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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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HANDBILL HERE for Human Rights Day Action 2014

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Wednesday, December 10th 5:30pm Corner Congress Pkwy. & Michigan Ave. Chicago Download the handbill PDF Download the poster PDF SPANISH, TOO!  

MAXIMIZING SHAREHOLDER VALUE IS (LITERALLY) KILLING US

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We depend on the research and development efforts of pharmaceutical companies to develop treatments for the most dangerous diseases on the planet, but the largest of those companies appear more interested in financial engineering than creating lifesaving drugs. As the …

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Democrat Power in Light of Ferguson: The Truth Is What They Say It Is

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Understanding Modern American Media & Democrat Power in Light of Ferguson: The Truth Is What They Say It Is Excerpted from a transcript of Rush Limbaugh: You know, one of the problems that I think conservatives have with politics, politics …

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For the World’s Sake: REVOLUTION in the UNITED STATES

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How can it be just that so few dictate the lives of so many? And I’m not referring to the 1 percent and the 99 percent. I’m speaking of the voting population in the United States and its minions Canada …

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Ferguson in the News: Justice?

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From NakedCapitalism.com: Ferguson and the St Louis metropolitan area await the findings of the Grand Jury investigation into the the shooting of Mike Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson; “any day now,” perhaps, but nobody knows which day. I …

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UNITED STATES of SECRETS | Frontline Part 1

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See Part 1 of the 2-part FRONTLINE by clicking HERE. Part 2 on PBS WTTW Channel 11 Tuesday May 20, 2014 9pm

NYT: Nicholas Kristof on Social Mobility (CANADA beats US)

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It’s Now the Canadian Dream It was in 1931 that the historian James Truslow Adams coined the phrase “the American dream.” The American dream is not just a yearning for affluence, Adams said, but also for the chance to overcome …

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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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The Issues: Military Spending

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