Occupy Detroit

The Occupy Movement: Detroit Chapter

Detroit Occupiers left Grand Circus Park nearly a year ago in the week preceding the city's Thanksgiving Day parade. A new "mini-documentary" released on YouTube recently provides a glimpse of what it was like during those chilly days when

Occupy The Midwest Conference

Via OccupyWallSt.org : August 23rd to 26th, 2012 the Occupy The Midwest Conference will be taking place in Detroit, Michigan, hosted by Occupy Detroit. The summer conference will be the second gathering of Occupiers from around the Midwest,

Bank Forecloses On Widow After Husband's Death

Jennifer Britt of Detroit’s Rosedale Park is like thousands of homeowners pushed to foreclosure by economic disaster and personal loss. Jennifer exhausted her life savings and paid Flagstar more than $45,000 to keep her home after the death of her husband and the loss of her job, but Flagstar refused to modify the mortgage and foreclosed. Jennifer is working again, but Flagstar has sold the mortgage to Fannie Mae, with taxpayers footing the bill. Eviction is imminent.

May 1st Occupy Wall Street Video Round-up Part Two

Police teargas Oakland protesters at May Day general strike Around 400 protesters have been confronted by police who used tear gas, causing hundreds to scatter on May 1. Some activists blocked streets throughout the day and vandalized