Last week Chicago joined the rest of the country and the world in action for jobs and justice.
For the last eleven months, Chicago Jobs with Justice has protested at the State of Illinois building to dramatize the consistently bad unemployment report issued by the US Department of Labor.
OccupySTL is part of a nationwide movement that started with the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New York City.
On Oct 1 people in Los Angeles came together from all walks of life to join in solidarity with the Occupy Movement on Wall Street, calling on the banks to pay their fair share.
As the Occupy Wall Street protest nears its third week, demonstrators continue their marching, picketing, and numerous acts of civil disobedience.
Protesters declared, "Enough is enough," and called for a new people's coalition to engage in mass demonstrations to protect workers' rights and create jobs.
Boosting the fight against Republican attacks on union and voting rights, tens of thousands rallied at Labor Day picnics, festivals and marches in cities throughout Ohio.
Nearly 100 community, labor and retiree activists rallied outside of Congressman Todd Akin's St. Louis office July 29.
Barbara Easterling, president of the 4-million-member Alliance for Retired Americans, tells it like it is about Social Security and the budget crisis.
10,000 trade unionists and their supporters from around Chicago and Illinois poured into Daley Plaza downtown.