“It sounded like the way I thought democracy was supposed to work.”
A pilot program for participatory budgeting in Chicago Public Schools led to gender-neutral bathrooms, shower curtains in locker rooms, and students feeling empowered to influence change.
The fiery opposition warned of “outside agitators,” but most were weighing in from outside the city themselves.
Ex-cops attempted to throw out a Rogers Park tenant at gunpoint. The police report tells a different story.
Runoff season is here, and Chicago may further freshen up the City Council.
Change is in the air like never before.
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In what could be the 28-year incumbent’s toughest race yet, a changing Rogers Park considers another option.
Video obtained by the Reader shows Moore threatening legislative retribution against activists calling on him to bring a public housing accountability bill to a vote.
A modest proposal: Alderman Joe Moore and Cook County clerk David Orr should run against each for Democratic committeeman of the 49th Ward.
The 49th Ward alderman says he backs Mayor Emanuel for his “progressive” record.
City Council lapdogs aren’t getting their streets fixed any faster than independents.
Cook County clerk David Orr’s reform proposals have been irritating mayors for 35 years.
In south-side legislative race, charges fly over who’s the real schools advocate.
The age-old question: Why expose the bad things if the bad things never change?