Category : Illinois

Midwest / Illinois - 1 week ago

Trump’s Heartless Honduras Policy, in 15 Numbers

By revoking Temporary Protected Status (TPS), the Trump administration is sending Honduran immigrants back to a nation in crisis. All evidence suggests that the country is still dangerous—and it’s partly the United States’ fault. The Trump administ...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 week ago

Black Feminism Will Save Us All

Why we desperately need real intersectional feminism. Radical political organizing rooted in intersectionality is offering a transformative vision of the world. Over the past decade, many feminists, especially young feminists, have embraced interse...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 week ago

We Are Witnessing the Last Gasps of Centrism

While the Democratic establishment is blindly attempting to revive the neoliberal Third Way, the party’s base is embracing socialism. The party’s centrist wing is terrified. The political enterprise they’ve spent their careers building runs counter...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 weeks ago

Mayor 1% Rahm Emanuel Will Not Be Missed in Chicago

Emanuel will be remembered for his arrogance, impatience and disregard for regular Chicagoans. In the Windy City, Emanuel will always be remembered by many as Mayor 1%. On July 7, more than a thousand Chicagoans marched onto the Dan Ryan Expressway...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 weeks ago

Portrait of the Environmentalist as a Young Arsonist

Abby Geni’s new novel, The Wildlands, explores means and ends in the fight for animal and Earth liberation. In animal advocacy, women are the vast majority of vegans and activists, while the underground rescue and eco-sabotage cultures are notably m...