ACCE en The United States of Debt <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Upon entering the </span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;">Eastside Arts Alliance</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in East Oakland, it’s clear that this a special kind of conference. On the welcome table is a stack of name tag stickers, the kind that usually read “Hello, My Name Is…” But these stickers read: “Hello, My DEBT Is…”</span></p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 23:55:30 +0000 Jen Chien 26174 at The United States of Debt Occupy Bernal: Occupy at the local level <p>It’s Sunday afternoon, and two-dozen San Francisco homeowners and activists are gathered in front of venture capitalist Peter Briger’s house, in the wealthy South Bay suburb of Atherton chanting,&nbsp; “Come out and talk to us! Don’t throw us under the bus!”</p><p>Briger is co-chairman of Fortress Investment Group, which owns the company foreclosing on some of the demonstrators’ homes. A protest two weeks earlier at the downtown San Francisco offices of the company did not draw a response, so they are taking their concerns to Briger’s home.</p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 00:07:35 +0000 16767 at Occupy Bernal: Occupy at the local level