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On Nov. 29, the day after the Thanksgiving holiday, known as “Black Friday,” protesters gathered at as many as 1,500 Walmarts across the U.S. to show support for Walmart workers’ struggle.
Beginning June 1, Illinois will issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, finally granting them the long overdue benefits and recognition that they have been unfairly denied.
Odeh, a well-known feminist and Arab community activist, was abducted from her Chicago home by Department of Homeland Security agents on the morning of Oct. 22.
In line with the national assault on public education, Chicago Public Schools under the direction of Mayor Rahm Emmanuel demolished a community center and library at Whittier Elementary.
A new front in the struggle of low-wage workers in the fast-food industry: workers New York City and Chicago walked off the job on to protest dangerously hot working conditions.
Beginning June 28, people across the country have responded to the united call for national days of action to oppose U.S./NATO and Israeli intervention in Syria.
The city blames the layoffs on the budget. In reality Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his Wall Street buddies have only two goals: crushing the union and privatizing the Chicago school system.
On June 26, 500 members and friends of Chicago’s LGBT community rallied in the city’s Boystown neighborhood in celebration of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling overturning the Defense of Marriage Act.
Hundreds of people gathered in Chicago on June 3 to stand against the police terror and brutality used against the peaceful protesters by the government of Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan.
Activists from the ANSWER Coalition and the PSL, a member organization of ANSWER, participated in many of the Monsanto protests May 25, part of the global day of action in more than 400 cities.