Leftists occupied the Chicago Symphony to demand university education free of charge as a human right. Shouting that they want billionaires to 'face the music," the raucous protesters demanding that donors push Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner to go beyond reinstating state funding for higher education.
 
Organized by the leftist IIRON student network, they occupiers want wealthy Americans such as Sam Zell and Ken Griffin to influence the Illinois governor.
 
Dozens of students managed to get inside the Chicago Symphony Orchestra building before a performance began at 8 o'clock p.m. on April 2. They were quickly pushed out of the concert venue.
 
Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is still lagging behind Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, has vocally advocated for free tuition at public universities and colleges, suggesting that it can be funded by taxing Wall Street transactions.
 

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Spero News writer Martin Barillas is a former US diplomat, who also worked as a democracy advocate and election observer in Latin America. His first novel 'Shaken Earth', is available at Amazon.

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