Photos from the Reader editorial union’s rally on April 21, 2022.
Survey data and the vote breakdown on DuSable Drive showed a sharp racial divide in support.
A string of fires and stabbings have many advocates worried, and challenges in reporting and investigating these crimes leave little hope for justice.
When it comes to pandemic planning, is the mayor responsive and collaborative, or dismissive and combative? It depends on whom you ask.
Would an East Bay-style Slow Streets program be beneficial in Chicago during the coronavirus crisis? It depends on whom you ask.
Maybe she was the most qualified candidate in the clerk of the Circuit Court race. Or maybe she had the best name.
Runoff season is here, and Chicago may further freshen up the City Council.
In the 90s Andre Vasquez rapped as Prime and joined underground collective the Molemen. Now he’s a socialist candidate for 40th Ward alderman, hoping to unseat entrenched incumbent Patrick O’Connor.
Chicago’s City Council hates taking from the schools and giving to the rich but sometimes they do it anyway.
As I watched jubilant teachers, wearing union red, from the Acero charter school network celebrate the new contract they’d won after a four-day strike, I had a flashback to the way things used to be. The Chicago Teachers Unions were in the midst of their 2012 strike, which had shuttered all the public schools in […]
Alderman Ariel Reboyras’s two proposals were decried as toothless at the last of five community meetings on proposed police reform ordinances.
A few theories, and a little advice: If you want back in, Carlos, fall on your knees and suck up to the mayor.
Biss, Daiber, Hardiman, Kennedy, Pritzker—man, I can’t make up my mind.
The Illinois gubernatorial candidate talks about the arc of progressive politics and what’s required to bring change to the state capitol.
Also, alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa is reportedly planning to drop out of race to replace Congressman Luis Gutierrez.