Monthly Archives: January 2012

CN January 26, 2012

The Sun-Times has a new editorial policy against endorsing political candidates, and Tom McNamee talks about it with us on today’s show. As the Editor of the editorial page, he says he’s on board with the new directive that’s being … Continue reading

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CN January 19, 2012

Well, we now have a new city council map. And some new ordinances governing how we’ll all behave while our NATO and G-8 guests are in town. So we invited Elizabeth Brackett from Chicago Tonight (WTTW) and Andrew Patner (Critical … Continue reading

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CN January 12, 2012

Thom Clark (Community Media Workshop) offers the observation on today’s show that the Emanuel administration is about to apply a usage fee to the First Amendment. The “sit down and shut up” ordinance, as it’s frequently being called, will require … Continue reading

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CN January 5, 2012

Does it make sense to stop making arrests for possession of small quantities of marijuana, possibly replacing arrests with tickets? It’s a hot topic right now, and we spend the entire half hour discussing it. The Chicago Police made 47,400 … Continue reading

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