Squatting: The Audacity of Taking Up Space

The pandemic-induced eviction crisis should bring back memories of a movement that fought for free housing for all

Notting Hill, London, 1977. Photo by Roger Perry

In Sisterhood and Squatting in the 1970s, Christine Hall gives a dystopian yet accurate description of some boroughs in London. “To walk through Islington, Camden, and Hackney in the early 1970s was to…

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