The truth is that the agenda of the Koch brothers is to move this country from a democratic society with a strong middle class to an oligarchic form of society in which the economic and political life of the nation are controlled by a handful of billionaire families.
Because of you, I am beginning again to believe in miracles. Because in the depth of despair over losing your beloved son you took me into your arms and guided me back onto a track where love is real, positive thinking is a choice that saves us, and miracles do happen.
To celebrate this great dish, we've compiled the best burritos from sea to shining tin foil wrapper.
Despite warnings and near-constant reminders, many governments and first-responder agencies haven't thought thoroughly about communicating with the public during a crisis. In fact, most haven't even written a crisis communications plan.
I'm proud that I live in Chicago, a city that just banned the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits from commercial breeders (puppy mills) to Chicago retailers. I believe that this ban will be a great step toward the annihilation of the pet mill industry.
The violence that doesn't get much attention in Chicago is the routine and relentless violence against women and girls that occurs every day -- dating violence, date rape, intimate partner violence, stalking.
Ever wondered which state has the most millionaires living within its borders? Find out below! We've created lists for states with the most millionaires overall, and states which have the most millionaires per capita.
So what do you think, lottery players? Is this the development that will please all those letter-to-the-editor writers who expect the lottery to pay for the state's education needs?
While Illinois' unemployment rate has dropped marginally over the past five years, the unemployment rates in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin have dropped more substantially.
I have found myself thinking to myself, "Am I where I am supposed to be?" Once I get out of my head and let a little time pass, I realize, "Yes! I am exactly where I am supposed to be."
If in one of the most defining religious-political texts of the human species we'd been charged with stewardship of the natural world, not some sort of adolescent, consequence-free control over it, what sort of spiritual understanding would have evolved over the millennia?
Buyer & Cellar tells the story of a struggling actor who takes on the oddest of odd jobs by working in Barbra Streisand's basement mall (which is actually a real thing that exists in Ms. Streisand's Malibu home). In doing so, he encounters the star and awkwardness and hilarity ensues.
To have any hope of modernizing our energy production and distribution, we urgently need to rethink the way that we approve infrastructure projects in America.
If you're part of the millennial demographic, you'll definitely want to read this. Especially if you live in Chicago, because that means you're a millennial living in the fourth-best city in the United States for millennials.
No one really enjoys taxes, but they're necessary to help pay for the government services we receive. That's why Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel has pitched a potential property tax increase to help the city make up the pension deficit it currently is facing.
Illinois' unemployment rate in February was 8.7 percent, which was the second highest in the nation ahead of only Rhode Island. But when looking at the 102 counties in Illinois, only 18 counties actually had an unemployment rate lower than the state's rate of 8.7 percent.