Occupy Movement

Occupy Chicago

A Year Later, Occupy Movement Vows To Push On

The Occupy movement is now a year old and about 125 people celebrated in the rain at LaSalle Street and Jackson Boulevard Monday night.

WBBM Newsradio–09/18/2012

Prudential Building

Occupy Activists Protest Outside Obama Campaign HQ During DNC

About 50 protestors chanted as 10 black coffins were placed on the sidewalk outside of President Barack Obama’s campaign headquarters at Prudential Plaza on Tuesday, each with the words “Hope” and “Change” on the top.


A military official holds a NATO flag on April 4, 2009 during the NATO summit in Strasbourg, eastern France. (MICHAEL URBAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters, Security Consultant Laugh Off Casual ‘Dress Code’ For Workers During NATO Summit

Dress down for the NATO protests if you work downtown? Both protesters and a security consultant for the NATO summit are laughing off suggestions that downtown office workers dress casually to avoid becoming targets of protesters.


Lincoln Square Landlord Terry Keenan is opening up his Lincoln Square two-flat to NATO protesters. (CBS)

Occupy Movement Protesters Looking For Places To Stay During NATO

Occupy Chicago activists are looking for help finding fellow demonstrators find a place to stay during the NATO summit, so they’re asking Chicagoans to let them occupy their houses, apartments, back yards, or churches.

WBBM Newsradio–05/07/2012

Occupy Chicago Activists March To City Hall

Roosevelt University To Offer Course On Occupy Movement

Roosevelt University is set to offer a course all about the Occupy movement.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2012

Tim Thomas.  (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Bernstein: The Failed ‘Protest’ Of Tim Thomas

It’s probably a bad idea to protest the trampling of your rights and liberties by…exercising them.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2012

CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 26:  Protesters with Occupy Chicago march from the financial district to City Hall October 26, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. At City Hall, the protesters chanted as they marched through the building and up to the mayor's fifth floor office where they demanded the mayor drop charges against some 300 protesters arrested for trying to occupy Grant Park over the past two weeks and ease restrictions on protests being scheduled for the G8/NATO summits which will take place in the city in May 2012.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Economist: NATO/G8 Summits Could Be A Disaster

A University of Chicago economist says Antarctica or Guam would be better places than Chicago for the upcoming G8 and NATO summits, now scheduled for mid-May in the Windy City.

CBS Chicago–01/16/2012

Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition's annual Martin Luther King holiday prayer breakfast on Jan. 16, 2012 at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers. (Credit: CBS)

MLK Prayer Breakfast Adopts Tone Of Occupy Movement

The annual Martin Luther King observance by the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition took on the tone of the Occupy movement this year.

CBS Chicago–01/16/2012

Bill Clinton

Clinton: Occupy Movement Has Gotten Out A Message

Former President Bill Clinton was in town Friday morning to sign his new book, Back to Work Barnes and Noble at the Old Orchard shopping center in Skokie.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2011