Monthly Archives: April 2013

CN April 25, 2013

This week, as the pension crisis, the schools closing crisis and the urban violence crisis continued along incrementally, we took a step back from ┬áthe news of the week to take a longer look at the media. Have we begun … Continue reading

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CN April 18, 2013

The U.S. Senate has rejected pretty much any form of firearms regulation, but in Chicago there’s a resigned attitude that very little of the proposed legislation would have made much difference here anyway. Panelist Alex Keefe (WBEZ) brings the story … Continue reading

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CN April 11, 2013

As the final phase of the schools-closing melodrama played out this week, a series of more than 150 public hearings commenced in all of the communities affected by the closure plan. The editorial pages of our two local newspapers took … Continue reading

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CN April 4, 2013

We’ve all become accustomed to the routine. There’s a shooting, and the police call the incident “gang-related”. Well, one or more of the participants may have, at some time been associated with a gang, but what does “gang-related” really mean? … Continue reading

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