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Poor People's Movements

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.
staff | Tallahassee, FL | 12/11/12
The afternoon clouds were dark, but even the threat of rain couldn't stop students, retirees, and union members from taking a stand against federal...
staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/06/12
200 community members successfully took over a vacant home in South Minneapolis the night of Dec. 6, for a veteran made homeless by foreclosure.
David Hungerford | Newark, NJ | 10/13/12
In the face of ineffective, and even harmful, government measures to assist distressed homeowners, an effort has been launched by the People’s...
David Hungerford | Newark, NJ | 9/29/12
A protest against predatory lending took place here, Sept. 15, at the Broad Street branch of Wells Fargo Bank.
Linden Gawboy | St. Paul, MN | 8/10/12
People crowded into Governor Mark Dayton’s reception area, August 9, to tell him to “Raise the welfare grants” in the state of Minnesota.
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