The Cook County Board’s recent repeal of the sweetened beverage tax was a mortal mistake.
We just missed out on one big fix — the chance to curb our extreme sugar consumption.
Black folks don’t need white politicians to tell us that black Chicago is in deep trouble.
We project our own biases on those different from us. The greater the difference, the bigger the bias.
For my money, all the major Democratic gubernatorial contenders are fine gentlemen who can serve us well. But my money doesn’t matter.
Newspapers may not be around forever, but the students of Reavis are thriving. That’s news we all can use.
The phones in the hotel’s rooms are equipped with a special button. Push it and get a direct line to Congress.
“In the quick intermission, between sexual harassment trainings,” an appalled Dan Biss said, “we voted against equal pay for women.”
Trump’s election spawned a backlash. Many Americans, especially women, recoiled in horror.
In recent years, working together has become more urgent. Chicago’s African-American aldermen are under pressure to deliver.
If lefties can help elect a moderate Democrat in Virginia, righties might help save the governor’s mansion for the GOP in Illinois.
“I knew this would happen,” she said. “But you don’t know how it’s going to happen, or what it will take.”
Chicago is a minority majority city. Let’s start acting like one.
When you declare war on a political party, you can be sure its leaders will respond at a nuclear level.
No women are running for governor, but at least three want to be AG.