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    Reflections on Occupy Wall Street, with photos, fun, and good wishes for the future. eBook, Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? (Only $.99 !) In the eBook, the Occupy movement is explored through original reporting, photographs, cartoons, poetry, essays, and reviews.The collection of essays and blog posts records the unfolding of Occupy into the culture from September 2011 to the present.  Authors Kimberly Wilder and Ian Wilder were early supporters of Occupy, using their internet platforms to communicate the changes being created by the American Autumn.

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Which Presidential Candidate Picketed with the Chicago Teachers Union?

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein pickets at Chicago’s Amundsen and Lane Tech

Congress cand Nancy Wade (G-IL5) Stands With Chicago Teachers Union

unequivocal support for the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) in its labor dispute

No NATO and G8 Protests: Updates, info, and reflections

Live Streaming from Chicago. (Active as of 6:26 EST): www.ustream.tv/occupiedair Live Streaming from Timcast (Tim Pool) in Chicago: http://www.ustream.tv/timcast Just started streaming at 12:30 local, Chicago time/1:30 EST Tim Stream live as of 6:27pm, though in and out with wireless zones _____________________________ The powers that be had originally scheduled The NATO Summit and THE G8 […]

Live: RobinHood Tax March: First, big anti-NATO demonstration in Chicago

Update on Sunday May 20th: It is 6:22pm local, Chicago time, and 7:22pm EST. Police and the end of the protest march are facing off in Chicago. Our post with links and updates: here. Or, go straight to Timcast Live Stream: here. ____________________________ Robin Hood Tax March post from 5/18/2012: At 2:30pm EST Tom Morello […]

G8 Retreats in the face of global protests

Summary: Part of the May NATO/G8 event is moved to Camp David. Some folks will still protest in Chicago. Some are considering what to do about Camp David. See Twitter hashtags at the bottom of this article. (excerpt from) OccupyWallSt.org Facing Global Protest, G8 Retreats March 6, 2012, 4:48 a.m. EST by OccupyWallSt The Group […]

WRL Organizers Criss-cross the Country (via The War Resisters League Blog)

The following are several brief reports from organizing coordinator Kimber Heinz and field organizer Ali Issa on their travels across the country from Chicago to New Mexico, and Pittsburgh to Detroit. On May 31st, field organizer Ali Issa made a trip to Chicago where he took part in a joint strategy session with Iraq Veterans […]

Reichel (G-IL) Exposes Opponents’ Lack of Fiscal Policy

In a statement released Saturday by 47th ward aldermanic Green Party candidate Matt Reichel, Reichel takes aim at all three of his opponents for their lack of a sound fiscal policy. Reichel said: In an election for municipal office at a time that the city has developed an over $600 million deficit, one would assume […]

Reichel (G-IL) Calls for Progressive Unity; O’Donnell Dodges Debate

The Center Square Journal is reporting that 47th ward aldermanic candidate, Tom O’Donnell, has elected not to attend next Tuesday’s debate at the Dank Haus in Lincoln Square. As to why O’Donnell may have decided to not come, fellow candidate Matt Reichel responded: Ask Carol Moseley Braun. She might have some idea. Tom did not […]

Reichel claims debate victory; Admonishes Mainstream Press for Failing the Public

  This Wednesday, the four contenders for the now-vacant 47th ward aldermanic seat met in a packed gymnasium at Coonley Elementary School, and discussed a number of issues ranging from TIF’s to environmental policy.   Reichel emerged from the debate as upbeat as ever: “This debate marked a clear victory for the Reichel camp. I […]

Reichel (G) is Front-runner for Alderman

After the announcement of incumbent alderman Gene Schulter’s departure from the 47th ward alderman election, Green Party candidate Matt Reichel has pronounced himself the favorite: I am the only remaining candidate who has been actively campaigning and organizing in this ward for nearly two years, as part of my congressional campaign. Reichel was previously the […]

New Touch Screen Problems, Absentee Ballot Mess Further Evidence that Voters Need to Green Party

On the heels of “Whiteygate”, new problems have been reported with touch-screen voting machines in Chicago. This, coupled with a major voting rights issue involving absentee ballots, point to the need for serious electoral reform that won’t happen with Democratic officeholders, say Green Party leaders. The Illinois Green Party has received two detailed complaints about […]

MIKVA CHALLENGE STUDENTS TO CALL ON WTTW TO “DO THE RIGHT THING” ON WHITNEY (G-IL) DEBATE

A number of Chicago area high school students will picket outside the studios of WTTW on Friday afternoon. The students will be protesting the exclusion of Green Party candidate Rich Whitney from the WTTW gubernatorial forum scheduled for October 28th. WTTW has only invited Democrat Pat Quinn and Republican Bill Brady to participate in the […]

Board Prez cand Tom Tresser (G) Announces 10% Solution for Reforming Cook County Government Reduces Property Taxes

Tresser Promises to Launch “COOK COUNTY 2.0” Initiative At the Cook County Board President’s candidate’s forum at the Union League Club, Green Party candidate Tom Tresser announced his plan to reduce taxpayer’s property tax bill by ten percent over four years. “My pledge to the taxpayers of Cook County is to reform our government to […]

Introduction from Tom Tresser, Green Party candidate, Cook County Board President

Dear Wilders – I’m the Green Party candidate for Cook County Board President. I was one of the leaders of No Games Chicago. My work in helping to keep the Olympics out of Chicago saved every tax payer in Cook County at least $1,000! Let me tell you – we REALLY needed a progressive alliance […]