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Occupy Homes Demands Minneapolis Cops Follow Protocols

Occupy MN Boards Up Minneapolis Police HQ

Occupy Homes is calling for the Minneapolis Police Department to follow its own foreclosure protest protocol, which requires a number of steps before people can be arrested. The demand came after seven people occupying vacant houses were arrested within 10 days in March. Continue Reading →

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Chicago Public School Teachers On The Road To Striking

Chicago Teachers Union holds an informational picket- photo courtesy CTU

Chicago schools may be in recess soon if the city doesn’t bargain in good faith with its teachers. The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) could legally begin striking after most schools enter their second week of classes. Milwaukee teachers have been asked to join the strike. Continue Reading →

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Target Of Sheriff’s Eviction Raid Calls It An Outrage

Click image to hear David Cruz talk about the raid against his home

David Cruz is in the process of renegotiating his mortgage with PNC Bank, so he was surprised when at 4AM Friday members of the Hennepin County Sheriff’s office busted down his house door and tried to evict the Occupy Minnesota protesters who were defending his home. Continue Reading →

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Activists deliver populist message to Wells Fargo on bank’s 160th birthday

Click on Photo to View Video of Activists Celebrating Wells Fargo's 160th Birthday in a not so happy way.

Wells Fargo celebrated its 160th birthday today, and to mark the occasion, a dozen activists organized by the group Minnesotans for a Fair Economy, descended on the bank’s Minneapolis regional headquarters and unfurled black balloons carrying populist messages. Continue Reading →

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