Monthly Archives: February 2013

CN February 28, 2013

The National Rifle Association was not cowering in fear in its underground bunker complex because Robin Kelly won the second Congressional District primary on Tuesday.  That’s the general sentiment of our panelists this week, Carol Felsenthal (Chicago Magazine and The … Continue reading

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CN February 21, 2013

“A firearm, if you understand how it works, is not a defensive weapon,” asserts Ethan Michaeli on this week’s program. “And this whole concept that you can use a firearm to defend yourself in your home, on a bus or anywhere … Continue reading

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CN February 14, 2013

Chicago’s gun violence is slow-motion mass killing. Today’s the 5th anniversary of the horrific slaughter at Northern Illinois University. Five people died and 21 were hurt. In 2012 at Harper High School 21 students were wounded and eight others were … Continue reading

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CN February 7, 2012

“One way or another, we have to pay, as a society, for the fact that people don’t have enough money to subsist,” says Mayoral Tutorial’s Don Washington in reaction to Governor Quinn’s call for a $10.00 minimum wage. “Either we … Continue reading

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CN January 31, 2013

Hadiya Pendleton’s murder this week seemed to somehow change the way Chicago perceived the rash of violence that claimed 42 lives in January alone. Wendell Hutson (DNAInfo Chicago) and Chip Mitchell (WBEZ) cover some of Chicago’s most troubled communities in … Continue reading

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