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“Yay, no more baby internment camps, just regular internment camps! Ha ha ha, cool! That’s what we call a win in 2018.” Samantha Bee, 06/20/2018. Yes, separating toddlers from families was horrible, and we’re glad it’s allegedly over (although we’ll wait to make sure it really is over, and we’ll […]

Protest Inhumane Zero Tolerance Policy


UPCOMING EVENTS Check out our upcoming events and get involved in the resistance. SOLAR-READY DUPAGE Thursday, 6/21/18, @ TBD Location TBD This is a follow-up to the Clean Energy Forum hosted at the IBEW Hall in January.     ILLINOIS DEMOCRATIC WOMEN OF WILL COUNTY SUMMER MEMBERSHIP MEETING: POLITICAL ENGAGEMENT […]

Upcoming Events….




Imagine 17 students—all from the same school—suddenly dropping dead from a mysterious infectious disease. It’s a good bet that Congress would somehow produce research funds to prevent that horror from ever re-occurring. Not so with gun violence. For the past 22 years, CDC research on gun violence has been halted. […]

Research Desperately Needed to Learn How to Prevent Gun Deaths ...


A COMPENDIUM OF INFORMATION FOR THE PRIMARY AND GENERAL ELECTIONS https://www.dupageco.org/Election/Candidates_and_Campaigns/37053/ This is the official website of the DuPage County Election Commission. Go here to find an unofficial list of candidates, to find your polling place, to vote by mail, or even to register to vote online. http://www.thewillcountyclerk.com/elections/elections/ Go here […]

General Election Voter Information


What you need to know about Trump’s Tax Scam—a bill that will fundamentally change America through the loss of federal revenue that will automatically require cuts to social programs like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, the EPA, etc, when the deficit is raised. Clearing 700K per year? If not, Trump’s Tax Scam will […]

What You Need to Know About Trump’s Tax Scam



I just want to make sure everyone knows a few things about Trump’s recent ridiculousness. The U.S. cannot pull out of the Paris Accords until 2020 officially and there are a huge number of steps he has to go through to make it official. A Lot like the Brexit situation. […]

Paris Accords – What you need to know!


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A Comparison of the ACA and AHCA The following pdf compares ACA with AHCA as it pertains to insurance subsidies; the individual mandate; the employer mandate; essential health benefits; wellness; popular ACA market reforms; and much more. Rather than reading a digest of the article, click on this link to […]

A Study of Efforts to Repeal and Replace the ACA


July 10, 2018 in Downers Grove, IL The Panel: Assistant Professor Martha Kanter, Northwestern University School of Law Laura Greene Welch, president of Will County Chapter, National Organization for Women Sean Casten, Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress, Illinois 6th District Dr. Ramsey Ellis, M.D., MPH, advocate for NARAL and Pro-Choice […]

Women’s Health Round Table–a Vital Conversation on the Future of ...



If a person has the strength and resilience to travel over 1000 miles while carrying their children with them, that is the kind of person I certainly want in my community and in my country.  But the current administration is perpetuating a myth that those fleeing violence in Central America […]

Immigration Debate Needs Truthful Data, Not Fear Mongering


Air, water and earth. Fire. Fire, we’ll get to that later. No, these elements are not representative of the four nations that divide children’s world in “Avatar: The Last Airbender”. The elements of air, water and earth are those that we in this world cannot do without. When they go, […]

WE SEE YOU, SCOTT




May 7, 2018: Healthcare update and other health-related news stories Buried in the Stormy Daniels-Trump scandal, the Mueller investigation, the North and South Korea meeting, and so much more, healthcare and health-related stories are nevertheless making the news. From Vox, I read that CMS Administrator Seema Verma told Kansas officials […]

Healthcare update


Immigration in Trumpland, Year 2 May, 2018 As deportations spiral upward, and as plans to bar different groups of immigrants from the US appear on Friday evenings with some regularity, I find myself appalled by the level of cruelty these changes to our immigration policy create. How can we reasonably […]

An update on Immigration


CLOSED BORDERS WHITE NATION NOW WE START THE DEPORTATION! Just the latest chant by marchers in Tennessee in October, 2017! But not the first time this nation’s leaders have focused their misplaced anger and frustration on immigrants! Just in case you may have forgotten these xenophobic periods of our national […]

Closed Borders, White Nation, Now We Start the Deportation!



I first read The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood in the 1980s, shortly after it was written. I found it a compelling read, but a tale that I thought could never happen in the US. I reread it a couple of years ago and was disturbed by how realistic certain […]

WOMEN’S RIGHTS ATTACKED UNDER TRUMP