Greenlining Institute http://kalw.org en Today on Your Call: How can California’s budget promote economic equality? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-how-can-california-s-budget-promote-economic-equality <p></p><p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 24969 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: How can California’s budget promote economic equality? Fighting foreclosure in East Oakland http://kalw.org/post/fighting-foreclosure-east-oakland <p></p><p>Bruce Mirken is conducting what seems like a high-profile auction in New York City.</p><p>“As you can see,” he says to the gathered crowd, “we’re auctioning this lovely Manhattan luxury condo that was purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Blankfein back in 2008 for $26 million. I wish you could see the lobby of this building. It’s bigger than some small countries!”</p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 23:32:25 +0000 Casey Miner 19952 at http://kalw.org Fighting foreclosure in East Oakland A family lives through foreclosure http://kalw.org/post/family-lives-through-foreclosure <p>Since the country&rsquo;s foreclosure crisis began in 2007, <a href="http://www.propublica.org/article/breaking-down-the-mortgage-settlement">nearly four million people</a> have lost their homes. In the Bay Area, <a href="http://www.propublica.org/article/breaking-down-the-mortgage-settlement">more than 750,000 homes</a> have been foreclosed. And even though the economy might be getting better, they&rsquo;re still happening.</p> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 18:56:14 +0000 Casey Miner 9162 at http://kalw.org A family lives through foreclosure