The June 2022 Issue of Substance

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[ Outbreak Warning ] Deadly form of meningitis outbreak in Florida kills 12, primarily among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men, including those living with HIV

Leon County, FL, has also reported a cluster of meningococcal disease cases among college and university students.

June 22, 2022
https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2022/p0622-Meningococcal-Outbreak.html

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The bacterial meningitis called meningococcal disease is . . .


Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade (June 24, 2022) 5-4 decision

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade (June 24, 2022) 5-4 decision

We end this opinion where we began. Abortion presents a profound moral question. The Constitution does not prohibit the citizens of each State . . .


Richest Man in Illinois Moves Out: "Chicago Is Like Afghanistan" Ken Griffin Is Moving Citadel To Miami



Ken Griffin Is Moving Citadel To Miami - with an estimated worth of $28.9 billion - is the wealthiest resident of Illinois and is among the world’s top 50 wealthiest, so his departure . . .


Woman robbed outside West Town school on Thursday morning; cops eye links to another robbery, shooting nearby

An employee of Christopher Columbus Elementary School was robbed at gunpoint as she exited her car near the school on Thursday morning. Police are exploring possible links between the robbery and another armed robbery in . . .


[ Kim Foxx Domestic Police Report ] ... dispatch informed us the domestic was physical and there were no injuries "yet."

Kim Foxx Domestic Trouble Flossmoor Police Department Report for F22-02309 7350 at 935 Argyle Ave Flossmoor, IL 60422 Reported on 22:09:12 06/04/22

(Flossomoor Police denied our request for the body camera footage . . .


Happy Fathers Day 2022

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Kim Foxx slaps husband and he reports domestic battery to police according to Flossmoor Police Department Incident Report F22-02309

Kim Foxx slaps husband and he reports domestic battery to police according to Flossmoor Police Department Incident Report F22-02309 ... she got mad about something that was posted on Facebook that he did ... blocked . . .


[ SCOTUS - Left Wing Domestic Terrorist ] California Man Facing Federal Charges in Maryland for Attempted Murder of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh



Case 8:22-mj-01848-TJS Filed 06/08/22

ROSKE then told the detective that he was upset about the leak of a recent Supreme Court draft decision regarding the right to abortion as well as the . . .


Lagos okadas: Nigeria crushes 2,000 motorcycle taxis after lynching of a passenger

More than 2,000 confiscated motorcycle taxis are being crushed in Nigeria's biggest city, Lagos, following a ban on the vehicles, known as okadas.

By Yusuf Akinpelu - Published 1 hour ago
BBC News, Lagos . . .


CPS DNH Documents Ronald Lawless Non-Commercial FOIA Request: N011036-051022

Ronald Lawless termination and Do Not Hire paperwork. We were tipped off that despite having a ban from working with Chicago Public Schools staff or students Ronald Lawless continued to work indirectly through a program . . .


[ Contaminated Drinking Water ] High levels of ‘forever chemicals’ detected in Dept. of Defense community drinking water


A report released by the Department of Defense last week found high levels of “forever chemicals” known as PFAS (perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in a dozen military bases across four states. https://denix.osd.mil/dod-pfas/section-345-data-search/about345/

An . . .


[ Social Unrest ] "Keep your Rosarties Off my Ovaries" crowd chants at Tucson Arizona Protest Against Roe Vs. Wade Decision (June 24, 2022)

In one of the most anticipated rulings in decades, the Supreme Court of the United States, on June 24, 2022, overturned Roe vs. Wade, which first declared a constitutional right to abortion in 1973, and . . .


Sexual Predator Ghislaine Maxwell has been put on suicide watch

Sexual Predator Ghislaine Maxwell has been put on suicide watch at a Brooklyn jail, and may seek to delay her Tuesday sentencing for aiding Jeffrey Epstein's sexual abuse of underage girls, her lawyer said . . .


Foot Pursuits - General Order G03-07

Chicago Police Department -- General Order G03-07

FOOT PURSUITS
ISSUE DATE: To Be Determined EFFECTIVE DATE: To Be Determined
RESCINDS: 11 June 2021 Version
INDEX CATEGORY: 03 - Field Operations
CALEA: CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT . . .


Juneteenth 2022

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Labor Notes Headliner Covered Up Sexual Assault & Retaliated Against Chicago Union Democracy Activists

Labor Notes began in the late 1970s as both a training organization and publication dedicated to union democracy struggles within the United Auto Workers. The annual Labor Notes Conference, being held this weekend in . . .


S&P 500 Falls Into Bear Market

S&P 500 Falls Into Bear Market

June 13, 2022
Updated 10:56 p.m. ET

Stocks dropped around the world, investors dumped government bonds, and cryptocurrencies crashed as the U.S. stock market fell more than . . .


Pseudo-left groups like CORE with no connection to the class struggle represent the interests of a layer of privileged middle class professionals and academics


pseudo-left groups such as the former ISO and the DSA, CORE also represents the interests of a layer of privileged middle class professionals and academics, with no connection to the class struggle, who increasingly . . .


[ US Economy Hyper Inflation ] CPI 8.6% in May, highest since 1981

CPI 8.6% in May, highest since 1981 higher than expectations Consumer Price Index Summary
https://www.bls.gov/news.release/cpi.nr0.htm

Transmission of material in this release is embargoed until 8:30 a.m. (ET) June 10, 2022 USDL-22-1113
CONSUMER . . .


Your high school journalism teacher was a serial sexual predator

Inspired in part by Bethany Barnes’ 2017 investigation into high school sexual predators, Insider’s Matt Drange went back to his alma mater and uncovered some ugly truths.

By Colleen M. Connolly & Alexander . . .


[ Program Transcript ] Brutus and Brian Presents the DEBATES - the Cook County Primary Candidate Forum June 5, 2022

[ Program Transcript ] Brutus and Brian Presents the DEBATES - the Cook County Primary Candidate Forum June 5, 2022 at the Carter G Woodson Regional Chicago Public Library with Richard Boykin, Kari Steele, Fritz . . .


Biden Cancels $5.8 Billion in Student Loans for Former Corinthian College Students

The Biden administration is canceling another $5.8 billion in student debt for 560,000 students who were defrauded by Corinthian Colleges, a for-profit chain that went under in 2015. The debt relief will be automatic and . . .


[ Racial Seperation Policy ] OPRF to implement race-based grading system in 2022-23 school year

Oak Park and River Forest High School administrators will require teachers next school year to adjust their classroom grading scales to account for the skin color or ethnicity of its students.

School board . . .


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