FEJA least of Illinois coal industry’s worries, experts and advocates say

The Future Energy Jobs Act of 2016 set ambitious clean-energy goals lauded by clean energy advocates, developers, labor unions and community groups alike. As coal and clean energy sources have been pitted against each other in the national debate, the state’s aggressive pivot to renewable energy will leave the state’s fruitful coal industry, for the most part, unaffected.

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Inside the fight for reproductive healthcare at Loyola University-Chicago

The Loyola student group Students for Reproductive Justice, which passes out free condoms and reproductive health referrals, sits at the crux of a national debate: what are the rights of individual students on religious campuses and what are the rights of religious universities to impose their institutional values on the student body?

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Is Chicago Helping Wall Street Profit from Police Violence?

Chicago has a problem with police violence, and it’s costing the city and taxpayers a lot of money. But some people are also making money off police brutality. While much discourse about police reform focuses on the emotional and physical effects of such abuse, the financial incentives that enable it are less often explored.

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