The Cruz family of Minneapolis fell behind on their mortgage payments to PNC bank when the economy crashed. The bank refused to accept an online payment, demanding a multiple-month payment instead. And when the Cruz family was unable to oblige, the home went into foreclosure. The Cruz’ were working with a nonprofit to secure a loan when, without warning, the bank evicted them. On 21 June 2012, Occupy went to PNC’s San Francisco office to support the Cruz’. For more information, go to occupytheauctions.org .
A new report from the Center for Responsible Lending finds that millions of homes remain at serious risk of foreclosure and that African Americans and Latinos, regardless of their [...]
"for anyone who'd like to go. It's totally free!" And with thanks to 99% Solidarity, my colleagues and I in Occupy Media were on our way to Chicago. Or, so we thought. May 6, 5:12[...]