Kansas City Rent Strike Cont'd

Here's a peek at the newspaper running promotional content for a recent political protest that was mostly unnoticed. 

Still . . . 

We cant deny that the argument for free rent persists and not only continues to gain traction but also might garners more supporters amongst new progressive candidates on the upcoming ballot.

Here's the word . . .

Through a loudspeaker, tenants, activists and local leaders said they want to ensure those who live there are not displaced from the area by inflated rent. An assembly of roughly 75 people gathered to demonstrate, carrying yellow signs with slogans including: “People over profits,” “Displacement is violence” and “Stronger together.”

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