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Defending your life

How to Defend Yourself and Do You Feel Anger? ask us to consider how to survive patriarchy without losing our minds—and bodies.

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Why is this Chicago cop training police in El Salvador?
The lack of congressional oversight on ITTA—a small police training company founded in Chicago that has trained more than 600 officers in El Salvador—is even more problematic given another fact: the behavior of some of the U.S. officers running the program.
Dana Brozost-Kelleher, Alison Flowers, Ellen Glover, Danielle Mackey, and Annie Nguyen

From the Archive

  • Long before "I Want You to Want Me" sent an audience at Tokyo's Nippon Budokan into a frenzy, the Illinois rock legends hustled for years on the scrappy midwest club circuit of the 1970s.
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  • Since 1986 more than 1,600 people have been shot by Chicago police officers—an average of more than one person a week. ​In the 208 cases closed over the last two years, not a single shooting has been found to be unjustified. Should we be reassured?
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Music
Justin Roberts & the Not Ready for Naptime Players Maurer Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music
February 23
Performing Arts
November 16

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