Submitted by Illinoisnoki1 on Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:52
Chicago's Municipal Election is six months away (Feb 24), but already it's shaping up as a battle royal with strong challenges to Rahm's corporate kleptocracy being mounted by solid progressive left candidates.
In the 33rd ward progressive challenger Tim Meegan is mounting a serious campaign again the incumbent, Dick Mell's daughter Debra, who got her aldermanic seat the old fashioned way, appointment by the mayor. Dang those pesky elections. Read more »
Submitted by Illinoisnoki1 on Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:04
Chicago Municipal Election are six months away (Feb 24) but already it's shaping up as a battle royal with strong challenges to Rahm's corporate kleptocracy being mounted by solid progressive left candidates. Here is an interview with one challenger, Jorge Mujica. Read more »
Submitted by Illinoisnoki1 on Tue, 07/08/2014 - 15:59
By Bill Bianchi, PDA-Chicago
A Populist Moment Needs a Long Term Strategy
In his set-up piece to the Nation's recent print forum, Progressive Strategies in a Populist Moment, Robert Borosage, president of the Institute for America's Future, says we're living in a populist moment in great need of strategies to gain real power so we can make our economy “work for the majority, not just the few."