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Fast Food Workers Walk Out in Central Illinois

Fast food workers in Bloomington-Normal and Peoria participated in a national day of walk-out strikes on August 29th, bringing attention to the low wages and substandard benefits in the industry. In Bloomington, over 70 people rallied in front of the Hardee’s at 1523 E. College Drive, with even larger rallies occurring in Peoria earlier in … Continue reading

Fast Food Workers to Strike on Thursday

Support Illinois Landowners , Say No to Eminent Domain for Enbridge’s Tar Sands Pipelines

Sign the petition to support farmers and landowners refusing to allow Enbridge to build a tar sands pipeline through central Illinois: We, the residents of Illinois, oppose the construction of Enbridge pipelines through our state, including the Southern Access Extension. We stand with the landowners and farmers of central Illinois, from Patoka to Flanagan, who … Continue reading

Illinois People’s Action Brings Citizens Demands on Fracking to the IDNR

Leaders of Illinois People’s Action (IPA) paid a visit to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) on Wednesday, demanding that input from citizens and scientists be included when the state agency draws up rules governing fracking operations in the state. The IDNR had not returned IPA’s phone calls for weeks, putting in doubt the … Continue reading