There were 18 extreme weather events with losses in excess of $1 billion in the U.S. last year, according to the National Centers for Environmental Information. There was the heat dome in the southwest in September, which put more than 61 million people under extreme heat advisories and broke heat records in California. There were […]
Harsh penalties for gun crimes don’t make communities safer.
Workers at the pioneering south side space organize against unfair labor practices.
The media feeding frenzy over Mayor Lightfoot’s hacked e-mail is what happens when City Hall tries to control every aspect of what reporters see and hear.
CPD has tried to turn rapper and comedian Mohawk Johnson into a cautionary example to social justice protesters. He has other plans.
In a show of racial unity, Latinx artists across Chicago have spent the summer contributing their talents to the Black Lives Matter protests of 2020.
The new book Ghosts in the Schoolyard explains why people care so much about institutions that the world has deemed “failing.”
You’ll have to decide on the who by yourself.
A roundup of the Reader‘s favorite music-related writing from the past week
Also, Hillary Clinton isn’t close to raising as much money in Chicago as Barack Obama did in 2008.
The U. of C. pays tribute to Studs Terkel with a weekend-long festival of readings, screenings, and notable appearances.