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I Work with Mark Janus. Here's How He Benefits from a Strong Union

May 12, 2018 - 2:00pm
I Work with Mark Janus. Here's How He Benefits from a Strong Union

Striking McDonald's restaurant employees lock arms in an intersection before being arrested, after walking off the job to demand to demand a $15 per hour wage and union rights during nationwide 'Fight for $15 Day of Disruption' protests on November 29, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: David McNew / Getty Images)
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How to Reduce Poverty and Inequality Through State Government Taxes

March 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
How to Reduce Poverty and Inequality Through State Government Taxes

Illinois demonstrators rally in support of a tax on Chicago financial exchanges and other progressive taxes on November 2, 2015, in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo: Scott Olson / Getty Images)
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Why Illinois' House Bill 531 or Any Parole Bill or Sentencing Reform Should Be Retroactive

February 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
Why Illinois' House Bill 531 or Any Parole Bill or Sentencing Reform Should Be Retroactive

Illinois's HB 531 supposedly would give juveniles charged as adults, and certain young adults who commit serious crimes, a chance to prove that they have been rehabilitated. However, the refusal to make it retroactive renders it useless for the thousands already serving draconian sentences under a system that favors revenge over rehabilitation.(Image: BrilliantEye / iStock / Getty Images Plus)

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