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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Still fighting for voting rights

On Thursday, Sept. 7, during an Occupy Chicago protest in front of President Obama’s Chicago campaign headquarters, a few people decided to burn their voter registration cards as part of the protest.  Many who have been involved in Occupy Chicago … Continue reading

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Fighting Against the War on Women

Guest blog post from Terry Moon: Fighting Against the War on Women Presentation to the Chicago Local of News and Letters Committees, August 30, 2012 by Terry Moon   It has never been more necessary to fight against the war … Continue reading

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Occupy Movement faces racism

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Occupy Movement faces racism Chicago—On June 18, Occupy Chicago held the first of a series of discussions on “The Elephant in the Room: A workshop about dismantling racism in the Occupy Movement.” Discussion … Continue reading

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