Right to Work Zones and Unions in the Black Community

by Maze Jackson   Governor Bruce Rauner has proposed introducing employee empowerment zones in Illinois and it has not been

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MAYOR PASSES $588 MILLION TAX INCREASE, LAUNCHES 2019 CAMPAIGN

(as published in the Nov. 4- November 10 Chicago Defender by Maze Jackson During the darkest hours of Mayor Emanuel’s

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DEMOCRATS DUMP DOROTHY BROWN FOR 8TH WARD POWERHOUSE: BUT CAN THEY DELIVER?

(as published in the October 28-November 3 Chicago Defender) by Maze Jackson On October 15, 2015 reports of a “raid”

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Chicago Budget Fix Relies on Dysfunctional Springfield

(as published in the October 7-13 Chicago Defender) by Maze Jackson When Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that he would be

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BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM: MORE “INCLUSIVE” PROGRAM EXCLUDES BLACKS

(as published in the Sept. 30- Oct. 6, 2019 Chicago Defender) by Maze Jackson   When the topic of wealth is

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Dunkin Breaks with Madigan, Says Not “Enough…for Black People”

by Maze Jackson (from the September 16-22, 2015 edition of the Chicago Defender Fifth District State Representative Kenneth “Ken” Dunkin

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Bronzeville: Boom or Bust

by Maze Jackson Bronzeville is the neighborhood roughly bordered by the Dan Ryan Expressway on the East, Cottage Grove on

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The Big Payback

    by Maze Jackson (as published in the July 29th-August 4th Chicago Defender)   There is an old political saying

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Cook County Goes Back to the Future

by Maze Jackson   As Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle prepares to raise the Cook County sales tax by

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Anatomy of a Shutdown

as published in the July 1, 2015 Chicago Defender       Today most likely, Illinois will experience its first shutdown

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