Posts Tagged: chicago

The Amazon HQ bid, gentrification and Chicago’s war on Black people

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An Amazon HQ would escalate gentrification and the war on Black, Brown and working-class communities—a war which is already well underway.

Audit of CPD unveils massive overtime scandal

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“trolling”, as the police call it includes seeking out violations close to the end of a shift in order to get overtime

Housing is a right: defend Uptown Tent City in Chicago

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We're going to take to the streets and stay in the streets until every one has a home. Housing is a human right.

Chicago aldermen threaten anti-protest law

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We reject any attempt by the state to criminalize protest, no matter how they cloak their intentions in paternalistic language about our own protectio...

Community shuts down racist politician in Chicago suburbs

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The board meeting ended as the crowd began chanting “Racists Go Home” at the few supporters of Brannigan

Chicago protesters demand removal of fascist Balbo monument

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“Hey, hey, ho, ho, fascist monuments have to go!”

Chicago rally support Palestinian resistance

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The march in Chicago included people of all races and faiths standing together in solidarity with the oppressed people of Palestine.

Powerful march for Philando Castile in Chicago

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After multiple people spoke out on the injustice, the strikingly multinational march proceeded, led by Black people and LGBT people.

Chicago shuts down racist, Islamophobic protest

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Despite the racist's provocations and a heavy police presence, anti-racists successfully shut down the bigots, forcing them to leave with a police esc...

Is working class unity possible?

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We must be clear that it is inconceivable how we can defeat a ruling class that oversees a vast empire, such vast resources and the most deadly milita...