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How To Sell Off a City: In These Times Issue Release Party feat. Rick Perlstein on Chicago’s Elections

January 22, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join In These Times to celebrate the release of our February 2015 issue, featuring “How to Sell Off a City” by Rick Perlstein: A damning look at the privatization policies carried out under Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his predecessor Richard J. Daley, both of whom systematically sold city assets and services to far-off corporations looking to turn a profit.

Our special issue on the Chicago mayoral election also includes David Moberg’s analysis of why unions aren’t lining up against Rahm Emanuel–despite the mayor’s union-busting record. And Salim Muwakkil discusses the challenges to assembling a black-brown coalition behind Jesus “Chuy” Garcia.

Rick Perlstein, David Moberg and Salim Muwakkil will speak, along with other In These Times contributors. And you’ll be hanging out right smack in the middle of ITT’s office headquarters.

Plus:
Snacks!
Complimentary beer from Revolution Brewing.
Free copies of the new issue

In These Times, an independent, nonprofit magazine, is dedicated to advancing democracy and economic justice, informing movements for a more humane world, and providing an accessible forum for debate about the policies that shape our future.

*Regretfully this venue is not wheelchair accessible.

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Date:
January 22, 2015
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Organizer

In These Times
Website:
http://inthesetimes.com/

Venue

In These Times
2040 N Milwaukee
Chicago,

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