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CN July 19 2018

  Mayoral candidate Garry McCarthy is our guest this week. McCarthy says he wants to bring the same “performance-based” management policies he used at the Chicago Police Department to the Office of the Mayor, and that he wants to “stop … Continue reading

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CN March 26, 2015, Part 1

What happens when you fill the table with panelists who’ve been around a while? veterans of the Harold Washington years? These are people who love and breathe politics, and you get a surprisingly balanced view. Right off the bat: Can … 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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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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CN July 12, 2012

Chicago Public Schools released its proposed budget this week, and it does several surprising things. First, it empties the reserve fund, leaving the system with virtually no money for unexpected situations. In addition, it funnels more and more money into … Continue reading

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