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Breaking - Occupy The Clinic In Chicago

Breaking - Occupy The Clinic In Chicago
Fri, 4/13/2012

Timothy Hudson, on the ground at Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic in Chicago early this morning, explains how Rahm Emanuel is shutting down and/or privatizing mental health clinics across the city. As a result, a coalition of groups, including Occupy Chicago, have organized an occupation inside the clinic to fight for the jobs of the workers and the rights of the patients who depend on the public services the clinic provides.

Hours after this dispatch, 23 were arrested. Read more.

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