Occupy Opposes LA Foreclosures

Upset with Wells Fargo’s foreclosure practices, protesters held a demonstration on May Day that briefly shut down one of the bank’s branches in downtown Los Angeles.

Wed. Feb 29th Occupy actions: 70 Cities Nationwide Stand up to Corporate Greed and ALEC (plus Long Island area events)

Listing for Occupy Long Island events in Shirley and Huntington on Friday afternoon are posted: here and below. Informative (and amusing) update about NYPD preparations for the occupy event in NYC today (Feb 29): here. LiveStream of events in Spain: here (Please watch if you can, action all over Spain. And, at Wed 10am EST, […]

Long Island Occupy Events: Join your neighbors on Feb 29th to Occupy The Banks

Here are two Long Island Occupy events and one NYC event I know of that coincide with the 2/29/12 National Day of Action: Shut Down The Corporations called for by Occupy Oakland. Shirley February 29th Meet at Chase Bank, 645 William Floyd Pkwy, Shirley,NY 11967 Wednesday, February 29, 2012 4:45pm – 5:45pm JP Morgan Chase […]

Doubts raised on OCC foreclosure estimate | Reuters

A Reuters analysis raises doubts about a widely cited statement by U.S. Comptroller of the Currency John Walsh that only a “small number” of wrongful foreclosure sales have occurred despite widespread misdeeds by banks that are the leading mortgage loan servicers. via Analysis: Doubts raised on OCC foreclosure estimate | Reuters.

Why Isn’t Wall Street in Jail? | Rolling Stone Politics

The rest of them, all of them, got off. Not a single executive who ran the companies that cooked up and cashed in on the phony financial boom — an industrywide scam that involved the mass sale of mismarked, fraudulent mortgage-backed securities — has ever been convicted. Their names by now are familiar to even […]

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