Rent Strike ATX Protest on I-35

photo by John Anderson, posted May. 1, 2020. #1 of 15 photos.

About a dozen people were arrested and their cars impounded Friday afternoon after blocking traffic on I-35 as part of a May Day demonstration organized by Rent Strike ATX. According to a Facebook event page, the group’s goal with the action was to "push [their] demands for rent relief, to amplify the 5 demands for emergency covid survival, and join in the nationwide call for activity to shut down the economy which is willing to sacrifice us for its profits."

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