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SEIU-INA Strike Update

Welcome (back) to the Red Star Strike Update, a semi-regular issue that will be…

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Discussion and Debates are Better Than Edicts

I read Sean Duffy’s “Why DSA is Not Endorsing Joe Biden” in the…

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A New Crowd: Reading and Making History in Red Chicago

I reactivated politically five years ago. A dormant New Leftist, I was reawakened…

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Class Enemy of the Week: Ken Griffin

Ken Griffin, the richest man in Illinois, is trying to keep the state…

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Red Star Bulletin Issue #15

Welcome to Issue #15 of the Red Star Bulletin! The aim of this…

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Red Star Bulletin Issue #14

Welcome to Issue #14 of the Red Star Bulletin! The aim of this…

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We’re Comrades, Not Coworkers

One of the cruel absurdities of capitalist society is that it demands that…

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What Restaurant Workers Want is Respect for Their Labor: An interview with ROC-United Organizer Ali Baker

MRR: You work for an organization called the Restaurant Opportunity Center-United [ROC-United]. Tell…

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Class Enemy of the Week: The Chicago Prize

The Chicago Prize is a cruel joke disguised as philanthropy. The Prize launched…

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Class Struggle Elections: Illinois Socialists Should Set Their Sights on Springfield

The states! There's 50 of them, just like the Founding Fathers planned. Some…

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When Weeks Become Decades: Riots and Rebellions

– Almost all progressive change in the United States of America has occurred…

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Class Enemy of the Week: Landlord Pledge

We are rapidly approaching a housing crisis of enormous magnitude. August rent is…

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“CPAC from A to D:” How Chicago Can Win a Civilian Police Accountability Council

Across the country, collective uprisings are building momentum for the conversation surrounding the…

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The Black Abolitionist Network: An Interview with Jasson Perez

This article originally appeared at Rampant. After the first weeks of the rebellion…

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Class Enemy of the Week: Mark Fishman

In many parts of the city, no name brings more scowls and contempt…

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General Iron Will Put Profits Over People on Chicago’s Southeast Side

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency authorized in June a permit that would allow…

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Lodge 7 of the Fraternal Order of Police is Not a Labor Union

During Chicago's police accountability protests, John Catanzara—the Chicago the president of Lodge 7…

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Red Star Bulletin Issue #13

  Welcome to Issue #13 of the Red Star Bulletin! The aim of…

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An Abolitionist Moment in Chicago

This moment holds possibilities for change that we have never before experienced... we…

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Class Enemy of the Week: Monterrey Private Security

On June 6th, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot hired three private security companies to…