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.


Pay your share! Community members crash Chicago Mercantile Exchange

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


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.


Massachusetts: job creation up, unemployment down

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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