Financially, legally, and in a variety of other ways, growing older is getting harder–especially for women. Grace Halperin, a soft-spoken but persistent 74-year-old widow, is a leader in the movement for change.
When you look at the symmetrical patterns and the intricate, geometric designs, you think craftsmanship. These cotton skirts, dresses, shirts, tote bags, and table mats, are handmade by skilled artisans who obviously take pride in every stitch count. No mass-production shortcuts here–each piece reveals a lot of patience. Yet the artisans in this case are […]
Don’t Question Authority: The Gathering Force of Catholic Conservatism
The idea is to teach the injured brain to work again by bombarding it with stimuli and motion. “Through every pathway that goes into [the] brain we are pounding a message, and that message is: Child, you are not allowed to resign from the human race. Come
Environmental Illness and the Candida Connection: Are they the buzzwords of quacks, or harbingers of a new age in medicine?
Here lies a largely unnoticed part of Harold Washington’s legacy: Since 1985 the city Purchasing department has cut the shenanigans, increased its efficiency, and opened city business to minorities and women.
How It Worked for One Black Sewer Contractor; How It Was Made to Work for One White Auto Dealer
Behavior modification solves problems. Does it create any?
Tom Mates wants to irradiate your food. He swears it’s safe.
Judith Krug works for the American Library Association, defending books like Huckleberry Finn and Slaughterhouse Five from bigots, fanatics, and intolerant fools. Lately she’s been very busy.
Militant Mental Patients Descend on the APA: “We may be crazy, but we’re not stupid.”
Maybe the answer to the dropout problem lies in the stories of the kids who have dropped back in.
18 Months After the Coup, WFMT Is Still Sending Out Mixed Signals
Both are young, talented, aggressive, and unattached. By rights, they should be comfortable attorneys in prestigious LaSalle Street offices. Instead, 9 years after the infamous Black Panther raid, they’re making $125 a week and still fighting to bring the killers of Fred Hampton and Mark Clark to justice. The trouble with Jeff Haas and Flint […]