Jannie Leung 梁泳詩

Articles by Jannie Leung 梁泳詩

chtn_1Chinatown and the collective struggle against displacement

The gentrification of Chinatown is a continuation of its history. Colonization, racism and class oppression under capitalism created the neighbourhood two centuries ago and are dismantling it today. Just as Chinatown’s past cannot be separated from its present, the fight for Chinatown cannot be separated from the fight against displacement elsewhere. As part of collectivizing our struggles, we must situate ourselves with those who have a shared stake against displacement by understanding who we are and where we come from. (…)