Chicago Reader | Issue Archives | Oct 19, 2017
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  • Oct 19-25, 2017
  • Vol. 47, No. 2

Cover Story: The Chicago Housing Authority’s sleeping giant. The CHA provides Section 8 vouchers to tens of thousands of low-income households. Is the agency trying to keep them from realizing their collective power? Politics: Ben Joravsky on how Bruce Rauner is trying to cripple the Democratic Party. Abortion bill HB40, the union-busting Janus v. AFSCME case, and the Illinois governor’s unlikely coalition. Music: Star Creature Universal Vibrations transfigures boogie for the 21st century. Tim Zawada and Ben Van Dyke’s label helps turn the far-flung fans of this resurgent postdisco dance music into an evolving community.

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