Author: Andrew Lee

Andrew Lee is the author of Defying Displacement: Urban Recomposition and Social War (AK Press, 2024). Lee participated in an anti-gentrification campaign that led to the creation of the first Silicon Valley community land trust and is a member of Philadelphia’s No Arena in Chinatown Solidarity. His work has appeared in outlets including Yes! Magazine, ROAR, Teen Vogue, and The New Inquiry.

Gentrification and Social War

Andrew talks through the organizing reality of confronting housing as both a commodity and a human necessity.