The Twin Cities Solidarity Network (TC SolNet) is a mutual defense group of workers and tenants. We deal with problems with landlords and bosses, and help people organize and strengthen unions and tenant associations.
City Attacks Unhoused People's Encampment, Destroys Personal Property, in Pre-Dawn Raid
On 2022 April 19, on Tuesday starting at 5am the city of Minneapolis destroyed the homes and personal possessions of 20 residents of Minneapolis.
Workers Were Right to Block Military Occupation of Union Hall
The Twin Cities Solidarity Network states our support for the actions of union workers who defended the St Paul Regional Labor Federation bui
Prompting quick action from an unresponsive rental management company
In 2019 a dozen people with the Twin Cities Solidarity Network joined in support of a tenant as we all together confronted the Rental Management Guys (no we have not changed any
TC SolNet won a victory with tenants of an unresponsive rental management company.
Podcast episode we recommend for workers learning to fight and organize
The Economics of Freedom
The Economics of Freedom is an effort by anarcho-syndicalists in the 21st century, to sketch out how a worker-run, democratic economy might work in the modern era. It is published by the Solidarity Federation in the UK.
A collection of films, filmed panel discussions and talks, and documentaries exploring working class struggle and power
Fighting for Ourselves, SolFed
A great start for understanding anarcho-syndicalism, in English
Minneapolis Housing Policy Coordinator letter to city council on not closing encampment
Presented without comment for now, except that it took massive pressure to get the city to talk to residents. "Yesterday, City leaders and outreach teams met with people staying at the encampment located near 2nd and Girard Avenues N. The meeting was in response to a direct request from those living at the encampment. The residents of the encampment are actively working to find more permanent housing and they requested more time to complete this process. As a result of this conversation we will not close the encampment as planned this Friday."
Near North camp, a unique community of unhoused people, seeks a permanent home while battling Minneapolis' attempts to remove
Near North camp is an unhoused community which has developed near self sufficiency through mutual aid and community development. For months since its founding, it has defended itself against the City of Minneapolis' multifaceted removal campaign.
Encampment in North Minneapolis threatened with destruction by the city on February 26th
This is a press release put out by Near North camp residents and supporters.
One week ago, a director within the Office of Community Planning and Economic Development, Erik Hansen, placed notices of demolition on the tents of structures of houseless residents living on formerly vacant land, ordering this community to leave their homes with nowhere suitable to go during dangerously cold temperatures. The current standing is the threat of eviction has moved to February 26th due to concern for police personnel to be participating during subzero degree weather.
Any place Minneapolis' houseless residents have gained visibility and support, the city has brutally destroyed. That stops here.
TC SolNet is affiliated with the Twin Cities Workers Defense Alliance.