Jill Stein will be out on the Chicago streets as part of the anti-NATO protests starting today and through the weekend. That’s the kind of presidential campaigning we liberals can appreciate.
Planning for huge protests outside this month’s NATO summit have already begun. Find out how you can participate.
Indicator #1 that the “dead” Occupy movement isn’t dead: 133 arrests in the last month alone. Indicator #2: just use your eyes. Follow the hashtag #TakeTheSpring to learn more.
Rahm Emanuel’s politics brought the Democratic Party surging forward in 2006 and 2008, but that burst of energy was like what comes after a snort of cocaine.
On October 10, 2009, as President Barack Obama was preparing to deliver a speech to the invited DC Beltway audience of a Human Rights Campaign gala, Andy Thayer of the Gay Liberation Network of Chicago spoke outside in Mount Vernon Square. His remarks were directed
Instead of talking about the real life government spy program that targets American citizens and is being extended by Democrats in the Senate Judiciary Committee, bloggers are writing about how JJ Abrams will have a fictional TV show about government spies on NBC.
For those who are moved to join the bicyclists of Chicago, there are a good number of online resources for guidance in getting started, and support in staying on the road.
To the tune of “They’re Always in the Way” (aka “Father’s Whiskers”): My name is Rodney Blago I head up Illinois I don’t mind all the power But the laws get me annoyed Oh, they’re always in the way And only chumps obey Those laws
This protest is about a lot more than just the Republic Windows and Doors company and the Bank of America failing to meet their obligations. It’s about the way that America has been cheated even while Wall Street has gotten billions and billions in bailouts.
It would be more helpful for The James to take a more thoughtful approach to contributing to conservation efforts, and not just slap a silly “carbon neutral” gimmick on its web site.
Is unity really a worthwhile goal for activists, or is it just a tool for leaders who seek to use activists for their own purposes?