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Chicago protesters hold ‘die-in’ at Bank of America

Approximately 30 protesters affiliated with Stand Up Chicago staged a “die-in” at a Bank of America on Thursday before complying with police orders to leave. “We are told in our baptismal vows and our ordination vows to resist evil,” one protester said before the event. “And I think the corruption…

Thousands of protesters flood streets of Chicago

Several thousand demonstrators marched through downtown Chicago on Monday to protest against economic inequality, the lack of good jobs and the influence of corporations in politics. The “Take Back Chicago” demonstration was organized by Stand Up Chicago, a coalition of some 20 community groups and organizations. Protesters from the ongoing…

Ben & Jerry’s endorses ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protest

The Vermont-based ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s has announced its support for the ongoing “Occupy Wall Street” protest, making it the first corporation to publicly endorse the weeks-long demonstration. “We know the media will either ignore you or frame the issue as to who may be getting pepper sprayed…

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