Danisha Christian and Rahul Gupta contributed to this series “In the last ten years alone, there have been instances of medical neglect, sexual abuse, and preventable suicide in private facilities [throughout the state], said Bob Libal, Director of Grassroots Leadership. Libal and others are part of the Texas Civil Rights Project and Prison Legal NewsContinue reading “Inadequate Healthcare in Prisons: A Death Penalty Conviction for Profit (3-Part Examination)”
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Good Jobs First
This is part ten in a series of posts that will explore some of the leading organizations from around the country that are engaged in unearthing and combating the influence of money in the political process. Role in the Landscape Good Jobs First focuses on corporate subsidies and works to promote corporate and government accountabilityContinue reading “Good Jobs First”
Banks and Foreclosures: Where’s the Accountability?
Over the past several weeks Bank of America, Ally, and GMAC have announced that they have will be halting foreclosures in the 23 states that require a judge to sign off on foreclosures before eviction. Did this decision come from enlightened bank management who understand what is needed to stabilize the housing market and pullContinue reading “Banks and Foreclosures: Where’s the Accountability?”
Building a National Movement Against The Big Banks: Organizing Underwater Homeowners
In September, NWFCO joined more than 230 people from around the country for the “Banking for a New Economy” Summit in Chicago, Illinois. We came together to build a national movement for bank accountability – reminding ourselves that the banks created the greatest economic crisis since the Depression, and now we have to make themContinue reading “Building a National Movement Against The Big Banks: Organizing Underwater Homeowners”