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BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 4/21/18
Maya Arcilla was angry as she opened the protest rally at the Federal Plaza in Chicago.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/09/18
Tyrone Williams, a leader in the fight for community control of the police in Chicago, was arrested yesterday by the judge in the murder trial of Jason Van Dyke. Van Dyke committed the heinous murder of Laquan McDonald in 2014.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/08/17
The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR) has been organizing against police crimes for decades.
BY Jess Sundin | Chicago, IL | 9/20/17
About 150 people gathered outside the international terminal, Sept. 19, at Chicago's O'Hare airport in support of Rasmea Odeh.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 8/16/17
1000 protesters gathered in Chicago to protest the murder of Heather Heyer and injuring of 19 others by American Nazis and white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12.
BY Danya Zituni | Chicago, IL | 8/16/17
A standing room only crowd of over 1200 people packed the International Union of Operating Engineers hall for the August 12 farewell event in honor of Palestinian liberation icon Rasmea Odeh.
BY Danya Zituni | Chicago, IL | 8/08/17
At 8 a.m. on August 11, the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR) will lead a rally outside the Cook County Courthouse before the court hearing for Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/25/17
Teachers and parents fighting Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s attacks on public education scored a concession from the city. In April, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) fired Sarah Chambers, the teacher who chairs the Special Education Task Force for the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU). The fightback to this latest attack got the administration to end a budgeting practice implemented last year known as “comingling.”
BY Tom Burke | Chicago, IL | 7/13/17
John Coli, president of Joint Council 25 of the Teamsters Union, was indicted July 12 on federal charges that he extorted $100,000 in cash from a local business.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/06/17
Union educators at Passages Charter School voted overwhelmingly to strike, May 4, after nearly a year of bargaining with management has failed to produce a decent contract.
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