Features | Food | Labor

Rise and Fall

As Nabisco’s largest factory plans to move 600 jobs out of the Southwest Side, the bakery’s employees haven’t lost hope

Zachary Jesse

“The South Side don’t need this kind of exploitation.”

Back of the Yards | Best of the South Side 2015

Best of Back of the Yards 2015

Luke White

I’m sixty-eight years old, but I really feel like I’m nineteen. I really try to stay busy. I love what I do, and the reason why I love what I do is because that’s what God wants me to do. Here, 139 years old, the church is. Really, we’re well-known for all the years we’ve been here. St. Gabriel’s is the same.

Activism | Features | Politics

The Struggle for Security

Rasmea Odeh and the Arab-American Action Network continue to mobilize in post-9/11 America

Ellie Mejia

“The Antiwar 23… Rasmea, and the Palestinians around us are familiar with the job of the government: to target those who threaten the ways the government wants to exploit people and halt transformative social justice movements.”