Occupy Madison Helps Homeless Couple Get Home On Christmas Eve

By: Friday December 27, 2013 9:55 am

Though Occupy Wall Street camps may have been forcibly destroyed in a nation-wide coordinated attack, the offshoots of Occupy Wall Street are still going strong by engaging in direct action campaigns throughout the country on a variety of 99% issues. Strike Debt recently abolished over $14 million of personal debt. Occupy The SEC received numerous [...]

Occupy The SEC Sues Fed, SEC, CFTC, FDIC, Treasury

By: Friday March 1, 2013 6:00 am

Occupy The SEC, one of Occupy Wall Street’s offshoots, has filed a lawsuit in hopes of forcing regulators to (finally) finalize the Volker Rule – a provision within the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010. Three years later many of the rules that Congress punted to regulators in the law have not even been made let alone [...]

Dimon to Be Contrite Yet Steadfast in Senate Banking Testimony

By: Wednesday June 13, 2012 5:30 am

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon faces the Senate Banking Committee in a two-hour hearing scheduled for 10am ET today. He’ll be the only witness. Keep in mind that Dimon’s JPMorgan Chase has given millions to top-ranking members of the Banking Committee, so anything more than headline-grabbing and grandstanding without a real challenge to Dimon in [...]

Citizen Lobbyists: Occupy the SEC Delivers Comment Letter for Volcker Rule

By: Tuesday February 14, 2012 7:42 am

This week marks the end of the public comment period on the Volcker rule. The usual suspects have all delivered their comments. The small advocacy community in favor of the rule sent in their comment through the vehicle of Americans for Financial Reform. The much larger finance lobby delivered their mass of comments, in particular [...]

Occupy the SEC Seeks to Gain an Informed Citizen Voice on the Volcker Rule

By: Monday November 21, 2011 11:37 am

The Occupy movement has spawned and inspired a significant amount of unique activism, from the Mic Checks of political figures to the Move Your Money movement to the Occupy Foreclosures bid to defend homeowners. But here’s a more novel one, via Alexander Eichler: “Occupy the SEC.” A handful of protesters at Occupy Wall Street are [...]

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