BY David Hungerford | Irvington, NJ | 3/17/13
The Coalition to Save Our Homes held Save Public Schools Night here on March 11.
BY 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.
BY 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.
BY Staff | San Francisco, CA | 8/02/12
While millions of retired Americans are struggling to make ends meet and millions more working people who have been laid off don’t know how or if they can ever afford to retire, laid-off corporate executives are living in another world.
BY David Hungerford | Irvington, NJ | 7/29/12
A march and rally against foreclosures was held here on July 21.
BY Dave Schneider | United States | 7/22/12
Director Chris Nolan calls it a “revolutionary epic.” I’d call it a counter-revolutionary blockbuster.
BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 6/06/12
On June 1, the Labor Department reported that only 69,000 net new jobs were created in May, less than half of what economists had expected and less than a third of the relatively strong job growth of the December through February period.
BY Staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/05/11
With the theme of “People before profits” and inspired by the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York, a similar occupation will start on Friday, Oct. 7 at 9:00 a.m. in Minneapolis.
BY Masao Suzuki | United States | 6/22/11
On June 19th the Washington Post published “With Executive Pay, Rich Pull Away from Rest of America” by Peter Whoriskey. This very informative article connected the rise in corporate executive’s pay with the growing economic inequality in the United States, using the example of a large U.S. dairy company combined with recent research by economists on high incomes. At the same time the article only offered very vague explanations for why the rich are winning out at the expense of almost everyone else.
BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 2/05/09
When the House of Representatives bowed to popular anger and defeated the Bush administration’s $700 billion bailout bill on Sept. 29, 2008, Wall Street was dealt a stunning defeat.