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“The 800 – pound banker in the room,” says blogger and former teacher Fred Klonsky, referring to the Illinois pension crisis, “is revenue. It’s the one the legislature won’t address, the media won’t address… They can keep trying to cut … Continue reading →
It was another violent weekend in Chicago, and this week small pockets of that violence migrated to the Gold Coast, River North and the Red Line. It’s leaving Mayor Emanuel and Police Superintendent Garry McCrthy scrambling for explanations and tactics … Continue reading →
We discuss the aftermath of the Wisconsin vote this week, with an eye toward the CTU’s strike authorization vote which began hours after Scott Walker was re-elected. Curtis Black (Newstips.org) says that the Wisconsin recall was the first major, deeply … Continue reading →