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The Center for Popular Democracy and ACLU File FOIA Lawsuit Over Efforts to Limit Municipalities' Foreclosure Prevention Options

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December 5, 2013

Contact: Ady Barkan,...

12/5/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

Groups sue feds over foreclosure fighting tactic

The Washington Post - December 5, 2013 - The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the Federal Housing Finance Agency, asking it to disclose efforts to stop municipalities from...

12/5/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

New York City Increases Its Resistance to Federal Entreaties on Foreign-Born Detainees

The New York Times - December 5, 2013, by Kirk Semple - For years, New York City correction officials routinely provided federal immigration authorities with information about foreign-born...

12/5/2013 | Combating Discriminatory Policing, Immigrant Rights - Combating Family Separation & Deportation

Meet the Two-Story, Top Hat Wearing, Cigar-Chomping Inflatable Pig

WNYC - December 4, 2013, by Stephen Nessen - Across New York City, small groups of pro-union activists, supporting various causes, are holding flash demonstrations.  What they have in common is a...

12/4/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

Reclaim School Reform

The Nation - December 4, 2013 - One of the greatest challenges facing American education today is a fantasy, spun by billionaire-funded “think tanks” and often repeated uncritically by
politicians...

12/4/2013 | Promoting Strong Public Schools

A New Day, New York

The Huffington Post - December 4, 2013, by Camille Rivera - Nearly a month ago, a new day dawned in New York politics. After 20 years of...

12/4/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

Workers of the (finance) world unite – and unionize

Al Jazeera - December 3, 2013, by E. Tammy Kim - Adjacent to its lofty, glass-faced midtown headquarters, Bank of America operates a humble retail location for individuals and small...

12/3/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable

Report: NYC Can Raise $1 Billion Through Wall St. Market Power

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
December 3, 2013

Contact: Tony Perlstein,...

12/3/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

Leveraging New York's financial Power to Combat Inequality - The Report

One New York for All of Us
Leveraging New York's financial Power to Combat Inequality

New York is among the most unequal cities in the US. This inequality has become the most...

12/2/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

Bad deals with Wall Street are costing the city as much as $1 billion a year

NY Daily News - December 2, 2013, by Phyllis Furman - Coalition urges city to change its relationship with banks as a way to address income inequality.

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12/2/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

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