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  1. Life, liberty and the pursuit of parkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 22 | The Economist

    AFTER two relatively mild winters, Rahm Emanuel's ability to manage a snowstorm was put to the test earlier this month when it snowed, with little respite, for nine days. On the worst day of the storm Chicago's mayor cancelled lessons in public schools to minimise traffic.


  2. How Cook County's Democratic machine worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | The Economist

    "WE SUE the city every year," says a wealthy Chicagoan who lives in an elegant apartment building in Gold Coast, a North side neighbourhood. If his property-tax lawyer manages to knock $100,000 off the bill for the condominium's owners, as the lawyer has done in past years, he gets to keep $25,000.


  3. Latinos have become Chicago's second-largest ethnic groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | The Economist

    "THE next mayor of Chicago will be Latino," predicts John Hagedorn at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Latinos recently became the second-largest ethnic group in the city, accounting for 29.7% of the population, overtaking African-Americans and rivalling whites .


  4. Obituary: Richard "Dick" Gregory died on August 19thRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | The Economist

    RACISM is no laughing matter. But ridicule can erode it. Until Dick Gregory broke into the mainstream, American black comedians had only two choices, playing to black audiences, or being the butt of white performers' jokes.


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