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'Dialogue With An Ex-Con'

Matthew Gant spent almost 20 years in prison, after being convicted in the murder of a man that Gant said killed his brother. Now Gant works on the street in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood, mediating conflicts.

'Occupy Will Return'

Today's "Must Read" is from Chris Hedges: In every conflict, insurgency, uprising and revolution I have covered as a foreign correspondent, the power elite used periods of dormancy, lulls and setbacks to write off the opposition. This