Bartering and the Sharing Economy Give Hope in Spain

Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Ideas and Issues International

New Orleans  The real estate bubble in Spain cratered the economy ushering in an austerity economy with unemployment rates of more than 25% of the population and a staggering 55% for younger workers.  We might ask how people are surviving, and the answer from banker Julio Gisbert who has written a book called, Living Without …

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Spanish Banks Move to Freeze Foreclosures Sounds like a Plan!

Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Foreclosure

New Orleans   Watching the banks back track and squirm in Spain over foreclosures that ended in several well-publicized suicides that are now roiling the political establishment in that country is a good lesson in how financial institutions can actually be moved when political will begins to coalesce.   In the USA we certainly do not seek …

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Ontario Bill a Big Step Forward for Remittance Justice Campaign

ACORN International Canada Remittances

New Orleans     After a year of stirring the pot in one country after another about the crime of predatory price gouging of migrant and immigrant workers through ACORN International’s Remittance Justice Campaign and our multiple reports exposing these abuses, ACORN Canada has led the way to the next step having secured a sponsor for legislation …

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