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CAPA Pres./Business Owner: Raise Minimum Wage! in Crain’s

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CAPA President David Borris wrote: As a caterer, I do a lot of weddings. With another summer season approaching, I can almost hear the wedding bells chime. But when I hear big trade associations usurping the identity of small businesses …

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Robert Reich: How to Shrink Inequality

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It’s not inevitable. Here are ten practical steps to reverse the growing trend.   Some inequality of income and wealth is inevitable, if not necessary. If an economy is to function well, people need incentives to work hard and innovate. …

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Glenn Greenwald Debates Former NSA Dir. on Surveillance

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Video starts with quotes. "Munk Debates" show-intro at 24:00 Greenwald/Hayden debate 24:30 VIEW DEBATE HERE

SHADOWS of LIBERTY = stunning new documentary on news media

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In highly revealing stories, renowned journalists, activists and academics give insider accounts of a broken media system.

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FREE FORUM with NSA Specialist Geoffrey Stone

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CAPA thanks Tenth Dems for this forum on NSA practices Thursday 20 February 2014 at 7pm.  The event was a success! PRESENTING:  Professor Geoffrey Stone, constitutional law specialist, former Dean of the University of Chicago Law School, Edward H. Levi …

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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.

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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