Tag: Chicago

There’s More to Chicago Gang Violence Than Meets the Eye

There’s More to Chicago Gang Violence Than Meets the Eye

Writing off the children growing up in Chicago’s ghettos as lost causes will only ensure the continuation of the cycle of violence. There’s a bullet for everyone in my neighborhood. You just have to dodge it or not be around when the gunman puts it in the cartridge, cocks it and aims. As...

Why Barack Struggles with Syria

Why Barack Struggles with Syria

There is little appetite within Obama's camp to feed the military-industrial cabal. Even before I had gone to war for the first time, it had been visceral among us. In our smoke filled cellars, cradling our Kerouac, we would rail ''MFs up against the wall" at the mere thought...

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