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Posts tagged as “Olympics”

Canadian Green leader protests detention of Amy Goodman, an American journalist

Amy Goodman is the co-host and producer of Democracy Now!, which originated out of WBAI 99.5 FM in New York City, and is now a part of the wider, Pacifica Radio community. Amy Goodman is notable as a journalist who has been willing to interview independent and third party candidates such as Ralph Nader.… Read more ...

‘No Games Chicago’ leader running for office as a Green

The co-founder of the group No Games Chicago, which advocated (successfully) against holding the 2016 Olympics in Chicago, has announced that he is running for Cook County Board president.  Tom Tresser is running as a Green.  If another candidate enters the race with the Green Party, there will be a primary on February 2nd.… Read more ...