Home Sweet Wall Street

Feb 16, 2011
A most dastardly deed occurred last Friday when the Obama administration issued a 29-page policy statement totally abandoning the federal government’s time-honored role in helping Americans achieve the goal of homeownership.It wasn’t meant to end this way, and key Democrats, quite a few of them Clinton alums now in the Obama administration, bear the responsibility for the sad fate of Roosevelt’s dream.

Squatting as Civil Disobedience

Apr 10, 2009
As foreclosures continue to force Americans out of their homes, some advocacy organizations are getting creative, suggesting that homeowners refuse to leave their foreclosed houses and helping others move into vacated abodes -- either openly or under the radar.

CEOs Were Bailed Out, Homeowners … Not So Much

Feb 11, 2009
Robert Greenwald's filmmaking team has zeroed in on the ongoing mortgage crisis in this clip illustrating the stark contrast between the fate of Wall Street bankers and that of struggling homeowners after the initial bailout money was doled out -- without any requirements that those who benefited the most account for the funds or be accountable to people trying to save their homes.
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Housing Signs Point to More Market Woes

Jun 6, 2008
The housing market is continuing its descent into Slumpsville, judging by the way things have gone over the first quarter of 2008, and indicators don't look good for the immediate future, either. American homeowners have been forced into foreclosure in record numbers this year and late payments have soared to a new high.