May

Wrong turn could kill economic recovery

A top international economic group says the recovery could reverse into a new recession due to misguided, wrong economic policies.

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Pay your share! Community members crash Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Who would have guessed the Mercantile Exchange needed help from Illinois taxpayers?

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In the “other Chicago,” mental health patients out of options

Millions gathered in the Windy City for the NATO summit. But over in the "other Chicago" - the inner city, Latino and African American-majority neighborhoods, people are suffering.

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Massachusetts: job creation up, unemployment down

Perhaps the nation's most Democratic and liberal state, Massachusetts has experienced months of declining unemployment rates.

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Tom Morello, Nurses Union gather in Chicago

The event and its guitar-shredding conclusion saw nurses and workers of all ages and ethnicities, and from all walks of life, joining together and cheering Morello's encouraging words.

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Foreclosed homeowner stands his ground on his own porch

Lamont Newsome stands his ground at a battle post he and his loyal canine partner have maintained every day for a year and three months now - his front porch.

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Voters may decide fate of Emergency Manager law

Attorneys representing Stand Up for Democracy, a broad coalition of labor and community groups, presented the case.

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NATO week: Foreclosure protesters dump furniture at Citibank

Carrying furniture from a foreclosed home through the streets, protesters marched on Citibank and the Cook County Sheriff.

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Chicago residents link NATO to neighborhood disasters

The city's huge Latino community linked what the military alliance is doing worldwide to the violence and foreclosures they face in their neighborhood.

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People aren’t buying what NATO is selling

Right off the bat, the war in Afghanistan and U.S. military spending are two of the biggest items people are rejecting.

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