Wikileaks Supporters Explore Line Between Activism and Vandalism?


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Two banks on Hawthorne Boulevard in Portland have been splattered with red paint, including the phrase "For Wikileaks," according to the do-it-yourself news site Demotix.com. A post dated Dec. 27 includes photos of splattered paint covering a Wells Fargo Bank ATM machine. The post also includes photos of a Bank of America branch, although the alleged "For Wikileaks" graffiti is not visible in ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

If You Think Enough is Enough With The Bailout, Here's Your Protest


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As reports continue about financial institutions' misuse of government bailout money, the "masses" have finally organized. On this Thursday, March 19, takebacktheeconomy.org along with a coalition of national sponsors are organizing a nationwide civil protest against CEO and corporate excess on the front steps of corporations such as AIG, Citigroup and Bank of America. About 100 actions is ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 Shawn O'bryant

An Easy Way for Homeowners to Demand Their Mortgage Docs


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With the recent announcement by Bank of America and GMAC Mortgage that they would resume "robo-signer" foreclosures in 23 states, one website is telling homeowners to demand to see their mortgage note before any bank tries to take their homes. The Where's the note? site, which we found through Blue Oregon, is an online letter generator for homeowners who want to find their mortgage note and ...   More
 
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 Jason Slotkin

JUICY SUITS: Screwed by Bank of America


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Echoing growing frustration nationwide around home foreclosures, a Portland man is suing Bank of America, alleging the financial giant gave him bad loan information and then wrongfully sold his house. According to a lawsuit filed Oct. 19 in Multnomah County Circuit Court, Matthew Marcott, now 51 years old, took out a home equity line of credit (HELOC) for an undisclosed amount in 2002. The line ...   More
 
Thursday, October 21, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

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