Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared over at DeSmogBlog. Check out more of Steve’s work from DeSmogBlog and give everyone at DeSmogBlog some love - visit their site for some of the best research debunking misinformation about climate science on the web. This post follows up on Steve’s earlier articles reporting on The Guardian’s investigative piece reporting on newly leaked documents form ALEC – the [...]
Hello Raging Chicken Press readers and members, I would like to thank Micah Uetricht to our latest episode of the Raging Chicken Press Interview Series, where activism meets the netroots. Micah is a progressive labor journalist from Chicago, and in this interview we discussed the Fight for 15 campaign. Last week, service and fast food workers [...]
Editor’s Note: Thanks to Steve Horn for sending this our way. This piece was published earlier today on AntiWar.com Blog. Make sure to check out all the great work at AntiWar.com Blog. The “NATO 3″ domestic terrorism case in Chicago was a plot that was very possibly manufactured in wholesale fashion by the Chicago Police Department/FBI. [...]
Raging Chicken Press stands in solidarity with Chicago Teachers and Support Staff. We contributed $35 to their solidarity fund on Monday and hope all you Raging Chickens will consider contributing what you can to their solidarity fund too! Raging Chicken Press also just posted this new t-shirt for sale in the Raging Chicken Press store. [...]
The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) is currently on strike. Here’s a background video documenting some of the forces they’re up against. Yes, these are the people with whom Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emanuel is standing shoulder-to-shoulder. Keep up with the latest developments at CTU Strike Central, “Like” the CTU Facebook page, and follow the struggle on Twitter.
Chicago – May 19, 2012 Occupy Chicago and other Occupiers held an Anti-capitalist March today. It started at 6:30 pm. Protesters met at a statue commemorating the international labor movement in Haymarket Square at Randolph and Desplaines on the Near West Side. Thousands of police, state and federal authorities met protesters at the intersection of [...]
Chicago, IL, May 12, 2012 – As the windy city declares martial law and attempts to justify the fear-mongering and millions spent militarizing the city, Occupiers have declared their willingness to put their bodies on the line at NATO. “The police will do what they will do and we will rise up and put our [...]