How Obama and Valerie Jarrett Helped Launch Their Political Careers in an Outrageous ‘Urban Renewal’ Scheme(10)
Originally published at AlterNet. As President Obama’s second term begins, and inequality, especially for black Americans, is worse than it was when Obama first took office, it’s worth revisiting progressives’ and Obama supporters’ impression of the president as somebody who might actually care about equality and helping the most unfortunate in society.
The Illinois pension mess is where broken promises meet bad public policy. A lot of bad things have happened to public servant pensioners and Illinois taxpayers over the past month.
We Chicagoans find ourselves in an absurd situation. The demand for public transportation services is soaring. The resources exist to vastly expand services – and repair aging infrastructure – in order to fully meet that demand.
The Occupied Chicago Tribune is not endorsing a presidential candidate in this election… not as a publication, anyway. We don’t tend to endorse candidates, although there are exceptions.
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