Wells Fargo former CEO John Stumpf fined $17.5 million, banned for life from banking

By Mark Calvey  – Senior Reporter, San Francisco Business Times Jan 23, 2020 (bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco) Wells Fargo former Chairman and CEO John Stumpf has agreed to pay a fine of $17.5 million and accept a lifetime ban from the banking industry in a settlement the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency announced Thursday…. Continue reading

While Establishment Erupts Over Anti-Corruption Expert Pointing Out Biden’s Troubling Record, Progressives Say: Look at the Troubling Record

January 21, 2020 by Common Dreams “Here’s the thing: nominating a candidate like Biden will make it far more difficult to defeat Trump.” by Eoin Higgins, staff writer  59 Comments Joe Biden speaking at a campaign event for Hillary Clinton at a September 27, 2016 rally at Drexel University, in Philadelphia…. Continue reading

Articles ~ Actions ~ Events, Tuesday, Jan. 21 – Monday, Jan. 27 ~ Save the Dates (from Adrienne Fong)

Am not back posting on a regular basis. – Please post your events on Indybay: https://www.indybay.org/calendar/?page_id=12     Thank you to all who are – See Indybay for other events. ACCESSIBILITY: Please include Accessibility Information on events!  ARTICLES: A. Homeless Moms Evicted From Oakland Home May Return – January 20, 2020 B. Volunteers build unapproved tiny home… Continue reading

Bernie Sanders Has Been Getting It Right for 40 Years. Now, Says His Movement: ‘We Are Going to Win’

January 20, 2020 by Common Dreams “We’ve never ever in our lifetimes had a true champion of social, economic, and climate justice this close to the White House.”  by Jon Queally, staff writer  97 Comments Sen. Bernie Sanders delivers remarks during a campaign rally in Exeter, New Hampshire on Saturday, January… Continue reading

Sen. Bernie Sanders says there’s a massive amount of racial disparity in America

Washington Post Live Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders says there is a massive amount of racial disparity in America, from income inequality to healthcare gaps. “When I talked about creating an America that works for all people, it means doing away with the systematic, systemic racism that exists from… Continue reading

#Moms4Housing: Meet the Mother & Daughter Armed Police Just Evicted from a Vacant House in Oakland

(DemocracyNow.org) January 16, 2020 – We continue our conversation with Oakland mother Misty Cross, who was evicted alongside other mothers fighting homelessness Tuesday from a vacant home they had been occupying for two months. Facing homelessness and skyrocketing rents, the working mothers moved into the house on 2928 Magnolia Street… Continue reading