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Jane Goodall’s comments at Davos may seem harmless, but they reflect a dangerous misreading of the climate crisis that needs to be challenged.
Neighborhood characteristics like pollution from busy roads, widespread public transit use and lack of community-based health care are putting certain communities at greater risk from COVID-19.
Despite its progressive image, Minneapolis is one of the most segregated cities in the United States. That is by design not accident, argues an urban planning scholar.
The latest Springfield scandal shouldn’t stop the drive for a graduated income tax to fund programs that promote equity and opportunity as Illinois contends with unprecedented crises and growing income inequality.
Black Americans who grow up in racially segregated areas tend to have worse health, education and future economic prospects. Moving out can make a big difference.
The gap between rich and poor is at record levels in the U.S., yet it varies widely among the states. A political scientist explains why.
The subjugation of black people, enforced by violence and embedded in capitalism, has been the through line of American history.
CHICAGO – The Community Renewal Society announced today that a highly regarded Chicago area news leader has been named to the top spot at The Chicago Reporter. L. Nicole Trottie will take the helm as publisher starting today. The announcement builds on a strategic plan put in place to guide the future of Chicago’s top […]
Facing steep budget deficits and escalating income inequality, Mayor Lori Lightfoot should consider a graduated payroll tax and other ways to make corporations pay their fair share.