Young radicals often work at nonprofits out of a genuine desire to challenge the symptoms of capitalism. But they often find that the nonprofit model rests on their own exploitation — and on preserving the political status quo.
Ramsin Canon lives and works in Chicago.
We can only change the world if we understand the actual forces around us. Marxism gives us the tools to do just that.
Chicago mayoral candidate Toni Preckwinkle has long been known as an "independent." But that independence is more of a mindset than a substantive political ideology.
Jon Burge, the Chicago police commander who tortured over one hundred black men, died yesterday. He acted with complete impunity over almost two decades before reporters, activists, and human rights attorneys stopped him.