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An Open Letter On Behalf Of Undocumented Immigrants

Stephen Balkaran | Posted 01.23.2017 | Black Voices
Stephen Balkaran

While on a recent trip to the Ellis Island museum, I had an opportunity to reflect on the 12 million immigrants that shaped and continue to define thi...

The Face of God: Richard Rodriguez Sees It In ... You

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 07.06.2016 | Religion
Barbara Falconer Newhall

When my turn came to to get my book signed and chat with the author, the conversation turned philosophical, and Rodriguez repeated Mother Teresa's words, "I see the face of God when I look at you."

CTA Launches 'Train Tracker'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For all the benefits of "L" travel over Chicago's buses -- speed, convenience, the ability to buy a fare card at the same place you get on -- the trai...

Bill Moyers on Faith and Reason (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

In Bill Moyers on Faith & Reason, a PBS documentary series released Nov. 9 on DVD, journalist Bill Moyers asks, "In a world where religion is poison to some and salvation to others, how do we live together?"

NAME THAT TRAIN: Corporate Sponsorships Coming To CTA

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As the Chicago Transit Authority struggles to deal with shrinking revenues, executives are coming up with creative ways to make money--which is why ou...

Saveur's 25 Greatest Meals Ever

Saveur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home


Ilan Stavans' Magnum Opus: After 13 Years, The Norton Anthology of Latino Literature Is Here

Joshua Kors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joshua Kors

I make my books for elite audiences, mainstream audiences, families in the barrio. That's not a contradiction. It's a full life.

CTA Union Prepares For Layoffs

Chicago Public Radio | Tony Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The head of the union representing many Chicago Transit Authority workers says his members are bracing for layoffs....

CTA Shakeup: Board Chair Carole Brown, Vice Chair Susan Leonis Resign

Chicago Sun-Times | FRAN SPIELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CTA Board Chairwoman Carole Brown and her co-hort, Vice Chair Susan Leonis, resigned today, creating a leadership vacuum at the chronically-troubled m...

Public Transit Agency Employees Lose Free Private Car Perk

Chicago Sun-Times | MARY WISNIEWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Looking to cut costs at a time the mass-transit agency is strapped for cash, CTA President Richard Rodriguez says he'll take away employees' free take...

CTA Surveys Customers ... Badly

Mike Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mike Doyle

Maybe CTA President Richard Rodriguez should spend less time driving to work and more time attending to the system that 1.5 million riders a day depend on to get around Chicago.

CTA Funding Cut By $35 Million: 'Everything Is On The Table'

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Transit Authority will have to make do with $35 million less this year after the Regional Transportation Authority board cut the operating...

Richard Rodriguez Appointed CTA Chief, Rosemarie Andolino Named Aviation Czar By Daley

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago


Richard Rodriguez: City Aviation Chief Reportedly Becoming CTA Head

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Inside sources report that Chicago Aviation Commissioner Richard Rodriguez has emerged as the leading candidate to succeed Ron Huberman as president o...

Manicures And Vegan Food: Coming Soon To Chicago's Airports?

Chicago Tribune | Jon Hilkevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Richard Rodriguez would like hungry passengers to have more choices of ethnic foods to buy while traveling through Chicago's airports. As the city's ...