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Hunter Biden Is the Unwitting Poster Boy for Our Sham Meritocracy - "Beautiful Things," a new memoir by the president's son, offers a revealing glimpse into the lives of America's ruling class.

Hunter Biden Is the Unwitting Poster Boy for Our Sham Meritocracy...

Hunter Biden wanted to be an artist, perhaps a writer or a musician. His older brother,...

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Vice President Kamala Harris Talks Vaccine Equity with the Chicago Defender.

Vice President Kamala Harris Talks Vaccine Equity with...

In an exclusive interview with Real Times Media/Chicago Defender, Vice President...

Inside the Covid-Induced Collapse of American Higher Education - SUNY Albany associate professor Aaron Major takes stock of the academic labor movement and its post-pandemic future.

Inside the Covid-Induced Collapse of American Higher Education...

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the world of higher education: forced campus re-openings...

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Harvey Residents and Community Leaders Call for a Halt of ISBE Title One Funding After Federal Audit Findings.

Harvey Residents and Community Leaders Call for a Halt...

(Harvey, Il) Dr. Kisha McCaskill- Community Activist and Candidate for Harvey School...

At a Major Education Company, Freelancers Must Now Pay a Fee In Order to Get Paid - McGraw Hill is clawing back 2.2% of every invoice, and a worker says it feels like "wage theft."

At a Major Education Company, Freelancers Must Now Pay...

Freelance workers everywhere are subjected to a wide variety of indignities and...

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Mayor Lightfoot Offers Support to Small, Minority- and Women-Owned Contractors.

Mayor Lightfoot Offers Support to Small, Minority- and...

In an effort to further support diverse businesses in Chicago, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot...

How the Filibuster Became the Biggest Threat to American Democracy - “Kill Switch” author Adam Jentleson traces the history of the Senate procedure and explains why Democrats preserve it at their peril.

How the Filibuster Became the Biggest Threat to American...

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) offered a ray of hope for President Joe Biden’s nascent...

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From Ferguson to Chicago: New Salvation Army Commanders Make Black History.

From Ferguson to Chicago: New Salvation Army Commanders...

In June 2007, new Salvation Army Chicago leaders, Lt. Colonels Lonneal and Patty...

Joe Biden Is Following a Blueprint for Forever War - Bombing Syria and excusing the crimes of the Saudi crown prince won't bring us any closer to a withdrawal from the Middle East.

Joe Biden Is Following a Blueprint for Forever War - Bombing...

Last week, the U.S. military bombed a site near al-Hurri, along the Iraqi border...

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Gov. Pritzker Delivers Third Balanced Budget Proposal.

Gov. Pritzker Delivers Third Balanced Budget Proposal.

Governor JB Pritzker proposed his third balanced budget, closing nearly $1 billion...

The Hidden Labor of Sex Work - In the second part of a two-part interview, sex worker, activist and DACA recipient Maya Morena reflects on the unique challenges of her industry.

The Hidden Labor of Sex Work - In the second part of a...

We're back with Part II of our special mini-series on work and politics in the sex...

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Kevin Suggs Announces Candidacy for Mayor of Tinley Park.

Kevin Suggs Announces Candidacy for Mayor of Tinley Park.

Kevin Suggs, a highly accomplished sales professional and University of Notre Dame...

This Week in Working: VA Workers and Teachers Unions - The Working In These Times newsletter for the week of February 5

This Week in Working: VA Workers and Teachers Unions -...

Hello my friends, The wretched groundhog predicts six more weeks of winter. Sounds...

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Eunice Roe ……..…… Wake will be held: Friday, January 30, 2021; 10:00 a.m. – 11:00...

Here’s How Biden Could Help Fix the Rural Healthcare Crisis - Since long before Covid, rural health has suffered from federal misunderstanding and neglect.

Here’s How Biden Could Help Fix the Rural Healthcare Crisis...

Editor's Note: This story was originally published by The Conversation and is republished...

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