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by Ellyn Fortino
9:48pm
Fri May 1, 2015

On May Day, Activists Protest Over Social, Economic Issues; Labor Leaders Blast Rauner's Anti-Union Agenda (VIDEO)

Progress Illinois recaps two separate May Day demonstrations that took place Friday, including a protest by the "May Day Radical Coalition" and a rally at the Haymarket Memorial with workers and labor leaders.

PI Original
by Ellyn Fortino
8:22pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Hundreds Attend Chicago May Day Rally, Demand A Stop To Deportations (VIDEO)

Hundreds of protesters took part in Chicago's May Day events Thursday to stand for workers’ rights and demand an end to deportations. Progress Illinois was there for the day's events.

 
PI Original
by Ellyn Fortino
2:53pm
Wed Nov 6, 2013

A Look At The Fall Veto Session: What's Happened & What's Next (UPDATED)

Progress Illinois provides a roundup of the highlights from the fall veto session, and offers a look at what might be next.

PI Original
by Ellyn Fortino
1:04pm
Wed Sep 11, 2013

Peace Activists Protest In Chicago As Obama Addresses Nation On Syria

Just before President Barack Obama delivered his televised address to the nation Tuesday night about the situation in Syria, about 50 Chicago anti-war protesters gathered downtown, urging the president not to move forward with U.S. military action against President Bashar al-Assad’s regime for its alleged use of chemical weapons. Progress Illinois was there for the protest.