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Annual Dinner: War, Peace & Climate Change: HIGHLIGHTING the LINKS

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Meet Michael Klare, PhD, and learn what you can do to turn the tides on the global shift toward environmental disaster, economic turmoil, and mass social unrest. SATURDAY 24 OCTOBER 2015 St. Francis Xavier Gym and Banquet Hall 549 9th …

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CAPA’s Toolkit for Reducing Carbon Emissions & Increasing Renewable Energy in Illinois

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CAPA is taking a leadership role in moving legislators and the White House to take a courageous stand.  Under the guidance of former CAPA Pres. Jack Kelly, one of our resident climate specialists, we're moving to pressure Illinois decision-makers to …

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March for Police Accountability 29 August 2015

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StopPoliceCrimes.com FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE HERE Join our coalition partners in united action to end police tyranny over our communities. Thousands will rally and march to Chicago City Hall this August 29, 2015 for an all elected all Civilian Police Accountability Council …

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FILM |Life Without a Military: Costa Rica Sets an Example…

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~ FREE EVENT: Life Without a Military: Costa Rica Sets an Example ~ For 65 years, one of the world’s greatest examples of nonviolence has been hiding in plain sight in Central America  Chicago Area Peace Action (CAPA) and North Park University’s Conflict Transformation …

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CAPA Commemorates Hiroshima 70 Years On….

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See the film "White Light/Black Rain" and learn about the lasting impact of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki from DePaul's Dr. Yuki Miyamoto.  She will also discuss Fukushima and the effects on society of all these humanitarian and environmental disasters. …

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Activist Taxpayer Training: Mend the Wealth Gap

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Free Workshop ~ Bring a friend Sunday, August 9th Lake Street Church 607 Lake St., Evanston 3-5pm GET TRAINING TO BE AN ACTIVIST TAXPAYER For more information contact Jackie McKay at 773-914-0202 Co-sponsored by Lake St. Church & Chicago Area …

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CAPA Congratulates the “Justice Project” of Open Communities | Justice Day Success!

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  "True peace is not merely the absence of tension. It is the presence of justice."   Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   BRAVO, OPEN COMMUNITIES!!!  It was a wonderful event to kick off an important and lasting effort for inclusivity. …

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Model for a Proposed LaSalle Street Transaction Tax

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  About Dr. William Barclay Prior to retiring in 2004, Dr. Barclay worked for 22 years in financial services.  His areas of expertise were financial product creation, including development of derivative products, and business strategy planning.  During his years in …

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TAX FAIRNESS: An Answer to State Budget Problems

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Tax Fairness 2-2015-3

URGENT ACTION: Pelosi caving in to Obama on TPP Fast Track CALL NOW!

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  Dear Friends,   Please call Nancy Pelosi's offices.  Washington, DC 202-225-4965  and CA  415-556-4862.  She is in a leadership position in the House and we need her leadership with those Dems who have not agreed to vote against Fast …

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