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A Door to Change
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BY Carolyn Grisko

January 29, 2019

Public Affairs

Three political events have converged that may finally bring change to the way the Chicago City Council carries out its business, and perhaps update the infamous “Chicago Way.” First is this month’s indictment of Ed Burke, the City’s longest-serving alderman, and one if its most powerful as head of the Finance Committee – although that […]

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BY Carolyn Grisko

January 29, 2019

Public Affairs

Public Transportation
How to Keep the Train Moving in the Ride-Sharing Era
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BY Elisabeth Woodard

December 13, 2018

Public Affairs

For decades, public transportation has helped America’s largest metropolitan areas thrive by helping millions of commuters get to and from work, home and play. Public transit options encourage economic development in surrounding areas by providing jobs, reducing road congestion, travel times, air pollution and oil consumption. But ride-sharing is cutting into public transit ridership nationwide, […]

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BY Elisabeth Woodard

December 13, 2018

Public Affairs

Say What You Think
Say What You Think and See What Happens
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BY Gretchen Wahl

November 29, 2018

Public Affairs

The late poet, short story writer and feminist peace activist Grace Paley is a heroine of mine. She protested against nuclear proliferation from the 1950s until her death in 2007, and her activism ranged to include protests against the Vietnam War, human rights violations worldwide, and U.S. military intervention in Central America. I saw her […]

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Gretchen Wahl

BY Gretchen Wahl

November 29, 2018

Public Affairs

Lauren Underwood
“Early Returns” from Election Day 2018 in Chicagoland

BY Tanner Edwards

November 9, 2018

Public Affairs

On Election Day 2018, I headed to the Chicago exurbs to take part in a congressional get-out-the-vote (GOTV) effort. I’ve posted before about my previous work as a political field organizer, and in the final stretch of Campaign 2018, I was eager to dust off my clipboard and connect with voters. What began with a […]

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BY Tanner Edwards

November 9, 2018

Public Affairs

Chicago Politics
Let the Fun Begin
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BY Private: Bill Utter

November 7, 2018

Public Affairs

It’s the day after the election, and let the campaign begin. Yes, that’s right, less than four months to go before a historic Chicago mayoral election. Just when you thought you were spared more political ads. Let’s take a look at what we know, and what we don’t know. We know that Chicago and Illinois […]

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BY Private: Bill Utter

November 7, 2018

Public Affairs

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