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 [...]
Commit in the coming year to keep building a movement of the 99% to end the rule by the 1% OCCUPY THE BANKS All Day: Occupy, move your money, take creative nonviolent action to confront the banks’ theft and destruction of our communities, homes, environment, education, health care and democracy. Plan an action with your neighbors, group, friends, family, co-workers, congregation, or classmates. Let us know when/where/what and we will [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
On 7 April 2012, ACCE, Occupy Bernal and Occupy SF took a bus tour of the homes of two executives of Wells Fargo Bank. The bank has taken $43 billion in taxpayer bailout money. A tax dodger and predatory lender, Wells Fargo Bank has corrupted democracy by quadrupling spending on lobbying since they helped cause the financial crisis.
Banksters beware! On 27 April 2012, Occupy Bernal, Occupy SF and ACCE put stop to foreclosure auctions on the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall. By holding a dance party and making noise, auctioneers were forced to shutdown. Supervisor John Avalos was on hand and approved of the proceedings.
On 25 February 2012, ACCE, Occupy Bernal and Occupy SF gave Wells Fargo Bank CEO John Stumpf a taste of his own medicine when they delivered a notice of foreclosure to his San Francisco home. Wells paid Stumpf $17 million in 2010, and his bank has taken $43 billion in taxpayer bailout money. A tax dodger and predatory lender, Wells Fargo Bank has corrupted democracy by quadrupling spending on lobbying [...]