Demonstrators Protest Housing Shortages and Massive Gentrification

On October 28, dozens of demonstrators gathered in the Red Light District to protest against Amsterdam’s housing shortage, the sell-out of alternative cultural places and the city’s massive gentrification. The protest ended with the occupation of a building in Oudekerksplein. Michael (an alias, as the interviewee prefers to remain anonymous) has lived in the building since its occupation. He works …

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