The goal: to wrest control of our democracy back from the robber barons and CEOs that systematically block any effort to create an economy and a body politic that serves the needs of the vast majority of Americans and not the elite few.
It is high time that Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf address our communities and put his "hand in the wounds" of our families. It's time for him to see and feel the mental and financial toll experienced by the millions of homeowners.
While people have fancy conversations about vacant homes, foreclosures and mortgage processing, stop picturing the homes that are vacant and start imagining the community institutions that have been foreclosed on.
As a former 1 percent member who got his backside kicked in the real estate "boom and bust" over the last decade, I'm officially a 99 percent member (misery loves company) -- and it's with unique privilege that I can report stories from the frontline.
San Franciscans gathered at City Hall April 5 to commemorate the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and express outrage at the slaying of Trayvon Martin, local homicides claiming the lives of three young men this week, and "economic violence" resulting in foreclosures and poverty.