Posts Tagged with "Backbone Campaign"

The Chicago 6 Are Free!

Thursday, April 21, 2011

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The Chicago 6 Are Free!

All six of the activists arrested yesterday at the Crawford coal plant have been released from police custody and are safe and sound — and hopefully resting! While actions can seem glamorous and fun — and they sometimes are — we often forget that sitting and waiting for people to be processed and released from [...]

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Chicago Activists Occupy Local Coal Plant

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

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Chicago Activists Occupy Local Coal Plant

This morning six local activists from Chicago climbed over a fence at the Crawford coal plant, scaled a mountain of coal, and unfurled a huge 7′ x 30′ banner reading “Close Chicago’s Toxic Coal Plants.” The toxic Crawford plant operates in the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago and is surrounded on all sides by homes, [...]

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