strike debt

STRIKE DEBT BAY AREA WILL HOST A DEBTORS’ ASSEMBLY!

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If I owe the bank thousands, the bank owns me; but if, together, we owe the bank trillions, then we own the banks.   Strike Debt is responsible for the Rolling Jubilee, a mutual-aid project that buys debt at steeply discounted prices and then abolishes it; the Corinthian 100 Student Debt Strike; and the Debt Resisters’ Operations Manual. On Saturday, June 6, Strike Debt Bay Area, the local chapter of Strike Debt, will host a Debtors’ Assembly. As individuals, families, and communities, most of us are drowning in debt for … Continued

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Strike Debt: Ideas Into Action!

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The press has been overflowing with reports on exploding student debt, and the payday lending industry is under increasing public scrutiny. Let’s take this momentum and radicalize it! Join Strike Debt Bay Area on Saturday, June 29th at 3:00 PM at 900 Alice St (ARC offices) in downtown Oakland for our next Ideas Into Action meeting. Bring your ideas and/or plug into ongoing projects: – reading groups on debt & capitalism – the seeds of some exciting debtors union tactics, both locally and nationally – a series of solidarity actions … Continued

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