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by Ellyn Fortino
5:13pm
Fri Feb 19, 2016

Schneider, Rotering Court Small Business Community, Discuss National Topics In Waukegan

Democrats vying for the 10th congressional district seat participated in a candidate meet-and-greet Friday with members of the small business community. Progress Illinois provides highlights from the event, hosted by the Small Business Advocacy Council in Waukegan.

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12:53am
Tue Jul 2, 2013

Activists Call Out A Bad Apple On Michigan Avenue

The following was written by Jacob Swenson, a community activist and University of Chicago student.

At the Apple store on Michigan Avenue Monday, not everyone was looking to buy the latest version of the iPhone.  Employees and customers alike were taken by surprise when, during the lunch hour break, more than 60 members of Fair Economy Illinois began chanting slogans such as “Apple, Apple you’re no good, pay your taxes like you should!”

As the they assembled on the large glass stairwell of the two-story building, activists held up signs that played off Apple’s own creative branding, saying, “iPaid my taxes, Apple should too” and “It doesn’t take a Genius to pay your taxes.”