In what was for me a dizzying overload of riches, Mayor Lightfoot delivered her budget speech at roughly the same time that Mayor Rahm’s financial disclosure statement went public. Hello, Monday morning! My takeaway from reading them side by side is this: the rich get richer and the poor get platitudes. Same as always. OK, […]
Channel that anxiety and put it to use, Democrats.
Trump could teach Madigan and Burke a thing or two about corruption.
Tonika Johnson’s multimedia project expands with a new film.
What we’re reading, watching, listening to, etc., to pass the time.
Democrats and Republicans have their own reasons for looking the other way when Putin’s operatives hacked into the Illinois State Board of Elections’ computers.
To fend off accusations of bias, NYT columnist Bret Stephens plays the victim card.
Nervous Nelly Dems and trash-talking Republicans try to scare voters away from single-payer health care.
The ethical swirl around the op-ed by an anonymous White House official?
If you want to know why Bruce Rauner doesn’t know what to say about Donald Trump, consider the fallout from the president’s latest Twitter war juxtaposed with POTUS’s proposed capital gains tax cut. One of which got a ton of publicity, the other almost none at all. The tweet storm has to do with LeBron […]
An interview with the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, who discusses his Chicago origin story and more.
Hodges was an outspoken champion for racial injustice. He believes that’s the reason.
Vivitrol, which costs $1,000 an injection, shows some hope in treating addicts but its aggressive marketing has come under fire, and the drug is not without risks.
America is going full-tilt for pinball again and the resurgence is being led by the sons of a legendary Chicago pinball wizard.
No demogorgon roams this parallel universe, but a majority of its electorate did back the man who’s been called the swamp monster: President Donald Trump.