Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Did Bad Home Loans Contribute To Drop In Minority Wealth?

By Peter Malof, Public News Service – TX AUSTIN, Texas – Middle-class families have taken the biggest hit during “The Great Recession,” according to a Federal Reserve Bulletin report on family wealth. Experts think declining home values and the foreclosure crisis are largely responsible, since home ownership is the main source of wealth for most Americans. Algernon

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

A Tale Of Foreclosure, Eviction And Community Action

By Communities United Against Foreclosure and Eviction Last year, Melecio and Beatriz Delgado applied for a loan modification for their modest single-family house on the northwest side of Chicago. At the time, CitiBank and a number of...

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Occupy LA Protesters Turn Attention To Immigration

By Paul Adams In the suburbs of North Hollywood, vans from major news networks enveloped a phalanx of demonstrators protesting the recent deportation of Blanca Cardenas. The protest began at around 6 p.m. Tuesday, heavily organized by...