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Chicago Workers Strike Back: September 4th

    This Labor Day, join the largest Labor Day rally in Chicago’s history to stand up for strong unions & living wages & against corporations and politicians that have rigged our economy! Workers from ALL sectors of our economy and across our communities are striking back– to join rallies, marches, and strikes to demonstrate (More...)

Economics Politics

Upcoming Action: Walk the Line, September 30th

  Walk the Line – Pipelines carrying Tar Sands oil—the dirtiest form of oil there is—are running through our neighborhoods in Northwest Indiana.  Join us on Sept. 30, 2017 as we walk along the path of the tar sands pipelines that pass through our communities to help support a just transition to a renewable energy (More...)

Pipelines Politics

Our Economy is Being Left Behind

Thank you Senator Duckworth! Thursday, June 01, 2017 [CHICAGO, IL] – U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States of America from the Paris Climate Agreement: “Climate change is one of the gravest environmental, economic and national security threats of our time, and (More...)

Economics Politics

Environmental Discussion Club

Thursday, September 21, 7:00 – 10:00 PM 3329 N Kenmore Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-2216 Come have an intellectual discussion about environmental issues, politics, and philosophies. This will be our second discussion. The last one was a lot of fun. Hope to see you there! The readings for the discussion will be announced in the next (More...)

Beach Clean Up by Zero Waste Chicago

Tuesday, August 15,  5:30-7:30 Zero Waste Chicago is partnering with the Alliance for the Great Lakes to do a beach clean-up at 31st Street Beach. In addition to cleaning up the beach, the work will also help the Alliance track the amount and types of trash on the beach. Location: Meet off Pier 31, right (More...)

Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock

  Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock. Movie Screening, Hosted by Chicago 350. Wednesday, July 26, 7 PM – 9 PM. Harold Ramis Film School, 230 W.  North Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60610 See more information here. (More...)

Why We March on April 29th

Fellow activists, April 29th is the 100th day of Donald Trump’s presidency, and already it is apparent that climate change action is not on his agenda. No other president in history has taken such an aggressive stance on environmental deregulation and climate change denial. Since taking office, Trump has or is preparing to roll back (More...)

After the Trumpocalypse: 3 things you can do today!

It’s been over two months since the floors caved in. Some of us are still in disbelief. Others are angry. The rest are in one of those other stages of grief. But one feeling has been almost universal: We have to do something. From protests to donations to safety pins, people are beginning to step (More...)

The Fight Against the Politics and Policies of Trump and the Oligarchs

For American’s concerned with the election of Donald J. Trump to the presidency, fear, despair, anger and outrage may be the emotions of the moment. Yet the selection of a candidate with a history of racism, misogyny, scapegoating of immigrants, extravagant lying and corrupt business practices offers opponents of such repugnant politics and personality an (More...)

Despair is Not an Option

For many years, I have listened to the Thom Hartman show on WCPT radio in Chicago. His typical sign on/off from each show usually includes the phrase, “Despair is not an option!” And with the rise of income inequality, global terrorism, endless wars for energy resources and especially global climate change and the potential catastrophic (More...)

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