Watching the discussion around the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) gives me a nasty sense of déjà vu.
Long before joining AFGE, I worked as a food service worker, licensed practical nurse, and ...
It was one helluva an election season on the shores of Lake Michigan. Last summer I was brimming with optimism. The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) had people out canvassing the neighborhoods. CTU ...
A couple of ladies were chatting near my cash register the other day after their lunch, as one admired the other's wallet. "Oh, it was only five hundred dollars," she said to her friend. "I wish I'd ...
On Monday afternoon, three years after he shot and killed Rekia Boyd, Chicago police officer Dante Servin had all charges dismissed against him by Judge Dennis ...
About 20 years ago an old and dear friend from my youth showed me a photo I had forgotten existed. It was an old time-ravaged black and white of me and my old friend, Bobby Hall. It is the only photo,
I'm a good liberal and I don't mind paying my taxes.
Taxes are a way of all of us putting our money together to serve the public good in ways that the private sector can't or won't do.
I just ...
Another unarmed black man has been shot dead by a white police officer.
The video can be watched here . I will not be posting or otherwise sharing it online.
I do not want to contribute to the ...
I was in an abusive relationship 23 years ago. He was a monster. When I finally got away from him I didn't date again for 17 years because I couldn't figure out what signs I had missed and didn't ...
Blackwater's name is mud these days. That's why they've been known as Academi since 2011.
The name may have changed, but the practice of getting rich on Pentagon contracts hasn't. Statistics ...