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Chicago teen raises over $10,000 to give menstrual kits to homeless women

The world is still filled with mostly good people.

Bené Viera | November 30, 2016 - 4:14 pm

A Chicago lawsuit claims “smart” sex toys collect too much data about users that can easily be hacked

And the language used in the lawsuit literally could not make it any clearer that it revolves around a sex toy.

Kylie Cheung | September 16, 2016 - 10:14 am

Rahm Emanuel Bans City Travel To North Carolina, Finally Does Something Good

You know your legislation is truly evil when even the (possibly most sociopathic ever) mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel balks at it. Emanuel announced that he’s drafting an executive order…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 31, 2016 - 11:05 am

Chicago Gets Rid Of Tampon Tax, Will New York Follow Suit?

Periods are getting cheaper! You know, those pesky things that happen to your female body that you have literally no control over?

The fine city of Chicago has…

Katrin Higher | March 19, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Chicago Protesters Just Shut Down A Trump Rally

Never underestimate Chicago.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 11, 2016 - 9:24 pm

A Tale Of Two Cities: Rahm Emanuel Vs. The People Of Chicago

Now that the video of Laquan McDonald’s killing has been released, it’s clearer than ever who Rahm Emanuel really serves.

Amara Enyia | December 4, 2015 - 11:40 am

Protestors Shut Down Chicago’s Shopping District On Black Friday Over Laquan McDonald Killing

Hundreds of protesters blocked many entrances to stores throughout Chicago’s “magnificent mile,” its high-end popular shopping district on Black Friday.

The protests, spearheaded by Jesse Jackson along with…

Katrin Higher | November 28, 2015 - 10:30 am

Laquan McDonald’s Murder Is Not Simply The Fault Of “One Bad Cop”

Yesterday morning, former Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke (right) was charged with first degree murder in the 2014 death of a Black 17-year-old boy named Laquan McDonald (left). Later that evening,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 25, 2015 - 11:45 am

Let’s Talk About The Scourge Of Chicago-Style Bagels

Forget pizza – the real problem between New York and Chicago is bagels.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 27, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Boobs Take The Day In NYC And Chicago Protests This Weekend

It was a good weekend for not wearing a shirt! Chicago’s SlutWalk and New York’s Go Topless Day took place on Saturday and Sunday, respectively, with protesters advocating against rape

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 24, 2015 - 6:30 pm

The Soapbox: Chicago Needs A Hurricane Katrina, Says Completely Tone Deaf Trib Op-Ed

What kind of person would say they were envious of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina?

Robyn Pennacchia | August 14, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Just Look At This Asshole: Racist Woman Goes On Unhinged Rant At The Beach

Awful woman responds to being splashed by kids at the beach with racial slurs.

Robyn Pennacchia | July 28, 2015 - 12:10 pm
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