Monday, December 9, 2019

Tag: Chicago

Former East Chicago Councilman sentenced to 20yrs in federal prison

“I want you to look at my family and see all the pain.”

Here’s what happened to the 99 immigrant children separated from their...

Confidential records reveal details about struggles to find parents and traumatic experiences during the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance crackdown.

Mayor 1% Rahm Emanuel will not be missed in Chicago

Emanuel will be remembered for his arrogance, impatience and disregard for regular Chicagoans.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, September 5

Women's March disrupts Kavanaugh hearing, Senator Jon Kyl replaces McCain, Rahm Emanuel not seeking re-election, and more.

Elon Musk and Rahm Emanuel’s new transportation scheme is a privatization...

The development is yet another example of Emanuel’s plan to transform Chicago into a city for the wealthy few.

‘No Cop Academy’: Activists stage day-long demonstration against police academy to...

The protest was the latest in a series of actions organized by a coalition of more than 50 community groups dubbed “No Cop Academy.”

Hundreds march in Chicago on Black Friday to protest police brutality...

This Black Friday, NationofChange joined hundreds of people in disrupting business as usual in Chicago to protest police brutality and bring you this special report.

Activists rally in front of Trump Tower in Chicago to protest...

When President Obama was faced with the same questions of intervention in 2013 after Assad and the Syrian government was accused of gassing its own people, many leading republicans came out and condemned a quick action.

On the ground activism: Hundreds march in Chicago to protest against...

"This bill puts at risk health care for over a million people, billions of dollars for Illinois and tens of thousands of jobs."

How Chicago became the first city to make reparations to victims...

The ordinance provides a meaningful model for creating reparations at the local level.

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What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.

Bernie Sanders joins Des Moines climate strike, young people in 20 states begin sit-ins...

"If we have the courage to take on the fossil fuel industry and other special interests, if we have the courage to pass a Green New Deal, we can create up to 20 million good-paying jobs transforming our energy system.”