The granny in "Grannygate" is Marlene Quinn, a 78-year-old Cincinnati woman whose grandson and great granddaughter were saved by firefighters in a house fire a year ago.
"What we saw was never to be imagined: When the work day ends, farm workers - men, women, and children - returned to grim camps."
One of the nation's biggest private water companies, which is pursuing an anti-union campaign, is also in federal court for water contamination and an attempted cover-up.
Detroiter's get it. They know banks received a $700 billion, taxpayer supported bailout but defiantly continue to force people out of their homes.
Protesting the mass arrests and the destruction of their first aid station this weekend, ordered by Mayor Emmanuel, nurses and their allies picketed City Hall this morning.
On the morning of Oct. 22, Occupy Oakland's two-week-old camp in front of City Hall - now said to number 150 tents - thronged with visitors.
Winding up a two-state tour this week, President Barack Obama stumped throughout North Carolina and Virginia, campaign-style, to rally support for the American Jobs Act.
On Oct. 15, I was one of the 200 occupiers who were arrested standing up for free speech and assembly and against corporate greed, after Occupy Chicago attempted to establish an encampment at the edge of Grant Park.
Students, unionists, environmentalists, elected officials, anti-foreclosure activists and retirees joined hands to demand: Jobs not cuts, Work not war!
Last week Chicago joined the rest of the country and the world in action for jobs and justice.