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 MĂșjica 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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While much of the country seemed to be rapidly advancing towards equal marriage rights in 2013, Indiana seemed to be moving backwards, with the threat of an anti-gay constitutional amendment seeming to march towards inevitable passage amidst an orgy of …

Indiana Moving Backwards? Read more »


Many have noted that the “terrorism” trial of three young NATO protesters which began last week has been a joke — were not the stakes so high not only for the three young victims, but the state of civil liberties …

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Closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba was the first promise of the newly-minted Obama administration back in January 2009. Like so many other promises that could have been delivered on during the first two years of his administration, when …

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Whether it was equal employment rights, equal access to housing and public accommodations, let alone equal marriage rights, the Catholic leadership could always be counted on to oppose equal rights for LGBT people behind the scenes, if not openly. On …

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Just because so many Republicans have dropped off the deep end in their orgies of anti-immigrant racism doesn’t mean we should accept whatever the Democrats push on us. The “Immigration Reform” bill that Democrats have pushed in the U.S. Senate …

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Kim Hunt of Affinity Community Services joins Brent Holman-Gomez of the Gay Liberation Network to discuss the forthcoming October 22nd March on Springfield for Marriage Equality. Ms. Hunt explains the disappointment many felt over the failure to pass marriage equality …

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