Friday, May 24, 2019

Tag: Chicago

Chicago elects mayor with new progressive vision for city

"Chicago elected a new mayor out of a desire for bold and progressive ideas, and a commitment to building a more fair, just, and equitable city."

The roots of police violence in Chicago: How cops have targeted...

"It’s been part of the culture, along with the code of silence, along with the systemic racism that is so prevalent in the Chicago Police Department."

‘This is just the beginning’ – Chicagoans fighting for police accountability...

"Today, Chicago has taken one small step in bringing justice to Laquan McDonald's family and our communities.”

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, October 9

Chicagoans fight for police accountability, UN report warns of looming climate catastrophe, and more.

Chicago cop found guilty of murdering teen on video

Finally, a bit of justice for Laquan McDonald.

Former East Chicago Councilman sentenced to 20yrs in federal prison

“I want you to look at my family and see all the pain.”

Here’s what happened to the 99 immigrant children separated from their...

Confidential records reveal details about struggles to find parents and traumatic experiences during the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance crackdown.

Mayor 1% Rahm Emanuel will not be missed in Chicago

Emanuel will be remembered for his arrogance, impatience and disregard for regular Chicagoans.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, September 5

Women's March disrupts Kavanaugh hearing, Senator Jon Kyl replaces McCain, Rahm Emanuel not seeking re-election, and more.

Elon Musk and Rahm Emanuel’s new transportation scheme is a privatization...

The development is yet another example of Emanuel’s plan to transform Chicago into a city for the wealthy few.

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New poll shows the majority of Americans don’t want Roe v. Wade overturned

Americans don't agree with the new abortion bans in Alabama and Georgia.

Will Biden’s dog whistles for racism catch up with him?

Denial of that reality could help him win the party’s nomination -- and then help Donald Trump get re-elected.

Hillary’s call for Chinese meddling in 2020 is no joking matter

China already interfered with a presidential election once on behalf of Democrats.

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

‘Becoming a green, sustainable society:’ Shorter work weeks is one of several strategies

"This new paper from Autonomy is a thought experiment that should give policymakers, activists and campaigners more ballast to make the case that a Green New Deal is absolutely necessary."

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