Weekly News Update — May 27, 2013

Posted on May 26, 2013

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In other news…

ACTION ALERT — MARRIAGE EQUALITY: Remind your legislator that you support marriage equality — time is running out! The legislation must pass by May 31. Rise up here.

DID YOU MISS THE PEOPLES HEARING ON POLICE CRIMES?: CAARPR posted video of the hearing on YouTube for you to catch up!

SPYING ON PROTESTERS: Truthout’s Steve Horn and Chris Geovanis release an investigative report that shows an undercover police officer involved in the NATO5 investigation has continued to go undercover at protests since.

LOCAL ACTIVIST GETS NATIONAL: PressTV interviews local Chicago activist Joe Iosbaker about the incident of an FBI agent that fatally shot a Chechen man after a cooperative interview with him about the Boston Marathon bombing.

RACISM & THE COURTS: David Protess discusses the larger meaning of a recent outburst in the courtroom of a hearing reviewing the conviction of two Humboldt Park men.