Letters to the Editor
Submissions from Chicago Sun-Times readers weighing in on issues facing the city and its residents.
Columnist Jacob Sullum apparently has trouble internalizing that every freedom has a limit when it constrains the freedom of others, a reader writes.
The Sox administration acted responsibly. The problem is not with those in charge at Sox Park. The problem is with the ease of access to not only ordinary guns but automatic weapons that send bullets out like water from a garden hose.
Some historic buildings embody intangible experiences that are as important as the buildings themselves, writes Tim Samuelson, the city’s cultural historian emeritus.
Opinion writer Mona Charen is absolutely right about getting rid of audiences that encourage candidates to cater to the lowest common denominator.
Digging up support with a $10 million workforce development plan is a vile and deliberately divisive tactic, a reader writes.
The U.S. has been working for a regime change in that country. Using economic sanctions, our government has devastated Venezuela’s economy.
The problem with the Chicago Public Schools is simple: It fails to educate students well. That is why families have voted with their feet and left.
Increasing funding is key if public transit is going to adapt, attract more riders, expand access, grow our economy, and combat climate change, the head of the Regional Transportation Authority writes.
None of the emergencies we faced as Dr. Arwady’s two immediate predecessors compares to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A tree audit by the Edgewater Glen Association sparked other neighborhood block clubs to do their own surveys to identify healthy trees that should be saved.
Stopping healthy trees from being removed is only a small, common sense step. We need to plant new trees in every available public space and make sure these trees reach maturity to provide environmental and social benefits.
The recent analysis misses changes in policies, contracts and strategies that were made through collaborative — if sometimes contentious — discussions well before a public vote.
Really, is that the best use of our limited tax resources?
Misinformation like this, including a tweet from U.S. Rep. Mary Miller, is harmful and divisive.
Police departments spend enormous amounts of overtime and incur manpower and transportation issues when officers have to appear in person, a former suburban police chief writes.
Tempel Lipizzans — extremely rare, highly trained horses expected to be sold in wake of Illinois show’s closure