A planned protest at the University of Chicago against former Goldman Sachs CEO and former Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson, and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice went on without the pair Monday night, while Occupy protestors across the country faced increasing police pressure.The ev
I woke up to the news that the NYPD dropped the hammer last night and removed the protesters and arrested 150 people from Zuccotti Park. Wall Street is no longer occupied. But not so fast says a court order.
Last month, Northwestern University professor Jeffrey Winters joined us to discuss his book Oligarchy, an examination of how the super-rich fight to preserve and increase their wealth, particularly here in the United States.
Americans are taught early on that “all men are created equal.” But people taking part in Occupy Wall Street would argue that’s no longer the case.The protesters are angry about the enormous gap between the rich and poor and frustrated by rising unemployment, foreclosures and corporate bonuses.Briti
Reporting by Jennifer BrandelWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who made news this year when he signed a bill that shut down the collective bargaining rights of state workers, spoke at the Union League Club of Chicago this morning.