The Metropolitan Planning Council unveils a strategic response to its own “cost of segregation” report
Dramatic changes in property tax assessment have a deep impact on renters, assessor candidate Fritz Kaegi says.
J.B. Pritzker and Daniel Biss both say the 1997 law needs to go.
The Metropolitan Planning Council tries to stir policy makers into targeting segregation by showing how white people suffer from it too.
We marginalized folks didn’t start this garbage fire.
Racial segregation continues to inflict wounds on the south and west sides. And once again it’s ignored on the campaign trail.
President Obama and Mayor Emanuel offer Chicago as a model for America. Is it?
When Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have a Dream” speech in 1963, most blacks here were living in poor, segregated neighborhoods. They still are.
“By one means or another, our schools will be integrated,” federal judge Julius Hoffman said of Chicago schools in 1962. It was wishful thinking.
The president’s speech was rich in platitudes, but at least many were aimed in one direction.
Race is a significant factor in how much sleep you get, according to a new study
When it comes to politics, I’m virtually as active as the next person
If Obama’s so smart, why does he want four more years?
A Fed chair explains the perils of income inequality, but not everybody is listening.
Here’s how to measure executive pay: Boeing CEO scores 15 lifetimes in 2005 alone.