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Chicagoans Gather At Mayor's House To Fight Austerity

On Thursday, July 4th, Chicagoans opposed to Mayor Emanuel’s extreme budget cuts to public services, and policies of corporate welfare, peacefully converge at the Mayor’s house to speak out against these austerity measures.

Chicago, July 4: Block Party To Fight Austerity At Rahm’s House

This 4th of July, Chicagoans opposed to Mayor Emanuel’s extreme budget cuts to public services, and policies of corporate welfare, will peacefully converge at the Mayor’s house to speak out against these austerity measures and celebrate citywide resistance to his mayorship.

May Day 2013: Chicago Schedule

Can't be in NYC for the May Day festivities? Chicago is holding May Day actions as well. Check the schedule of events and other information.

Occupy Wall Street News Round-up

The 10 hours and 35 minutes of video footage shot by the NYPD during the raid of Zuccotti Park that was released by Anonymous on Monday gives a more expansive view of what happened on the morning of November 15, 2011, albeit in a more

The Battle For Woodlawn Clinic

As part of a city-wide protest movement against Chicago City Hall's assault on mental health clinics, a major battle erupted in mid-April, 2012 over keeping open the Woodlawn Clinic on the South Side. Here are nighttime scenes of the

What Is Left Of Our Democracy?

OccupyDocumentary: A Film on what is now left of our Democracy from Caroline Gray on Vimeo. "Occupy Chicago" is a film about the Occupy Movement produced by Caroline Gray and Owen Deutsch, two high school students who set out to

Late Night Open Thread

Tom Morello sings "Stray Bullets" with Iraq Veterans Against War during the #NoNATO rally in Chicago on May 20, 2012. The sound system had stopped working at the start of the rally, but Morello came down into the crowd and finished the song

Chicago Police Attack The Media Using Bikes As Weapons

Tracey Pollock, a credentialed photographer for The UpTake, is attacked by police in Chicago during an anti-NATO protest on Saturday. Before the attack, police were using their bicycles as weapons to force back the crowd which was staging a march without a permit.