“We have been clear from the beginning that we will not accept a contract that diminishes the well-being of members or imperils the future of the orchestra,” said Stephen Lester, CSO bassist and chair of the musicians’ negotiating committee, in a statement. -- TribuneSoon-to-be-indicted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
In response to a comment by Israeli actress Rotem Sela, who wrote on social media that Israel is a country of all its citizens: "Israel is not a state of all its citizens. Israel is the nation-state of the Jewish People - and them alone." -- HaaretzYou ask how the mayoral campaign debate is going?
Well, let's just say, with a few weeks to go, it's umm, moved to another level.
...Used the c-word, said women are ‘primitive’ and ‘like dogs,’ and joked about a 13-year-old being molested during newly unearthed radio appearances. -- Now ThisComing up this Friday on Hitting Left...
Jamie Kalven, writer and human rights activist. His work has appeared in a variety of publications. In recent years, he has reported extensively on patterns of police abuse and impunity in Chicago.