On Monday, October 28, 2019 protestors gathered on East Wacker Drive, across the Chicago River from Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago (401 North Wabash Avenue), where President Donald Trump met with supporters at Terrace 16 restaurant for a luncheon and photo-ops to raise 2020 re-election campaign funds through the Trump Victory Committee. Continue reading
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A film by Tom Palazzolo and Mark Rance documenting neo-Nazi activity in the Marquette Park neighborhood of Chicago on August 21, 1976. The day marked one of many conflicts between black civil rights marchers and white supremacist neighborhood groups who were mobilizing to prevent black residents from moving into the neighborhood. Continue reading
In 2016, Colin Kaepernick knelt during the National Anthem to protest the racial injustices that permeate the United States. Almost 50 years before Kaepernick’s protest, St. Louis Cardinals linebacker, Dave Meggysey, had a similar idea. In the above clip, Meggysey explains how he refused to place his hand on his heart to make a statement about the United States’ involvement in the Vietnam War. He also passed a petition around to other players calling for the withdrawal of troops from … Continue reading
In a 2003 speech, Zinn examines the Patriot Act and the U.S.’s involvement in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Continue reading
Newsreel and stock footage pertaining to the Vietnam War, the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Continue reading
25 years ago today, the protests in Tiananmen Square turned into a massacre as China’s own military turned against the protesting citizens, resulting in hundreds of civilian deaths. The struggle for democracy was summarily crushed, and in the months and years that followed, the Chinese government further strengthened its position and tightened restrictions in the country. In memory of that grave day, we present the tape “Beijing Journal,” which was recorded over the course of a few months in the … Continue reading