At Saint Basil’s Free People’s clinic, the only thing missing is a billing department.
“This is a street fight,” says anti-casino crusader Tom Grey. “This is no church picnic.”
Murder, Revenge and the Power of Forgiveness
Joy Darrow: activist, journalist, giver of shelter. Was she looking for peace or had she already found it?
Why are people so crazy about home schooling?
Howard Saffold battled racism as a leader of the Afro-American Patrolman’s League. then he helped get Harold Washington elected and served as his security chief. Now he’s trying to rehabilitate ex-cons and get prisoners educated. You’d think he’d be getti
Bosnia, Haiti, Iraq: peace activist Kathleen Kelly has put herself on the front lines of the world’s bloodiest conflicts.
Loebl Schlossman & Hackl, the Most Important Chicago Architectural Firm You Never Heard Of
Grade school chess champions defend their state title.
Denise Zaccardi wants to use TV to teach inner-city kids to look critically at their own lives and find solutions to the problems that cripple their communities. In short, she wants to change the world.
The Episcopal church has had women priests since 1977. How’s it working out?
One of the city’s best-loved landmarks is “in a state of imminent structural collapse.” Next month it will be shut down for a $2.2 million renovation.
If ever there was an organization fighting upstream, it’s the Illinois Coalition Against the Death Penalty. Abolishing capital punishment was hardly a popular idea with the general public in 1975, when the coalition was formed, and it’s even less so today. The approaching execution of mass murderer John Wayne Gacy, scheduled for May 10, doesn’t […]
Scott Berenstein of the Center for Neighborhood Technology: Big Problems Require Small Solutions
An Account of the Amazing Life, Fertile Imagination, and Remarkable Industry of William Scholl, Foot Doctor to the World, Including a Small Controversy Concerning the Authenticity of His Credentials