Time to get your investment dollars shifted back to war bonds. Last week brought us two news stories about guaranteed fatter profits for corporations in the war profiteering business.
In the first story, the Army disclosed that it is now Read More »
I understand Chicago students’ striking over school closures and too much testing, but they’ve aimed at the wrong targets. With population shifts away from Chicago’s center, those schools slated for closure are underpopulated and a waste of precious school funds Read More »
I am so relieved about students boycotting these tests. I am 74 years of age and was never subjected to these awful examinations. Oddly enough, the overall academic performance of schools in my time was higher. The source of lower Read More »
Posted April 26, 2013 by National Housing Institute
Creating and proctecting third places in low-income communities. A conversation with May Louie, Neeraj Mehta, Ken Reardon, and Chuck Wolfe.
A “third place” is what planners call somewhere that is neither home nor work, a place where a range of Read More »
Wednesday morning, when most public-school 11th graders in Chicago were preparing to take the state-mandated Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE), nearly 100 students left high schools across the city in protest. Boycotting students met up with parents and allies downtown Read More »
Over the last few decades, there have been a few notable jazz-rock duos featuring piano/synthesizer and drums; Weather Report’s Joe Zawinul and Indian percussionist Trilok Gurtu’s “Orient Express”; Drummer Bill Bruford’s duets with Patrick Moraz, and later Michiel Bortslap, (Bruford Read More »
DETECTIVES ARE EVERYWHERE. And it’s all bad business. This Detective is not going to let you get away with anything – and he sniffs around like a Fox. Sam Spade is an early “Dick”. Of course that was from a Read More »