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Guns & Kids: Pete Seeger Not Applauding

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CAPA's  Roxane Assaf presents an idea being tried in Washington state for reducing gun violence accidents involving children. "Buy a Gun for Your Son" …. But Let the Neighbors Know About It Read Huffington Post article by clicking here.

CAPA Friend Trita Parsi writes about “Khamenei’s Little Helpers in the Senate”

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Unbeknownst to Senators Mark S. Kirk, R-Ill., and Robert Menendez, D-N.J., Iran’s hardline Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is rooting for them as they challenge President Barack Obama over new Iran sanctions. Tehran’s hardliners cunningly hope to benefit from Kirk …

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MUST READ: The Arc of Justice and the Long Run by Rebecca Solnit

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The Arc of Justice and the Long Run By Rebecca Solnit, TomDispatch 24 December 2013 READ FULL ARTICLE WITH LINKS by CLICKING HERE North American cicada nymphs live underground for 17 years before they emerge as adults. Many seeds stay …

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Demand an End to Unconstitutional Government Surveillance!

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Recent revelations of widespread and indiscriminate spying by the National Security Agency (NSA) have shocked Americans concerned about civil liberties. The NSA has been sweeping up the electronic communications of virtually all Americans without a warrant or even suspicion of …

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TAKE ACTION on SYRIA

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CLICK HERE to sign a petition against U.S. military action in Syria. You can circulate this petition! Either by sharing the petition link: http://icjpe.org/petitions/Hands-Off-Syria-No-Military-Action! Or by printing out the petition document: http://icjpe.org/uploads/docs/emergencysyriapetition2.pdf THANK YOU FOR LETTING OUR PUBLIC SERVANTS IN …

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*** SUCCESSFUL EVENT! ***

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Thanks to our impassioned and spectacularly prepared speakers for an important conversation about media, democracy and the preservation of our rights. OUR DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: The Rise of the Total Surveillance State and the War on a Free Press RSVP …

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21st Century American Militarism

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Occupation Abroad and Resistance at Home Event Writeup – Iraq Veterans Against the War – Friday, August 2, 2013 Iraq Veterans Against the War’s (IVAW’s) “21st Century American Militarism” plenary panel & fundraising event at the Chicago Temple was well-attended …

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Evidence Of Business Pressure To Downgrade Chicago’s Bond Rating

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Reblogged from the always-interesting Yves Smith, at the blog Naked Capitalism, here is evidence that the Commercial Club of Chicago, a club of CEOs that includes Rahm Emanuel and the Pritzkers on its board, pushed for Chicago's bond rating to …

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Tell Your Lawmakers To Oppose NSA Surveillance

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Support the Amash-Conyers Amendment As the revelations about NSA spying continue, conscious Americans are forced to face the reality that at any moment, the government could be listening to our phone calls, reading our emails, or worse. But we have …

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Evanston’s Anti-Drone Resolution PASSED with CAPA’s Help!

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At the May 28th Evanston City Council meeting, Evanston became the third city in the U.S. to ban the use of drones for two years so that Federal and State laws and regulations have a chance to catch up with …

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