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Tackling Violence with a Softer Side of Policing | Jun. 30, 2015

Chicago Mothers March to Remember Children Killed by Police | May 12, 2015

ACLU Report: Chicago Police Use Excessive Stop-and-Frisk on People of Color | Mar. 25, 2015

Chicago Organizers Seek Police Torture Reparations | Feb. 17, 2015

New Chicago Microlending Initiative to Aid South Side Businesses | Jan. 22, 2015

New Year, New Laws in Illinois | Jan. 2, 2015

Chicago to Ferguson: City Hall Sit-in Turns to Evening March Through the Loop | Nov. 26, 2014

Chicago Organizers Protest Lead-Contaminated Schools | Oct. 24, 2014

Chicago Students Want a Democratic School System | Aug. 26, 2014

Illinois AG Takes Aim at ComEd Rate-Hike Request | July 7, 2014

New Report Looks at Affordable Housing and Neighborhood Market Conditions | June 17, 2014

GMO Labeling Fails to Take Hold in Illinois, So Far | May 23, 2014

Chicagoans Commemorate May Day 2014 | May 2, 2014

United Students Against Sweatshops Pushes to Kick Teach For America off College Campuses | Apr. 22, 2014

Labor Board: Northwestern Football Players Can Unionize | Mar. 28, 2014

Chicago Teachers, Parents Say No to Over-Testing | Mar. 7, 2014

UIC Faculty Members Strike Over Contract Negotiations | Feb. 19, 2014

Northwestern Football Players Move to Unionize | Jan. 31, 2014

Chicago City Council Bans Indoor Use of Electronic Cigarettes | Jan. 16, 2014

Chicago Whole Foods Workers Strike for Thanksgiving Off | Nov. 27, 2013

Food, Bombs and Poverty Policy | Nov. 25, 2013

Chicago Residents are Fed Up with Petcoke Pollution | Nov. 7, 2013

Chicagoans Rally Against Mass Surveillance | Oct. 28, 2013

Bronzeville Organizers Seek Living Wages and Local Hiring Practices at Walmart’s Newest Chicago Store | Oct. 22, 2013

Environmental Activists Protest Fracking in Illinois |Oct. 21, 2013

Chicago Organizers Launch Movement to Take Back Chicago | Oct. 14, 2013

Illinois NORML, Yes We Cannabis : Dan Linn Profile | Oct. 8, 2013

Midwest Action Against Drones Protest Boeing Chicago Headquarters | Sept. 30, 2013

Charges Dropped for Anti-ALEC Activists | Sept. 20, 2013

Chicago Culinary Kids Initiative: Bringing Healthy Back | Sept. 13, 2013

The Fight for Education Justice Rages on in Chicago | Aug. 29, 2013

Gun Violence Prevention Advocates Rally for Congressional Action | Aug. 22, 2013

Chicago Rail Workers Strike Against Unfair Labor Practices  | Aug. 5, 2013

Proposed Bill Paves Way for Water Privatization Boom in Chicago | July 16, 2013

Quinn Demands Stricter Provisions to Concealed-Carry Bill | July 3, 2013

Activists Protest CPS Mass Layoffs and Budget Cuts | June 18, 2013