Strike Debt Announces Abolishment Of Student Debt On Occupy Anniversary

By: Thursday September 18, 2014 6:59 am

Strike Debt, an offshoot of the Occupy Wall Street movement, announced yesterday that it has abolished $4 million worth of student loan debt as part of its Rolling Jubilee program. The group was able to purchase the debt for around $100,000. The announcement came on September 17th, which is the anniversary of the beginning of [...]

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 [...]

The Serious Tax Questions Behind Strike Debt’s Rolling Jubilee

By: Monday December 3, 2012 10:00 am

I haven’t heard too much from the Rolling Jubilee, Occupy Wall Street’s idea to cancel debt after purchasing it from collectors, since the initial announcement. But Yves Smith is absolutely right to address this threat of potentially making things worse for the borrowers the Rolling Jubilee (under the name Strike Debt) means to help. It [...]

Occupy Wall Street Begins New Organizing Campaign as Strike Debt Launches

By: Monday September 17, 2012 6:19 am

Today is the first anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, and FDL’s team of reporters and citizen journalists will have you covered with all the on-the-ground activities. I wanted to add some coverage of this new offshoot of the Occupy movement, in the vein of Occupy Our Homes, the successful effort to fight foreclosures through direct [...]

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