Category : Illinois

Midwest / Illinois - 1 month ago

12th Annual MLK Community Summit 2019

Congressman Pete Visclosky, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, and Senator Eddie Melton The Morning Bishop Theatre Playhouse, Inc.’s will host the 12th Annual MLK Community Summit, A Day of Service on Monday, January 21, 2019 from 10AM to 2PM at the Lake...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 month ago

Millennials Are Ruining Trust Funds

Through the organization Resource Generation, wealthy young people are giving away their money to advance systemic change. “I’m like, ‘Bitch, feel guilty,’ ” says George. “You can think of it as the price that you pay. Feel that shame daily. Put tha...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 month ago

Native Americans Take Power

Troy Heinert, South Dakota’s new state Senate minority leader, is also a rodeo pickup rider and member of the Rosebud Sioux. (Photo by Randy Heinert) The Right To Vote The enthusiastic participation of Native voters in 2018 was as significant as...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 month ago

Let’s Talk About Our Out-of-Control Military

Democrats must challenge unnecessary spending and interventions—beginning with the war in Yemen. It is reasonably easy to engineer the overthrow of a government. It is far harder, however, to know the long-term impact that that action will have. On...