Miles Kampf-Lassin, a graduate of New York University’s Gallatin School in Deliberative Democracy and Globalization, is the Community Editor at In These Times.
“He Sold Us Out”: Activists Fuming Over Bob Fioretti’s “Come to Rahm” Moment Endorsing Mayor Emanuel
The former progressive mayoral critic has come out in support of Rahm Emanuel, which some former allies see as a gross betrayal. MORE
Features · March 31, 2015
As Scathing SEIU Ad Hits Rahm Emanuel Where It Hurts, Chuy Garcia Endorses Financial Transaction Tax
A new ad attacking Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s record hit airwaves on Friday, skewering the mayor’s policies on education, public safety, taxes and corporate cronyism. The ad comes on... MORE
Working · March 20, 2015
With Jesse Jackson’s Chuy Garcia Endorsement, Black Leaders Begin to Unite Against Rahm Emanuel
García could be on his way to building the cross-racial coalition needed to unseat Emanuel and become Chicago's first Latino mayor. MORE
Features · March 9, 2015
Karen Lewis’ Replacement at the CTU Has a Message for Rahm Emanuel
It may not seem very long ago that Chicago teachers were turning city streets into a sea of red shirts as they rallied for a fair contract during the 2012 strike. But new contract... MORE
Working · October 22, 2014
Can A Music Festival Tackle Gun Violence?
Plenty of ink has been spilled already reviewing the many outstanding (and some underwhelming) performances at this year's Pitchfork Music Festival (PMF). The weekend's hefty highlight reel included an amazing (but... MORE
The ITT List · August 6, 2013
Pitchfork: Chicago’s Music Festival
It’s mid-July and if you’re an independent music fan and concertgoer in Chicago, you probably know what that means—the Pitchfork Music Festival (PMF) is rolling into town.... MORE
The ITT List · July 15, 2013
March Against Monsanto Yields Major Victory
On May 25, more than two million people in 52 countries around the world banded together to protest agribusiness giant Monsanto and its harmful impact on farmers, consumers and the environment. Now, it appears that... MORE
Uprising · June 4, 2013
Chicago Communities Demand Eviction Moratorium
On Chicago’s near West Side this Thursday, the muggy night’s cracks of thunder were punctuated by calls for action to address the city’s housing crisis: “Fight,... MORE
Uprising · August 10, 2012
Pitchfork 2012: A Sustainable Music Festival?
This weekend, the Pitchfork Music Festival (PMF) will descend on Chicago’s Union Park for the eighth straight year, bringing with it a plethora of cutoff-clad music junkies, undyingly devoted Indie fans... MORE
The ITT List · July 12, 2012
Is Netanyahu Preparing For War on Iran or Gaza?
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, no stranger to bombast and fearmongering, now appears more determined than ever to incite a large-scale military conflict. The past month has seen the Israeli leader ratcheting up... MORE
The ITT List · March 26, 2012