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Current Readings Around Town

Title Pub Date Author Source
Surviving Tiananmen: The Price of Dissent in China : Remembering the Tiananmen Movement is not just about repression—it’s about hope. 06/03/2019 Rowena He Nation
Uber Drivers Are Contractors, Not Employees, Labor Board Says : 05/14/2019 Noam Scheiber New York Times
America’s Illusions of Growth : Many commentators have interpreted buoyant GDP and unemployment data in the United States as vindicating President Donald Trump’s economic policies, and some suggest that his re-election chances have improved as a result. But these indicators fail to measure what really counts for the public. 05/14/2019 Jeffrey Sachs Project Syndicate
Separatist Legislator Has 'Pants on Fire' : BGA finds lies on government funding being spread by state Rep. Halbrook 04/10/2019 Ted Cox OneIllinois
Editorial: A Sobering Result for Wisconsin Progressives : 04/10/2019 n/a Capitol Times
Davidsmeyer Signs onto Separation Resolution for Chicago, Sparks Debate : 04/06/2019 Cassie Buchman Springfield Journal-Register
With Obamas on sidelines, can Preckwinkle find another Hail Mary pass? : 03/21/2019 Fran Spielman Chicago Sun-Times
With Rauner gone, Democrats moving quickly on issues he blocked : 03/14/2019 Dan Petrella Harold-Review
The Last Thing America Needs Right Now is a 'Centrist Independent' : Howard Schultz is contemplating a run for president, while Kamala Harris leans into Obama-style rhetoric. 01/28/2019 Charles P. Pierce Esquire
1789, the Return of the Debt : 01/15/2019 Thomas Piketty Le Monde