Occupy Wall Street
Region-reared thesp, playwright and screenwriter Randy Noojin credits a casual visit to his Lake Central High School’s auditorium with setting him on his career path.
If you're like me, you thought the Occupy Wall Street movement had about as much chance of achieving any sort of success as the Rick Santorum campaign. Arguing that 1 percent of America is wholly responsible for the recession is a narrow and simplistic explanation for a large and complex pro…
If capitalism is the be-all and end-all of economic systems, as we have been indoctrinated since birth to believe, one would assume it could stand up to criticism. Yet a critique of capitalism has never appeared in our mainstream corporate media.
This is in response to Tom Vukelic, who wrote that he would never vote Republican again and God bless the 99 percent (Occupy Wall Street) that truly love this country.
Carol Ring, of Schererville, joins other Occupy Wall Street participants Thursday in Highland. Thursday marked the two-month anniversary of the movement, which protests inequities in the U.S. financial system. "I'm disgusted with the direction the country is going," Ring said. "I wish Republ…
HAMMOND | They call themselves the "99 percent," and they have been voicing their disdain for the current state of American affairs since Sept. 17. Their gathering has been called a "growing mob" by Eric Cantor, the U.S. House of Representatives majority leader. The Tea Party Express has cal…
A few months ago I read an article I found online stating a list of reasons why my generation doesn't just set up camp and protest like the generations before us have.
Jeff Silhavy, of Valparaiso, holds a sign in protest Saturday as a part of Occupy Valparaiso gathering, which drew a crowd of about 40. It was one of several region demonstrations inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement.
VALPARAISO | The protest of the nation's financial institutions will spread to Valparaiso on Saturday in front of the Chase Bank at Franklin Street and Lincolnway.
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