The Hall of Fame
Every now and then we hear some positive stories. These aren't just confined to Ireland, we hear of communities banding together and people willing to stand up for their rights in other countries too. This is the one page we would REALLY like to see filling up.
|Carolyn Gage American Evictee
Carolyn Gage was evicted from her San Fransisco home in January 2011. She had lived there for 50 years. In November 2011 she moved back in. Full Story.
|Paul Murphy MEP
Not shy about speaking his mind, Paul launches into the ECB about their austerity measures and challenges them to cut the crap. Watch the youtube video.
|Occupy Homes Same Principle - Different Continent
New coalition links homeowners and activists in direct action to halt foreclosures. Full Story.
|Judge Sean MacBride District Judge
Judge MacBride is a somewhat controversial figure but he is singled out for praise here for his stance against granting banks ridiculous terms they sought when it was obvious that those before him simply couldn't meet them. He told the banks they 'can whistle for it'. Full Story.
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Spread Some Good News
Let's have some more good news. Instances of people standing up for themselves; officials refusing to hide behind their job description; random acts of kindness; success stories. It doesn't have to a local story, any good news is always welcome.
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