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“and for what destination and for what destiny do we educate our children? for all of the fashionable talk about multiculturalism, the fact is that modern education has contributed greatly to the destruction of local cultures virtually everywhere. 107 more words


After 14 Years Together, Chicago Couple First To Wed In 2015

CHICAGO (CBS) – The first couple to get a marriage license in Cook County in 2015 waited 14 years to seal the deal.

Brenda Bravo and Jose Castro lined up at the Cook County Clerk’s office downtown at 5 a.m. 250 more words


050711 New Yorker

A (somewhat-ironic open) letter to the “poetry editors” of The New Yorker, for their reifying leadership in nearly every aspect of the Poetry Industrial Complex… 327 more words

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Chicago, Cook County Set Records For Early Voting

CHICAGO (CBS) – A record number of voters have taken advantage of early voting and absentee ballots in Chicago and suburban Cook County, ahead of the General Election on Tuesday. 209 more words


Window For Early Voting Closes This Weekend

(CBS) – You’ve heard the saying “Vote early, vote often.” Often is illegal – but early is encouraged.

If you want to beat the crowds on Election Day, Nov. 249 more words


Fifty Years After Freedom Summer: Civil Rights Progress and Voting Rights Reversals -- Community Teach-in, October 19th

Friday, October 10, 2014 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR

On October 19, 2014, a Community Teach-in entitled Fifty Years after Freedom Summer: Civil Rights Progress and Voting Rights Reversals will be held in two locations in Oak Park. 375 more words


“Why is it so hard to talk about love, the most powerful of human emotions, in relation to science, the most powerful and far-reaching of human activities? 146 more words