Monday, March 4, 2024

Tag: Chicago

Chicago sues Big Oil for climate deception and damages

Chicago is targeting industry giants such as ExxonMobil, Chevron, BP, Shell, ConocoPhillips, Phillips 66, and the American Petroleum Institute for their alleged long-term misinformation campaign.

Midwest voices rise: Historic Jewish-led protest for Gaza ceasefire in Chicago

Over 100 arrested in a peaceful demonstration in Chicago; unprecedented Midwest support for ceasefire.

A Chicago cop is accused of lying under oath 44 times....

Jeffrey Kriv is accused of lying under oath 44 times to get out of speeding, parking and red light camera tickets involving his personal vehicles.

A Chicago neighborhood is redefining toxicity in pursuit of environmental justice

Since 2000, toxic tours in this community have evolved from talking about pollution, to now include systemic racism, policing, and mass incarceration.

Chicago’s last black-owned bank got millions in government deposits — then...

As Black-owned banks disappear, politicians are under increasing pressure to save them. Big deposits are a ready solution, but sometimes they burden the banks more than they help.

Why Lindsey Graham is trying to rescue Rahm Emanuel

Now, Graham is an important ally in Emanuel’s campaign for ambassador to Japan.

Chicago cop arrested for storming Capitol building

The charges against Officer Karol Chwiesiuk each carry up to a year in prison if convicted.

As Chicago reopens, we can’t forget our black youth

"Only when we share honest stories about our city and its young people will we uncover the realities that need to be addressed."

‘We need the largest voter turnout’: Sanders takes his campaign to...

“If we’re gonna beat Trump, we need the largest voter turnout in the nation and it looks like Grant Park today.”

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‘Contrition fantasy’ – the impossible quest from shameless, conscienceless lowlifes 

Every judge who fails to enforce authority and ignore transparent, cynical evasions becomes an enabler of the scofflaw.

Macy’s employees stunned by mass layoffs as company rewards Wall Street

In a dramatic restructuring, Macy's announces store closures and layoffs, spotlighting the tension between shareholder gains and workforce stability in America's evolving retail landscape.

Trinidad and Tobago faces historic environmental crisis with massive oil spill

The spill, emanating from a ship named Gulfstream, has wreaked havoc on over 25 miles of pristine coastline, endangering the coral reefs, Atlantic beaches, and the livelihoods dependent on these natural resources.

Rising child fatalities in Gaza amid starvation and medical shortages

Amidst the rubble of conflict, Gaza's youngest bear the brunt of an escalating humanitarian crisis, with malnutrition and lack of medical aid claiming innocent lives.

Biden’s EPA accused of yielding to industry over gas-fired power plants

The Biden administration faces criticism for delaying crucial regulations on gas-fired power plants, raising concerns about the commitment to environmental promises.