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Protests Across Country Focus on Workers' Strife, Citizen Journalists Report

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reporting by Natasha Chen, Daniel Howes, Karen Kilpowicz, Pamela Mays McDonald, Linda R. Monk, Dorothy Noble, Elizabeth Ross, Jim Stevenson, Betty Ten...

21st Century Bull Connor: Shameless Intransigence

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

Thousands of immigrant families are living in terror under Sheriff Arpaio's reign. We can't let his racist policing continue.

Thank You Jon Stewart

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

Jon's looking out for us, so let's have his back while he's under attack from those who would rather blame the crisis on hard working Americans.

The Future Starts Now: President Obama's First Budget

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

After years of shrinking commitments, the Obama budget increases our investment in programs that fundamentally improve the quality of life for low- and moderate-income families.

Secret Acorn Memo Reveals Vote Fraud Plan

David Misch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Misch

From: Ex. VP, Destroying Fabric of Democracy Comm. To: All fraudsters Re: Fraud Fellow Fraudsters: After months of planning, the DFoD Committee has ...

Foreclosed Homeowners Protest Pending Evictions

Gabriel Beltrone & Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This piece on the foreclosure crisis was produced as part of HuffPost's citizen journalism initiative. Reporting by Lauren Cannon, Leia Ford, Richard ...

Roseanne Barr Joins ACORN Protest Against Foreclosures

Kathleen Wells, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Wells, J.D.

Barr: "Poor people rot in jail for doing far less damage than corporate criminals at the top who are coddled after committing more far-reaching offenses."

EyesandEars: Home Owner Protests Foreclosure in Houston, TX

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This story was reported and written by Leia Ford. She is one of the HuffPost citizen journalists helping cover the on the ground effects of the forecl...

Photos Of The Foreclosed: Bobcats, Protesters And Roseanne, Oh My!

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The story of America's housing crisis often ends up being told in a stream of numbers -- hundreds of thousands of dollars of debt, thousands of forecl...

ACORN Launches Home Defenders Campaign To Fight Foreclosures

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday marked the launch of ACORN's Home Defenders Campaign, which seeks to use civil disobedience techniques, complemented by mass communication (...

Arthur Delaney

One Home Saved As Hundreds Revolt Against Foreclosure

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Additional reporting by Jerry Waxman Avery Salkey bought her brand new four-bedroom home in Palm Beach County for $234,550 in 2003. After making a ...

Mortgage Crisis? There's a Rental Crisis Too as the Poor, Middle Class and Elderly are Being Evicted

Ed Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Hamilton

Recently, a 75-year old man was evicted from his apartment. His crime? Being in the way of the owners' desire to turn the Chelsea into a boutique tourist hotel charging $500 per night.

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.

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.

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.

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.