The Chicago Reporter
Investigating race and poverty since 1972 2017-07-25T18:27:51Z
Updated: 51 min 8 sec ago
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ agenda to further privatize education would leave even fewer good schools for low-income black and brown students.
After 35 years in prison, the controversial Puerto Rican nationalist has become an emblem of the island’s struggle for self-determination.
Proposed legislation in Illinois and states across the country requires hedge fund and private equity managers to pay income taxes like the rest of us do.
Every major police department in the nation does more than Chicago to regulate police officers who moonlight as private security guards.
The Chicago Police Department has the weakest oversight in the country of officers working second jobs as private security guards, and the consequences can be both deadly and costly to taxpayers.
The mayor’s prevarication on school funding and charter expansion reveals his priorities when it comes to the future stability of CPS.
With more appeals in the pipeline from men who say Guevara framed them, victims’ lawyers want to find out what kind of deal the Cook County state's attorney's office has offered him.
Our Revolution Chicago wants to advance a local progressive movement built on grassroots organizing, not patronage.
Like her predecessor, the state’s attorney is standing in the way of new trials for imprisoned men likely to have been framed by the notorious former police detective.
The DOJ’s report on CPD undermines the attorney general’s argument that local police forces are best suited to enforce the Constitution for themselves.