Chicago

Mass Action Sept 24 with Unite Here

From UNITE-HERE: COME WITNESS THE ACTION AND RALLY IN SUPPORT. MEET THURSDAY, SEPT 24 AT 4 PM AT WATER TOWER PARK. Hundreds to be arrested in civil disobedience action Fighting layoffs and cuts, hospitality workers take a stand, saying big corporations like Chicago-based Hyatt have gone too far. WHAT:           Civil disobedience action with hundreds […]

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Teamsters Local 743 on Strike

From our TDU local: Dear Sisters and Brothers from the Friend Family support list, Workers at SK Hand Tools in Chicago (3535 W. 47th St.) and McCook (9500 W. 55th St.) voted unanimously to STRIKE as of Tuesday, August 25, 2009!  Please forward this e-mail to friends and allies. Strike support will be needed on […]

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8/17- Starbucks! Stop the Cuts! Hand Off Our Healthcare! Protest/Rally!”

From the IWW: Event: 8/17- Starbucks! Stop the Cuts! Hand Off Our Healthcare! Protest/Rally! “Members and supporters of the IWW Starbucks Workers Union to protest and rally against Starbucks’ HEALTH CARE CUTS and UNION BUSTING on this National DAY OF ACTION” What: Protest Host: I ♥ Union Baristas! Start Time: Monday, August 17 at 12:00pm […]

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Two FSAO Members share their experience as war resistors on active military duty

Posted by atrain Recently, two members of FSAO were interviewed and published describing their experiences as war resistors on active military duty at Ft. Polk Lousiana 2004-2005. The interview was published at http://www.truthout.org/080309T?n The FSAO members served in 1/131 INF (infantry) located out of Elgin, Il and began active and open resistance to the military […]

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Chicago Anarchist Film Fest

Posted by infomorph The 9th Annual Chicago Anarchist Film Festival Friday April 24 – Sunday April 26, 7-10pm. at Jane Addams Hull House 800 S. Halsted (on UIC Campus just south of Jane Addams museum; off blue line UIC/Harrison stop) Anarchists, anti-authoritarians, the anarcho-friendly and the anarcho-curious to view this year’s features, shorts, documentaries, animation, […]

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RIP Franklin Rosemont

Posted by informorph Chicago lost a great activist and artist this week with the death of Franklin Rosemont, co-founder of the Chicago Surrealist Group. Full details on Franklin’s long history and accomplishments can be found here.

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