Chicago Tribune Opinion Express


November 20, 2016 View email in browser

Donald Trump’s misguided assault on sanctuary cities — Chicago included

Donald Trump says he’ll cut federal funding to sanctuary cities such as Chicago, New York and Philadelphia. That won’t make America safer.

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Gun paranoia in the age of Trump

How will the NRA sustain fear and anxiety after President Obama leaves office?

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AFSCME, Rauner and a possible strike

The nearly 40,000 state workers who belong to AFSCME have some soul-searching to do. Their union got smacked down in a recent labor ruling. What happens next is up to them.

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How to cool voters’ anger? Pay attention to them

New survey data shows that many voters feel they aren’t listened to by government leaders, writes Clarence Page.

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The up-and-down week of stubborn Gov. Bruce Rauner

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner got some good news this week, but the overall outlook in the state is bad. He needs to set aside his agenda and strike a budget, writes Eric Zorn.

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Extra! Extra! Facebook drowning in fake news

Seen Facebook lately? A sea of fake news stories is sloshing around the internet. Be discerning about what you believe.

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Trump’s brand of attorney general

Jeff Sessions is the kind of attorney general you would expect from Donald Trump.

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Scott Stantis cartoons

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

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