Friday April 25, 2014
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Poor People's Movements

staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/10/13
Jessica English, a single mother of four who was homelessness, moved into an abandoned Wells Fargo-owned home in south Minneapolis last month.
staff | Minneapolis, MN | 2/28/13
13 people were peacefully arrested Feb. 27 as they marched on Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, demanding the bank turn over vacant homes to community control...
staff | St. Paul, Minnesota | 2/06/13
Minnesota’s Governor Mark Dayton got an earful from members of the Welfare Rights Committee, Feb. 6, when he entered the House chambers in the Capitol...
staff | St. Paul, MN | 2/04/13
A Ramsey County jury found Anthony Newby, executive director of Neighborhoods Organizing for Change, not guilty on assault charges here Feb. 4.
David Hungerford | Jersey City, NJ | 1/26/13
Organized labor took a direct hand in the struggle against predatory lending here, on Jan. 24, at a Bank of America branch in the Harborside Financial...
staff | Raleigh, NC | 1/25/13
Republican state Representative Paul “Skip” Stam says he will introduce legislation that'll make it a crime for merchants to sell lottery tickets to...
staff | St. Paul, MN | 1/22/13
The Twin Cites-based Welfare Rights Committee (WRC) issued a statement today, Jan. 22, responding to Governor Dayton’s 2014-2015 budget proposal.
staff | Minnesota | 1/15/13
Members of the Welfare Rights Committee were at the governor’s mansion, Jan. 15, to deliver hundreds of postcards urging Governor Dayton to raise...
David Hungerford | Newark, NJ | 1/04/13
Another mortgage ‘settlement’ between the government and 14 Wall Street banks is being pulled out of the hat.
David Hungerford | Trenton, NJ | 12/28/12
The people’s struggle against foreclosures took a new turn before the New Jersey Court of Appeals here, Dec. 19.