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The way we live now

The past couple weekends I’ve been enjoying the fine weather by wandering around Bucktown and Wicker Park – turns out a perfect $1.70 taco at Taqueria Traspasada #2 (try the goat meat taco) followed by pie, Metropolis coffee, and a newspaper in the window seat at Hoosier Mama is a good way to start a […]

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Siege at Republic

Andrew Freund’s documentary Workers’ Republic, about last year’s successful occupation by laid-off workers at Republic Windows and Doors to retain their benefits, screens Friday at Casa Michoacan. Freund, who produces the CAN TV series Labor Beat will speak after the screening, along with Reader contributor Kari Lydersen, who wrote the book Revolt on Goose Island […]