Archive for July 2013

Costco vs. Walmart

Did you know that the multi-billion dollar big box retail industry has become a full blown political football? I guess I am late to this debate. Like many life long Chicagoans, I recall the fierce debates in our city about the entrance of the first Walmart back in 2006. Chicago is a “union town” where... Read more »

Will She or Won't She

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has a big decision to make. Does she take the safe road and remain the state’s top lawyer or does she risk all her political capital on a competitive gubernatorial campaign? Conventional wisdom has suggested that she will enter the Democratic primary for governor this year, carve a narrow path... Read more »