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The Weekend Desk Report

Wait, we're still here? Oh fuck. We weren't really prepared for this . . .

Market Update
Reputations took a beating this week as even a multi-million dollar bail out couldn't convince the IMF.

Preakness Prediction
Look, with the Apocalypse upon there's really only one choice. Everyone else will be Left Behind.

Doomsday Reprieve
Of course, for some the Rapture has been pushed back by a couple of days.

Personal Apocalypse
And for others, it seems the end of world is signaled by a museum choosing art over profits.

Life's a Mitch
Finally this week, we're not the slightest bit surprised Mitch Daniels was struck by a door. We're just mildly amused it didn't hit him a little lower.


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The CAN TV Weekend Report

The Dream Act Unity Press Conference
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle join the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, community organizations and immigrant youth to push for passage of the Illinois and the federal DREAM Acts.

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Saturday, May 21 at 8 p.m. on CAN TV21
44 min


Radiation Exposure and Health: From Chernobyl to Japan and Beyond
Jeff Patterson from Physicians for Social Responsibility and Dave Kraft, from the Nuclear Energy Information Service discuss the tragedies in Chernobyl and Japan.

Saturday, May 21 at 9 p.m. on CAN TV21
2 hr 30 min


In the K/Now: Living a Life Organic
Sustainability and new trends in the organic revolution are discussed by panelists Paula Miller of Whole Foods, Tim Murakami of Growing Home, and writer Alison Neumer Lara.

Sunday, May 22 at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 20 min


How Art Works: The Impact of Art on Chicago Movements
The Neighborhood Writing Alliance hosts a discussion on how social movements have used art to further specific causes such as environmental justice, youth development and inter-generational collaboration.

Sunday, May 22 at 1:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 55 min


Posted on May 21, 2011

MUSIC - #MuteRKelly.
TV - NBC Reporter's Kiss-Off.
POLITICS - IL Could Recover $1.3B In Corporate Tax Loopholes.
SPORTS - The Ex-Cub Factor.

BOOKS - Myopic 2000.

PEOPLE PLACES & THINGS - Mailbox Fishing.

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