Ryan Williams is a Columbia College journalism graduate working in Chicago nonprofits. He moonlights as a freelance photographer and writer.
New Obstacles for Occupy Chicago?
Sometime around 3 AM CT Tuesday morning, Occupy Chicago's Twitter account posted a single, ominous message: "We need cars and trucks to move stuff now due to police action. Please rt."This is not... MORE
The ITT List · October 4, 2011
Occupy Chicago: No Park, No Sleep, No Problem
Chicago's answer to Occupy Wall Street doesn't have a place to sleep, but is still growing. MORE
Act Locally · October 3, 2011
Communities and Cyclists Tell Chicago to Go Beyond Coal
The cadre of environmental and community organizations behind the Chicago Clean Power Coalition sponsored the third annual “Roll Beyond Coal” on Saturday. The combination bicycle ride and march is the latest... MORE
The ITT List · September 27, 2011
Do New Fuel Efficiency Numbers Add Up?
Assessing Obama's new fuel efficiency standards for vehicles sold in the U.S. MORE
Features · August 9, 2011
‘You Are the Hamburglar’: Stand Up! Chicago to Protest Overpaid Executives
On June 14, several Chicago progressive groups are marching on the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce’s yearly "CFO Executive Summit," described as a “private conference built by CFOs, for CFOs.” The groups, which include... MORE
The ITT List · June 13, 2011