Socialist Democrats love their country, believe in a National Health Care System, free education and Social Services for all its citizens not just a select few. A Nation that puts People over Corporate Greed and Profit. A Nation that also understands freedom of Religion or no Religious beliefs are a persons right. We are the Party of the Working Class, the Poor and
Downtrodden. The Party of Unionism and fare and equal work rights for all hard working Americans.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Housing is a Human Right
Take Back the Land Rochester believes that housing is a human right, not a commodity. We believe that land and housing should be controlled by the community, not the banks. In order to elevate housing to a human right and secure community control over land we defend people from foreclosure-related evictions and assist homeless people to move into vacant, bank-owned homes. In this process we are wresting land from the control of the banks and turning it back to our community in the form of community land trusts—where land can be taken off the speculative market. As long as housing occurs at the whim of the banks and the market homelessness and poverty will plague our community forever. In short, housing should be for people not for profit. That's why we're taking back the land!