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Parents, community members and supporters of Piccolo and Casals elementary schools have had enough of CPS “Turnarounds” which fire all staff and turn the school over to private, politically-...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Feb 20, 2012 at 07:48 AM PST with 53 Recommends
Piccolo Elementary parents and supporters are declaring their occupation a success. After occupying a portion of the west side elementary school for close to 24 hours, parents have received a ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Feb 18, 2012 at 06:13 PM PST with 31 Recommends
PRESS RELEASE STATEMENT Piccolo Occupation Day 2 A large group of parents, students, educators, and community members gathered at Piccolo Elementary School in West Humboldt Park Friday evening to ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Feb 18, 2012 at 10:51 AM PST with 12 Recommends
This afternoon Piccolo Elementary parents held a Press Conference to defend their school. They announced that they will occupy Piccolo to protest the Board of Education’s plans. The Board plans to ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Feb 17, 2012 at 06:52 PM PST with 30 Recommends
From Salon.com The stage is set for dramatic street scenes in Chicago this May during the G-8 and NATO summits. The actors are ready: Mass actions in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, followed by ...
by dear occupant
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Feb 14, 2012 at 06:18 AM PST with 16 Recommends
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Jan 25, 2012 at 05:16 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Wed 1/11: Occupy UIC Speaks Out Against NDAA at Obama Fundraiser by Occupy Chicago Press Relations on Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 1:27pm ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jan 10, 2012 at 07:32 PM PST with 15 Recommends
We are organizing visits to our aldermen to defend our first amendment freedoms. Chicago Ordinance O2011-9743 restricts protesting so severely that it in effect strips us of our ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jan 10, 2012 at 05:37 PM PST with 10 Recommends
[Cross-posted in HuffingtonPost.com/Chicago ] After years of attending Chicago Board of Education ...
by Tristero 312
Comment Count 64 comments on Wed Dec 21, 2011 at 08:51 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Based upon the Dickens classic, “Occupy My Heart” tells the story of Josh, an ambitious Chicago banker, who one cold and snowy Christmas Eve loses his job and girlfriend. Josh happens upon Kay, ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Dec 20, 2011 at 07:45 PM PST with 1 Recommend
This, within the Heart of the Beast of Our Government, outside of the Heart of the Financial Beast NYC, took place yesterday.
by jimstaro
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Dec 05, 2011 at 05:50 AM PST with 16 Recommends
by hungeski
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Nov 27, 2011 at 05:29 PM PST with 5 Recommends
I have spent a considerable amount of time decrying the actions of police departments across the country as they clash violently with various #occupy movements. I've been alternately sad, angry, ...
by Siri
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Nov 18, 2011 at 10:54 AM PST with 33 Recommends
Watch it. What more needs to be said? Except, of course ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 197 comments on Sat Nov 05, 2011 at 05:26 PM PDT with 364 Recommends
From Huffington Post: A group of "covert protesters" attended ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Nov 03, 2011 at 09:55 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
So tonight after going home from a busy day fighting the oppressors and ruling class, being part of the '...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Nov 03, 2011 at 07:10 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
In another let them eat cake moment the Chicago Board of Trade dumped employment applications on Occupy Chicago protesters. Ostensibly telling them to get a job. You know one of those 60,000 jobs ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 305 comments on Wed Nov 02, 2011 at 11:52 AM PDT with 420 Recommends
Howdy, I’m Cat! You may know my incorporated uterus, Cat’s Uterus LLC or you may know that if ...
by CatJab
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Oct 29, 2011 at 03:09 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
Perhaps the next one will be email spam? Full Transcript: “We ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 81 comments on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 10:12 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Hello, Officer. I try to respect you. And generally, I do . I’ve needed you, been glad to see you, still have a few friends and family among your ranks here and there. Even when I don��
by Satyrblade
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 01:55 PM PDT with 10 Recommends