Occupy Chicago

On Friday, April 25, 2014, the three young men dubbed the NATO 3 -- Brent Betterly, Jared Chase and Brian Jacob Church -- received sentences for the offenses of "mob action" and "possession of an incendiary device with intent to commit arson."
One of the latest projects of Occupy Chicago, Occupy Freedom School aims to provide an alternative to the Chicago Public School system, as well as free classes to community members of any age.
On Wednesday, HuffPost Live welcomed a panel, hosted by Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, that weighed in on what Occupy protesters have
"My parents had to work so hard for this house," Alejandra Cruz told an Occupy Homes rally in May, according to the Uptake
One month after the NATO summit, what have we learned? A new generation of youth who did not grow up in the shadow of the Cold War are beginning to ask questions about NATO, and the demonstrations offered them potent answers.
Almost two weeks after the NATO summit, what have we learned? Among a long list, all media coverage failed and the 99 percent fought each other.
Protesters claim that the protest had been peaceful until officers began to force protesters that were attempting to move
When the NATO summit descended upon Chicago with the full weight of the global military industrial complex, what did we learn?
"I think people fighting the fight generally understand that we usually get picked apart, and when we're together, there
Stand beside her, and guide her, through the night with the light from above. For all who sang that song from the heart after Sept. 11, the Occupy Movement was part of God's answer to that prayer.
While the cloistered glitz of the NATO summit and the publicized gore of the anti-NATO protests left an indelible mark on those who participated in these events, to most the NATO summit was unremarkable. But what have we learned?
While the Chicago Police Department has received local and national praise for their handling of protester conflicts during
At approximately 10:40 p.m. on Saturday, Jack Amico, a supporter of Occupy Wall Street who had traveled to Chicago to take part in the anti-NATO demonstrations was allegedly injured by a Chicago police van.
As Occupy activists from around the country begin heading home to their respective cities after a weekend of protests in
Cyberwarnews.info, reportedly a mouthpiece for the hacker collective, posted a video and transcript with a message for the
Police say 18 people have been arrested over the past week, according to CBS Chicago. Not included in that count are four
Many in Chicago have invoked the historical echoes of earlier protests -- the melee at 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago
Since I am confident law breakers will get plenty of coverage during the NATO protests, here is my growing list of independent Twitter profiles you should be following.
Chicago: Catch a battle gear-clad federal agent near your go-to Starbucks spot? Overhear someone chattering about what "they
Christopher Drew was a real Chicago character -- in the best sense of the word. If Studs Terkel was with us today, Drew's oral history would surely be a chapter in his next book. Drew's work lives on in the struggles for freedom of expression.