Government Shutdown Affects All Americans

Government Shutdown Affects All Americans

The government shutdown affects all Americans either directly or indirectly. Hundreds of thousands of federal employees are working without pay or on mandatory vacations while numerous agencies remain unfunded. President Donald Trump refused to sign any budget plan that does not contain billions for his pet project — the Border Wall. In doing so, at 12:01 […]

Phalanx Family Services Helps Chicago’s Needy Survive and Thrive

Phalanx Family Services Helps Chicago’s Needy Survive and Thrive

One of the most unknown and underappreciated non-profit community-based organizations in Chicago is Phalanx Family Services. The agency has operated programs in Chicago’s distressed black communities since 2002, providing workforce solutions to people and families with no to low-income who have barriers to employment, such as long-term under/unemployment, functional illiteracy, criminal backgrounds, and drug addiction. […]

Big Debut for Polaroid Snap at IFA

Big Debut for Polaroid Snap at IFA

The IFA Consumer Electronics Fair in Europe this time of year offers previews of hot new items for Holiday shopping. This year’s 5-day IFA event, which started Sep. 4 in Berlin, offered a big debut from an unlikely source – Polaroid – whose new camera looks like a “Snap” for considerable sales this December. For […]