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Form Follows Dysfunction: The Enduring Legacy of a Strategic Failure

Paul Gunther | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics
Paul Gunther

Besides some failed emblem of American exceptionalism shining brightly abroad, it seems reasonable to conclude that national security and its according intelligence tools were and remain the principle role for such a massive presence abroad.

A Free-Market Solution to Alleviating America's Oral Health Crisis: Dental Therapists

Wendell Potter | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Millions of us, including middle-income individuals and families, lack dental insurance. For those most directly affected, the consequences are pain, missed school and work and, all too often because of the connection between oral health and overall health, serious medical conditions later in life.

The Evolving Purpose of Design

Glen Martin | Posted 06.11.2014 | Technology
Glen Martin

Design is now more akin to flowing water than a series of steps carved in stone. And again, that conforms to the nascent "culture of sharing." The same impulses that drove open source software are now driving the design of objects.

Bush Health Secretary Louis Sullivan Is One Republican Who Supports Obamacare

Wendell Potter | Posted 05.31.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Sullivan is especially dismayed that so many Republican governors have refused to expand the Medicaid program to bring more low-incomes individuals and families into coverage, as the Affordable Care Act makes possible.

America's Hidden Epidemic That Obamacare Barely Touches

Wendell Potter | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Far more Americans lack access to affordable dental care than to medical care. This lack of access is not just a problem for those most directly affected. All of us are paying a steep price.

PHOTOS: Architecture For The City Bird

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.29.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Architect to the urban aviary set, Street Artist XAM is one rare bird. Averaging one per week over the last year, the California born former graffiti ...

Off Target? Superstore To Move Into Historic Downtown Building

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An iconic building in the heart of downtown Chicago is soon to be occupied by a Target. The former Carson, Pirie, Scott and Company store on the corn...

On 'Ruin Porn'

Ian Ference | Posted 05.26.2011 | Arts
Ian Ference

John Patrick Leary's primary mistake in his essay on "Detroitism" is to assume that all photographers who concentrate on modern ruins are Larry Flynts.

Adler, Sullivan and Nickel

J. Michael Welton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
J. Michael Welton

A new book from the University of Chicago Press chronicles the work of three artists from that city whose courageous work intertwined from the late 19th century to the middle of the 20th.

Louis Sullivan Backs Health Bill: We Need To Come Together

ABC News | Jake Tapper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"We need to come together towards the middle and this is what the Baucus bill represents," said the former Secretary of the Department of Health and H...

Louis W. Sullivan, Former Bush HHS Secretary, Supports Reform

msn.com | Athena Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House is distributing a letter from former President George H. W. Bush's Health and Human Services Secretary, Louis W. Sullivan, expressing ...

Obama and "The Chicago Way"

Martin Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Martin Nolan

How does Barack Obama fit into political Chicago? I found out at another convention, Boston's in 2004.

'Lost' Louis Sullivan Storefront Found

Chicago Tribune | Blair Kamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The legacy of Louis Sullivan, poet of the skyscraper, has taken so many hits lately that you'd think Tony Soprano had a contract to rub out the man's ...