Amisha Patel is the Executive Director of the Grassroots Collaborative and Grassroots Illinois Action.
Don’t Be Fooled: Billionaires Are Fighting the Fair Tax Because They Don’t Want to Pay Up
The Illinois Fair Tax proposal would benefit the working class, communities of color and women by finally taxing the super-rich. That’s why wealthy people are trying to kill it.
A Message to J.B. Pritzker: We Are Going to Hold You to Your Progressive Promises
You ran for Illinois governor on a platform of raising taxes on the rich, investing in social programs and achieving racial equity. We expect to see these promises become a reality.
Holding Your Ground Against Austerity: Lessons from the Illinois Budget Deal
Progressive movements didn't back down in the face of a right-wing ideologue.
As Rahm Emanuel Argues Yet Again for CPS Cuts, It’s Time to Stop Believing His Cries of ‘Crisis’
How Chicago’s Grassroots Movements Defeated Rahm Emanuel at the Polls