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Rationalizing Lunacy: Andrew Bacevich on How We Got Here

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Andrew Bacevich for the Huffington Post | Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com Policy intellectuals — eggheads presuming to instruct the mere mortals who actually run for office — are a blight on the republic. Like some invasive species, they infest present-day Washington, …

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Caring too much: Solidarity a Scourge? AUSTERITY = CURSE of WORKING CLASS

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"What I can't understand is, why aren't people rioting in the streets?" I hear this, now and then, from people of wealthy and powerful backgrounds. There is a kind of incredulity. "After all," the subtext seems to read, "we scream …

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Robert Parry: Al-Qaeda, Saudi Arabia & Israel

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Exclusive: Saudi Arabia is under a new cloud after a jailed al-Qaeda operative implicated senior Saudi officials as collaborators with the terror group – and the shadow could even darken the political future of Israeli Prime Netanyahu because of his …

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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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Renewable Energy Town Hall Meetings in Wilmette & Evanston

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We Need Your Help. • Enable Illinois to meet and exceed the EPA carbon Pollution reduction targets of 33% by 2030. • Learn about new opportunities to transition from dirty and dangerous electric power to clean renewable energy. • Review …

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Elaine Scarry Presentation AUDIO LINK

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CAPA friend Joe Scarry is an extraordinary activist with a phenomenal sister. We met Elaine Scarry in Chicago January 11th when we invited her to speak! CLICK HERE to listen to her timely presentation. 615 West Wellington Lakeview–Chicago 4pm-6pm FREE …

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NEW PRESSURE to STOP IRAN NUKE ACCORD by Gareth Porter

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• The economic pain being inflicted on Iran and Russia by the Saudi-induced oil-price drop has fueled a new surge in Official Washington’s “tough-guy-ism” and thus may hurt chances for successful negotiations, especially an agreement to constrain Iran’s nuclear program. • …

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Selfless Visionary Activist Kathy Kelly on Worldview: ENDLESS WAR

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•Spending Time with People Trapped and Impoverished by Endless War Abroad and at Home• Long-time CAPA friend Kathy Kelly spoke with Jerome McDonnell on Worldview.  Find the audio link and transcript HERE.

ACT: DON’T FRACK!

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CLICK HERE to get involved in two simple ways. 1) Call Gov. Quinn – 217-782-6830 2) Sign and pass a petition online for a moratorium in the active earthquake zones of IL

CAPA at HUMAN RIGHTS DAY RALLY & MARCH 2014

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  • Recap of International Human Rights Day 2014 Coalition Work in Action • CAPA Board Members Catherine Buntin and Aaron Dellutri attended two meetings of the “US Out of Middle East Coalition” at MultiKulti, near the corner of Milwaukee …

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