Wells Fargo, the nation's largest mortgage lender, agreed to settle with the Justice Department Thursday to resolve allegations that it steered blacks and Hispanic borrowers into subprime loans when similarly qualified white borrowers received mortgages with lower rates.
DemocracyNow!: The Coalition for the Homeless reports the number of people living in New York City homeless shelters has reached an all-time high of 43,000. Critics attribute the spike in homelessness to the Bloomberg administration’s
From the director of "No End In Sight" comes a documentary on the financial meltdown of 2008 and the ways in which it could have been avoided. "Inside Job" provides a comprehensive analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, which at a
Tonight, Tuesday, April 24th, the Film Society of Lincoln Center (the group that presents the New York Film Festival each year) will be having a special screening of Michael Moore's first film, 'Roger & Me.' The film festival turns 50 this year, and to celebrate, they've chosen a handful of films from the over one thousand that they've shown to present at their theater at Lincoln Center, the Walter Reade.
ACCE, Occupy Bernal and Occupy SF took a bus tour of the homes of two executives of Wells Fargo Bank.
Congratulations! You have your own bank, as in the Yes Men</a> strike again...
In the last few days, the U.S. government census figures have revealed that 1 in 2 Americans have fallen into poverty or are struggling to live on low incomes. And we know that the financial hardships faced by our neighbors, colleagues, and others in our communities will be all the more acutely felt over the holiday season...
Don't shed too many tears...
LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter appeared on CNN's John King USA to weigh in on the overnight evictions of the Occupy Protesters in their respective cities. As Diane already noted Mayor Villaraigosa again
SWAT Team Evicts Granny From Her House Because Bank Refused To Take Payments After Her Husband's Death
When enough people see things like this with their own eyes, I suppose that's when we'll have a democratic revolution in this country: Last week, a SWAT team forcefully evicted Rochester resident Catherine Lennon from her New York home,