The Bank of America, just before Christmas, agreed to pay a $335 million settlement on behalf of its Countrywide financial unit for steering Black and Latino homeowners toward sub-prime loans.
"Let's be clear - this isn't about the overwhelmingly qualified Richard Cordray, this is about the Republicans doing the banks bidding by standing with them against the 99 percent."
In 20 cities across America today hundreds of protesters disrupted foreclosure auctions, squatted in foreclosed homes and staged dramatic public showdowns against big banks and housing giants
The Oakland occupy movement is stepping up activities focused on national and local demands despite police evictions of its downtown tent encampments.
Before dawn this morning, Nov. 14, police in riot gear moved in to evict Occupy Oakland campers from their tent city in a plaza in front of City Hall.
Occupy Oakland's Nov. 2 mass day of action is gaining broad support from unions, community organizations and faith groups.
A new movement is emerging to divest from bank responsible for the housing mortgage crisis and the global capitalist meltdown.
Detroiter's get it. They know banks received a $700 billion, taxpayer supported bailout but defiantly continue to force people out of their homes.
Downtown San Jose rang with activists' chants and the honking horns of supportive motorists Oct. 9, as a labor-community coalition rallied in support of Occupy San Jose.
In terms of foreclosures, 8 out of 10 hardest hit cities in the nation are in California. Harris said that in 11 months of talks, more than half-million homes had entered foreclosure in the state.