There's a long way to go. And, unfortunately, the politicians who enabled the corporate criminals on Wall Street seem to be beyond the law's reach.
The world's largest industrial, worker-owned and run cooperative, Spanish-based Mondragon and its bank, Laboral Kutxa, agreed to partner with U.S. based National Cooperative Bank to invest in U.S. cooperative businesses.
After a tumultuous meeting drawing hundreds of residents, the Richmond City Council voted to continue exploring a plan to rescue underwater mortgages by using the power of eminent domain.
Bank of America employees regularly lied to homeowners, according to sworn statements by former bank employees.
The fight to stop foreclosures and make the banks pay continued in Los Angeles on April 2.
These are banks, and bankers, whose failure precipitated the financial crisis, and the succeeding depression and bailouts. There have been bailouts, but, so far, no prosecutions of the CEO's.
"The one percent is getting wealthier; the 99 is not. We need jobs, not cuts to social services and Medicare."
Some families lost their homes, others expected to lose theirs, but they chose to fight for the greater good.
HSBC enabled drug cartels to wash their billions of tear- and blood-soaked dollars through its global operations, and they aren't the only bank involved.
Anti-foreclosure campaigners gathered to demand that banks stop foreclosure proceedings against a group of elderly veterans - most in their 90s - who are threatened with the loss of their homes.