Posts Tagged with "RAN Chicago"

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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The PNC Four Go Free

Monday, November 29, 2010

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The PNC Four Go Free

Last month RAN organized a protest inside PNC Bank’s Washington DC branch in coalition with the Earth Quaker Action Team, RAN Chicago and Reverend Billy and the Church of Life After Shopping. We wanted to draw attention to PNC’s role in financing mountaintop removal (MTR) coal mining in Appalachia and put pressure on the bank [...]

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