I'm going to start a new segment today called "Occupy-related media found on Facebook." There's really no way to tell if this stuff is real or taken out of context, so I preface my new segment with a disclaimer: This was found on Facebook.
Occupy Chicago organizers are intent on getting a permanent camp site, and they want Mayor Rahm Emanuel to make it happen.On Wednesday, more than 100 protestors marched from the Chicago Board of Trade building to the mayor's office in city hall to hand over a petition asking that Emanuel allow the g
A representative for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office says attempts to arrange a meeting with Occupy Chicago protest leaders have been rejected or gone un-addressed.Tuesday at a City Hall protest, the mayor's Deputy Chief of Staff Felicia Davis told demonstrators that she tried last week to arran
We'll find out this week how fast the U.S. economy has been growing - and that's important news for all of us - whether you're President Obama or someone looking for a job. The Occupy protests have sparked even more uproar over the state of our economy - and who's to blame.
Organizers of Occupy Chicago say they’re intent on establishing a permanent base for the weeks-old movement. Demonstrators marched Saturday from the city’s financial district east to Congress Plaza, at Michigan Avenue and Congress, saying they intended to camp out for the night.
Those living and working in the Loop have certainly seen and heard from Occupy Chicago. For just under a month, demonstrators have been occupying the area in front of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Illinois' two U.S. senators see the growing Occupy Wall Street movement in very different ways. Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk criticized the Occupy Wall Street movement, including the Chicago branch.He said it seems like a political and pharmacological event."
Organizers of the Occupy Chicago movement are looking for a place to set up tents and a make-shift headquarters as weather gets colder.An Occupy Chicago spokesperson said Monday the group is looking for a permanent location where participants can stay and sleep as the protest continues.Organizers ha