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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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MLK Day 2014 Celebration & Public Meeting “Hope in an Age of Crisis”

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SPECTACULAR SUCCESS, COALITION PARTNERS! Thanks to all for a lifetime commitment to social justice and effective action. CLICK HERE for Chicago Tribune coverage. CLICK HERE for ABC7 News coverage. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day 2014 Celebration and Public Meeting Hope …

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Speak out against FRACKING in ILLINOIS!

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Chicago Public Hearing on Illinois Fracking Regulations Tuesday, November 26th 6:30-8:30 pm UIC Student Center East 726 S. Halsted Room 302 CLICK HERE to register RSVP and Share on FACEBOOK Read below for more FRACKtion! We now have until January …

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Documentary “Inequality for All” with Robert Reich

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Please join neighbors and friends this Sunday for a community screening and discussion of the issues raised in "INEQUALITY for ALL" A film with renowned author/economist Robert Reich about how dramatically rising inequality impacts you, impacts working families, impacts jobs …

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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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*** 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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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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Roy Edroso: Trayvon’s Ghost

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Since 2008, genius blogger Roy Edroso has written "Exploring the Right-Wing Blogosphere", a weekly column for the Village Voice. This ongoing column examines right wing blogs (and their audiences) with a satirical, yet journalistic eye. In his recent Village Voice …

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American Poverty Digs Ever Deeper

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The US economy, by some measures, appears to be slowly improving. But at the same time poverty has increased to levels not seen since the mid-1960s. According to MSNBC, almost half of all Americans are either low-income or impoverished, and …

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