Foreclosed homes, empty lots are next 'Occupy' targets

U.S. News on MSNBC.  December 2, 2011

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The "ultimate message" of the anti-foreclosure protests is "bank reform," said Anthony Newby, a community organizer with Neighborhoods Organizing for Change in Minneapolis.

The focus on the housing crisis could also give some new direction to the Occupy movement, which has faced evictions from their camps across the country.

"In some ways, it's a natural progression for lots of reasons for this whole Occupy movement to get away from the plaza and actually start doing things on Main Street ... that are affecting individual people's lives in a very direct way," Newby said.

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