“The only way to bust a union,” writes the repentant Marty Levitt, “is to lie, distort, manipulate, threaten, and always attack…”
“It’s not like I haven’t been looking,” says Edward Rance. “I tried at Midas Muffler. I tried at the University of Chicago, to be in the kitchen. I tried at a messenger service, the Turtle Wax company. I tried Acorn packaging and Nabisco, Nestle’s, M & M and Mars candy bar. I tried all the […]
Bill Wilen isn’t asking for much. All he wants, he says, is for the police to enforce the law. Wilen is an attorney at the Legal Assistance Foundation, which provides legal services to low-income Chicagoans. About 20 or 25 times a week LAF lawyers get calls from tenants who report that their landlords have locked […]
In Len Colodny and Robert Gettlin’s revisionist history of Watergate, Woodward and Bernstein are not heroes but collaborators in a sinister military conspiracy.
The self-styled tenants’ advocate has brought landlords and renters’ groups together to work on a common goal: putting him out of business.
The neighbors wanted a park. The architects wanted to build houses. Their bizarre legal battle included a convicted counterfeiter, a disputed signature, and three deeds to the same piece of property. It started four years ago, and it isn’t over yet.
To the editors: Neil Hartigan and his campaign staff must be delighted with Florence Hamlish Levinsohn’s article (“What’s the Deal With Neil Hartigan,” 10/26/90). Laboring mightily to paper over the many significant flaws in Hartigan’s record, Levinsohn’s piece seems intended to convince “left/liberal” voters that there are valid reasons for supporting the Democratic ticket in […]
Recycling Makes Strange Bedfellows: How did Ed Burke get recycling religion? Why are not-for-profit recyclers lining up against his container deposit bill?
Why David Orr is not running for County Board president.
Four friends and I left the Salsedo Press party at 4 AM and squeezed into the gray Toyota I was driving that night. Ann, Ingrid, David, and I know each other from Ann Arbor; Mattias is from Sweden and is in the U.S. working on his dissertation on the sociology of religion, specifically Louis Farrakhan. […]
On one side, in Pullman, are the whites. On the other side, in Roseland, are the blacks. Last summer they met at a mural on 113th Street.
He was executed by a Utah firing squad in 1915. Then he was cremated and scattered to every continent (except Antarctica) and every state (except Utah). He was confiscated by federal agents, sent to a mysterious Chicagoan, mutilated by the Post Office, an