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Check out the hashtag #StopGeneralIron for one of the most important, underreported stories playing out in Chicago right now. The city is basically pretending that a hunger strike on the Southeast Side is not happening.
If my health weren't so shitty right now, I would interrupt Movement Memos' hiatus to cover #StopGeneralIron. I hope more folks will write about it and raise the alarm. Many of you have not heard about this and that's by design, structurally speaking.
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HAPPENING NOW: community members, labor leaders and elected officials call on the Lightfoot administration to #DenyThePermit and #StopGeneralIron from further polluting the southeast side.
Chuck Stark, one of the hunger strikers who teaches @ Washington H.S. opens up the presser by announcing 70 teachers are participating in a day-long fast in solidarity. Mr. Stark is on day 12 of starving himself in order to demand the city take action against environmental racism
To the Lightfoot administration: "If you persist with business as usual we will not sit quietly and we will not go away."
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