Day 100! And Jodie is Still In Her House! #defendjodie.

One hundred days ago Morgan Stanley was threatening to send in the sheriffs and a moving truck the next morning to evict Jodie Randolph from her house in Alameda, California. One hundred days ago it looked like Jodie Randoph, grandmother and cancer patient, might be out in the street. But it was also one hundred days ago that the Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group swung into action, invading Morgan Stanley’s Oakland offices and calling for anyone and everyone to show up at 9:00 AM the next day to prevent the … Continued


#DefendJodie. “A Terrific Initial Victory for People’s Action.”

Jodie Randolph and the Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group crew have been defending Jodie from eviction now for seventy three days. In a terrific initial victory for people’s action and home defense, Jodie was able to meet Monday, 1/14/13, with Morgan Stanley (the bank which, with various shadow subsidiaries, ‘owns’ her home). In November, when Jodie came to Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense, she had no prospect of a bank meeting, and all negotiations and legal actions were – theoretically – over and done. 71 days into a 24-7 home defense, … Continued