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Occupy Chicago Calls Out Gov. Scott Walker

Friday, 04 November 2011 11:37 By Matt Renner, Truthout | Video

Occupy Chicago protesters interrupted Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker at a breakfast event Thursday hosted by the Union League Club of Chicago. Progress Illinois estimates that 70 of the breakfast guests were actually protesters, who use the now famous "people's microphone" to express their dissent to Governor Walker's anti-union policies and to drown out the attempts by the governor to speak over them. The video is below:

(Full Disclosure: The author of this piece has been involved in some organizing aspects of the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations.)

Matt Renner

Matt Renner is Director of Development and Communications at Truthout.


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Occupy Chicago Calls Out Gov. Scott Walker

Friday, 04 November 2011 11:37 By Matt Renner, Truthout | Video

Occupy Chicago protesters interrupted Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker at a breakfast event Thursday hosted by the Union League Club of Chicago. Progress Illinois estimates that 70 of the breakfast guests were actually protesters, who use the now famous "people's microphone" to express their dissent to Governor Walker's anti-union policies and to drown out the attempts by the governor to speak over them. The video is below:

(Full Disclosure: The author of this piece has been involved in some organizing aspects of the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations.)

Matt Renner

Matt Renner is Director of Development and Communications at Truthout.


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