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Attacks On Human Rights Activists Reach Crisis Point Globally

281 people killed in 2016 for defending human rights, up from 156 in 2015 Amnesty International-(ENEWSPF)- Community leaders, lawyers, journalists and other human rights defenders across the world are facing unprecedented levels of persecution, intimidation and violence, warned Amnesty International today as it launched a new global campaign demanding an[Read More…]

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Here’s What Happened When The Trump White House Gave An “Alt-Right” Troll Access To The Press Room

By Matt Gertz Washington, D.C.-(ENEWSPF)- Mike Cernovich is an internet troll, conspiracy theorist, and leading figure in the alt-right assemblage of modern-day white nationalists and misogynists who has drawn praise and support from President Donald Trump’s closest confidantes. Today, he used a White House press pass to berate reporters at the[Read More…]

Report by Roosevelt University Professor on Chicago Schools Links CPS Financial Crisis to Charter Schools

Photo Source: CHICAGO–(ENEWSPF)–March 31, 2017. The proliferation of charter schools, particularly in areas of declining enrollment and in proximity to schools that have closed, is adding financial stress to Chicago’s financially strapped public school system, a new report co-authored by a Roosevelt University professor shows. Released by Roosevelt Associate[Read More…]

At Long Last, The Stuff Of Journalism

Commentary By Gene Policinski The resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. White House internal disputes that stall policy decisions. Even a mini-crisis involving North Korea. At long last: the stuff of journalism. After seeming eons of the squishiness of reporting on campaign claims and counter-claims, email investigations that went[Read More…]

Alex Jones Scrubs Pizzagate Content; Complaint Reveals New Tie Connecting Shooter To Jones

ERIC HANANOKI Media Matters for America Washington, D.C.-(ENEWSPF)- Pizzagate update: Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is scrubbing online content pushing the false and dangerous conspiracy theory that Hillary Clinton’s campaign trafficked children through a D.C. pizzeria. A man who recently entered the pizzeria with a rifle and fired shots reportedly shared Jones’[Read More…]

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Swarms of Drug Industry Lobbyists and Campaign Cash Stymie Bid to Restrain Medicare Prescription Costs

By Stuart Silverstein FairWarning When the Republican-controlled Congress approved a landmark program in 2003 to help seniors buy prescription drugs, it slapped on an unusual restriction: The federal government was barred from negotiating cheaper prices for those medicines. Instead, the job of holding down costs was outsourced to the insurance[Read More…]

Dan Rather: ‘To Call Trump a Con Man is a Disservice to the Art of the Con’—Hillary was Prepared

 Dan Rather/Getty Images NEW YORK–(ENEWSPF)–September 27, 2016 By Leslie Salzillo The world renown, award-winning and respected journalist Dan Rather just posted his thoughts about the first 2016 Presidential Debate between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump. As with previous Facebook posts this year, Rather[Read More…]

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The Damage Done: How Illinois Is Unravelling Its Human Services

Chicago, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The Illinois budget impasse has been a disaster for the state’s human service infrastructure.  The most respected and prominent human service providers are being run out of our state. Entire human service programs – like homeless services and sexual assault prevention – are in danger of going extinct[Read More…]

Final 2023 Mayoral Forum with Joe Woods

Final Village Trustee Forum – March 19, 2023