Silent Tax Foreclosure Auction Is Missed Opportunity

By Michele Oberholtzer, www.occupy.com -

By Michele Oberholtzer for Occupy - Back in July, the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit against Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree for foreclosing on owner-occupied homes in the area [...]

Taking Action Against Austerity, Greek Activists Block Home Foreclosures

By Michael Nevradakis, www.truth-out.org -

By Michael Nevradakis for Truthout - Once again, Greece is in the throes of domestic unrest. Despite the fact that global solidarity movements and the mainstream media have seemingly forgotten [...]

Newsletter: After The Crash…

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The economic agenda described here would create a radical transformation of the economy from a top-down system designed for the [...]

People Power Defends Detroit Homeowners

By Patrick Sheehan, www.occupy.com -

By Patrick Sheehan for Occupy.com. Antoinette Talley stands on a makeshift podium in the common area of a gray stone church on Detroit’s east side. As she addresses the audience, Talley is [...]

Newark Approves Eminent Domain To Fight Foreclosures

By Mandelman Matters, www.mandelman.ml-implode.com -

Newark’s new mayor, Ras Baraka, introduced the resolution and the Newark Municipal Council, which passed it unanimously, according to a press release issued today by New Jersey Communities United [...]

March On Vanguard Properties Keep Benito Santiago’s In His Home

By Staff, www.evictionfreesf.org -

In an action organized by Eviction Free San Francisco, it was estimated that nearly 200 tenants and community supporters congregated at the 24th Street/Mission BART station at 11:30 a.m. to march [...]

B Of A Foreclosure Ruled Unconstitutional, Sets Precedent

By Susanne Posel, www.occupycorporatism.com -

This shows the scheme enacted by BoA to sanction this illegal and unconstitutional foreclosure which was proven because the DTA was not adhered to; as well as “failure to materially comply with [...]

We Need A Democracy Movement To Fix This Sh*t (video)

As the late populist and journalist Molly Ivins once said: “It is possible to read the history of this country as one long [...]

Victims No Longer: Spain’s Anti-Eviction Movement

By Carlos Delclós, www.opendemocracy.net -

The story of Spain’s economic, social and political crisis is one about property, need and value. And at the heart of that story lies a question that is familiar to the point of cliché: what [...]

The 1% are Still Stealing Our Homes

By Staff, www.occupywallst.org -

As the banks enjoy record-breaking profits and the 1% steal a bigger share of annual income than ever, the 99% have learned that this so-called economic recovery is nothing more than a big fat [...]

Court: Activist Bird-Dogging & Confronting Politician Not Stalking, Protected Speech

ByStaff, www.angelarepresentsbanks.wordpress.com -

Rep. Williams began labeling Mr. O’Connor and fellow activists from Move On, Colorado Progressive Coalition, and Occupy Denver as bullies when, to try and gain an audience with her, they held a [...]

More Cities Consider Using Eminent Domain To Halt Foreclosures

By Shaila Dewan, www.nytimes.com -

New cities are joining the effort to head off home foreclosures by using a twist on the power of eminent domain, despite threats of financial retaliation from Wall Street and Washington. On [...]

Two Arrests as Community Thwarts Illegal Eviction Attempt

By Becky Dernbach, www.occupyourhomes.org -

75 community members with Occupy Homes MN turned back 30 sheriffs in their attempt to evict the Ceballos home in Minneapolis today. Two home defenders were arrested in acts of civil disobedience. [...]