Who should replace Ed DeMarco?

We need to push the White House to name a banking activist to the position

DeMarco Hearing 3/19/13: Call your Congressperson

DeMarco needs to be replaced. We have written extensively about why

2/7/13: Help for housing market and foreclosures: Letter to Obama

KW writes: Ian has been concerned about the tenure of Edward DeMarco, the Acting Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). DeMarco has made some bad and conservative decisions, such as not approving principle reduction for mortgages. This is a good time to fix the situation. Representative Elijah Cummings is inviting House members to […]

DN!: Green Party Nominee Arrested at Anti-Foreclosure Rally

Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein was arrested in Philadelphia last week at an anti-foreclosure rally

Contest to Change the Name of Democracy Now!

Democracy Now does enough good-sounding reporting to keep some credibility, but when you come down to it they don’t support democracy.

Save Tax Dollars: Fire DeMarco from FHFA

Even principal forgiveness programs that were shown to ultimately cost the taxpaying public less money than foreclosing.

US Settles Suit Against 2 Owners in Fresh Meadows Housing Act Violations

Loretta E. Lynch, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York,announced today that a settlement was reached in the United States’ civil action against Emanuil Uvaydov and Vyacheslav Uvaydov for violations of the federal Fair Housing Act. According to the complaint filed previously by the United States, on five separate occasions testers employedby […]

Council cand Schwartzman (G-DC) demands restoration of Addiction Prevention and Recovery Administration

• “A modest tax hike on the top 5% bracket could deliver over $100 million in additional revenue while still providing tax relief to working class residents and others in need” • Schwartzman proposes solutions to DC’s economic woes: creation of Green jobs; establishment of a DC Municipal Bank; required ‘payments in lieu of taxes’ […]

Fannie Mae to stop evictions in foreclosures: report | Reuters

Fannie Mae to stop evictions in foreclosures: report | Reuters NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fannie Mae said on Monday it will allow tenants to remain in their homes and avoid eviction even if the building’s landlord goes into foreclosure. Posted using ShareThis

A Gift For A Generation: A US Financial System Of Our Own

Digg It! Buzz It Up! Cynthia McKinney A Gift for a Generation:  A U.S. Financial System of Our Own September 25, 2008 Last week, I posted ten points (that were by no means exhaustive) for Congressional action immediately in the wake of the financial crisis now gripping our country.  At that time, the Democratic leadership […]

Déjà vu: Fannie Mae, Corporate Socialism and John McCain

The parallels are astounding. So astounding, that I can’t help but think that the current Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac crisis will cause people (even in major media?) to retell the story of the Savings and Loan crisis and the related Keating 5 story, where John McCain was caught in an influence-peddling scheme. Did you hear the […]

Who Killed The Economy: Some blame where it is due

I love this chart and poll from portfolio.com. They left off some people to blame, such as “The Democrats” in general, “The Republicans” in general, or just “corporate America. Though, it is interesting who they have on. And, interesting for such a glossy publication to point the finger at the greedy kings of capitalism. Please […]

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