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“We have a crisis of the civil order in Chicago.” That’s the terse assessment of one of Chicago’s most tenacious and respected journalists and writers. Jamie Kalven has been immersed in Chicago’s most impoverished neighborhoods for decades, but he’s … Continue reading
Mayor Rahm Emanuel may have just had the best few days of his administration. A tentative contract with the teachers, a budget that appears to bring , for the first time in years, some fiscal stability to the city … Continue reading
Imagine if your workplace introduced a new body-camera program. Every meeting, every movement on the factory floor or in the delivery truck – all of it – gets uploaded each day to the company’s web site. And maybe a … Continue reading
There’s a small cadre of reporters who regularly cover City Hall, and they deeply understand the goings-on at City Council, in the Mayor’s Office and the Departments. Mike Fourcher is one of them. As publisher of Aldertrack, a daily subscription … Continue reading
In April, it will have been ten years since David Koschman was punched in the face outside a bar on Division Street. He fell to the curb, hitting his head, and he died eleven days later from that head injury. … Continue reading
Mayor Emanuel has released his 2014 budget, and, despite the fact that there was vey little traditional community input beforehand, it has been accepted so far with relatively little criticism. In fact, editorials in the dailies were fairly positive, acknowledging … Continue reading