The Chicago Unemployed Workers Council, a project of Chicago Jobs with Justice, staged a jobs demonstration last Friday to coincide with the release of unemployed figures for October.
CHICAGO - Che "Rhymefest" Smith, a 33-year-old Hip-hop artist and third generation resident of the southside's Woodlawn neighborhood, announced Oct. 22, that he will run for alderman of the 20th Ward.
In a dramatic expression of public anger at the growing foreclosure crisis Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart yesterday refused to enforce foreclosures issued by big banks.
City Vida was inspired by the idea that there wasn't one website out there that provided a combined effort of local entertainment for the Latino community.
Longtime Chicago independent political and labor activists weigh in on the recent announcement that Mayor Richard M. Daley will not seek his seventh term next year.
Jenny Youngwith, a disabled student, wants to play basketball. She has been doing this safely for years, but a decision made by "someone" is keeping the special needs student from hitting the court.
CHICAGO - There are two major coal-fired power plants here. One of them is Fisk Generating Station located in the Pilsen community and the other is the Crawford Generating Station located in the Little Village neighborhood.
On Chicago's southwest side, a renewed call for independent and progressive politics takes hold, and a new teachers' union president challenges school closing policy.
CHICAGO - Some here call it the Wal-Mart of music festivals, others term it Monopolooza - either way, the three-day music fest expected to rock the city Aug. 6-8 comes with controversy.
CHICAGO — While the circus trial of disgraced former Governor Rod Blagojevich has garnered the headlines, another more important trial is underway.