A battle is heating up over the Employee Free Choice Act. The bill's been called the biggest potential change in federal labor law in more than 60 years. It never got beyond the U.S. Senate during the Bush years. But Democrats have increased their majorities in Congress.
In this presentation, Beth Johnson examines the evolution of Chicago's Black Metropolis—Bronzeville—and explores its growth and economic development as a result of the establishment of the Binga State Bank.
What if you could harness the power of the free market to solve the problems of poverty, hunger, and inequality? To some, it sounds impossible. But Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus is doing exactly that.
Madeleine Albright will discuss the lessons learned from her years in government, and prescribe a plan for the next occupant of the White House to restore the global reputation of the United States. In her new book, Memo to the President-Elect: How We Can Restore America's Reputation and L
American composer John Adams captured the agonizing weeks leading up to the detonation of the first atomic bomb in the 2005 opera Doctor Atomic, staged at Lyric Opera of Chicago by the extraordinary Peter Sellars.