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http://chicago.suntimes.com/news-chicago/7/71/393084/homan-square-site-chicago-police-deny-report-secret-interrogation-compound The Guardian newspaper published a story Tuesday saying the Chicago ...
by MTmofo
Comment Count 68 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 05:29 PM PST with 12 Recommends
I’ve been working on a story for almost a week (one I originally thought would only take a couple of days to fully research and write), and it directly dovetails with what I can only refer to as–...
by bobswern
Comment Count 117 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 09:27 AM PST with 183 Recommends
UPDATE: Just read this story in Salon The Atlantic which gives further details regarding the Homan Square site in an interview of Tracy Siska, executive director of the Chicago Justice Project who ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 313 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 08:57 AM PST with 408 Recommends
Forty-five years ago, December 4,1969, Fred Hampton, the very young and charismatic leader of the Black Panther Party in Chicago, was assassinated by the Chicago Police.
by Bill Berkowitz
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Dec 06, 2014 at 09:21 AM PST with 24 Recommends
with the recent murder of a Chicago Public Schools student in broad daylight just blocks from her school I though necessary to remind people that violence in Chicago as it relates to the schools is ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 08:24 PM PST with 3 Recommends
or Report from Chicago Spring: Thank You for Returning My Shoelaces and Belt. Now Can You Please Find My Drivers License and Computer?: My Experience Being Detained Prior to the NATO Summit ...
by TarheelDem
Comment Count 137 comments on Thu Jun 07, 2012 at 10:02 AM PDT with 184 Recommends
I am re-posting this diary due to the importance of historical knowledge in the resistance to the tyranny of the 1%. Millionaire Mayor Emanuel is attempting to force the closing and turnaround of ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jan 19, 2012 at 05:30 AM PST with 3 Recommends
I originally posted this back in April 2010 from an article published in September 2009 about the conditions and Chicago Board of Education policies that lead to the increase in violence and murders ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jan 20, 2012 at 05:30 AM PST with 1 Recommend
MEDIA WATCH: While Mayor Emanuel continued teacher bashing (saying teachers had 'shafted' the ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Jun 19, 2011 at 01:21 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
In a case closely watched in Chicago, former CPD Commander Jon Burge has been found guily of perjury and obstruction of justice related to torturing persons in police custody, but not of the ...
by Inland
Comment Count 67 comments on Mon Jun 28, 2010 at 02:11 PM PDT with 171 Recommends
9/11 was one of those events that splits history. All our perspective changes and divides: that which came before; that which followed. As of that moment, everything is different; the world has ...
by Yasuragi
Comment Count 93 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2008 at 08:09 AM PST with 32 Recommends