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Courtesy Peter Morley

If the Trump Administration had its way, Americans would be completely unaware that the 2020 ACA enrollment period began on Friday, November 1. Enter Peter Morley. Read more


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Daniel Lobo

A gaggle of far-right MAGA men showed up at a Chicago church to protest its immigrant rights work. Bad decision. Read more



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One cannot help but wonder: how will all this end? Read more


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The picketing GM workers and impending Chicago Teachers Union action suggest a dramatic revival of striking as a tactic. Read more


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Kathy Kelly

Recovering from a broken hip, peace activist Kathy Kelly reflects on her experiences with people disabled and traumatized by war. Read more


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The National Labor Relations Board just proposed a rule returning to their Bush-era position, undermining years of steady gains in graduate worker organizing. Read more


“In the closing hours, a brief speech by Abbie Hoffman, one of the five convicted defendants, provided the glimpse of meaning, that brief hint of the point to which we all had come.” Read more


The day was not just about the music, but the music was damn fine. Read more


Despite ongoing political turmoil, new data shows how Dreamers’ continue to help build the nation. Read more


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Brent Nicastro

Forty years ago, the U.S. government declared The Progressive a threat to national security. Read more


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Grassroots Leadership

Communities across the country push back on immigration prisons. Read more


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“Free Gaza Chicago River Flotilla,” three days of action calling for an end to Israeli attacks and blockades in Palestine. Read more

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We are calling on all people of conscience to shut down the concentration camps on the US-Mexico border through any nonviolent means necessary. Read more

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The Stonewall riots mark the beginning of only one story. LGBTQ histories are deeper and messier and more nuanced than that one story can capture. Read more


Immigrant Rights

Nevele Otseog

In an era in which states are implementing anti-immigrant measures and the federal government is caging and deporting immigrants, Georgia provides a hopeful example. Read more


A Chicago project plants the seeds of neighborhood hope. Read more


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Hate Free Zone Queens Arts and Culture Committee

The diverse groups that drove the resistance movement to the retail giant signal a shifting politics nationwide. Read more

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Miriam Deprez

Diverse groups of local and international nonviolent activists disrupted the festivities to protest against the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory. Read more



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Hotel strikes in 2018 resulted in new agreements to increase wages and pensions, but the fight continues. Read more

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Private companies want to build new immigrant detention facilities, but communities around Chicago are stopping them in their tracks. Read more