Posted on April 28, 2013 by wilderside
Green Party urges passage of Wall Street transaction tax Occupy Wall Street leveled a challenge to the 1%: We won’t pay for your crisis. Until we get a Wall Street transaction tax, they’re not even helping to alleviate the mess they made. The Green Party of the United States is calling for passage of legislation [...]
Filed under: Action Alert!, activism, Corporations, economy, Green Party, new york, News, nonviolence, Occupy Wall Street, politics, Press Release, progressive politics, Ralph Nader, US Politics | Tagged: Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000, Financial transaction tax, Glass-Steagall Act, green, Green Party of the United States, Keith Ellison, Laura Wells, wall street | 2 Comments »
Posted on April 16, 2013 by wilderside
We celebrate the news in The Village Voice article, City Settles Lawsuit Over The Destruction of the Occupy Wall Street Library showing that the Occupy movement received some measure of justice for the wanton destruction of their community. Occupy Wall Street claimed $47,000 in damages [for the loss of books and computers], all of which the city agreed [...]
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Posted on March 13, 2013 by wilderside
DeMarco needs to be replaced. We have written extensively about why
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Posted on December 30, 2012 by wilderside
John Lennon’s Imagine will resonate through Times Square and Occupy on New Years Eve.
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Posted on October 7, 2012 by wilderside
The Consumer Financial Protection Board released a report noting problems in the Reverse Mortgage market similar to those I stated in a prior post.
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Posted on September 20, 2012 by wilderside
A Harvest Homecoming will feature music, dancing, refreshments, raffles and Chinese Auction
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Posted on September 4, 2012 by wilderside
Unless Stein can join the presidential debates, there will be no discussion of Global Warming.
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Posted on August 7, 2012 by wilderside
Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein was arrested in Philadelphia last week at an anti-foreclosure rally
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Posted on May 24, 2012 by wilderside
there is increased pressure by the banks to make the reverse mortgage market work like the disastrous pre-collapse sub-prime market.
Filed under: activism, economy, News, politics, US Politics | Tagged: economics, equity, finances, HECM, HECM counseling, HECM counselors, Home Equity Conversion Mortgage, housing, Loan, mortgage crisis, mortgages, Reverse mortgage, Reverse Mortgage counseling, sub-prime, wall street | 3 Comments »