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  • Truth Warriors

    Truth WarriorsThe stories of a few folks ready to fight the future of fakery.  16 days ago, 3 Aug 17, 11:00pm

  • Breaking News

    Breaking NewsToday, two new technological tricks that together could invade our past selves and rewrite the rules of credibility. Also, we release something terrible into the world. 23 days ago, 28 Jul 17, 2:09am

  • The Ceremony

    The CeremonyToday, paranoia sets in: we head to The Ceremony, the top-secret, three-day launch of a new currency, wizards and math included. Halfway through, something strange happens.  37 days ago, 14 Jul 17, 8:00am

  • Revising the Fault Line

    Revising the Fault LineA fresh look at how, why, and who we blame.  53 days ago, 27 Jun 17, 10:00pm

  • The Gondolier

    The GondolierWhat happens when doing what you want to do means giving up who you really are?  65 days ago, 15 Jun 17, 4:16pm

Sound Opinions

  • City: Graffiti Complaints Down 18 Percent

    City: Graffiti Complaints Down 18 PercentThe number of graffiti complaints in Chicago has dropped by 18 percent since August of 2016, according to city officials. Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Charles Williams said Friday that when graffiti is removed quickly there is less of a chanc… 22 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 10:16pm

  • Chicago Charters Seek To Grow As CPS Enrollment Declines

    Chicago Charters Seek To Grow As CPS Enrollment DeclinesAs enrollment declines in Chicago Public Schools, 11 local charter school networks are seeking the Chicago Board of Education’s permission to add another 2,300 students over the next several years.These requests to grow come as CPS has slowed the e… 23 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 9:17pm

  • Bloomberg Funds $2 Million In Ads Backing Soda Tax

    Bloomberg Funds $2 Million In Ads Backing Soda TaxFormer New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is throwing his support behind a Chicago-area sweetened beverage tax by financing an ad campaign backing the levy. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle broke a tie vote in November to approve the tax.… 24 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 8:44pm

  • Rauner: ‘Nothing’ Stipulated On School Funding

    Rauner: ‘Nothing’ Stipulated On School FundingRepublican Gov. Bruce Rauner said on Friday that he hasn’t insisted on any specific policies in a compromise over school funding. But Democrats claimed the governor made a strong push for a plan to divert public money toward private school tuition. 1 day ago, 18 Aug 17, 8:02pm

  • How Chicago Homicides In 2017 Stack Up Against Years Past

    How Chicago Homicides In 2017 Stack Up Against Years PastIn 2016, a surge in violence left 815 people dead. But you don’t have to look too far into the past to see just how drastic the surge has been. 1 day ago, 18 Aug 17, 7:45pm