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The Age of the Demagogues by Chris Hedges

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The collapse of our political and cultural institutions has turned charlatans and thugs such as presidential candidate Donald Trump into viable political candidates. Read this TruthDig article by Chris Hedges HERE. The increase in nihilistic violence such as school shootings …

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SIGN PETITION to KEEP Chicago OPEN to REFUGEES!

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Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has stated that Illinois will stop taking in new Syrian refugees in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks. Chicago Area Peace Action (CAPA) finds this a non-humanitarian action based on fear mongering. The people of …

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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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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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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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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] Read more about Evanston's DRINKING LIBERALLY in an article by CAPA's Outreach …

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