This post originally appeared on Iiron.org. Iiron is a Chicago-based network of multi-issue grassroots power organizations. We are devoted to people power, not for a few people over the rest, but for broad, inclusive, democratic collective power and self-governance. By Natalie Solidarity “If she doesn’t have her immunization, she can’t attend school,” my daughter’s school [...]
Now more than ever, our United States is in need of change, and that change must come from us, the people. We can no longer rely on politicians to save us. Politicians are bought and sold by the very interests that are destroying our society, and our president Barack Obama is no different. After coming into office under the guise of hope and change we have seen more of the same policies and actions that brought us to our current situation. Now more than ever it is time for a real change.
Join Occupy Chicago in demonstration against the farce that is the 2012 Presidential Election. Occupy Chicago and our allies will not only oppose the crimes of the Republicans while ignoring the crimes of the Democrats. We will not put the Democratic Party’s interests above those of the 99% at home and abroad. We will oppose the pro-1% policies of the sitting President in his hometown on September 4th, the first day of the Democratic National Convention.
Hey there! We’ve been a bit sporadic lately, but not to worry! Things will be coming more regularly soon. Just a few short updates: We’re taking on a few new contributors here, so look out for some new stuff from people in the coming weeks. The very first Liquid Burning of Apocalyptic Bard Letters went [...]