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Whole Foods says it will stop selling food made by prison labor
Sep. 30, 2015
Whole Foods has sourced goat cheese and tilapia from farms that employ inmates through Colorado Correctional Industries. Critics say it's exploitative because the inmates are paid so little.
The outraged muses of María María Acha-Kutscher
Sep. 29, 2015
María María Acha-Kutscher is a Peruvian illustrator based in Spain who focuses on taking the oft-overlooked women who protest and organize for social change out of the shadows and into the history books.
Activists want cops in parlor video fired
Sep. 4, 2015
Asian-American activists in Chicago are expressing outrage over the lack of punishment being recommended by the city agency that investigates police misconduct.
Friends honor disabled brother's legacy
Feb. 6, 2015
Adam Ballard and Scott Nance are friends and fellow activists who met while “scouting a hit” for a disability rights protest.
'Cicero March' selected for National Film Registry
Dec. 24, 2013
'Cicero March' documents an ugly period of Chicago history and may be only footage of a historic 1960s housing protest.
Chinese protest Jimmy Kimmel Show Skit
Nov. 8, 2013
A group of Chinese and Chinese Americans gathered to protest a skit that aired on Jimmy Kimmel’s late night show.
Hospital responds to immigrant transplant protest
Aug. 6, 2013
A Chicago hospital says its organ transplant decisions aren't based on whether a patient is a U.S. citizen or in this country illegally.
Should banks give homes to land trusts?
Jul. 15, 2013
Two downtown protests draw attention to community land trusts.
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