October

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Message to banks: ‘Time to bail us out’

Sick of profiteering, foreclosures and joblessness, thousands tell banks 'Enough is enough'

 

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In New York, Puerto Ricans show support for island’s public employees

NEW YORK — Braving the cold, the wind, and the rain, Puerto Ricans and others gathered in front of the offices of the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration here Oct. 15 in support of their brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico who marched 100,000-plus strong to protest the latest wholesale firings of government workers by Gov. Luis Fortuño.

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Protests rock Chicago bankers conference

CHICAGO — Chanting "ABA you're the worst, time to put the people first," over 1,000 people confronted the officers of some of America's biggest banks today, Oct. 26, on the second of three days of protest during an ABA (American Bankers Association) conference.

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‘Fund the MAP, close the gap’

More than 2,000 from Illinois marched on the state Capitol to demand funding for more than 137,000 students whose Monetary Assistance Program grants were only funded for half the school year.