The people of Chicago stand with Palestine against Israel’s US-backed genocide, even if our elected representatives will not.
Jewish progressives condemn City Council for passing a resolution in support of Israel.
A six-year-old Palestinian American child was murdered. A bloodthirsty media atmosphere and Chicago City Council’s pro-Israel resolution bear responsibility for dehumanizing Palestinians and normalizing calls for genocide.
Everyone deserves housing. GardaWorlds’s tent camps are carceral sites and an attack on us all.
The narrative of counterterrorism builds circuits of repressive policing and resistance from the West Bank to the West Side.
The City of Chicago yesterday announced a $29 million contract with a company known as “Canada’s Blackwater” to run tent camps for newly arrived asylum seekers. Meanwhile, a prominent and effective alternative based in dignity and care had to shut down for lack of city support. This is their story.
While elected officials plead scarcity, communities create and share means of collective survival with newly arriving asylum seekers in Chicago.
Modern policing has its origin in colonial violence. The University of Chicago has long played a part in cultivating, promoting, spreading, and normalizing the tools of such state violence.
Both the Texas governor and Chicago’s outgoing mayor are framing refugees as a burden. But Chicago has the material resources and supports to welcome refugees if only officials would muster the political will.
Administrators at UIC have been implicated in a series of racist incidents aimed to limit free speech and political activism. Students for Justice in Palestine at UIC are demanding accountability.
Defunding the police has been portrayed as a political liability, but a forthright condemnation of police violence has proven to be compelling.
Paul Vallas's record is utterly disastrous. Why do political figures and mainstream press seem to be united in whitewashing it?
Chicago’s municipal elections are being fiercely contested by the business class and working people. If we hope to come out of this election stronger, we’ll need political clarity on the police, the machine, and our side’s source of power.
Former hunger striker and aldermanic candidate Oscar Sanchez talks about building sustainable futures, violence de-escalation, and facilitating community involvement on the Southeast Side.
Like others before him, aldermanic hopeful Mueze Bawany has come under attack by those seeking to discredit the Palestine solidarity movement. As Israel escalates its violent occupation, our side has to reject the false frameworks of the liberal establishment, even in Chicago’s municipal elections.
In the aldermanic race for Chicago’s 50th Ward, Mueze Bawany lays out his vision for a community built around belonging, organizing, and a future for youth.
Aldermanic candidate Victoria "Vicko" Alvarez aims to put the community in charge of governing Chicago’s southwest side 15th ward. But as a socialist, Alvarez hasn’t lost sight of the need to restructure the larger systems that disenfranchised us in the first place.
In the wake of the police murder of a forest defender in Atlanta, Chicago leaders just unveiled the completed “cop academy.” These cop cities are training grounds for police violence and must be dismantled to restore a world where life is precious.
Despite their progressive branding, Howard Brown Health's labor practices and union busting layoffs show how thin their commitment to caring for the LGBTQ community is. This week, unionized healthcare workers are going on strike to fight back.
Workers at the Field Museum are building community, camaraderie, and power by organizing a union. Several workers share their stories and why they are joining the cultural worker unionization wave.
The city of Chicago was built upon the settler colonial dispossession of Indigenous peoples and lands. That history of conflict, violence, and struggle continues into the present.
After years of understaffing and poor compensation during multiple pandemics, strike-ready nurses at Howard Brown Health just won a huge victory. Howard Brown workers discuss their campaign and the significance of their struggle.
Two Chicago activists who recently disrupted a Catholic Mass explain why defending reproductive rights requires going on the offensive.
A new report exposes the “Israel Institute” as an extensive propaganda operation that gives cover to brutal Israeli state violence and capitalizes on the oppression of Palestinians in the service of the Israeli military and security industry.