If you are in #Chicago and like #kotlin come by the GrubHub offices tonight. We (CKUG) are teaming up with Android Listener for a double feature event. https://www.meetup.com/Chicago-Kotlin/events/260015075/
keep resisting, keep blockading and keep preventing the expedited gentrification and destruction of chicago https://twitter.com/amaraenyia/status/1115266849191669761
Soo we stand corrected. Horna, that nsbm band, is not at a #Chicago house. It's worse. It's at a recording studio...in the suburbs
Give a heads up to (773) 699-4705 about how they're suburb Nazi supporters using *67 before dialing & safely email RangerStudiosSound@gmail
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A bill banning for-profit prisons in Illinois, including immigrant detention centers like the one proposed in Dwight, has advanced out of committee in the Illinois General Assembly.
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IL "... advocates the ... reformation of the existing form of government of this State by ... unlawful means commits a Class 3 felony." Wtf? This is so broad. By this wording protesting anything about the governor by marching in the street (illegal jaywalking) is literally treason.
Metra needs funding. It may get some, but its board seems out of touch with how to promote transit among millennials, and in the face of our climate situation.
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Chance the Rapper backs Toni Preckwinkle
Asked of machine ties, Chance says Preckwinkle has separated herself from Burke, and while there’s been a lot of talk of the machine, the criminal justice system is a worse machine that Lightfoot has contributed to.
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Food for thought, yes Preckwinkle is meh, but...
“We Demand Food for Thought”: UIC Grad Workers On Strike for Living Wages and Respect - http://inthesetimes.com/working/entry/21800/geo-graduate-workers-university-of-illinois-strike-wages-waivers-chicago/
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Preckwinkle advocates addressing crime by “investing in free meals, after-school programming during the peak hours for crime (4pm–7pm)” and other resource-based ideas. “Lightfoot focused all her answers on the criminal justice system.” https://southsideweekly.com/op-ed-lori-lightfoots-dark-promises-policing/
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Garrick Dodson Join Mastodon!!!!! https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/16/us/politics/beto-bernie-sanders-age.html
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