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CeaseFire Ousts Leader Charged With Battery

CeaseFire Ousts Leader Charged With Battery

advertisement Officials with the anti-violence organization CeaseFire said Monday they’d let their leader go after he was charged with misdemeanor domestic battery. Tio Hardiman had been placed on administrative leave following his arrest last Friday.

Makers of Academy Awards Strip Wages from Workers

Makers of Academy Awards Strip Wages from Workers

Chicago Teamsters Rally Support As Oscars Documentary Begins Production CHICAGO , Dec. 6, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Hollywood ‘s biggest stars will take home golden trophies during the 84th Annual Academy Awards, but the Teamsters who manufacture and polish the coveted statues are being handed something far less glamorous—gutted benefits and drastic wage cuts.

State officials mark National Fair Housing Month with launch screening of ‘American Casino,’ a film on the foreclosure crisis

State officials mark National Fair Housing Month with launch screening of ‘American Casino,’ a film on the foreclosure crisis

Illinois Department of Human Rights, Office of the Illinois Attorney General and Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to Highlight State’s Protections Against Housing Discrimination, Mortgage Fraud CHICAGO (CHICAGOPRESRELEASE.COM)… Read more »

The film "War Don Don" documents war crimes tribunal in Sierra Leone

The film "War Don Don" documents war crimes tribunal in Sierra Leone

Mongolian peacekeepers guard the Special Court of Sierra Leone. The recent documentary,  War Don Don , follows the trial of Issa Sesay.

BBC Documentary: Anger in Punjab province growing since floods

BBC Documentary: Anger in Punjab province growing since floods

(Getty/Daniel Berehulak) Officials say as many as 22 million people have been affected during Pakistan’s worst flooding in 80 years. More than six million people in Pakistan now face the start of winter without adequate shelter because their homes were destroyed in August’s devastating floods.

Mark Ruffalo Makes Terror Watch List

Mark Ruffalo Makes Terror Watch List

Mark Ruffalo is Osama Bin Laden. No, we’re kidding, but Pennylvania’s Office of Homeland Security apparently thinks he’s dangerous.

Founder of Harlem Children’s Zone calls on Chicagoans to take a stand against education failure

Founder of Harlem Children’s Zone calls on Chicagoans to take a stand against education failure

(Getty/Matt Carr) A crowd of about 1,000 people attended the Education Action Summit at Park Community Church on the Near North side, including  mayoral hopeful Illinois Senator James Meeks. Many were there to meet and listen to keynote speaker Geoffrey Canada, the president of the Harlem Children’s Zone and most recently a key figure in the documentary, “Waiting for Superman” about the state of the American education system.

‘Eggsploitation’ Exaggerates Egg Donor Risks, Says Agency

‘Eggsploitation’ Exaggerates Egg Donor Risks, Says Agency

    CHICAGO , Nov. 16, 2010 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — A controversial new documentary called “Eggsploitation” condemns the fertility industry for taking advantage of young women who risk their health in donating their eggs.

Russian police: Magnitsky implicated in fraud 
    (AP)

Russian police: Magnitsky implicated in fraud (AP)

MOSCOW – A Russian lawyer who was left to die in jail after claiming that police stole $230 million might have taken the money himself, Russian authorities said Monday, citing new testimony. Supporters scoffed at the claim.

‘Thriller’ on the Big Screen? Other Music Videos That Could Inspire Movies

‘Thriller’ on the Big Screen? Other Music Videos That Could Inspire Movies

Pop-Ed: Truly great music videos are theatrical. They’re not just about half-naked girls and nice cars — the ones with staying power have compelling characters, intelligent story lines, unforgettable art direction and, often, a good dose of intrigue.

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