Posts tagged "taxes"

Labor Day march for immigration reform

On this Labor Day, think about who carved up the beef you are grilling or who picked the fresh vegetables you are tossing in your salad. It’s likely that work was done by people who work in the shadows – undocumented workers. Labor Day also is also a day to remind our political leaders that... Read more »

Mexico City bans plastic bags, so why can't Chicago?

Mexico City is the latest city to bag the plastic bag. Last week, a ban on non-biodegradable bags went into effect in the city of almost 9 million people. Fines can range from 1,000 to 20,000 days of minimum salary and up to 36 hours in jail. That’s harsh. But it’s great to see our... Read more »