predatory lending

In this segment from the Melissa Harris-Perry Show, MHP takes the President's blame for the housing bubble burst from irresponsible homeowners and puts it squarely on Wall Street, where it belongs. Read more...
Occupy Our Homes, the Home Defenders League, and others are joining fed-up homeowners who are ready to demand action from the DOJ against criminal bankers. Read more...
Ruby Brown of North Minneapolis won a renegotiated mortgage from Bank of America, just days before her home of 17 years was to be auctioned off in a sheriff's sale. Her settlement marks the fourth negotiated victory for Occupy Homes MN, the Read more...
occupyphiladelphia on livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free The Occupy National Gathering kicked off on June 30th, 2012 with a myriad of workshops, speakers, and a peaceful march against corporate personhood, making stops at Wells Read more...
Thousands will be marching on the California State Capitol in in Sacramento on June 25th to ask the Legislature and governor to impose an immediate three-year foreclosure moratorium for California. Family Friendly-children encouraged to Read more...

↓ More items below ↓
Payday lending is just a gentle term for loan sharking. Payday lenders give signature loans to people against future paychecks, locking them in with incredibly high interest rates. Missouri's laws are some of the most lax on the books. According Read more...
From Democracy Now “Looting Main Street”–Matt Taibbi on How the Nation’s Biggest Banks Are Ripping Off American Cities with Predatory Deals: Read more...
From Al Jazeera's People and Power--Taking on the Banks: The opportunity for reform of the US financial system is probably greater now than at any Read more...
Barney Frank is weakening the administration's proposed regulation of predatory lending because, well, the conservative Blue Dogs won't go along wit Read more...
He opens up today by lying. I can think of a better phrase: "predatory lending." The housing market corrected for a reason and it had something to do Read more...