"Let's be clear - this isn't about the overwhelmingly qualified Richard Cordray, this is about the Republicans doing the banks bidding by standing with them against the 99 percent."
In 20 cities across America today hundreds of protesters disrupted foreclosure auctions, squatted in foreclosed homes and staged dramatic public showdowns against big banks and housing giants
Before dawn this morning, Nov. 14, police in riot gear moved in to evict Occupy Oakland campers from their tent city in a plaza in front of City Hall.
"It was a classic David-and-Goliath fight, fueled by the growing populist outrage against the nation's financial system."
Occupy Oakland's Nov. 2 mass day of action is gaining broad support from unions, community organizations and faith groups.
Daunting weather did little to dampen the protestors' collective spirit of resolve among the participants in Occupy Albany.
More than 100 arrests in Oakland, unions, their allies, and now Amnesty International have all condemned the use of tear gas.
In a massive pre-dawn raid Oct. 25, Oakland and other area police evicted hundreds of Occupy Oakland protesters from their two-week-old encampment in front of City Hall and a smaller camp in a nearby park.
Detroiter's get it. They know banks received a $700 billion, taxpayer supported bailout but defiantly continue to force people out of their homes.
On the morning of Oct. 22, Occupy Oakland's two-week-old camp in front of City Hall - now said to number 150 tents - thronged with visitors.