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Monthly Archives: October 2013
Take a look at this screen grab from Google Earth.. See those two big black blotches (the one on the top and the one at the bottom) right beside the Calumet River? That’s petcoke, or petroleum coke. It’s a nasty … Continue reading
In our democracy, Bob McChesney says, “the range of debate goes from GE to GM.” In Dollarocracy, a new book written with his colleague John Nichols, there’s a direct line from Citizens United to the just-ended government shutdown. People … Continue reading
George Schmidt has taught in seventeen of Chicago’s traditional neighborhood high schools. He founded and still writes for Substance News, which has needled CPS for over 30 years. He has a strong reaction to this week’s news (reported by Sarah … Continue reading