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CAN TV: ‘The Latino Agenda: Our Next 10 Years’

At its 10th Annual Conference, the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation looks towards the Latino agenda of the next 10 years, including education, immigration, health and human services, and the economy. This event is presented by the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation and was televised and streamed live by CAN TV.

The Silenced Majority With Amy Goodman (VIDEO)

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The Silenced Majority With Amy Goodman (VIDEO)

  Amy Goodman of “Democracy Now!” provides an alternative perspective on today’s media, politics, and current events. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).  

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Teachers Answer: What are the Most Important Issue of the CTU Strike (VIDEO)

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Teachers Answer: What are the Most Important Issue of the CTU Strike (VIDEO)

At the Union Park rally on September 15, 2012, members of the Chicago Teachers Union were asked what are the important issues of the strike. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).

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After Arizona’s Immigration Decision – What’s Next? (VIDEO)

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After Arizona’s Immigration Decision – What’s Next? (VIDEO)

Eric Posner, University of Chicago, explains the national impact of the Supreme Court upholding portions of Arizona’s immigration law, granting police officers the ability to ask for proof of legal status from anyone they reasonably suspect may be undocumented.

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NATO Summit: “Protest the Global 1%” (VIDEO)

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NATO Summit: “Protest the Global 1%” (VIDEO)

On May 18, 2012, registered nurses, renowned musician Tom Morello, labor, community, and Occupy Wall Street activists gather to call for a “robin hood” tax on financial institutions and a stop in cuts to social services, kicking off protests on the eve of the NATO summit in Chicago.

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The Schools Chicago’s Students Deserve (VIDEO)

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The Schools Chicago’s Students Deserve (VIDEO)

Our reporter, Caitlin Baxa, tracks the buzz from social media about the school protests. On Thursday, February 16, the Chicago Teachers Union released “The Schools Chicago’s Students Deserve”, a report with recommendations on how to improve student academic performance and strengthen neighborhood schools. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).  

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Remembering MLK: Occupy the Dream

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Remembering MLK: Occupy the Dream

On January 15, 2012, religious leaders, civil rights activists, and elected officials from Illinois and Indiana commemorated the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and urged a continued movement for economic and political equality. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV). (For more, read coverage of the event from the […]

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