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Users reflect on benefits, harm of illegal drugs

Users reflect on benefits, harm of illegal drugs

“To feel something different.” That is how four illegal drug users described their aim when using illicit drugs in interviews with Chicago Talks. Medical and drug research has yielded ┬áthousands of drugs that help people. Antibiotics and vaccines have revolutionized the treatment of infections. Medicines can cure, slow, or prevent disease, helping us to lead […]

Food not Bombs Highlights Contradictions of War, Hunger

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Food not Bombs Highlights Contradictions of War, Hunger

Baked potatoes with apples, stuffed peppers with rice, vegetable stir-fry and fruit salad. This is the free fare that a Rogers Park anti-war group offers to passersby on a Sunday afternoon. It is available to anyone who is hungry. Food Not Bombs is a worldwide movement made up of local and international chapters that spreads […]

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