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FRSO: After Chicago shutdown, keep Trump on the run

By staff |
March 12, 2016
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Chicago protest against Trump.
Chicago protest against Trump. (Fight Back! News/Staff)

Minneapolis, MN – In the aftermath of the dramatic 5000-person protest that caused Trump to cancel his March 11 campaign appearance on the campus of the University of Illinois, Steff Yorek, the political secretary of Freedom Road Socialist Organization, urged progressive activists around the U.S. to follow Chicago’s example.

“We need two, three, many Chicagos,” said Yorek. “Trump is an open advocate of racism and national chauvinism. Forcing Trump to chicken out of his Chicago campaign appearance was a real victory. Chicago protesters of all nationalities sent a message to the world, that here in the U.S. there is widespread and militant opposition to his reactionary agenda.”

In recent weeks, protests at Trump campaign appearances having been growing in size and intensity.