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Time To Put Main Street Over Wall Street -- Obama's Foreclosure Proposal

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

Our foreclosure campaign will continue until the crisis has passed. We will continue to work to save individual families who are caught up in the mess through the ACORN Home Defenders.

Officials Disagree Over F.B.I. and U.S. Attorney Involvement in Nevada ACORN Investigation

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

Spokespeople for Nevada's top federal and state law enforcement authorities have staked out different positions when asked whether federal officials a...

21st Century Bull Connor Closer to Feeling Fire Hose Turned on Him

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

The Arpaio spectacle shows that a police-state solution does not work.

Exclusive: The New Voter Fraud Complaint Filed in CT Against the GOP's Ann Coulter

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Friedman

An official state investigation is now underway into multiple voter fraud charges against Rightwing author and one-time attorney Ann Coulter in Connecticut.

CEO Bailouts? How About the Homeowners?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

We need your help. Have you been affected by the housing meltdown? Foreclosed on? Record your story, or the story of a friend, family member, co-worker, or neighbor, and send it to us.

Refusing To Be Evicted -- Keeping Foreclosure Victims In Their Homes

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

By showing that communities are refusing to participate in their own decimation, we will force elected officials to finally shift their emphasis from bailing out Wall Street to bailing out Main Street.

From Little ACORNs Grow

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
ZP Heller

ACORN is taking action at the local and national level, doing everything they can to help people hang onto their homes and renegotiate the terms of predatory loans.

Don't Let Rush Limbaugh Write The Economic Recovery Package

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

It is absurd that people like Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity are controlling the terms of debate for a package they will never support anyway.

ACORN: The Bogeyman in the GOP Closet

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

Right-wing media outlets are pick up the ridiculous talking points from the GOP leadership attacking Obama's stimulus package by claiming that it gives ACORN a $4.19 billion bailout. Puh-lease, people!

In the Week of Economic Circus: Which Way Recovery?

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

The sense of real world pain is not visible in the backrooms of Congress. As the financial crisis deepens, the locus of change will move from the suites to the streets.

Enough! Foreclosure Victims Speak Out

Tara L. Conley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tara L. Conley

Brave New Foundation provides an interactive platform so that people whose homes have been foreclosed on can tell their stories and be key players in the debate in Washington.

Stop Foreclosures Now! ACORN's Anti-Foreclosure Campaign Escalates to Include Civil Disobedience

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

Given the urgency of the crisis and the lack of attention paid to the families bearing the brunt of the economic meltdown, ACORN is taking its foreclosure campaign to a new level of militancy.

Rejecting Cynicism this MLK Day

Elizabeth Rigby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Rigby

This MLK day, I will celebrate the efforts of Dr. King by participating in just one of the many thousands of MLK Day service projects planned across the country.

ACORN Helps Lead Progressive Action to Pass A Stimulus Package

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

Because of reality facing America's low- and moderate-income communities, ACORN members and their neighborhoods function as the canaries in our nation's economic coal mine.

Jason Linkins

Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty Pushes Back On Voter Fraud Allegations | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

[Via Newshounds] On last night's edition of Hannity and Colmes, the show's hosts took up the issue of the ongoing Minnesota Senate race, with Sean Han...

Thanks From ACORN - Now Let's Move A Progressive Agenda!

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

If I could hug everyone at once, I would. Without everyone who stood with us it would have been impossible to fight back the way we did.

New Yorkers Count Too

Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hanna Ingber Win

I was so close to not voting. I live in New York, it doesn't really matter anyway. But then the guilt built up inside of me. What would I say when my grandchildren asked about this historic election?

ACORN Smears Setting the Stage for Possible Post-Election Lawsuits

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

With an historic Election Day tomorrow, the McCain-Palin campaign's ACORN-voter fraud endgame may be to use their attacks as a justification for a wave of legal challenges to close election results in key states.

FOX Goes Nuts Over ACORN

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
ZP Heller

Desperate to exacerbate the GOP's recent attacks on ACORN, FOX is fueling the fire of misinformation about the nation's largest grassroots community organizing group.

"Daily Show" Investigates ACORN, Community Organizing (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Oliver of "The Daily Show" talked to ACORN's Bertha Lewis about the evils of "community organizing." He also spoke with Liz Shaw, a conservative ...

100 Million Suspects

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

In the end, the decision couldn't be clearer. This election is a referendum on trusting the electorate. It's a referendum on democracy itself.

ACORN's Plan To Turn Registrations Into Votes

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

We want to assure you that partisan attacks will not interfere with ACORN members' determination to involve low-income, minority, and new American voters across the country.

Obama Could Lose Election Due To Voter Suppression

Judah Freed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judah Freed

Republicans are seeking to suppress the voter turnout among youth, minorities and poor people. If Republicans can prevent enough Democrats from casting ballots, McCain could win the election.

Seth Colter Walls

McCain Camp Pushes New ACORN Outrage | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

McCain campaign manager Rick Davis held a conference call on Thursday to dish out some more press criticism and fan the flames of a new alleged ACORN-...

New President, New CRA

Mark Winston Griffith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mark Winston Griffith

This nation doesn't need a weaker CRA, but a re-conceived and far stronger tool in the effort to ensure ready access to quality, non-discriminatory, financial services in all communities.