Chicago Tribune Opinion Express


December 9, 2016 View email in browser

In Rauner vs. Madigan, just cry ‘uncle’

When the fight between Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is over, no one will be a winner. And the people of Illinois have the most to lose, writes Kristen McQueary.

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How to make feminism great again

Today’s feminism is too elitist and out of touch with working-class women. Here’s how feminists can change that.

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Roe v. Wade may be doomed

It’s likely that by the time we get to the end of Donald Trump’s term, Roe v. Wade will be history.

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Better ways than jawboning for Trump to grow U.S. jobs

Donald Trump’s jawboning of Carrier and Rexnord may save some U.S. jobs, but tax and regulatory reforms could save many, many more.

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I tracked my online habits, and here’s what I found

Columnist Eric Zorn tracked his media consumption habits. Here’s what he discovered.

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Yes, Kellyanne Conway, Trump’s campaign did provide a platform for white supremacy

Trump’s campaign, under the direction of Kellyanne Conway, alienated Mexicans, Muslims and other minorities, which is why the alt-right viewed him as a hero.

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Scamming Trump: Expect pressure to influence choices of U.S. attorneys

Like Presidents Bush and Obama, Trump can expect Illinois politicians to try to influence choices of top federal prosecutors in this corruption-prone state.

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Scott Stantis cartoons

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

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