Activists Erect Faux Shantytown To Draw Attention To Federal Budget Cuts

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Protestors Emma LaBounty and Michael Lemke sit in shanties... News PhotoCardboard,Chicago - Illinois,Fiscal Cliff,Horizontal,Human Interest,Illinois,Protest,Protestor,Sitting,USAPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesCHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 06: Protestors Emma LaBounty (L) and Michael Lemke sit in shanties constructed of cardboard in the Federal Building Plaza on December 6, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Protestors 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)