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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/18/15
Last week, President Barack Obama issued a new Executive Order declaring a national emergency in response to the “extraordinary threat to the national security” posed to the U.S. by Venezuela. What did Venezuela do? They stopped a U.S.-backed plot to overthrow their government. Progressive forces across the U.S. and around the world have come out to condemn the move by the White House.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 3/03/15
In Chicago, people had good reason to celebrate on Feb. 24. Rahm Emanuel was denied reelection in the mayoral primary. He needed 50% plus one vote, but he received less than 46%. His main opponent, Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, received 34%, and will face Emanuel on April 7 in a runoff. In addition, 19 city council seats will have runoff elections, an all-time high.
BY staff | Chicago, Il | 2/04/15
Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at DePaul University held a fundraiser for Rasmea Odeh here, Feb. 3, with over 200 in attendance.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/07/14
Over 100 people rallied and marched here to demand justice for Eric Garner, Michael Brown and all police crime victims. The demonstration was called by the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/10/14
A coalition of anti-war groups came together today, Sept. 10, outside the Federal Building here to take a stand against U.S. plans to bomb Syria and intensify its intervention in Iraq.
BY Kait McIntyre | Chicago, IL | 8/28/14
On, Aug. 25, 250 people gathered in the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) campus quad to commemorate Michael Brown. UIC was one the colleges across the U.S.
BY Kait McIntyre | Chicago, IL | 7/29/14
350 people gathered across the street from the Zionist "Chicago Stands with Israel’ rally, July 28, to stand in solidarity with Gaza.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/27/14
A counter demonstration to the July 28 “Chicago Stands With Israel” rally is being organized by Coalition for Justice in Palestine.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/27/14
Chanting, "Gaza, Gaza, Gaza," a crowd estimated by organizers at 15,000 people marched in Chicago July 26.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/21/14
4000 delegates from throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico gathered here, July 14 -18, for the International Convention of AFSCME, the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees.
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