Chicago

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Who else misses smoking in a bar?

October 18, 2019 1:27 pm

Instead of teachers or parents, smokers now hide from busybodies

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The unbearable whiteness of Mayor Pete’s Chicago rally

August 21, 2019 4:56 pm

‘Find the people who don’t look like most of you in this room’

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The privilege of Jussie Smollett

March 26, 2019 2:31 pm

If the actor inspires others to create their own hate crime hoaxes, he is a threat to public safety

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A quick and dirty guide to Chicago’s down and dirty mayoral election

February 25, 2019 7:30 am

For decades, Chicago has held its elections in February precisely because it is cold, often snowy, and hard to get to the polls

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Jussie Smollett’s journey from dehab to rehab

February 23, 2019 9:12 am

Being a gay black man could be a career-saving move if Smollett plays the part for liberal white media

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Here in freezing Chicago, we’re secretly rooting for global warming

February 7, 2019 10:10 am

Any boreal hotting up has got to play out to our advantage eventually