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Only 3% of ballots cast on Feb. 28 came from youth voters. So what’s the deal? “It’s obvious to me that young people in that city don’t feel empowered by their governance,” said Della Volpe, author of “Fight: How Gen Z is Channeling Their Fear and Passion to Save America.”
He will have to address the growing notion that investing in long-neglected South and West side neighborhoods comes at the expense of downtown and the North Side.
Baseball is back, and both Chicago teams have interesting storylines entering this season.
I want to ask those who vote to elect, and re-elect these ultra pro-gun politicians: Are you, too, not contributing to this epidemic of mass murder?
Under the Climate & Equitable Jobs Act, work force hubs will work with local nonprofits to identify and train candidates, including returning residents, for training in clean energy jobs.
This April 4 election will pick the swing vote on the state’s Supreme Court, which is dominated by a far-right majority. The Wisconsin race may even decide the next presidential election.
Neuroscience teaches us that chronic stress and trauma changes our brain, by impacting emotional regulation, executive functioning and relationships. How school administrators responds to this knowledge matters.
Two years ago, we made note of a study from Iceland that found employers were happier, and still productive, working a four-day work week. Now, another major study from the United Kingdom reinforced the value of a shorter work week.
Malinformation has a seed of truth, or makes selective use of facts, but is repackaged and shared with the specific intent to cause harm.
Moms for Liberty is one example of groups that are behind censorship efforts in many states. What they and other groups like them are claiming is their prerogative to decide what is right not just for their kids, but for your kids
Chicago didn’t host a World Series — or a playoff game, for that matter — in 2022, but a new season provides fresh hope.
Around the world, much of the action is at the metropolitan level. Chicago should be a leader.
House member John Anderson of Rockford, Illinois was one of three moderate Republicans who found their way to the top of the conservative hit list in ‘78.
As the Huskies’ Jordan Hawkins put it after blowing out Gonzaga in the Elite Eight, “UConn is back.”
To start, the city’s next police superintendent must be committed to reform. A half-hearted effort will never build trust between cops and the community, and that’s bad news when it comes to curbing crime.
We should be taking steps to reduce oil drilling, with a carbon-fee-and-dividend plan and eliminating subsidies to the oil, natural gas and coal industries.
A camera-equipped drone could’ve spotted Robert Eugene Crimo III on a building rooftop overlooking the parade before he fired 83 shots that killed seven people and wounded 48 more.
City’s top politicians on board to honor legendary Cubs announcer
The former Bulls star has gotten kid-glove treatment from the media, despite years of losing. He reportedly is considering a sale of the team.