John Laesch: Quinn Picks Republican Running Mate

Quinn Picks Republican Running Mate

By John Laesch, Progressive Fox, November 9, 2013  Read more »

W/Video: Huffpo: Chicago School Board Votes To Allow 35 Per Classroom, 2,700 Teacher Layoffs Possible

Despite protests from students, parents and teachers, the Chicago School Board voted unanimously to allow Chicago Public Schools CEO Ron Huberman to make major changes to the system Tuesday.

The board approved Huberman's emergency budget plan, which could lead to 2,700 teacher layoffs and give district officials the power to raise class sizes to up to 35 students.  Read more »

Bill Bianchi: Obama/Democrats' Dilemma: Trying to Sell a Lemon


In his speech before Congress Wednesday night, President Obama did accomplish some positive things that will improve his political standing and shore up his political base, which had been eroding recently due to weakness in the face of attacks. But he and his party still face a serious, perhaps, insurmountable dilemma.  Read more »

Kari Lydersen: Is Rahm Emanuel Doomed?

Is Rahm Emanuel  Doomed?

By Kari Lydersen, Al Jazeera,

United Working Families Forms to Challenge Corporatist Leadership

United Working Families Forms to Challenge Top-Down, Corporatist Leadership

By Park Forest ENews  Read more »

Don Rose: Who Downed Flight 17?

Who Paid for the Bullet?  Read more »

Don Rose: Cracks in the Police Code of Silence