This kind of economy stands on three legs: raw materials, cheap labor, and as little regulation from government as possible.
"We ran a positive campaign. We kept it focused on the issues and the residents of Ward 20 responded. Democracy is the real winner in this campaign."
Emanuel's narrative was that he is leading the city in the right direction, making hard decisions. Chuy challenged this narrative as not being enough.
Public education is under attack. Our children are labeled failures and teachers are criticized as lazy, ineffective, and overpaid.
Marquit was in the audience listening at the 30th Convention of the CPUSA when John Bachtell paid tribute to Party members who had died since the previous convention.
Unless you've spent the winter lost on the Pacific Crest Trail, you know that middle-class incomes have slipped again.
"If Silicon Valley were a country, it'd be sixth in the world in GDP per capita."
What perilous choices stood before the country in 1965 and what perilous choices stand before us today?
Fantasy novelist Terry Pratchett died Mar. 12, leaving several library shelves' worth of published literature behind, as well as the legacy it created.
The dangers inherent in the GOP's congressional victory last fall are growing more apparent with the passing of each day; but all is not lost.