Is Wells Fargo finally doing the right thing? Well, maybe they just needed a little help. On 17 November 2012, Occupy, Space Transformers and ACCE decided to help Wells Fargo Bank become a better corporate citizen by going to their home mortgage office on Market Street and setting up a homeless shelter and giving away free, nutritious food! Brought to you by Occupy Bernal, ACCE-SF, Occupy Direct Action Workgroup, Occupy [...]
Kim Mitchell and Denise Collins are 3 days away from losing their homes. After negotiations and broken bank promises and lack of communication, Occupy and ACCE visited Peter Briger at his home. And he came out and spoke to us.
According to San Francisco’s County Recorder, Phil Ting, 84% of all foreclosures in this city are illegal. Yet no one has the nerve to stand up to the banks and demand they stop — no one except Occupy. On 17 September, as part of part of Occupy’s one year anniversary celebration, Community Not Commodity entered Sterling Bank and presented their list of demands. After having the demands faxed to the [...]
San Francisco Occupiers celebrated Occupy’s one year anniversary with multiple actions, then converging in the downtown area for a march and rally. In front of Wells Fargo Bank, they symbolically tore up their mortgage and student loan debts and painted a large work of art on the pavement.
84% of all Foreclosures in San Francisco are illegal! What can a foreclosure fighter do when the courts take the side of the banks, even when they’re wrong? Contact ACCE or Occupy Bernal and watch the banks run for cover! On 22 August 2012, Kim Mitchell expected the Sheriff to come by and lock him out of his home. But Occupy picketers were on the news, and Nationstar bank called [...]
La democracia se está muriendo. Las contribuciones corporativas de campaña son más que sobornos legalizados, y de las corporaciones más poderosas de todos son los bancos. Ellos excluir y expulsar a personas que no tienen protección del gobierno y mantener los tribunales en sus bolsillos. Ross Rhodes sabe lo que es, pero por suerte para él, se encontró con los súper héroes que pueden aportar a los bancos a sus [...]
Democracy is dead. Corporate campaign contributions are simply legalized bribes, and the most powerful corporations of all are the banks. They foreclose and evict people with no protection from the government and hold the courts in their pockets. Ross Rhodes knows what it’s like, but fortunately for him, he found the super heroes who can bring the banks to their knees. Don’t give up hope! Instead, listen as he tells [...]
Sixty-seven year old Yin Wong has never missed a mortgage payment. In fact, she’s never even been late. But that hasn’t stopped PNC Bank from making 5 attempts to evict her from her San Francisco home. After three years of stress, her doctor has now forbidden her from working due to high blood pressure, but PNC still wants her out on the street. We felt differently, so Occupy Bernal and [...]
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 [...]
More homeowner auctions shut down! On 1 June 2012, community residents came together to show the banks and speculators that we know that 84% of their foreclosures are illegal and we will not allow these robberies and land grabs to continue. Bay Area Occupies joined ACCE and nonviolently raised hell. The speculators had no choice but to leave.