Matthew Kovac is an award-winning independent journalist and political commentator who has written for The Chicago Reporter and The Chicago Innocence Project. For more of his work, visit matthewkovac.com and follow him @MatthewKovac.
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Thursday, September 03, 2015
The Michigan GOP's War on 'A People's History'
Michigan State Senator Patrick Colbeck is at it again. Back in 2013, Colbeck sponsored a bill calling for schools to institute a Patriot Week that would indoctrinate students with nationalist and militarist “history” lessons. Now, in a series of red-baiting Facebook posts , Colbeck is railing...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Immigration Reform Is Dead––And That's a Good Thing
With immigration reform stalled in the House and prospects for passing a bill growing slimmer as the border crisis heats up, frustration has been mounting among immigrant justice advocates. Staunch reform proponent U.S. Rep. Luis Gutiérrez recently denounced House Republicans for effectively...