We’ve been heaping contempt on our newest citizens and citizens-to-be for at least 150 years. It isn’t really helpful, is it?
Neil Steinberg is a daily columnist at the Chicago Sun-Times, where he has been on staff since 1987. He has also written for many other publications, including Esquire, Rolling Stone, Forbes, the Washington Post and the New York Daily News. The author of eight books, his most recent, "Out of the Wreck I Rise: A Literary Companion to Recovery," was written with Sara Bader and published in 2016 by the University of Chicago Press.
Faced with shrinking American markets, infant formula companies turn to the less-informed abroad and push their products in poor countries.
Prison libraries tend to be small, their books old, dated and falling apart from use — and even so, their use tends to be heavily restricted.
There are many more questions to be asked about crime, jobs and racial disparity after Saturday’s march shut down parts of the Dan Ryan Expressway.
STEINBERG: It never occurred to me that there are also organized gonzo tours at the Art Institute, not until Museum Hack invited me to tag along.
Our nation, from its first baby step, had to deal with those desperate to dwell in the past. It didn’t start in 2016.
Ahead of the Fourth of July, Neil Steinberg looks to the Declaration of Independence for guidance in trying times in America.
“As soon as you get out of the academy, you start making overtime,” said Orlando Ruiz. “Border Patrol makes 25 percent overtime per year.”
The president was elected on a platform of racism, and hate is his safe space to flee to whenever he gets into trouble.
At least in a circus, you know it’s an act. When challenged, Coulter insists she believes what she says, no matter how patently false.
The porn star who’s sued President Donald Trump for defamation mulled a possible bid for the presidency while in Chicago to perform at a strip club.
Lofty schemes are common — circulator trams, monorails, floating island airports. They never happen because announcements are easy; building is hard.