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A Breach of Confidence

A Breach of Confidence

Earlier this month, a breach at the credit-reporting service Equifax exposed the personal financial information of around 143 million Americans. The hack compromised the backbone of financial security for millions of Americans in one of the largest cybersecurity breaches in history. Now, we are scrambling to take precautions against further damage. There are still many unanswered questions. But this much […]

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Former U.S. Rep. Phil Hare Endorses Chris Kennedy for Governor

Former U.S. Rep. Phil Hare Endorses Chris Kennedy for Governor

Illinois Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy won an endorsement today from former U.S. Rep. Phil Hare, who served in the United States Congress from 2007-2011. “I enthusiastically support Chris Kennedy to be the next governor because he possesses the right combination of experience and progressive values to lead Illinois out of the mess we’re currently in,” said former U.S. Rep. […]

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Kennedy picks running mate who lost son to Chicago gun violence in June

Kennedy picks running mate who lost son to Chicago gun violence in June

During the three months since his 23-year-old son was shot and killed in Woodlawn, government reform activist Ra Joy has sought out advice on moving forward with his life. “I actively sought out individuals who had experienced the sudden dramatic loss of a loved one to gun violence. Talked to a lot of people,” Joy said. Among those he spoke […]

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Trump’s hate continues

Trump’s hate continues

It is possible to be the president and un-American at the same time. Trump’s presidency has made this very clear. Since the beginning of his campaign, and throughout his presidency, Trump’s rhetoric and policies continue to disavow everything we stand for as Americans. For 200 years, we have seen ourselves as a special country. We have a unique physical landscape […]

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True meaning of Labor Day

True meaning of Labor Day

Today is a day that has become a nominal effort to honor organized labor – a sort of a check the box opportunity to show our communal commitment to labor workers, without having to do much more than take the day off. The reality in our country today is that you can have a full-time job and still live in […]

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