We can only change the world if we understand the actual forces around us. Marxism gives us the tools to do just that.
Ramsin Canon lives and works in Chicago.
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.