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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.

The Obama Administration Six Years In: the situation worsens

A quick look back at how the country has fared after 6 years of the Obama Administration.

Chicago Couriers Union: a lesson for IWW solidarity union organizers

Arrow messengers during a work stoppage in 2005. (Source: Industrial Worker)

An in-depth article by Colin Bossen, about the IWW affiliated Chicago Couriers Union, which modeled itself off of a conception of 'solidarity unionism'.

“The man . . . died on my lap”: one women recalls the Memorial Day Massacre of 1937

The testimony of Lupe Marshall to a U.S. Senate committee on the 1937 Memorial Day Massacre, a day in which police opened fire on strikers.