Posts Tagged with "Pilsen"

Chicago’s Week Of Action Against Bank Of America

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

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Chicago’s Week Of Action Against Bank Of America

Last week, RAN teamed up with Pilsen Environmental Rights and Reform Organization, Occupy Chicago, and Reverend Billy for a week of action against B of A highlighting the bank’s $4.3 billion dollars invested in the coal industry and its impacts on local communities in Chicago. The week started out with a visit to Bank of [...]

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VIDEO: Climate Killer Bank Of America Feels The Heat From Coast To Coast

Friday, December 2, 2011

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VIDEO: Climate Killer Bank Of America Feels The Heat From Coast To Coast

From coast to coast, the heat is on Bank of America for its bad practices. Yesterday, a second action in the past two weeks took place in Bank of America’s home state of North Carolina, resulting in multiple arrests at a BoA branch, this time with Appalachian residents fed up with the company and its [...]

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Calling Out Bank Of America’s Race To Pollute Chicago

Sunday, October 9, 2011

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Calling Out Bank Of America’s Race To Pollute Chicago

Bank of America is sponsoring the Chicago marathon. Which is ironic, because Bank of America is also a leading financier of the Fisk coal-fired power plant in the Chicago community of Pilsen. The marathon runs right past the Fisk plant. In other words, Bank of America is lending its name to an event that promotes [...]

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