Breaking - Occupy The Clinic In Chicago

Search form

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.

Article Tabs

Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives Matter, plutocracy, corporatocracy, Occupy Democrats, wealth inequality, money in politics

Money is speech and dollars have more influence than people. It's time to be honest about the plutocracy we live in.

By ordering protesters to leave the entire Wall Street area, police violated protesters’ First Amendment right to carry their message directly to its intended recipients: the Wall Street bankers who bankroll climate change, a judge ruled.

Greek debt crisis, Syriza, anti-austerity movement, austerity policies, Podemos

Blackmail is an understatement of what the Troika is doing to Greece, where European authorities are using dirty tactics to bring the Mediterranean country to heel.

There’s now an easy solution for all student debtors who are locked into a lifetime of debt with ever-increasing interest: Become a Christian and move to Indiana. Hallelujah!

Student occupations are spreading across the U.K., ignited by Occupy LSE, a student-staff takeover that began on March 17 at the London School of Economics.

Indigenous women make up 4.3% of Canada's female population – but represent almost half of the number of women murdered in the country.

Posted 4 days 18 hours ago

In this week’s episode of Act Out!, Eleanor talks clowns, burning cars and the riots against austerity in Europe, while looking at the role of art in activism and giving you some tools to get started.

Posted 6 days 1 hour ago
healthcare privatization, National Health Service, Cancer Not for Profit, 38 Degrees

Last week saw the biggest leak in the history of the U.K. National Health Service, with the publication of a document that revealed clinical commissioning groups were looking for a private company to accept a £1.2 billion contract for cancer care.

Posted 6 days 1 hour ago
Ferguson protests, Michael Brown, Eric Holder, income inequality

The Justice Department report on Ferguson demonstrates how economic hardship and racial tension feed off each other.

Posted 6 days 1 hour ago

Indigenous women make up 4.3% of Canada's female population – but represent almost half of the number of women murdered in the country.

American Legislative Exchange Council, ALEC, BP, climate change denial

Oil company BP said on Monday it has stopped supporting conservative political group ALEC, becoming the latest corporation to end its membership in a group critics say works to deny the existence of climate change.

History shows that liberals need radicals.

Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, community bill of rights, Mothers Against Drilling in Our Neighborhoods

Across the country, battles are raging as communities attempt to protect the air, soil and water within their borders and the safety of their residents.

Sign Up