Inspired by Sanders, outraged by Trump, and betrayed by the neoliberal establishment, the reinvigorated Democratic Socialists of America set out to paint the town red.
Thomas Frank, Zhang Peili, and more happenings from March 27-30
A list of some of the most exciting-sounding presentations for this weekend’s Printers Row book fair.
Author Thomas Frank, Welcome to Night Vale live, and more happenings from April 11-14
In Listen Liberal, the author of What’s the Matter With Kansas? takes a break from bashing the GOP to hold a mirror up to the flaws of the Democratic Party.
What’s on the Agenda for Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Is happiness riding on the November elections?
It’s time Chicago voters ask themselves why they support policies they don’t believe in.
The year in Chicago history via the pages of the Reader
Yum-Yum: Like 10,000 spoons when all you needed was a knife.
You’ve read plenty in these pages about the hazards of turning over roads,
airports, and parking meters to private companies. But when privatization
is done right, argues advocate John Schmidt, it can be an ideal partnership.
The Baffler is back and in the mail.
Two local filmmakers adapt Tom Frank’s What’s the Matter With Kansas? to the big screen. Opens September 18 at Gene Siskel Film Center.
Three University of Chicago grad students who believe it’s a bad time for serious ideas launch The Point, a new journal where they’ll find a haven.
The Hideout went to Washington for the inauguration–and Monica Kendrick was there.