Whether through organizing, the arts, or social media, these individuals took the year by the horns and made their mark on Chicago—and the world.
Look for the mayor to blame the budget deficit on Rahm but not Lincoln Yards.
A tale of two endorsement sessions—the Tribune v. the Grassroots Collaborative
The mayor is certain that the city’s new minimum wage law will help people, starting with him.
There are things to be thankful for in Chicago.
Fact-checking Mayor Emanuel’s budget speech
Proco “Joe” Moreno bashes Rahm, Will Burns gets booed, Toni Preckwinkle is a no-show, and other observations from the big anyone-but-Rahm rally.
A new report finds that thousands of jobs have disappeared from black and Latino areas as the city subsidizes the exodus.
March on Washington anniversary: A new generation of activists fights for change, from school cuts to Trayvon Martin.
The results of the referendum on the big-box “living wage” ordinance show that a lot of voters are of two minds.