At a recent town hall meeting in Joliet, Illinois, Ed Cole, a local organizer for moveon.org examined effects of income inequality and wage theft.
The Mayor’s office in NYC responded to accusations of mass arrests of reporters during Occupy Wall Street protests by stating that only five of
At a time when the greed of the one percent is on the minds of Americans, several Illinois corporations are threatening to leave the
Recent tv ads are touting how green natural gas is, extolling the local production, job creation and environmental friendliness of natural gas. Of course,
The state of Illinois originally began to delay payment for services and goods as a way of dealing with budget shortfalls on a short-term
In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal, Herman Cain informed the “Occupy Wall Street” protesters that they should not blame the banks
Illinois prisons have a worsening problem, with a ratio of inmates to guards that is producing conditions dangerous to guards, inmates and the citizens
The economic slump is reducing the amount of garbage sent to landfills. As a result, the life expectancy of some landfills may be extended.
The Wall Street protests have entered a new phase, finally beginning to gain mainstream media recognition (though still faulty and limited), while growing and
The number of impoverished people in the state of Illinois has risen to a 20-year high of 1.8 million. In 2009, the poverty rate