Open Letter to Anita Alvarez, State’s Attorney for Cook County, IL

Update: All charges against Malcolm London were dropped, as of 11/25/15, 1:52 CST. To: Anita Alvarez, State’s Attorney for Cook County State’s Attorney Office statesattorney@cookcountyil.gov Ms. Alvarez, I’m writing to you today to urge you to drop the charges against Malcolm McDonald. This young activist was arrested last night while protesting against the Chicago PoliceContinue reading “Open Letter to Anita Alvarez, State’s Attorney for Cook County, IL”

The Accidental Organizer — OR, how I lost one job, helped unionize another, and managed to survive

Today, September 17, is the main event for workers (including myself) at Divvy: we’ll be negotiating our wages, along with a few other things. I hope that Divvy Bikes and its parent company will agree that its workers deserve fair wages. I don’t think I’ve told this story online, have I? Last summer, I hadContinue reading “The Accidental Organizer — OR, how I lost one job, helped unionize another, and managed to survive”