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Top Ten Chicago Political Stories of 2012 (Social Justice Edition)

Unions were a hot topic the latter part of 2012, and that was partially due to the Chicago Teacher's Union strike in September that made national headlines not just for unions but deteriorating school conditions everywhere. (
From the NATO protests to the CTU strike, 2012 was a big year for social justice causes in Chicago. Below are ten events that allowed the social justice movement to gain momentum in Chicago in 2012.

Torture in Chicago: The Burge Cases

When people think of torture, they think it is happening in a remote place, some desert in Iraq or Afghanistan, but it also happens within the perimeter of the United States right here in Chicago. The two Burge cases settled in July 2012 deal with two men who faced police brutality and torture under former... Read more »
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