National Lawyers Guild Decries Terrorism Charges Against Occupy Activists protesting NATO Summit

PRESS RELEASE Chicago Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild For Immediate Release: May 19, 2012 National Lawyers Guild Decries Terrorism Charges Against Occupy Activists protesting NATO Summit Preemptive raids, terrorism and conspiracy charges are common characteristics of National Special Security Events Chicago, IL — After holding NATO protesters for up to 48 hours, and releasing 6 out […]

MAY 14-21: NATO WEEK OF ACTION

This week, NATO, one of the largest military organizations in the world and the armed wing of the global 1%, is descending upon Chicago.  Today, we at Occupy Chicago cordially invite you to join us and thousands around the world in a week of action in protest.  We will highlight the connection between our local […]

BREAKING NEWS: Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic Occupied by Patients & Advocates! 6337 S. Woodlawn Ave.

Mental Health Clinic Facing Closure Occupied by Patients and Advocates Mental Health Movement barricaded inside Woodlawn Clinic until Rahm Emanuel backs off clinic closures Dozens of people who use Chicago’s mental health clinics along with other advocates have barricaded themselves into the Woodlawn Clinic at 6337 S. Woodlawn, one of 6 clinics facing closure. They […]