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The Torture Machine, Racism and Violence in Chicago

Jeff Haas and Dennis Cunningham National Lawyers Guild
Takes the reader from the 1969 murders of Black Panther Party chairman Fred Hampton and Panther Mark Clark—and the historic, thirteen-years of litigation that followed—through the dogged pursuit of commander Jon Burge, leader of CPD torture squad.

Tidbits - Dec. 5, 2019 - Reader Comments: Economy Not Fine, Half Work Low-Wage Jobs; Reparations; Chicago Teachers Strike Lessons; UAW GM Strike Was Significant; Resources: Bullies in Blue; Multicultural Children's Books; "I Am Troy Davis"; more

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Reader Comments: Economy Not Fine, Half Work Low-Wage Jobs; Reparations; Centrist Dems; Work at Amazon; Chicago Teachers Strike Lessons; UAW GM Strike Was Significant; Resources: Bullies in Blue; Multicultural Children's Books; "I Am Troy Davis"....

Media Bits and Bytes - August 13, 2019

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Twitter; Whitewashing the Shootings; That Times Headline; Warren for Net Accessibility; Schmucker; Facebook and Surveillance; Cops Propagandize Online

Media Bits and Bytes - July 16, 2019

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The Chicago Defender; Facial Recognition; Left in the Info Age; Cancel Amazon Prime; Rightists Cry Bias; Detroit Cops and Social Media; Disappearing Local Papers; Too Left for the MSM

Chicago’s Moral Debt to Black Youth

David J. Knight Chicago Reporter
The police consent decree fails to make amends to African-American young people, who are both most harmed by the department and a driving force in a city on the cusp of a historic change in leadership.

Global Left Midweek - March 6, 2019

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Montréal Urban Left, Eastern Europeans on Venezuela Crisis, France: Police vs. Yellow Vests, Algeria's Mass Protest Movement, El Salvador’s Backslide, Swaziland Youth Congress, Class Struggle in Iran
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