The new issue of the Public i is now is out now. The issue is dedicated to Gene Vanderport, a longtime local activist who recently passed away. Articles include a statement on the local flagburning case; Sarah Lazare and Tariq Khan on Orlando; Belden Fields on State's Attorney Julia Reitz; Brian Dolinar on the Stateville prison boycott; Janice Jayes on the Syrian war; David Prochaska on the News-Gazette; Neil Parthun on the real costs of the Rio Olympics; and Susan Shoemaker on the July 4th holiday.

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