Monthly Archives: September 2012

CN September 27, 2012

Here’s a succinct explanation of the CHA’s Plan for Transformation: “Mayor Daley was a very successful politician, and he was faced with a political problem. He had half the people in the city wanting to tear the buildings down because … Continue reading

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CN Sep 20, 2012

If you were following the CTU strike, you might have been dismayed by the union’s failure to suspend the strike last Sunday night. Some in the media, including columnists and editorialists who had been largely favorable, started to peel away, … Continue reading

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CN Sep 13, 2012

As of Thursday evening,there’s so far been no settlement in the teachers’ strike, but optimism prevails. There’s still time for what Catalyst Chicago’s Rebecca Harris calls “a deal that both sides will be able to spin as a win.” As … Continue reading

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CN September 6, 2012

We’re days away from a possible teachers’ strike in Chicago, but Kate Grossman, Deputy Editor of the Sun-Times Editorial page, remains optimistic that a strike will be averted at the last minute. “A fair contract is still doable without a … Continue reading

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CN August 30, 2012

The republican National Convention was in full swing as we recorded this week’s show, so we invited local Republican activist and pundit Chris Robling to sit with us and explain what’s been going on. Unfortunately, the program happened before the … Continue reading

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