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Northside CDSA Branch
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West Suburban IL DSA Chapter
  Young Democratic Socialists
Young Democratic Socialists
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  International Socialism
Socialist International
International Union of Socialist Youth
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International League of Religious Socialists
  Chicago and Illinois Labor
Chicago Federation of Labor
Illinois AFL-CIO
Industrial Workers of the World - Chicago (FB)
Union Jobs - Illinois
Interfaith Worker Justice
Raise the Floor Alliance

Illinois Labor History Society
Labor History Links
Chicago Labor Trail

Chicago Jobs with Justice (FB)
Pride at Work Chicago
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance Illinois

  Chicago and Illinois Politics

A. Philip Randolph Museum
Access Living
Action Coaliton
Action for a Better Tomorrow
Action Now / Action Now Institute
Addie Wyatt Center for Nonviolence Training (FB)
Affinity Community Services
AFIRE Chicago
Airport Workers United
Alianza Americas
Alliance for Community Services
Alliance for the Great Lakes
Alliance of the Southeast
Alliance for the Rights of Immigrants
Alternative Schools Network
American Civil Liberties Union - Illinois 
American Friends Service Committee -- Chicago
American Indian Center -- Chicago
Americans in Solidarity -- Chicago (FB)
Amnesty International Midwest Region
Arab American Action Network
Arise Chicago
Asian Americans Advancing Justice Chicago
Assata's Daughters
Aurora Peace & Justice
Autonomous Tenants Union
Bayard Rustin Society
Berniecrats Chicago Area
Better Government Association
Black Lives Matter Chicago
Black Roots Alliance
Black Rose
Black Youth Project
Blessed Dorothy Day Mission
Blocks Together Chicago (FB) Women's Circle
Bluest Lie Collaborative (FB)
Breakaway Autonomous Social Center
Brew Not Bombs
Bridgeport Alliance (FB)
Bright Future Chicago
Brighton Park Neighborhood Council
Budget or Else
Business & Professional People in the Public Interest
Campaign for a LaSalle Street Tax
Campaign to End the Death Penalty 
Care Campaign
Center for Creative Non-Violence
Center for International Human Rights
Center for Neighborhood Technology
Center for New Community
Center for Renter's Rights 
Center for Tax and Budget Accountability (FB)
Center for Urban Economic Development
Centro Autonomo de Albany Park
Centro De Trabajadores Unidos
Centro Romero
Centro Sin Fronteras
Change Illinois
Chicago Abortion Fund
Chicago ALBA Solidarity Committee
Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression
Chicago Action Medical
Chicago Activists
Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign (FB)
Chicago Area Peace Action
Chicago Area Project
Chicago Area Women's History Council
Chicago Campaign to Expose Crisis Pregnancy Centers
Chicago Coalition for Reproductive Justice
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
Chicago Coalition of Household Workers
Chicago Coalition to Shut Down Guantanamo
Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights
Chicago Committee for Solidarity with Kurdistan & Rojava
Chicago Community and Workers Rights
Chicago Consortium for Working Class Studies
Chicago Cuba Coalition (FB)
Chicago Cuba Solidarity
Chicago Desi Youth Rising
Chicago Disability Activism Collective
Chicago Education Assembly
Chicago Equal Voice Network / Equal Voice Action
Chicago Fair Trade
Chicago for Progressive Action
Chicago for the People
Chicago Foundation for Women
Chicago Freedom School
Chicago General Defense Committee
Chicago Housing Initiative FB
Chicago in Solidarity with Standing Rock
Chicago Intersectionality Action Committee
Chicago Justice Project
Chicago Labor and Arts Festival
Chicago Labor Speakers Club
Chicago Latino Collective
Chicago Light Brigade (FB)
Chicago March Against Corruption
Chicago May Day Coalition
Chicago Media Action (FB)
Chicago NOW (FB)
Chicago Political Economy Group
Chicago Progress
Chicago Progressive Reform Coalition
Chicago Rehab Network
Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin America
Chicago Socialist Campaign
Chicago South East Side Coalition to Ban Petcoke
Chicago South Side Democracy for America
Chicago Stands with Venezuela
Chicago Student Action
Chicago Students Union
Chicago Teachers Solidarity Campaign Facebook
Chicago Torture Justice Center
Chicago Torture Justice Memorials*
Chicago Urban League
Chicago Votes
Chicago Wisdom Project
Chicago Women's Liberation Union Herstory Website
Chicago Women in Trades
Chicago Women Take Action
Chicago Workmen's Circle School
Chicago Workers Collaborative (FB)
Chicago Young Workers
Chicago Youth Alliance for Climate Action
Chicago Youth Climate Coalition
Chicago Youth Justice Data Project
Chicagoans for an Elected School Board
Chicagoland Against Fracking
Chicagoland Researchers and Advocates for Transformative Education
Chicagoland Stop the TPP
Chicagoland Teamsters Against chump
Citizen Action / Illinois
Citizen Advocacy Center
Citizens Act to Protect Our Water (FB)
Citizens for Truth in Employment
Citizens Taking Action for transit dependent riders
Citizens Utility Board
Civic Lab
The Civil Rights Agenda
Clarence Darrow Commemorative Committee
Clean Power Lake County
Clergy for a New Drug Policy
Coalition Against NATO/G8
Coalition for a Better Illinois 6th
Coalition for Equitable Policing
Coalition to Ground Boeing Torture Flights
Coalition to Protect Public Housing*
Collaborative for Equity and Justice in Education
Committee for a Just Peace in Israel and Palestine 
Common Cause Illinois
Communities Organized for Democracy in Education - (FB)
Communities United (FB)
Community Activism Law Alliance
Community Organizing and Family Issues
Community Organizing Institute
Community Renewal Society
Council for Disability Rights
Critical Mass
Crossroads Anti-Racism Organizing & Training
Crossroads Fund 
Dangerous Cuts
Darst Center
DeKalb Area Progressives
DeKalb Rise Up
De-Militarize CPS
Democracy In Action Chicago (FB)
DePaul Feminist Front (FB)
Disabled Americans Want Work Now
Disability Rights Action Coalition for Housing
DuPage Peace Through Justice Coalition 
DuPage United
Earned Sick Time Chicago
Eight Day Center for Justice
Empowered Fe Fe's
Enlace Chicago
Environment Illinois
Environmental Law & Policy Center
Equip for Equality
Erie Neighborhood House
EverThrive Illinois
Faculty Forward Chicago
Fair Budget UChicago
Fair Economy Illinois
Family Action Network
Family Focus
Fearless Undocumented Alliance
Fight for American Jobs
First Defense Legal Aid
Food and Water Watch Illinois
40th Ward Alliance
14th Ward Independent Political Organization
Fox Valley Citizens for Peace and Justice
Freedom First International
Friends of the MST - Chicago Chapter
Gamaliel of Metro Chicago
Gay Liberation Network
Generation All Chicago
Global Alliance for Africa
Global Climate Convergence Chicago
The Grassroots Collaborative
Grassroots Education Movement
Grassroots Illinois Action
Greater Austin Independent Political Organization
Gun Responsibility Advocates (FB)
Hands of Peace
Hands Off Pants On
Healing to Action
Health & Medicine Policy Research Group
Healthcare for All Illinois
Healthy Illinois
Heartland Alliance
Housing Action Illinois
Howard Brown Memorial Clinic
Human Rights Campaign
Human Rights Watch Chicago Committee
IfNotNow Chicago
Illinois Action for Children
Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans (FB)
Illinois Atlas of Austerity
Illinois Ballot Integrity Project
Illinois Campaign for Political Reform
Illinois Campaign to End the New Jim Crow (FB)
Illinois Choice Action Team
Illinois Citizens for the Robin Hood Tax on Wall Street
Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition
Illinois Coalition Against Handgun Violence
Illinois Coalition for Peace and Justice
Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Protection
Illinois Domestic Workers Coalition
Illinois Economic Policy Institute
Illinois Environmental Council
Illinois Fights Hate
Illinois for Educational Equity
Illinois Green Party
Illinois Health Matters
Illinois Hunger Coalition
Illinois Peoples Action
Illinois Prison Talk
Illinois Progressive Democrats
Illinois Progressive Network
Illinois Public Interest Research Group
Illinois Single-Payer Coalition (FB)
Illinois Unite Against the War on Women
Illinois Working Together
Illinois Women's Institute for Leadership
Immigrant Solidarity DuPage (FB)
Immigrant Youth Justice League (FB)

Independent Voters of Illinois - Independent Precinct Organization

(National Affairs Committee)

Indivisible Chicago (FB)
Industrial Areas Foundation
 IWW Centenary
In Illinois Water
Increase the Harvest
Innovation Illinois
Institute of Working Class History
Interfaith Committee for Detained Immigrants
International Indigenous Youth Council - Chicago
Iraq Veterans Against the War - Chicago (FB)
Jane Addams Hull House Museum
Jane Addams Senior Caucus (FB)
Jewish Council on Urban Affairs
Jewish Voice for Peace - Chicago
John Howard Association
Journey for Justice Alliance
Just Democracy Illinois
Justice for Our Neighbors Northern Illinois
Justice Project
Justicia en Ayotzinapa Comité Chicago
Juvenile Justice Initiative
Kairos Chicago
Keep Illinois Working
Keep Us Connected
Kenwood Oakland Community Organization
Kick Boeing to the Curb Coalition
Korean American Resource and Cultural Center
La Voz de los de Abajo
Lake County United
Latino Policy Forum
Latino Union of Chicago (FB)
Latinos Progresando
Lawyers Committee for Better Housing
League of Women Voters of Illinois 
Let Us Breath Collective
Lets Go Chicago
Lifted Voices (FB)
Little Village Environmental Justice Organization
Livable Lake County
Logan Square Neighborhood Association
Logan Square Neighbors for Justice and Peace
Lucy Parsons Labs
Lugenia Burns Hope Center
Manufacturing Renaissance
Maxwell Street Historic Preservation Coalition 
Marijuana Policy Project - Illinois
McKinley Park Progressive Alliance
Mental Health Movement
Metropolitan Chicago Progressive Media Network
Metropolitan Tenants' Organization (FB)
Mexico-US Solidarity Network
Mid America Cooperative Council
Midwest Academy
Midwest Access Coalition
Midwest Action Against Drones
Midwest Action for Progressives
Midwest School for Women Workers
Minority Students for the Advancement of Public Health
MLK Fair Housing Exhibit Center
Mobilizing for Justice (FB)
Moral Mondays Illinois
Moratorium on Deportations Campaign
More Than a Score Chicago
Mother Jones Foundation
Mother Jones Museum (FB)
Move to Amend Northern DuPage / Suburban Cook
Movement for Indigenous Peoples' Day in Chicago
Mujeres Latinas en Accion (FB)
Musical Activists of Chicago
NAACP Illinois State Conference
National Boricua Human Rights Network
National Immigrant Justice Center
National Lawyers Guild Chicago Chapter
National Organization for Women - Illinois
National People's Action
National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum
Neighbors for Affordable Housing in Jefferson Park
Nelson Algren Committee
Network 49
New Chicago Coalition
96 Acres
North Shore Coalition for Peace and Justice
North Side Save Our Schools Organizing Committee
Northern Illinois Jobs with Justice
Northside Action for Justice
Northside Democracy for America
Northside P.O.W.E.R.
Northwest Suburban Peace & Education Project
Nuclear Energy Information Service (Tumblr)
Occupy Bartlett
Occupy Chicago
Occupy Naperville
Occupy the SouthSide
Older Women's League Illinois
ONE Northside
Open University of the Left (List)
Organized Communities Against Deportations (FB)
Organizing for Action -- Illinois
Our Revolution - Illinois
OurWalmart - Chicago
Parent Empowerment Network of Chicago
Parents 4 Teachers
Parents United for Responsible Education
Participatory Budgeting Chicago
Peace Pledge Chicago
People for Community Recovery
People United for Action
People's Action
People's Action Institute
People's Institute for Housing Justice
Peoples Law Office
The Peoples Lobby
People's Response Team
Personal PAC
Physicians for a National Health Program
Physicians for a National Health Program - Illinois
Physicians for Social Responsibility - Chicago (FB)
Pilsen Alliance
Pilsen Environmental Rights and Reform Organization
Planned Parenthood Illinois Action
Political Fund of Illinois
Prairie Rivers Network
Prayer and Action Collective
Progress Center
Progressive Chicago
Progressives of Kane County
Protect Our Care Illinois
Protect Rogers Park (FB)
Puerto Rican Cultural Center (FB)
Racial Justice Action Group
Radical Public Health
Radicals Against Discrimination
Rainbow PUSH (FB)
Raise Illinois Action
Raise Your Hand (FB)
Raise Your Hand Action (FB)
Rebel Arts Collective
Reclaim Chicago
Reclaiming South Shore for All
Resist. Reimagine. Rebuild.
Resist Trump Tuesdays Chicago
Responsible Budget Coalition
Restaurant Opportunities Center of Chicago (FB)
Restore the Fourth Chicago
RESULTS Chicago (FB)
Rise Roosevelt University
Rising Tide Chicago
(The) Road Back Illinois
Roosevelt Institute at DePaul
Safer Foundation
Save Our Land Illinois
Save the Chicago Reader
Semillas Autonomas
Sex Workers Outreach Project - Chicago
Showing Up for Racial Justice
Shriver Center
Sierra Club
Social IMPACT Research Center (FB) Illinois Poverty Report
Solidarity City
Solidarity with Organizing Whole Foods Workers
Somos Logan Square
Somos Mexico
South Side Unemployed Action Center
Southeast Environmental Task Force
Southside Together Organizing for Power
Southsiders for Peace (FB)
Southsiders Organized for Unity and Liberation
Southwest CPS United
Southwest Organizing Project
Southwest Suburban Activists
Southwest Suburban Immigrant Project
Stand Up! Chicago
"The State of Working Illinois"
Stop Mass Incarceration Network Chicago
Stop Solitary Coalition of Illinois
StrikeDebt Chicago
Student Action Northwestern University
Students for a Democratic Society Chicago
Students for Health Equity
Students Organizing United with Labor (FB)
Students United for Education Justice
Support LEGAL Abortion
Sustain DuPage
System Change Not Climate Change - Chicago Chapter
Take Back Chicago
Taskforce for Attendant Services
Tax Integrity and Fairness Alliance
Tax the Traders (FB)
Teachers for Social Justice (FB)
Telpochcalli Community Education Project
The Abolition Institute (FB)
The Next Movement
The TIF Report
The Public Square
Think Galactic
33rd Ward Working Families
Tuition Free Illinois
Twelfth Ward Independent Precinct Organization
Twenty Fifth Ward Independent Precinct Organization
UChicago Student Action
UIC Campus Advocacy Network
UIC Student Action
UIC Students Against Sweatshops
Unique Solidarity
United African Organization
United Congress of Community and Religious Organizations
United for Democracy Now
United Neighbors of the 35th Ward
United Power
United Working Families
University of Chicago Coalition for Immigrant Rights
University of Illinois Labor Education Program
UofC Resists
Uptown Tent City
Uptown Uprising
Vietnam Veterans Against the War 
Voices for Illinois Children
Voices of Youth in Chicago Education
War Resisters League - Chicago
Warehouse Workers for Justice (FB)
Washington Park Freedom School House
We Are Not Dreaming Anymore
We Are One - Illinois (Chicago)
We Charge Genocide
Westside Democracy for America
Westside Health Authority
West Suburban Action Project
West Suburban Faith-based Peace Coalition
Who Got Paid?
Whose Chicago
Whose Immigration Reform?
Will County Progressives
Windy City Progressives
Wolf PAC
Woodstock Institute
Women Against the Machine
Women Employed 
Women for Justice Midwest
Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago (FB)
Working Women's History Project
Workers Center for Racial Justice
World Beyond War
Y Not Our Kids?
Young Leaders Alliance
Young Patriots -- Rainbow Coalition (FB)
Youth for Black Lives
Youth Making a Difference
Youth Outlook
  Alternative Media

A Just Chicago
A Kitchen for Every Pot
Alex Martin McLeese's Blog
Alternative Press Center
Area - Chicago
Art Work
Art Works Projects
The Beachwood Reporter
Benton Foundation
Berning Media
Biblioteca Popular
Bill Ayers
Blotty Jots
the Bobbosphere
Brown and Proud Press
The Budget Blog
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Capitol Fax
Carol Simpson Productions
Chicago Access Network Television 
Chicago Activism
The Chicago Dispatch
Chicago Feminist Film Festival
Chicago Independent Radio Project
Chicago Indy Media
Chicago International Social Change Film Festival
Chicago Reporter
Chicago Resistance Report
Chicago 6 Corners
Chicago Sport & Society
Chicago Underground Library
Chicago Video Project
City Notes
Community Media Workshop 
Daily Dispatch
Dignity at Work
Don Washington's Mayoral Tutorial
El Beisman
Empathy Educates
Evanston Community Media Center
Exit Zero Project
Fox Valley Labor News
For the People Artists Collective
Fred Klonsky
The Gate
The Gazine
Green Parent Chicago
Heartland Media
Illinois Deserves the Truth
(In)Justice for All Film Festival
In These Times
Infamous Scribbler 
Jim Schwab
Kenzo Shibata
Labor Beat  (FB)
Labor Groups
Lumpen Magazine
Media Burn
the Media Consortium
Micah Uetricht
Midwest Energy News
The Modern Socialist
New Ground
900 Pound Gorilla
On the Reel Film
Pension Vocabulary
People's Tribune (FB)
Progress Illinois
Progressive Fox
Progressive Public Affairs
Project Six
Que4 Radio
Radical Faggot
Radical Progress
Red Wedge
Revolution & Beer
RPNPS Voices
Scapi Magazine
The Shriver Brief
Small Talk
Social Justice News Nexus
South Side Weekly
Stateville Speaks
Street-level Media
Steve Lendman's Blog
Substance News
The Girl Talk
The Invisible Institute (FB)
The I Project
This Is Hell 
Troy LaRaviere
We the People Media
  Entertainment and Other Commodity Fetishism
Aguijon Theater Company 
Albany Park Theater Project
American Theater Company
Art In These Times
Arts + Public Life
Bellissima Opera
Blue State Cowboys
Borderbend Art Collective
Bucky Halker
Cafe Chicago
Charles H Kerr Publishing Company
Chicago Childcare Collective
Chicago Coffee Confederation
Chicago Community Loan Fund
Chicago Cooperative
Chicago Honey Coop
Chicago International Film Festival 
Chicago Film Makers
Chicago Land Rap
Co-Prosperity Sphere
College of Complexes (FB)
Comfort Station
Company of Folk
Cultura in Pilsen
David Weiberg Photography
Democracy Burlesque
Dill Pickle Food Coop
Environmental Encroachment - Magic Circus Band
Experimental Station (FB)
Facets Multimedia
Forest Printing
Free Street Theater
Freedom Lifted
Guild Complex
HammerHard MediaWorks (FB)
Harold Washington Cultural Center
Haymarket Books
Haymarket Opera Company
Heartland Cafe
High Concept Laboratories
Historic Pullman Foundation
HotHouse (FB)
Industrial Heritage Archives of Chicago's Calumet Region
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
Joanna Klonsky Communication Strategies
Kartemquin Films 
Kuumba Lynx (FB)
Las Artelitas
La Casa Chicago
Leonard A. Pierce, Jr.
Links Hall
Marc Harris Photography
Marguerite Horberg
Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co
Media Process Group
Michael Gaylord James
Michael J. Miles
Mike Kelly Photography
MK Communications
Never the Same
New Era Window Cooperative
Open Books
Open Center for the Arts
The Overlook Place
Peace Fest Chicago
People's DJ Collective
Pocket Guide to Hell
Public Access Theatre
Pullman Arts
Pullman State Historic Site
Remember Virden, the film 
Revolutionary Lemonade Stand
Rivendell Theatre
The Rogovin Collection
Salsedo Press
Seminary Coop Bookstore
Shaw Chicago Theater Company
She Crew
Silk Road Rising
Siskel Film Center
South Side Projections (FB)
Sparkling Clean Coop
Spectrum Theatre Company
Spudnik Press Cooperative
Stage Left Theatre
The Stockyard Institute
Studs Terkel
Temporary Services
TimeLine Theatre
Vertical Gallery
Women & Children First
Woman Made Gallery
Working Bikes
Young Chicago Authors
  Eugene V. Debs
Debs Foundation (FB)
The Debs Project
Eugene Debs and the American Movement
Eugene Debs Audio - MSU Vincent Voice Library
also see Earliest Voices
(note: these are probably not in Debs' voice)
Eugene V. Debs Reader: Socialism and the Class Struggle
Eugene V. Debs: Trade Unionist, Socialist, Revolutionary, 1855 -- 1926
Labor Hall of Fame
Pullman Debs Monument
  Norman Thomas
CDSA Audio Archive: Max Shachtman and Norman Thomas
CDSA Audio Archive: The Norman Thomas - Barry Goldwater Debate
The Minority Party in America: Featuring an Interview with Norman Thomas
Norman Thomas: Is the New Deal Socialism?
Norman Thomas: Why I Am a Socialist
  Michael Harrington
Michael Harrington and Today's Other America
Michael Harrington on Socialism (CDSA Audio Archive)
Michael Harrington on the Crisis of Economic Theory (CDSA Audio Archive)
Michael Harrington and William F. Buckley on Poverty (fragment)
The Michael Harrington Center

University of California Santa Barbara Library: Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions Audio Archive*

  • Slightly Autobiographical: Michael Harrington Part I
  • Slightly Autobiographical: Michael Harrington Part II
  • New Utopias: Looking Backward or Brave New World?
  • Capitalism, Socialism, and Communism: Part I
  • Capitalism, Socialism, and Communism: Part II
  • The Anti-Poverty War Part I
  • The Anti-Poverty War Part II
  • * Cleaned up the outdate links. Unfortunately, it appears that a few of the MP3 files did not survive intact.

    Michael Harrington interviewed on Open Mind (video, multiple formats)
    Michael Harrington interviewed on At Issue (article and MP3)
    WNYC interview with Michael Harrington
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