It was a grueling election, and we congratulate President Obama on his reelection.
Something is happening, but we don’t know yet what it is.
Question: What do you get if you mix rallies in fifteen cities, Mark Ruffalo, green masks on statues, a lot of tweets and some headlines?
Answer: A fantastic launch to a bold Robin Hood Tax movement.
Wells Fargo employees are having meetings about us. Yes, we are starting to get under their skin.A member from Marshalltown, Maria Alvarez, called and reported on her interaction with the branch manager when she closed her Wells Fargo account because of their investments in private prisons, predatory lending, and giant executive bonuses.
Everything you need to know to outfit your Merry Band and move into action as local Robin Hoods.
The Robin Hood Tax: An Idea Whose Time Has Come
The Robin Hood Tax (a.k.a. The Financial Speculation Tax or the Financial Transaction Tax) is a tiny tax of less than half of
Truthout: Activists Call for Firing on Federal Housing Finance Agency Head Over Role in Foreclosure Crisis
My name is Angela Williamson, and last week I was fired by Walmart.
The company claimed that I had taken too many sick days, even though my absences for my own illness and to care for my ailing grandmother had been approved by my manager.
Chanting “That ain’t right” and “Wells Fargo, you’re the worst, time to put the people first!”, the National People’s Action (NPA) occupied three Wells Fargo banks today.
The NPA says that 1,000 community leaders from 25 states shut down three Wells Fargo branches to denounce the bank’s ties to private prisons and payday lending. The event included testimony from Abel Pacheco’s whose 11 year-old daughter was detained — alone — in a private detention center for 84 days.
The protests at the NATO summit in Chicago weren’t the only ones over the weekend. A group of about 1,000 bank accountability advocates drove to the front of Timothy Geithner’s house in Bethesda, Maryland, on Sunday, and tried to get an impromptu meeting with the Treasury Secretary. Nobody answered the door, however.