In a massive pre-dawn raid Oct. 25, Oakland and other area police evicted hundreds of Occupy Oakland protesters from their two-week-old encampment in front of City Hall and a smaller camp in a nearby park.
Detroiter's get it. They know banks received a $700 billion, taxpayer supported bailout but defiantly continue to force people out of their homes.
On the morning of Oct. 22, Occupy Oakland's two-week-old camp in front of City Hall - now said to number 150 tents - thronged with visitors.
On October 15th, over 2,000 people took the streets of downtown Orlando in solidarity with the international day of action for the Occupy Movement.
The threatened "clean up" eviction of Occupy Wall Street demonstrators was postponed Friday morning.
It was the biggest demonstration to date in the growing surge of "Make Banks Pay!" and "Occupy Together" actions in the Bay Area.
Some 400 neighborhood activists dumped bags of trash from houses abandoned in their neighborhoods in the lobbies of banks in cities across Ohio Sept. 30.
Hundreds of marchers surged through this city's financial district Sept. 29, demanding that the nation's banking giants stop home foreclosures and other practices that gouge ordinary people.
When the first economic meltdown hit in 2008, speculation and sub-prime loan debt were to blame. Now, with $900 billion in student loans, Americans are beginning to ask the question, is the student debt crisis next?
The New Bottom Line campaign turned up the heat on the big banks responsible for billions of dollars in mortgage fraud.