WHAT: Local taxpayers to gather outside of AIG New York offices, demand their fair $80 million share of sale WHEN: 12 p.m. TODAY (April 15) WHERE: AIG headquarters @ 70 Pine St., New York, NY NEW YORK CITY — AIG is selling its Manhattan offices here — and local taxpayers want their fair share of [...]
VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2i9Oj7O8ZxQ When we heard that the CEO of Goldman Sachs, Lloyd Blankfein, would be speaking at an Institutional Investors Conference today, we ran over to say hello. A few minutes into his talk, CODEPINKer Desiree Fairooz and I calmly walked on the stage with our banner saying “We want our $$$ back.” Goldman Sachs, [...]
In a few minutes, the House finance committee will face CEOS of “the Big Three” American auto companies and debate whether it should approve a bailout for the auto industry. CODEPINK will be at the hearing (they were yesterday — check out this Associated Press photo of Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson staring disdainfully at Medea [...]
After saving Queens woman from foreclosure, CODEPINK pressure Washington to bailout Main Street QUEENS, NY — The day Jocelyne Voltaire’s home here of 21 years was scheduled for auction, CODEPINK Women for Peace learned of her tragic story and appealed to its members for help. In two hours, $15,000 in donations had poured in, enough [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Jean Stevens, CODEPINK media coordinator, 646-723-1781 Queens woman loses son in Iraq, now her home to foreclosure scam: where’s the bailout for Americans?
This article in New York Magazine shows Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi schooling National Review’s Byron York over the financial crisis. Simply amazing. Check it out.