An insightful piece from "The Economist" reveals that if you take a ride along Chicago's red line-- a rail service running north-south for 23 miles-- life expectancy varies by 30 years from one end to the other! Thirty years! In a developed country! In the richest country in the world! We've endorsed 4 great progressives who want to fix that.
Unions are fighting for their lives, in addition to the minds of their students.
Ivanka Trump tries some "yeah but" ism about Chicago. She gets all the facts wrong, but no one fires the boss's daughter.
Ivanka tried to insert some fake news about Chicago to distract from her Daddy's complicity with the targeted shooting of Hispanics in El Paso.
Turns out expertise matters. Would that more governments had that attitude. (open thread)
Maybe she was aiming for his drink?
Lori Lightfoot, Chicago's first African American woman mayor as well as first openly gay mayor, said to her supporters, "Tonight a lot of little boys and girls are watching. And they are seeing something a little different."
Candace Payne put her money to work for the homeless in Chicago. (open thread)
We wouldn't want to leap to conclusions, here.
As Michael Cohen was appearing in a New York courtroom, the feds were raiding a former Trump tax advisor's and Chicago Alderman's office. Earlier, German authorities conducted a raid on Deutsche Bank's offices in connection with money laundering activities.
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