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CN Sep 21 2017

  Remember when the Department of Justice came to Chicago with a list of “requirements” for reform of the Chicago Police Department? That was just days before Donald Trump upended the federal government and announced that the feds would no … Continue reading

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CN Dec. 3, 2015

Glenn Reedus is a thoughtful, experienced guy. He’s written for The Chicago Defender, the Crusader, South Suburban News, and the Chicago Reporter. For a time, he was Executive Editor at the Defender. He’s currently an independent journalist, and he’s also … Continue reading

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CN December 11, 2014

  There was a stark manifestation of the growing divide between haves and have-nots in Chicago recently when the CHA revealed the numbers of people who’d applied for its most-recent round of wait-list applications. “There were 282,000 or so households … Continue reading

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CN June 19, 2014

  It’s a discussion about housing policy this week with Angela Caputo of the Chicago Reporter and Ethan Michaeli of We the People Media. How much does it cost the City of Chicago to rehab an abandoned house to get … Continue reading

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CN November 7, 2013

Well, the Illinois Legislature gaveled to a close today without any tangible pension-reform legislation. But that wasn’t the only thing that got left behind as the doors closed. Mayor Emanuel and Police Superintendent McCarthy had pushed mightily for increased mandatory … Continue reading

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CN July 18, 2013

Mike Madigan was never all that excited about Lisa’s political career. When she first wanted to run for State Rep, he didn’t like that idea. And she had to fight him and push through to get him to take her … Continue reading

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CN March 21, 2013

Well, it’s official. 30,000 CPS students will be moved around in September as 61 buildings close and even more are turned over to private operators. And in Uptown and the City’s northeast, thousands of units of low-income housing are being … Continue reading

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CN March 7, 2013

“Many people are trying to profit from the social failures of others, says Salim Muwakkil, noted author and WVON radio host, on this week’s show.  “You see that where these profit-making prisons are popping up. And the charter school situation … Continue reading

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