Monthly Archives: January 2016

CN Jan 28, 2016

As we post this show we’re hearing that the CTU and CPS may have come to some sort of tentative agreement that could, among other things, avert a teachers’ strike. On today’s show we talked with CPS finance expert Rod … Continue reading

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CN Jan 21, 2015

Such a wonderful¬†conversation today with Ethan Michaeli about his remarkable, sweeping history of the Chicago Defender (and of Chicago itself). It’s called, appropriately, The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper ¬†Changed America. It’s an hour long, without interruption, and there … Continue reading

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CN Jan 14, 2016

    Our guest today is Donna More, the candidate for Cook County State’s Attorney. She appeared on the program about an hour after the Cook County Democrats met to endorse her opponent, Kim Foxx. She told us that she … Continue reading

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CN Jan. 7, 2016

Mick Dumke had the good fortune to be on duty at the Sun-Times when reporters had to show up to pick up copies of two of the biggest city “data-dumps” in recent history. First, there was the very conveniently-timed batch … Continue reading

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