Monthly Archives: June 2011
We discuss the real, underlying causes of the “massing” crimes in touristy areas on this week’s show. Salim Muwakkil (In These Times, WVON) says there’s an air of desperation in some impoverished communities, and changes in the gang structures have … Continue reading
This week in The Newsroom – Tough guy in a suit. Rahm Emanuel implies that he could treat unions like Scott Walker does, but he doesn’t want to. He’s kinder and gentler. But 48 hours after his state legislation limited … Continue reading
We called in two veteran Chicago observer/activists for today’s show for a “big-picture” discussion about our new mayor, the new redistricting maps, and just what it is we actually expect our governments to do and be. Cindi Canary is immediate … Continue reading
Our thanks to Alden Loury of the Chicago Reporter for filling in this week as host. Ken’s jury trial is wrapping up, and he’ll be back next week. We expand our horizons well beyond Chicago this week – all the … Continue reading
No show this week. Ken was called to jury duty, and we had to cancel the show at the last minute.