Chicago Independent Television for May: Chicago School Closings, Walk the Walk, Oil Fracking in Southern Illinois, Chicago Fracking Protest
Chicago Independent Television is the monthly TV series of the Chicago Independent Media Center.
ON THE SHOW IN MAY 2013:
Chicagoans protest public school closings
The Chicago Public School system announced a closing of 54 public schools, which spurred protest actions in the city. We'll learn more in this segment.
Walk the Walk Protest Highlights Safety Concerns Raised by School Closings
The proposed closing of 54 Chicago public schools has raised safety concerns among Chicago residents. Many effected students will have to walk through crime ridden neighborhoods to get to their new school. The proposed closing of Leif Ericson is one example as you'll learn in this segment.
An In-Depth Look at Oil Fracking in Southern Illinois
We'll take a look at the destructive and controversial oil extraction process known as fracking, especially as it pertains to Southern Illinois.
Anti-Fracking Protest at Thompson Center
Illinois opposition to the destructive and controversial oil extraction process known as fracking has increased recently. Here's a short segment about a creative protest in Chicago's Thompson Center.
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