Leonard C. Goodman is a Chicago criminal defense attorney and co-owner of the for-profit arm of the Reader. On August 29, in the final days of our 20-year occupation of Afghanistan, the United States launched a drone strike, firing a 20-pound Hellfire missile at an aid worker named Zemari Ahmadi as he parked his car […]
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.
When politicians sell out to win, we all lose.
Assange and Manning are being persecuted for speaking truth to power.
Laura Poitras, who recorded the Edward Snowden leak in Citizenfour, returns with her latest documentary, Risk.
Also, Black Lives Matters Chicago wants to help pay for Joshua Beal’s funeral.
Donald Trump’s honorary street sign is gone.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Journalist Judith Miller defends her WMD reporting at the Chicago Humanities Festival.
News used to be dispensed by an identifiable priesthood. Welcome to the reformation.
Chicagoans pay an average of $4.27 a gallon, giving our fair city the highest gas prices in the country. Meanwhile, President Obama put a task force to work to root out any fraud or manipulation in the oil markets. (Fox Chicago News) While it doesn’t ease the pain of catching a car door, the state […]