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Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 12:23 am

Why the losers are winning in the U.S.

I am among those dismayed by the outcome of the November elections – not because people I disagree with elected the next President of the United States, but because they didn’t. Voters were asked...
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 12:22 am
Tug on any right-wing thread in America and you’ll most likely find that it’s tied to the multi-billionaire Koch boys, Charles and David. While the brothers are infamous for funneling hundreds of...
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 12:21 am
On election night, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan started making his usual post-election calls to his Democratic members asking for their support for his own reelection as Speaker. But at leas...
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 12:20 am
 CONVERSATION ON RACEDusty Rhodes’ interview with Kelly Wickham Hurst (“Speaking out of school,” Nov. 17) was very enlightening reading, and it shows why a conversation on race is needed in...
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 12:19 am
AFSCME members have good reason to be bereaved, since it looks like they could soon be bereft of pay raises and affordable health insurance, along with the opportunity to collectively bargain for a ne...
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 12:18 am
 With the surprising election of Donald Trump, the question on the mind of most people that I talk to is: What kind of president will he be?Will it be the quiet, measured individual we have seen...
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 12:17 am
 On Black Friday, escape the stress and headaches generated by crowds and shopping and enjoy some family-friendly fun at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. The ALPL’s Fun Frosty Friday e...
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 12:16 am
 Don your holiday jammies and hop aboard the Polar Express for a screening of the 2004 film based off the 1985 book by Chris Van Allsburg plus an open-house style pre-show cocoa and crafting part...
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 12:15 am
 My boyfriend of a year is a big sweetheart, but whenever we go out to eat, he always orders first. It really bothers me, and I feel disrespected and embarrassed that people are seeing this, desp...
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 12:14 am

Call to action on climate change

About the articleIn 2015 Illinois Times and dozens of alternative weeklies and other newsmedia outlets participated in Letters to the Future, a project published ahead of the Paris climate talks that...

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