Some leading Democrats seem to have a love-hate relationship with the left. Clearly, the left matters. Why, then, is it so difficult for progressives to get a seat at the table?
How does having a secretive, controversial police facility in the neighborhood affect the residents of Homan Square in Chicago? This comic shares insights from residents of the community.
Willie L. Pelote Sr. is an assistant director of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFL-CIO. He can be contacted at