Moratorium NOW! Coalition

Jun 062013

By T. Kelly, The Michigan Citizen, June 5, 2013 DETROIT — Attorney and Moratorium Now activist Jerry Goldberg says he and Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr are largely in agreement: It is bank debt that is causing the city’s financial crisis. How the debt is dealt with is where they differ. “We challenge the legitimacy of […]

May 232013

Moratorium NOW! Coalition’s response to Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr’s Financial and Operating Plan, issued on May 12, 2013 click here to download the statement Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr’s May 12, 2013 Financial and Operating Plan acknowledges that it is the massive debt service imposed on Detroit by the banks and financial institutions that […]

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 […]

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 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 […]