Posts Tagged with "Charlotte"

LIVE STREAM: Watch the Bank of America Shareholder Meeting Protest

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

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LIVE STREAM: Watch the Bank of America Shareholder Meeting Protest

If you can’t be in Charlotte tomorrow to join the protest at Bank of America’s shareholder meeting, that doesn’t mean you have to miss all of the action. There will be multiple live streams of the day’s events, which will include three marches, a boxing match between Brian “Big Banks” Moynihan and the 99% that [...]

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UPDATED Bank of America Shareholder Meeting Protests Underway

Monday, May 7, 2012

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UPDATED Bank of America Shareholder Meeting Protests Underway

UPDATED: Wednesday, May 9th at 1:30 EST As Bank of America’s executives, board, and shareholders gathered at the bank’s shareholder meeting in Charlotte, NC, thousands of protesters took to the streets and inside the meeting hall to speak out against BofA’s practices that are destroying our environment and our economy. The Flickr slideshow below will [...]

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Bank of Coal: Bank of America Stadium Gets Renamed

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

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Bank of Coal: Bank of America Stadium Gets Renamed

As the largest financier of the U.S. coal industry, Bank of America should be called the “Bank of Coal.” So we decided to rename it. Today, five RAN activists scaled Bank of America Stadium and dropped a 70′ x 25′ banner reading “Bank of America Coal.” What better place to send our message than BofA [...]

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Bank Of America Vs. The World: Charlotte, NC On May 9th

Thursday, April 12, 2012

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Bank Of America Vs. The World: Charlotte, NC On May 9th

It sucks to be Bank of America. BoA is wrecking the planet for profit, wrecking the economy for fat cat executive bonuses, and foreclosing on millions of American Dreams. And it’s the biggest funder of coal, from mining to power plants, in the U.S. BoA may have gotten away with it for years, but now [...]

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North Carolina’s 99% Spring is Coming for Bank of America

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

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North Carolina’s 99% Spring is Coming for Bank of America

Heads up Bank of America and other corporate baddies: the North Carolina 99% Spring is upon you. What happens when over 100,000 committed activists unchain their imaginations and take action? The 1% is about to find out. Last weekend, March 24 and 25, over 60 North Carolinians gathered in Charlotte to prepare for a season [...]

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Charlotte People’s Posse Hunts Person By Name Of “Bank of America”

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

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Charlotte People’s Posse Hunts Person By Name Of “Bank of America”

Pedestrians in uptown Charlotte were in for a surprise when they stopped to answer a routine question this Saturday: “Have you seen this person? He’s wanted for committing crimes in our community.” Hundreds of Charlotteans and local police found themselves swept up in a manhunt-style game of “Cowboys vs. Corporations,” organized by local RAN activists [...]

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Santa Delivers Coal to CEO at Bank of America Headquarters

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

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Santa Delivers Coal to CEO at Bank of America Headquarters

On Monday, Bank of America CEO Bryan Moynihan and Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers were both delivered much-deserved lumps of coal by North Carolina activists with Rainforest Action Network and Greenpeace during the 2011 Economic Outlook Conference, presented by the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce. While one-percenters gathered for their $175-per-plate luncheon, more than 30 festively [...]

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VIDEO: Climate Killer Bank Of America Feels The Heat From Coast To Coast

Friday, December 2, 2011

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VIDEO: Climate Killer Bank Of America Feels The Heat From Coast To Coast

From coast to coast, the heat is on Bank of America for its bad practices. Yesterday, a second action in the past two weeks took place in Bank of America’s home state of North Carolina, resulting in multiple arrests at a BoA branch, this time with Appalachian residents fed up with the company and its [...]

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UPDATED: Activists In Charlotte, NC Take Action To Tell Bank Of America: Not With Our Money

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

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UPDATED: Activists In Charlotte, NC Take Action To Tell Bank Of America: Not With Our Money

Update 11/18/11 10:00AM PST We’ve just posted a short video recap of the day’s events. Watch it below or on YouTube. Update 11/15/11 01:59PM All eight activists are now out of jail, in good spirits, and proud of the message they sent to Bank of America today. You can send one too: Tell Bank of [...]

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Coal makes BoA’s Ken Lewis red in the face at AGM

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

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Today’s Bank of America shareholder meeting was a packed house and CEO Ken Lewis was not having a very good day. Poor guy, first he had to deal with the crazy shareholder lady who launched into a monologue about how much she loved him, then with shareholder annoyance over the impending Countrywide deal and THEN [...]

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