As disenchanted citizens across the world gather in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street, Chicagoans prove to be a particularly formidable force in the movement.According to the Chicago Tribune, 2,000 individuals joined the protests last Saturday, meeting at LaSalle and Jackson to march defia
Chicago police arrested 175 members of a group protesting corporate greed early Sunday after they refused to take down their tents and leave a city park when it closed.About 500 members of Occupy Chicago set up camp at the entrance to Grant Park on Saturday evening after a protest earlier in the day
Chicago city officials haven't said much about Occupy Chicago, the local branch of Occupy Wall Street, despite the fact the financial and social justice themed protests have garnered increasing interest and attention in recent weeks.But this morning, Ald.
Heeeeeeey! It's better than tax time. It's tax idea time!! Tolls on Lake Shore? No. More income tax? Maybe. Suburban toll? Ludicrous. Hey, has anyone asked me and the tens of ten of readers of this blog? In the past, I've opened up the flood gates to come up with new tax ideas.
The Occupy movement started in New York City nearly four months ago, but since then has spread nationally, and beyond. This grassroots campaign has shifted global attention to the subjects of inequality and economic injustice.I was sent out by WBEZ to report on Chicago’s occupiers.