It was corporate decisions and pro-corporate government policies that led our city's children into catastrophe.
Announcements by candidates running for president are coming fast and furious; the 2016 election campaign has begun.
"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.
What was supposed to have been a waltz into a second term for Emanuel has turned into a fight for his political life with challenger and longtime progressive Latino leader Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.
"If Silicon Valley were a country, it'd be sixth in the world in GDP per capita."
It was a spectacle that had few if any parallels in the modern history of nations.
President Obama's request to authorize use of military force against the so-called Islamic State opens unhappy comparisons with earlier misguided U.S. military ventures.
It was James's life experiences - the economic hardship and decline of the post-industrial era - that led him to socialism and compelled him to care for those around him.
Some of the commentary from the left on President's Obama's recent State of the Union address struck me as too negative, even cynical in a few instances.