Training Who For What In Hard Times

We live in two cities, at least. Maybe three. Maybe 10 here in Chicago. But we live at least in two worlds; one where folks just get by and the other they more than get by. Journalist Kari Lydersen captures this divide well in her piece for In These Times about two recent meetings about [...]

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Written by on February 18, 2014

The news desert we live in. Please come and visit.

The mainstream news media is shrunk and shrinking. Folks want to know what’s happening in their neighborhoods. But they get zip instead. Zip magnified. They get stories from the media with the largest clout and pocketbooks, if they read or hear them, that make them feel about their neighborhoods, or that tell them nothing good [...]

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Written by on April 14, 2011