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#Sundayreading – Saw Artist And Comedian Becky Poole Is Inspired By Women

By Kamayani Bali–Mahabal Becky Poole is an artist with a difference. This Chicago–based actor, comedian, voice over artist and saw player has been writing original songs, producing sketch comedies and performance pieces for over a decade now. But whether it is… Continue Reading →

Mass Incarceration USA: How a Broken System Perpetuates Itself

by Robert C. Koehler “Wheel about and turn about and do just so. Every time I turn about I jump Jim Crow.”  — chorus of an 1828 minstrel song “We have not ended racial caste in America, we have merely redesigned… Continue Reading →

When workers die: “And nobody called 911″

A man is scalded by boiling water and citric acid at a plant. His fate points to a dark reality for temp workers BY JIM MORRIS AND CHIP MITCHELL, Salon.com Carlos Centeno, a Chicago-area temporary worker who died after a workplace accident, and… Continue Reading →

#India- #Abbott suspends giving gifts to doctors #goodnews #medicalethics

        By Frederik Joelving   NEW YORK | Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:03pm EDT   (Reuters Health) – Abbott Laboratories Inc has instructed its sales representatives in India not to give gifts to doctors, who are prohibited by local… Continue Reading →

Radiating Death: How #Walmart Displaces Nearby Small Businesses

    NATE BERG SEP 14, 2012   Reuters In 2006, months before a Walmart store was opened in the Austin neighborhood of Chicago’s West side, researchers counted 306 businesses in the surrounding area. Two years after the Walmart opened,… Continue Reading →

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