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.
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Kim Foxx on the Girl Talk, the Chicago Improv Festival, and more things to do in Chicago this week
Thomas Frank, Zhang Peili, and more happenings from March 27-30
What to see at Printers Row 2016: Marilynne Robinson, Seymour Hersh, and much more
A list of some of the most exciting-sounding presentations for this weekend’s Printers Row book fair.
Abra Berens’s Homegrown Cookbook dinner, the Reader’s Book Swap, and more things to do in Chicago this week
Author Thomas Frank, Welcome to Night Vale live, and more happenings from April 11-14
Thomas Frank calls Bill Clinton and Rahm the betrayers of the ‘party of the people’
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.
The Reader’s Agenda: Tue 10/23
What’s on the Agenda for Tuesday, October 23, 2012
On pleasure, happiness, and that thing called “better off”
Is happiness riding on the November elections?
What’s the matter with Chicago?
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
I Luv the 90s: The Return of Chris Holmes
Yum-Yum: Like 10,000 spoons when all you needed was a knife.
The Case For Selling Off the City
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.
Return of the Baffler
The Baffler is back and in the mail.
Fall Arts Guide 2009 People to Watch: Laura Cohen and Joe Winston
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.
The Point — something new to read in Chicago
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.
My trip to the inauguration
The Hideout went to Washington for the inauguration–and Monica Kendrick was there.