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May 102013
 
People Demand Moratorium On Detroit Debt, Reparations, As Em Readies Attack

Posted on 05/09/2013 by Diane Bukowski, Voice of Detroit Hundreds rally May 4,  form coalition of activists from many sectors EM Kevyn Orr has other plans, to be outlined Mon. May 13 DETROIT – Organizers said May 4 that Detroit must mobilize immediately against the criminal global banks which have evicted 270,000 families, shut down […]

May 102013
 
Banging the banksters - The debt that keeps on taking

By Curt Guyette, Metro Times, Published: May 8, 2013 Back in the 1920s, some clever marketing guy first came up with the catchphrase “The gift that keeps on giving” to help sell phonographs. As we here at the Hits sat in a meeting Saturday, listening to an analysis of the credit swap deals that are […]

May 102013
 

By T. Kelly The Michigan Citizen DETROIT—“We can find one banker and put that banker in jail!” With those comments, Rev. Ed Rowe, pastor at Central United Methodist Church, directed the focus of the May 4 People’s Assembly to Make Banks Pay Detroit for the Destruction They’ve Caused. Over 250 people heard Moratorium NOW! Coalition […]

Apr 112013
 

MAKE THE BANKS PAY DETROIT FOR THE DESTRUCTION THEY CAUSED! Hear an analysis of how the banks swindled Detroit based on thousands of pages of documents on the bond deals obtained through a Freedom Of Information Act lawsuit by the Moratorium NOW! Coalition. SATURDAY – MAY 4, 2013 – 1:00 PM CENTRAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH […]

Mar 302013
 
Banks cash in on EFM takeover

By T. Kelly The Michigan Citizen DETROIT — Cha-ching! is the sound of banks registering the new revenue coming their way the very moment Gov. Rick Snyder put Detroit under an emergency financial manager (EFM). “Who knows what the city has paid? The same stick-up men that went through the neighborhoods (with the foreclosure crisis) […]

Mar 202013
 

By Abayomi Azikiwe on March 19, 2013 Michigan’s multimillionaire Gov. Rick Snyder on March 14 appointed Washington lawyer Kevyn Orr as “emergency manager” over the city of Detroit. This has become the latest majority African-American municipality in Michigan to fall under the dictatorship of the state, which is serving as an agent of the banks. […]

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Mar 112013
 

Demand a Halt to the Payment of Debt-Service to the Banks! Build United Mass Actions to Render Emergency Management Ungovernable! Attend the Moratorium NOW! Coalition Meeting Every Monday at 7:00pm Location: 5920 Second Ave. at Antoinette near Wayne State University Contact: 313-680-5508 or 671-3715 Gov. Rick Snyder’s announcement on March 1 that the City of […]

Feb 222013
 
Foreclosures, fraud & the big fight - Metro Times article

Rallied neighborhoods, picketed banks, blocked Dumpsters, packed courtrooms By Curt Guyette Two events held last week appeared only tangentially connected — at first glance, anyway. The first was a rally held by a coalition focused on helping homeowners fend off foreclosure and eviction. The other was a press conference on the fifth floor of the […]

Feb 182013
 
Detroit activists use lawsuit to demand: ‘Show us the debt!’

By Abayomi Azikiwe on February 14, 2013 Detroit,  Feb. 14 — A Freedom of Information Act lawsuit was filed today on behalf of David Sole, a retired City of Detroit employee and a co-founder of the Moratorium NOW! Coalition to Stop Foreclosures, Evictions and Utility Shutoffs. The suit was filed because the City’s Law Department […]

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Feb 142013
 

MORATORIUM NOW! COALITION TO STOP FORECLOSURES, EVICTIONS & UTILITY SHUT-OFFS 5920 SECOND AVE., DETROIT, MI 48202 313-680-5508 www.moratorium-mi.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – contact 313-680-5508 FOIA COMPLAINT FILED TO DEMAND COPIES OF ALL CITY OF DETROIT BONDS AND SWAPS WITH BANKS PRESS CONFERENCE TO ACCOMPANY SERVICE OF COMPLAINT THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2013, 11:30 AM , COLEMAN […]