Activists Erect Faux Shantytown To Draw Attention To Federal Budget Cuts

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A protester sits in a shanty constructed of cardboard in the Federal... News PhotoAbandoned,Cardboard,Chicago - Illinois,Fiscal Cliff,Horizontal,Human Interest,Illinois,Protest,Protestor,Sitting,USAPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesCHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 06: A protester sits in a shanty constructed of cardboard in the Federal Building Plaza on December 6, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Protesters built the shantytown, which they dubbed 'Durbinville' after U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), to persuade Durbin to push for an increase of taxes on the wealthy and oppose cuts in Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)