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  • A year later, Occupy evolves with the times

    A year later, Occupy evolves with the times
    The signs on the freshly planted City Hall south lawn list a long string of don'ts. "No tents, stakes, camping, open flames or cooking.... No writing/painting/affixing signs, projections or other materials to trees, landscaping or public property."...
  • Protesting Cubs-Sox

    Protesting Cubs-Sox
    Dear Mr. and Mrs. NATO protesters, If you want to decry something that you think offends humanity, skip McCormick Place this weekend and head to Wrigley Field. If you’re looking to bring attention to senseless policies, then the Cubs-White Sox...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'The Humor Mill Orlando Presents... Hysteria Repeats Itself'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'The Humor Mill Orlando Presents... Hysteria Repeats Itself'
    Who knew that breaking into a musical number would be the political solution for the economy and the upcoming election? That’s what returning Fringe Festival troupe The Humor Mill Orlando portrays in their humorous, comedic sketches throughout...
  • World may be watching, but not enough to see

    World may be watching, but not enough to see
    On a weekend when the streets of Chicago are expected to fill with protesters, the Dog & Pony Theatre Company is staging a look back at a previous time that happened: the 1968 convention of the Democratic Party. Staged promenade-style in an upstairs...
  • City's bill for lawsuits on handling of Iraq war protest: $11 million

    City's bill for lawsuits on handling of Iraq war protest: $11 million
    When the final bill for a2003 anti-war march lawsuit brought by hundreds of people Chicago police arrested came before the city’s Finance Committee Monday, aldermen were looking at a figure nearly twice the size of the $6.2 million settlement...
  • Album review: The Mynabirds, 'Generals'

    Album review: The Mynabirds, 'Generals'
    *** (out of four)   The Mynabirds' frontwoman Laura Burhenn describes the band’s sophomore effort "Generals" as a protest album—specifically, a concept album based on her political frustrations. That comes through loud and clear with lyrics...
  • Aldermen settle Iraq War protest lawsuits for $12 million

    Aldermen settle Iraq War protest lawsuits for $12 million
    The City Council today approved paying more than $12 million to settle two wrongful arrest lawsuits stemming from the Chicago Police Department’s handling of a 2003 anti-Iraq War march. In one settlement, the city will pay a total of $11 million...
  • John Waters' hitchhiking companion Brett Bidle tells more

    John Waters' hitchhiking companion Brett Bidle tells more
    Brett Bidle, Frederick County town councilman, tea party supporter and devout Methodist, is John Waters' new BFF. That old saying about politics making strange bedfellows? Apparently, politics has nothing on hitchhiking. Back in mid-May, Bidle, a 20-...
  • Wisconsin recall: Labor's love lost

    Wisconsin recall: Labor's love lost
    Any way you slice it, the refusal of Wisconsin voters to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker for limiting the collective-bargaining rights of unionized public-sector employees was a blow not only to organized labor but to the Democratic Party as a whole....
  • In Oakland, Batts' former post, police reforms criticized

    In Oakland, Batts' former post, police reforms criticized
    The U.S. government should take over the Oakland Police Department — the California agency led for two years by Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts — because of a chronic failure to comply with a decade-old reform settlement,...
  • Around Town: For a short time it was Occupy LCF

    On the second day of November, two busloads of Occupy L.A. protesters arrived in La Cañada Flintridge. Their destination: Commonwealth Avenue. Their target: the home of “a Deutsche Bank executive,” a sheriff’s spokesperson told the...