"If the governor of Minnesota can ask the President to do something, we sure as hell can."
A broad coalition of community groups has proposed a solution for reforming Chicago's police department.
As we pay tribute to Parsons and the other Haymarket martyrs, People's World wishes all our readers in the United States and internationally a Happy May Day.
Two documents on budget priorities and governing presented in recent weeks stress helping everyday people instead of the rich.
Over a billion dollars of taxpayer money will be diverted from Chicago's school children to high interest loan payments to bankers over the next three decades.
CSU students, faculty, alumns, and community gathered around the Thompson Center where many state offices are located to protest the state's budget impasse.
"As more reporters do their homework about the circumstances surrounding the video, it looks like it was concealed because of its potential impact on, yes, Chicago politics."
The number of demonstrators has grown steadily since the release of the video of Laquan McDonald's murder. Organizers are hoping they will soon reach a critical mass.
This year's theme for the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting is "Sexualities in the Social World."
Victims of police torture would share $5.5 million, receive an apology and see their story taught in school under a reparations package.