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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!

Posted on by Roxane Assaf | Posted in Links of the Week, Social Justice, U.S. Foreign Policy | 1 Comment

  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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WHISTLEBLOWERS: Stand Up for Truth with Jerome McDonnell and Former NSA Tech Director

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Event Photos:                              Go to CAN TV's video: Here's the audio link thanks to CAPA friend Dale Lehman: Listen to Jerome McDonnell's WBEZ radio "Worldview" interview with …

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“Drinking Liberally” with CAPA

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Socializing for social justice: Evanston Chapter of the national network "Drinking Liberally" at Prairie Moon with Chicago Area Peace Action  [Click on images below to see entire album]

ACTION ALERT!! RENEWABLE ENERGY for ILLINOIS: Three Bills Compared

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Three energy bills in the Illinois legislature could make all the difference.  CLICK HERE NOW for a pre-written letter to key decision-makers offering guidance on how to vote on each. Bills Compared side by side com-ed exelon cleanJobs Thanks to …

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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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NAKED CAPITALISM: Claims about Markets are Wrong

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|  by Ed Walker |  It is a truth universally acknowledged by all good citizens that markets are the only way to organize a society. The implication is that the role of government is to support and protect the operations …

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BAD BAD BILL: Bailout for Exelon?

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A bad bill in Springfield would raise our electricity bills to protect Exelon’s bottom line. The Legislature should either rewrite it significantly or flick the off switch altogether.  To read this timely editorial by the Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Board, click …

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Capitalism in America: Giving Crazy a Bad Name While Subverting Democracy

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| by John Atcheson | Ever since Milton Friedman’s series of essays on Capitalism and Freedom, conservatives have tried to link democracy and capitalism into essential handmaidens. But as the evidence shows, it’s a reality-busting bundle that only a psychotic …

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