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Occupy Wall Street fuels growing bank divestment movement

A new movement is emerging to divest from bank responsible for the housing mortgage crisis and the global capitalist meltdown.

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Occupy Detroit: End foreclosures now!

Detroiter's get it. They know banks received a $700 billion, taxpayer supported bailout but defiantly continue to force people out of their homes.

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Labor and community stand behind Occupy San Jose

Downtown San Jose rang with activists' chants and the honking horns of supportive motorists Oct. 9, as a labor-community coalition rallied in support of Occupy San Jose.

State probe of bank mortgage fraud heats up

In terms of foreclosures, 8 out of 10 hardest hit cities in the nation are in California. Harris said that in 11 months of talks, more than half-million homes had entered foreclosure in the state.

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Sharp rise in foreclosure notices

Home foreclosures grew sharply in August, a marked 33 percent increase after slowing to a trickle over the last year, making it the sharpest rise in four years.

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Housing crisis, with a New York twist

The foreclosure crisis which continues to ravage communities across the country is also harming working people in New York City, even though 64% of the city's 8 million residents live in rental apartments.

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Banks agree to compensate foreclosure victims

Over a dozen banks will compensate victims for losses that occured as a result of mistakes on foreclosures according to an agreement reached with government regulators today.

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Protestors crash “corporate criminal” breakfast

Protestors in St. Louis crashed an annual breakfast where corpoarte leaders, politicans and bank executives were meeting, demanding they be held responsible for wrecking the economy.

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New Calif. coalition formed to blunt foreclosure crisis

If the state's foreclosure rate continues unchecked, the combined costs to homeowners, the property tax base, and local governments could reach $1 trillion.

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Heartbreak at Bank of America

Bank of America got a Valentine's Day surprise with a picket line protesting the bank's receiving "unrequited love" in the form of tax breaks from the community.

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