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  • February 26, 2015

    Rahm Emanuel tried to cast his opponents as corrupt, but it’s clear to Chicagoans that he’s the one looking out for himself. Continue reading

  • December 12, 2014 | Money & Politics

    Watch more from Bill’s conversation with John R. MacArthur, publisher of Harper’s Magazine, including reaction to an obscure — yet critical — provision attached to the $1.1 trillion dollar spending bill. Continue reading

  • May 23, 2014 | Inequality

    The Atlantic senior editor talks about black vs. white neighborhoods, the messages we send African-American kids and the elementary school experience that changed him. Continue reading

  • May 22, 2014 | Activism

    Watch two short docs from The Atlantic about African-Americans who fought back against housing discrimination in Chicago in the 1960s. Continue reading

  • May 21, 2014 | Moyers & Company

    This week Bill speaks with Ta-Nehisi Coates, a senior editor for The Atlantic about his cover story on why America needs to reconcile with its racist past. Continue reading

  • May 4, 2014

    In one major city after another, newly elected officials are planning to raise the minimum wage or enact ordinances boosting wages in developments that have received city assistance. They are drafting legislation to require inner-city hiring on major projects and foster unionization in hotels, stores and trucking. Continue reading

  • January 14, 2014

    The recent progressive turn in many American cities was far from inevitable, but shows no sign of slowing. Continue reading

  • October 24, 2013

    Historian Peter Dreier explains why Goehl is a part of a new wave of grassroots activists changing America. Continue reading

  • October 10, 2013

    An artist and blogger re-envisions the skylines of major cities to reveal the gap between the wealthy and the poor. Continue reading

  • October 4, 2013

    The Chicago Workers Collaborative works to fight racial discrimination and to improve wages and working conditions for temp laborers in the city. Continue reading