Tag Archives: Occupy Chicago

Chalking charges dismissed!

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Chalking charges dismissed! Chicago—At an Oct. 9 protest at the Federal Building, a Homeland Security officer had Occupy activist Marissa Brown charged with property destruction for writing political messages on the … Continue reading

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March against violence

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: March against violence Chicago—Dozens of people marched on Chicago’s South Side to take a stand against violence on Jan. 15, followed by a speakout and vigil. Occupy the Southside organized this … Continue reading

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Teachers and parents talk education

From the new January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Teachers and parents talk education Editor’s note: Below we print excerpts from the News and Letters Committees panel discussion of teachers and education activists on the September strike by members … Continue reading

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Chalking a felony?

[Update: If in Chicago, please support Marissa Brown at her court date, Monday, Dec. 17, at 2:30 PM, at 2452 W. Belmont, Chicago.  Details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/206707866130402/%5D From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Chalking a felony? Chicago—On Nov. … Continue reading

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November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters is now available on the web

News & Letters, Vol. 57, No. 6 November-December 2012 You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here Lead Obama’s re-election doesn’t end clash of two worlds The two worlds of the rulers and the ruled shone through … Continue reading

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Readers’ Views, September-October 2012, Part 1

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views, Part 1 CAPITALIST CRISIS AND REVOLT I appreciated Franklin Dmitryev’s Lead article in the July-August N&L, on “Spain, Greece, Europe: Capitalist crisis and revolt,” for showing how the so-called … Continue reading

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Tensions over race in Occupy Chicago

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Tensions over race in Occupy Chicago Chicago—Tensions over race came to a boiling point within Occupy Chicago (OC) in August. A working group making plans for four days of protests at … Continue reading

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