te agen­ci­es and endor­sed by the insti­tu­ti­ons of sta­te and gover­nan­ce. In order to achie­ve this the cops do not hesi­ta­te to use vio­lence for the bene­fit of lar­ge inves­tors, such as Vono­via SE, ADO Pro­per­ties SA, Deut­sche Woh­nen, Pears Glo­bal etc. The estab­lish­ment of red zones, mili­ta­ri­zed secu­ri­ty tac­tics and sur­veil­lan­ce are the means used to pre­vent us from moving free­ly in our neigh­bor­hoods. Approa­ching this in an inter­sec­tio­n­al man­ner, the rela­ti­ons­hip bet­ween dif­fe­rent forms of domi­na­ti­on, such as racism, hete­ro­se­xism and capi­ta­lism, affects us in a dis­tinct way.

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