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Communists to convene in Chicago

The party's 30th national convention will be held June 12-15 on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago. "Politically, we are ready. It's going to be a great affair."

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Chicago People’s World gala heats up for Sunday

The 26th Annual People's World/Mundo Popular gala promises a hot time in this freezing town!

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Video: Chicago Walmart workers arrested on Black Friday

Watch the video of Walmart workers and their supporters standing up for good wages and against Walmart abuse.

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Outrage follows declaration that police killing was “justified”

Flint Farmer was laying face down on the parkway grass after being shot in the thigh and abdomen by Chicago police officer Gildardo Sierra.

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Chicago police arrest 150 at immigration protest

Leaders of faith, trade union, immigrant and community groups and elected officials were arrested this week for blocking a street, demanding an end to deportations and calling upon Republican leadership to quit blocking a vote on immigration reform in Congress.

 

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Librarian: With Emanuel’s pension plan “...I got two feet in the grave”

Residents testified mainly on the impact of cuts to mental health clinics, public worker retiree health care and education.

 

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Thousands rally to ‘take back Chicago’ from wealthy

This is a city of polarizing contrasts: a gleaming downtown of corporate offices subsidized by taxpayers while working class neighborhoods are neglected.

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Families of police crime victims demand civilian oversight

Hundreds rallied in Chicago recently to demand justice for victims of police crimes and the creation of a Civilian Police Accountability Council.

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Chicago school boycott demands elected school board

Hundreds of students, parents and community activists joined a rally and march Aug. 28 supporting a one-day Chicago school boycott to protest the destruction of public education.

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Shocking new cuts will gut Chicago schools

After closing 50 schools, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools are cutting elementary and high school budgets tens of millions of dollars.

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