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Occupy's next frontier: Foreclosed homes focus on Dec. 6th

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A campaign to defend families from evictions and protest foreclosure fraud launches next week... Occupy Wall Street is promising a "big day of action" Dec. 6 that will focus on the foreclosure crisis and protest "fraudulent lending practices," "corrupt securitization," and illegal evictions by banks. The day will mark the beginning of an Occupy Our Homes campaign that organizers hope will energize the movement as it moves indoors as well as bring the injustices of the economic crisis into sharp relief. Many of the details aren't yet public, but protesters in 20 cities are expected to take part in the day of action next Tuesday. We've already seen eviction defenses at foreclosed properties around the country as well as takeovers of vacant properties for homeless families. Occupy Our Homes organizer Abby Clark tells me protesters are planning to "mic-check" (i.e., disrupt) foreclosures.

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