Chicago

Blood on their hands: the racist history of modern police unions

Protest by the New York police union

Against the background of the black lives matter movement, Flint Taylor takes a look at the racist history of American police "unions".

2008: Sit Down Strike at Republic Windows and Doors

A history of the sit down strike at Republic Windows and Doors at the beginning of the 2008 financial crisis.

Address of August Spies

The address of August Spies at his trial in his and his co-defendants defence, in the aftermath of the Haymarket massacre.

Volume 2 Issue 3

Vol. II MAY, 1907 No.3

Chicago Tribune issues cynical rant to discredit striking teachers

The Tribune Media Company's holdings.

The Chicago Tribune Editorial Board has published a hate-filled rant chock-full of misinformation in an attempt to discredit Chicago teachers who are engaging in a one-day strike today.

Protesters in Chicago take action to reclaim MLK weekend

Protesters shuting down Chicago Fraternal Order of Police Credit Union

Protesters in Chicago are marking Martin Luther King Jr weekend with actions targeting the city's mayor and racist police force.

The Case of Laquan McDonald

Some background on the scandal surrounding the shooting of 17 year old Laquan McDonald by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke.

The making of an organizer: A history and analysis of the Chicago Couriers Union 2003-2006

A personal account of an organiser's time in the Chicago Couriers Union (CCU)

Young Patriots and Panthers: A story of white anti-racism

William 'Preacherman' Fesperman, Young Patriots leader.

A brief history of the collaboration between the Black Panthers and its white counterpart Young Patriot Organisation in Chicago.