At the same time as the wealthy face a “crisis” of record traffic jams for private jets, most people face problems of declining affordable housing, youth unemployment and declining real income. 46th Ward Aldermanic candidate Denice Davis not only has …

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Chicago and Illinois in general are infamous for bad government. Year after year, the wealthy and well-connected get taxpayer funded perks, leaving the rest of us out in the cold. Socialist candidate Jorge M├║jica is attempting to change that legacy …

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Chicago like many other big U.S. cities is increasingly marginalizing and pushing out working class and people of color. Sweetheart deals put millions of taxpayer dollars in the pockets of wealthy developers building luxury projects for other well-off and downright …

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Last year the United States deported more immigrants than in any other year of its entire history. If the current trend continues, President Obama come next January will become the biggest deporter of immigrants of any president in U.S. history. …

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Stephen Durham, presidential candidate of the Freedom Socialist Party, and the Gay Liberation Network’s Bob Schwartz discuss LGBT people, the Chicago teachers’ strike and the 2012 elections. Durham is a unionist, openly gay, and a socialist feminist. They discuss why …

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With contract negotiations in full swing between the Chicago Teachers Union and the City, Mel Ferrand, chairwoman of the Chicago Teachers Union’s LGBT Rights Committee, joins the Gay Liberation Network’s Roger Fraser, himself a retired school teacher and union activist. …

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The Hyatt Hotel Chain is one of the “big 3” hotel groups in U.S. and its biggest stakeholder is the Chicago-centered Pritzker family, one of the ten wealthiest families in the world. For all their wealth, Hyatt is a notorious …

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