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John Laesch: Quinn Picks Republican Running Mate

Quinn Picks Republican Running Mate

By John Laesch, Progressive Fox, November 9, 2013  Read more »

W/Video: Huffpo: Chicago School Board Votes To Allow 35 Per Classroom, 2,700 Teacher Layoffs Possible

Despite protests from students, parents and teachers, the Chicago School Board voted unanimously to allow Chicago Public Schools CEO Ron Huberman to make major changes to the system Tuesday.

The board approved Huberman's emergency budget plan, which could lead to 2,700 teacher layoffs and give district officials the power to raise class sizes to up to 35 students.  Read more »

Bill Bianchi: Obama/Democrats' Dilemma: Trying to Sell a Lemon

 

In his speech before Congress Wednesday night, President Obama did accomplish some positive things that will improve his political standing and shore up his political base, which had been eroding recently due to weakness in the face of attacks. But he and his party still face a serious, perhaps, insurmountable dilemma.  Read more »

Moral Bankruptcy Of Chicago's Elites, Forbes

Adam Andrzejewski, Forbes

As the city approaches financial bankruptcy, Chicago’s elites line-their-pockets with taxpayer money.  Read more »

The Most Dangerous Woman in America, Chris Hedges

The corporate powers, from Seattle’s mayor to the Chamber of Commerce and the area’s Democratic Party, are determined she be defeated

Chris Hedges, Truth Dig  Read more »

Cruz eyes insurance via Obamacare, a law he vows to scrap

Good God, Only in America 

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Fracking Failures: Oil and Gas Industry Environmental Violations in Pennsylvania and What They Mean for the U.S.

Released by: Environment America Research & Policy Center

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

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The Rise of a ‘Democratic’ Fascism

Some analysts believe a new form of fascism has formed that has disguised itself as democracy with relentless propaganda and continuous war. It is our responsibility to expose the lies of warmongers, to re-awaken popular movements, and to demand change.  Read more »

Jesus “Chuy” Garcia Is Confident He’ll Force Rahm into a Runoff, Carol Felsenthal

By Carol Felsenthal, Chicago Politics and City Life

Jesus "Chuy" Garcia during the mayoral debate on January 27.
Photo: Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune
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