A recent thirty-day hunger strike by residents of Chicago’s Southeast Side did what lobbying through traditional channels couldn’t: stall the move of a polluting metal recycler into their working-class residential neighborhood.
John Wilmes is a writer and professor in Chicago.
At Loyola University, graduate workers aren’t just fighting for better conditions. They’re challenging the neoliberalization of one of Chicago’s leading Catholic institutions.
Former Lakers star Derek Fisher is now the most parasitic of capitalists, working to rob fellow athletes of cash.