Robin Peterson is a former managing editor of the Chicago Weekly, an alternative weekly of Chicago’s South Side. Originally from Troy, Ohio, she attended the University of Chicago and is a former editorial intern at In These Times.
Excommunicated Over Abortion
A nun's decision to save a life angers a U.S. bishop.
Choose Your Own Budget
Chicagoans cut out the elected middle man to improve their neighborhood with $1.3 million in taxes.
Slow Food vs. the City of Chicago
Behind the culinary times, Windy City bureaucrats crack down on canning and charcuteries.
Free Speech, for Art’s Sake
A Chicago sidewalk salesman prepares to sue his city.
Taking It to the Streets
Vendors battle bureaucracy for their place in the Second City.
Fast Food, Slow Justice
Workers protest Yum! Brands firings.