Terrorism has grown exponentially, all thanks to our efforts, while the military-industrial politicians of America still call for more of the same, more bombs, more drone strikes, more killing of insurgents -- some force has to emerge that can seriously challenge the war consensus.
The Economist has picked out its top colleges in the country for the first time ever- and the list of the best Illinois colleges may surprise you.
When Moody's Investors Service downgraded Illinois' credit rating in October, Illinois earned not only the distinction of having the lowest credit score of any state (it had had that for some time) but also became the first state to receive a rating below single-A. But what does that mean and how can Illinois get out of last place?
As a child, I often cried in unison with other young children on the Westside of Chicago. Have you ever heard Chicago children cry? No matter how or why, it is hard to justify the continuous cries with blame and criticisms of their ties to an ongoing plight that has lead to the demise of countless lives for way too much time.
Superintendent McCarthy and Mayor Emanuel viewed this tape before the judge ordered it to be released to the public. One would think that they would have fired this officer immediately, however no one acted at all. This officer was placed on desk duty. What does this tell you about police leadership in Chicago?
It's true. Springfield has a drunk driving problem. The city was third in the state for DUI arrests in 2014. Although they make fewer arrests than Chicago police, the Springfield DUI arrest rate per officer is much higher.
Pope Francis begins his first visit to Africa this week. This visit is significant in many ways.
The war against clean energy and effective climate action may have several fewer soldiers manning the barricades to foil the public interest.