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Chicago Sit In

Waiting for Library-Man

Matt Farmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Matt Farmer

The Whittier moms aren't "Waiting for Superman." They're just fighting for basic things that the Chicago Public School system manages to provide to my daughter and her friends.

Worker Uprising Against Wells Fargo Spreads After Major Victory To Keep Factories Open

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Elk

The victory of Hartmarx workers yesterday represents a major triumph in the growing trend of factory sit ins.

Republic Windows Sit-In Workers To Get Jobs Back Under New Owner

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The factory where laid-off workers staged a highly publicized sit-in that garnered national attention last year was sold to a Californ...

Workers End Protest At Closed Chicago Factory

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — They've taken their sleeping bags and pillows back home and hauled away their protest placards after ending a nearly weeklong sit-in a...