Regardless of whether one thinks this is a wise or just policy in the case of Russia, this is setting a great political precedent in the United States for considering boycotts, divestment, and sanctions on Israel over its military occupation of Palestine.
The auditor general's office recently released its review of the Neighborhood Recovery Initiative, a program spearheaded by Governor Pat Quinn in 2010 when he was gearing up to run for re-election. The report, to be succinct, had some scathing comments to make about the program.
For many Chicagoans, the land south of Interstate 80 is a different state. For downstate Illinoisans living south of Interstate 80, Chicago is the area they want to make a different state. Hmm, sounds like there are some differences there.
With news that GOP candidate Bruce Rauner donated $1 million more to his own campaign fund, making it now $6 million he has donated to his own campaign through this election cycle so far, we decided to take a look at five previous candidates in Illinois who attempted to run for office and were all very wealthy.
Can we make the necessary changes, set aside our differences (including the differences in status, influence and power), and still create connective spaces for honest exchanges to take place in order to achieve true change?
How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.
Only days away from the March 18 ballot vote, Johnson County residents are not giving up on the local news media black out, or the political games from out-of-state industry sycophants.
1. You can drive in any kind of traffic/weather. ...
Look at the forecast for Illinois for the next 10 days. Actually, on second thought, don't. It's depressing. This winter with all the snow and the nagging, continuing appearances from the polar vortex has really taxed the fortitude of Illinoisans.
The minimum wage debate is setting up to be one of the most important topics in the 2014 Illinois election. Incumbent governor Pat Quinn has made it well-known he wants to increase Illinois' minimum wage.
The unemployment rates in Illinois vary from county to county. One county might be at seven percent, well below the state rate of 8.6 percent. Another county might be over 11 percent.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter - and more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Feb 20 2014 How unusual has th...
It was a historic evening in Harrisburg, Illinois and for the first time in decades, southern Illinois residents brought the spotlight to issues of civil rights and the state's spiraling crisis from a poorly regulated coal mining rush.
In the wake of the faculty members strike at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), we took a look at the salaries of tenured and non-tenured college instructors, according to data from the Chronicle of Higher Education.
One pressing issue in this year's gubernatorial race is the high cost of public colleges and universities in Illinois, even for in-state students. We took a look at the states with the highest average tuition for in-state public universities for in-state students.
At the top of the list is Nevada, and it's not even close. The Silver State laps the field with a marriage rate more than double the second highest state, Hawaii.