Sixteen-inch softball needs a hall of fame, and it needs to be in Chicago.
Jacky Comforty’s 2000 documentary, The Optimists, tells the story of how 50,000 Bulgarian Jews–including Comforty’s parents and grandparents–were saved from the Nazi death camps by a coalition of protesters that included the Bulgarian Orthodox church, labor unions, members of parliament, and countless ordinary non-Jewish citizens. Comforty, an Evanston resident, spent 12 years working on the […]
Dear editor: At least three things amaze and depress me about the raft of vitriolic responses the Reader has received to Linda Lutton’s recent column about the federal tax cut [Letters, August 24]: (1) Their collective assumption that every person’s value to their nation is measured solely and completely by their salary–when in fact, that […]
Frustrated with the city’s alternative policing program, some residents are looking elsewhere for help.