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Websites

radar.squat.net - This website lists events from squats mostly around the European region of the world.

Books

Nine-Tenths of the Law: Property and Resistance in the United States| Hannah Dobbz | AK Press
Re-frames American History through the lens of squatting and documents more recent squatting movements including that in Oakland.

The Architecture of Change: Building a Better World | ed. Jerilou Hammett & Maggie Wrigley | University of New Mexico Press
Includes essays that describe in detail certain projects, including the adverse possession projects of NYC's Lower Eastside.

The City Is Ours: Squatting and Autonomous Movements in Europe from the 1970s to the Present | ED. BY BART VAN DER STEEN, ASK KATZEFF AND LEENDERT VAN HOOGENHUIJZE | PM PRESS

Slingshot Articles by those within the squatting movement:
Zines

Hobo Fires by robnoxious - from the Black Butte Museum's affiliated squatting culture.
Dreams of Donuts by Heather Wreckage (blog) - this zine series documents her time in Hellarity, perhaps the most important of the Oakland Squats.
 
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Now im housed up in a suite for three days. Two bedroom, two different direction facing balconies, pet friendly, and a kitchen. Thank god for CAA coverage. Smartest thing ive done in months. Covers 600$ worth of lodging and food for 72 hours from "incident". That being my truck being inoperable. This doesnt fix the problem but holy fuck do i need this.
Holy fuck I missed being back out here. Tour’s been fucking amazing so far, and getting to see so many old friends and making some new ones has been fantastic.
Off day between Salt Lake City, UT and Reno, NV today. Gonna try to find a campsite for us tonight and I’m excited to sleep under the stars ✨
Holed up in the shop property for the third day. Fried 6 eggs and made some toast for myself and my dog. Something to spice up the dog kibble life. Poured myself the cheap rum and rootbeer drink. Buddy from the insurance/license place brought me some ice :D But there is no sunshine and rainbows. This is survival. This isnt intagram. It was dark and frustrating and cramped, with that side of lonely. Tomorrow we move.
Looking for a few people to join me in an off grid wilderness community. Have hydroelectric and small solar.
Almost died a fiery horrific death when the wiring crossed an shorted in the camper, had to jump in the water to save my dog from drowning when a current was pulling him under roots and branches (one of the most heartwrenching experiences of my life), and i fucked the engine in my truck on the mountain highways. Repairs are going to be expensive and take long. Thats kindof how my summer is going. Beats jail but just barely
Just covered about 500 mi in 12 hrs by train. Two hot as fuck IMs under a full moon. Only one stop was made...an unexpected siding in the exact place i wanted to be.
I'm finally headed out on the road and out of this state as a renowned painter's assistant in a month. I cannot wait for my childhood dream of travelling as a visual artist of some sort to become true. Hats off to you, Mayosky. Bless your fuckin heart man. Ya saved me.
Homeless ,married , 5 fur babies