Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Tag: Chicago

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.

‘No Cop Academy’: Activists stage day-long demonstration against police academy to...

The protest was the latest in a series of actions organized by a coalition of more than 50 community groups dubbed “No Cop Academy.”

Hundreds march in Chicago on Black Friday to protest police brutality...

This Black Friday, NationofChange joined hundreds of people in disrupting business as usual in Chicago to protest police brutality and bring you this special report.

Activists rally in front of Trump Tower in Chicago to protest...

When President Obama was faced with the same questions of intervention in 2013 after Assad and the Syrian government was accused of gassing its own people, many leading republicans came out and condemned a quick action.

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Tell the EPA to ban dangerous pesticides

It's time the EPA bans dangerous pesticides and puts the health of humans and the environment first.

2021: Half of America facing poverty

For the great majority of Americans without a share of the stock market, and for those who can't work from home, the pandemic is adding the prospect of a financial collapse to all their other concerns.

Trump breaks world records for longest tax audit, if not presidential scandals

Why doesn’t every pundit and every journalist keep repeating: “Deliver the returns. Cut the audit BS. End the legal smoke and mirrors.”

Who for Veep?

The big question for Bernie-ites is who they want for vice-president.

Bernie welcomes Sen. Schumer’s support to cut defense budget by 10 percent during pandemic

"If there was ever a time to fundamentally change our national priorities, now is that time."