The self-styled democratic socialist members of Chicago’s City Council – led by Veteran 35th Ward Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa – want the city to explore true socialist policy.
Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa wants to create an elected council to replace the Chicago Police Board and Civilian Office of Police Accountability and give the community a bigger voice in police oversight.
An estimated 15 million people in the U.S. – including thousands of Chicago residents – experienced water shutoffs in 2016, in many cases because they failed to pay their water bills.
To call last week in Chicago City Council “eventful” might be an understatement. We discuss the latest with a panel of Chicago aldermen.