BY Kait McIntyre | Chicago, IL | 9/14/12
Thousands of teachers, students and Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) supporters marched to Buckingham Fountain in downtown Chicago on the second day of the CTU strike, Sept. 11.
BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 9/11/12
On Sept. 10, Chicago Teachers Union Local 1 went on strike after ten months at the bargaining table.
BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 6/06/12
The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) announced June 1 that union members will take a strike authorization vote starting on June 6.
BY Sarah Ji | Chicago, IL | 5/31/12
On May 23, 4000 Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) members gathered for a historic rally inside the Auditorium Theater.
BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 4/13/12
The Mental Health Movement is fighting Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plans to close six clinics this month.
BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 12/22/11
The City of Chicago bowed to pressure from a growing movement against war and cutbacks. After months of denying organizers permits to protest , the Public Building Commission of Chicago wrote that, “…yes, Daley Plaza will be open to public assembly and public activity during the G8/NATO Summits in May 2012.”
BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 12/15/11
NATO and the G8 will meet in Chicago in five months. A broad coalition of groups, including Occupy Chicago, is supporting a call for permits to march when all the heads of state are in town.
BY Staff | Chicago. IL | 12/13/11
After months of avoiding organizers planning the protests against the NATO and G8 Summit next spring, Mayor Rahm Emanuel finally got an earful Dec. 13.
BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 7/29/11
People from two dozen organizations attended a press conference here, July 28, in front of the office of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. They were there with one immediate goal: to demand permits to march on the May 2012 summit of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) and the G8 (Group of Eight).
BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 5/14/11
In a press conference held May 13, City College faculty and students joined forces with community activists to protest attacks coming down on the colleges from the Board of Trustees and Chancellor Cheryl Hyman.