Category : Illinois

Midwest / Illinois - 1 week ago

Chicago’s Political Revolution

Longtime community activist Jeanette Taylor is running in a crowded field for 20th Ward alderman. (Photo via United Working Families) Teaching Democracy Walter H. Dyett High School sits at the edge of sprawling Washington Park on Chicago’s South...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 weeks ago

How Capitalism Turned Women Into Witches

Sylvia Federici’s new book explains how violence against women was a necessary precondition for capitalism. Federici traces how capitalism affects and infects the “private,” feminine sphere of unwaged domestic and reproductive work. The Italian soc...