Whereas most of the city’s political and civic elite were ready to lead us off the financial cliff.
After months of requests and an order from the state, Mayor Emanuel’s police department finally coughs up a few details about its undercover police spy investigations of ordinary citizens.
Through FOIA requests, activist confirms that cops investigated foes of the games in 2009.
TIFs: the tax bill you have to pay but never see
New e-book analyzes defeat of Chicago’s Olympics bid
With everyone’s favorite punching bag out of the way, a look at the problems facing any new Cook County Board president
Believe me: losing the Olympics bid is a very, very good thing.
Interesting development in the coverage of Chicago’s Olympics campaign in today’s Tribune: the no-games crowd got about as much space as the pro-games crowd. The Trib‘s account of last night’s Olympics forum in Lakeview quoted Tom Tresser, one of the founders of No Games Chicago, on an equal footing with officials from the 2016 bid […]
From Ben’s mouth to the IOC’s ear: members of the Olympic committee reportedly promised to read Joravsky’s Reader article telling them to take their Games to some other city.
The opponents to the Olympics plan an April 2 march on City Hall.
1/31–Free public discussion on Chicago’s 2016 Olympic bid