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'Just the Beginning': Illinois Gov. Pardons Over 11,000 on Eve of Recreational Cannabis Legalization
"This is just the first wave of Illinoisans who will see a new world of opportunities emerge as they shed the burden of their nonviolent cannabis-related convictions and records."
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Danny Glover Supports Landmark Reparations Fund in Chicago Suburb
The Hollywood actor spoke at an Evanston town hall in support of a new policy to use revenue from marijuana legalization to narrow racial economic gaps.
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Demanding 'Education Justice and Equality,' Striking Chicago Teachers Call on Mayor to Put Campaign Promises In Writing
"We mean business. It's got to be about shifting and transforming the infrastructure of inequity."
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Demanding 'Pay and Benefits That Give Us Dignity,' 25,000 Chicago Public School Teachers Go on Strike
"Our children deserve the best that this city has to offer. They do not deserve broken promises."
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Resisting Anti-Immigrant Hate in the City of Big Shoulders
A gaggle of far-right MAGA men showed up at a Chicago church to protest its immigrant rights work. Bad decision.
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Pro-choice supporters and staff of Planned Parenthood hold a rally outside the Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Services Center in St. Louis, Missouri, May 31, 2019 News
To Counter Missouri's Attacks on Abortion Care, Planned Parenthood Opens 'Mega-Clinic' in Neighboring Illinois
The new facility comes as Missouri's sole remaining abortion provider remains mired in a legal battle to remain open.
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Applauding Progressive Challenger for Championing Green New Deal and Medicare for All, Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Marie Newman
"The momentum is growing to make the Democratic Party fight for solutions as big as the problems we face and create a party for voters, not corporate donors."
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'Incredibly Important Moment': Warren Endorses Congressional Progressive Primary Challengers Jessica Cisneros and Marie Newman
"It's a breath of fresh air to have candidates for president who remember what the Democratic Party should stand for."
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Privacy Advocates Celebrate Court Ruling on Class-Action Suit Targeting Facebook's Facial Recognition Tech
"Both corporations and the government are now on notice that this technology poses unique risks to people's privacy and safety."
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Protesters outside JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon's New York City home. (Photo: Make the Road New York) Views
American Gulags
Communities across the country push back on immigration prisons
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