Chicago Tribune Opinion Express


October 28, 2016 View email in browser

Tribune readers offer suggestions for a Schoolchild’s Bill of Rights

Six weeks ago we asked Tribune readers to tell us the inalienable rights they would guarantee to America’s schoolchildren. Today we share some of the responses and ask for more suggestions.

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How to tell the Cubs fans: They have no playoff schedule gene

Did you already make plans for this weekend? Who could blame you? This is Chicago, home to baseball fans with little or no experience rooting for a team in the World Series.

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How Cubs flu could cost you

Many employees may call in sick or use the Family Medical Leave Act to skip work during the Cubs World Series. Here’s how that could cost you.

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America is shaped by Emmett Till’s death and always will be

Someone shot at an Emmett Till marker in Mississippi. What was it they were trying to kill?

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Don’t be tricked into thinking organic, non-GMO treats are better

Even though organic and non-GMO sugar is no healthier than regular sugar, candy companies are marketing it as a better option. Don’t be fooled.

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One nation, united in wanting this nightmare of an election to end

Americans just want this presidential race to end, writes Heather Wilhelm.

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Scott Stantis cartoons

Check out the latest cartoons by Tribune editorial cartoonist Scott Stantis.

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